Konstantinos Daskalakis, the mathematician, who at the age of 27 solved the riddle of Nash, Professor of the prestigious MIT University, is now honored with one of the most important awards in mathematics, the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary , Stanford Repertory Theater mounts its most ambitious Summer Festival to date, Nevertheless They Persisted. The festival features a new adaptation of Euripides’ Hecuba and Helen, focusing on two mythic women who seize control of their destinies in startling ways and triumph over the men who try to dominate them.
U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Thomas Imhoff participated with Greek NGO Faros in a Service International Summer Leadership program, which is a Naval Academy initiative that encourages Midshipmen to design and implement their own creative and impactful international service projects. Midshipman Imhoff is a mechanical engineering student focused on sustainable structures and is researching and designing a new style of “gridshell” structure that has potential use for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, in particular for semi-permanent structures in refugee camps.
Panos N. Patakoukas, a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of Berkeley of California was named professor of the year at UC Berkeley’s community. This distinction not only reflects the recognition of his colleagues at the University but also his popularity among the students, some of whom are older than him and hold high positions in the business world.
The last Docs on Wheels stop for this summer is Xanthi, July 28 and 29, one of your favourite destinations up north. Previously visited in 2016, the scope of this year’s event is wider, as we’ll be screening two documentaries at FEX and running a 2-day workshop at Veria TechLab, a space dedicated to innovation and creativity.
The world’s most advanced supercomputer is called Summit, and it recently powered up at a federal laboratory in Tennessee.
Built by a team from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and American companies IBM and Nvidia Corporation, Summit sports eye-popping performance.
U.S. Embassy Athens proudly collaborated with The American College of Thessaloniki – Anatolia College, Deree - The American College of Greece Events, and Perrotis College – American Farm School, to provide higher education scholarships to 141 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki.