For Greek surfer Leonidas Economides it all began in a pool in the seaside town of Vouliagmeni, where his mother took him for a swimming lesson at the age of 6. One day he told her that he was tired of counting the tiles at the bottom of the pool, and wanted to try something else: the sea.
Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas is an associate professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology at Columbia University in the United States and is involved in clinical, teaching and research activities in the Department of Neurology and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
After years of waiting, the Greek-American producer Laeta Kalogridis got her wish! The latest science fiction TV series “Altered Carbon” aired on Netflix last week, based on a 2002 novel with the same name
Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou, is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the Brown University School of Public Health. She is an expert in the area of microsimulation modeling to describe the natural history of lung cancer, simulate individual trajectories and make predictions.
Alexia Tsotsis was editor of TechCrunch, one of the most popular tech blogs around the world, starting in 2010, a position which she decided to leave in 2015 to attend a graduate program at Stanford University.
Vlassis and Charley Parlapanides are the screenwriters behind the 2011 film "Immortals," which tells the story of a mortal hero who enlists the Gods for help against a vicious tyrant. Based loosely on several Greek myths, the film was directed by Tarsem Singh, who also made The Cell and The Fall.
Kevrekidis is the 29th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor appointed across Johns Hopkins, joining this interdisciplinary cohort of scholars who are working to address major world problems and teach the next generation.
Vassilis Angelopoulos is a Professor of Space Physics in the Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences and the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (Space Science Center) at UCLA and Principal Investigator for NASA.