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The ceremony of the 2018 FORTH Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS"

Nov 16, 2018

The ceremony of the FORTH Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" will be held at the main Hall of the old Parliament in Athens, on Νovember 29 2018, at 18.30 p.m.

The award will be presented by H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Mr. Apostolos Giannopoulos, Professor of Mathematics, University of Athens.

Ms Souzanna Papadopoulou, Professor in the University of Crete will present the academic work of the awardee.

Professor Giannopoulos will then give a talk on the subject of "The great family of Mathematics students in Greece: randomness and patterns".

The year 2018 marks the 28th anniversary of the establishment of the Award, which is the only academic prize in Greece that rewards the excellence in academic teaching.

The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) established this Award in the memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos. They were both distinguished professors at the University of Crete, members of FORTH and internationally renowned scientists who were murdered in 1990, while teaching an advanced seminar.

The selection of the awardees is made by a committee of distinguished academic teachers from a wide range of scientific areas and the awardees upon their selection become automatically a committee member.

 

For further information:

Kalliroi Mavrantoni

FORTH/Central Administration

Heraklion, Crete, GR

Τel.: +302810391509

Email: kalliroi@admin.forth.gr