Academy of Athens Awards 2015

The Academy of Athens announced the annual awards yesterday, earlier than expected. Besides honorary and lifelong achievements awards, the Academy has selected a list of scientific papers published in international journals as year 2015 recipients. I am not aware of who participates in the evaluation committees of the Academy (current President is Prof. Dimitri Nanopoulos); however, I take it that they are (or should be) world-known scientists specialists in the fields of the the awards.

I list the thematic awards below with some bibliometric information for each paper honored in 2015 (some data are in Greek)

Βραβείο Κτενά (Γεωλογία)

The Spatial Distribution of Middle and Late Pleistocene Cirques in Greece

George D. Bathrellos, Hariklia D. Skilodimou and Hampik Maroukian

doi: 10.1111/geoa.12044 (impact factor: 1.15, source: source)

Βραβείο Παπαστράτου (Γεωμετρία)

Trisectors like Bisectors with equilaterals instead of Points

S. Kuruklis

doi: 10.4067/S0719-06462014000200005 (impact factor: 0.0154, source)

Βραβείο Θεοχάρη (Μηχανική)

Curvature dependent surface energy for a free standing monolayer graphene: Some closed form solutions of the non-linear theory

D. Sfyris, G.I. Sfyris, C. Galiotis

doi: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.09.005 (impact factor: 1.870, source)

Βραβείο Μούσουλου (Μεταλειολογίας/Ορυκτών Πόρων)

Model-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Perlite Grain Expansion in a Vertical Electrical Furnace

P.M. Angelopoulos, D.I. Gerogiorgis, and I. Paspaliaris

doi: 10.1021/ie401144r (impact factor: 2.587, source)

Βραβείο Οικ. Μούσουλου (Χειρουργική Καρκίνου)

Rapid modeling of cooperating genetic events in cancer through somatic genome editing

F.J. Sánchez-Rivera, T. Papagiannakopoulos, R. Romero, T. Tammela, M.R. Bauer, A. Bhutkar, N.S. Joshi, L. Subbaraj, R.T. Bronson, W. Xue & T. Jacks

doi: 10.1038/nature13906 (impact factor: 41.456, source)

Βραβείο Φωτεινού (Πειραματική ή Θεωρητική Φυσική)

Can the degeneracies in the gravity sector be broken?

S. Nesseris

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.88.123003 (impact factor: 4.643, source)

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