The Greeks who excelled globally in February

The Greeks who excelled globally in February

For yet another month Greeks from all over the world, managed to excel, to abolish the borders and make us proud with their achievements. The team chose 5 of them, who during the month February caused international sensation with the work and personality.

1.Manolis Papastavrou


Researchers at Nottingham Trent University, led by the Greek researcher, have recently achieved a major step forward in improving the strength of 3D printed bone implants, which could help cancer patients or accident victims who have suffered significant bone loss recover faster than ever. Read more…

2. The Greek scientists in the team that made first direct detection of gravitational waves

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This place belong to the Greek scientist invlolved in this historical discovery: Erotokritos Katsavounidis, a Senior Research Scientist at MIT’s Kavli Institute, Vicky Kalogera from Northwestern University, Antonis Kontos from MIT, Michael Agathos, Andrew Melatos from the University of Melbourne, Mary Sakellariadou from King’s College, Nicholas Demos from California State University, Leon Deligiannidis and Antonis Mytidis from the University of Florida. Read more…

3.Michael Paleodimos

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“Stutterer” won the Oscar for Best Short Film with director of photography Michael Paleodimos. Read more…

4. Andreas Tzakis


Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States. The operation, which took nine hours, was performed using a uterus from a deceased organ donor. The leader of the surgical team is Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis. Read more…

5.Eugene Trivizas


“Little Emily” by Eugene Trivizas won the award in the category E-book in Kidscreen Awards. Read more…

*Greek scientists, scholars, politicians, artists, journalists, businessmen, athletes, artists, painters, policemen, photographers, actors, managers constantly emerge through investigative journalism and the invaluable help of community members. Each month, we will present 5 of the most important Greeks, considering the influence of their work and the readability of their page on