Τμήμα Επιστήμης & Τεχνολογίας Υλικών

Award to Professor Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

The University of Crete awarded to Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, an Honorary Doctorate of the Department of Materials Science and Technology, of the School of Sciences and Engineering of the University of Crete.

The honorary doctorate was conferred by the Rector of the University of Crete, Prof. Georgios M. Kontakis, in a ceremony held on Monday 11 September 2023, at 11:00, in «Nikos Petridis» auditorium of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, at Voutes Campus in Heraklion.

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Award to Professor Antonios G. Mikos

The University of Crete and the Department of Materials Science and Technology, awarded to Antonios Mikos, the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University, an Honorary Doctorate of the Department of Materials Science and Technology, of the School of Sciences and Engineering of the University of Crete.

The honorary doctorate was conferred by the Vice Rector of the University of Crete, Prof. I. Karakassis, in a ceremony held on Wednesday 26 September 2018, at 12:00, in «Maria Manassaki» auditorium of the Student Center, at Voutes Campus in Heraklion.

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Award to Professor Pawel Hawrylak

The Department of Materials Science and Technology, awarded to Pawel Hawrylak, Professor of Physics, University of Ottawa, Emerging Technologies Division, National Research Council of Canada, an Honorary Doctorate of the Department on Thursday 13 February 2014.

Pawel Hawrylak developed the theory of the optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures, which is expected to facilitate the construction of poly-excitons out of a photon, with dramatic consequences in the development of solar cells.

Τhe honorary doctorate was conferred by the Vice Rector of the University of Crete, Prof. Helen A. Papadaki.

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Award to Professor Gerald G. Fuller

In celebration of the tenth year anniversary since the establishment of the Department of Materials Science and Technology, the University of Crete unanimously decided to award the first honorary degree to Gerald G. Fuller, Fletcher Jones II Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.

G.G. Fuller developed experimental techniques to simultaneously determine rheological and structural properties during the deformation of polymers and is world-renowned since 1985 as the founder of rheo-physics.

Τhe honorary doctorate was conferred by the Vice Rector of the University of Crete, Prof. Theo Kitsopoulos, on Wednesday 25 November 2009.

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