Bodossaki Foundation to award US-based Greek scientists on June 19

The Bodossaki Foundation, an Athens-based privately owned public-benefit organization, on Tuesday announced it would present awards to five Greek scientists who have excelled in the fields of applied sciences, social and economic sciences and bio-medical sciences in the United States.

The Greek scientists are:

– Konstantinos Daskalakis, professor at MIT’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department

– Loukas Karabarbounis, deputy social sciences professsor at Minnesota University

– Stelios Michalopoulos, deputy social sciences professor at Brown University

– Yannis Bourbakis, Basic Sciences assistant professor at University of Pittsburgh

– Panagiotis Roussos, deputy professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The award ceremony will be held on June 19 at Zappeion Megaron in Athens.

With these awards, the Bodossaki Foundation seeks to support the creative work of young Greek scientists up to 45 years of age, and to reward their commitment and effort in the advancement of science.