Nicolaos Caranicolas was born in
Komotini, Greece, on the 12th of April, 1948. He received his B.Sc. in Physics in 1971 as well as a B.Sc. in Mathematics in 1977, from the University of Thessaloniki. He completed his Ph.D. in 1982 and joined the faculty of the Department of Physics. His research interests were on Dynamical Astronomy. He retired as an Associate Professor in 2015.
Emeritus Professor of Electronics, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece. He was born in Patras, Greece, on the 5th of August, 1928. He received the B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Athens, Greece (1956), the M.Sc. in Radioelectrology from the same University (1956), the Certif. Electr. Orsay (1961), the 3me cycle from Saclay (1961), the Ph.D. from the University of Athens, Greece (1963) and the Doctorat d’ Etat, from the University of Paris (1964). He has served in various positions inside and out of the University. He has been Maitre de Research at the CNRS (France), Chief Assistant at the Laboratory of Electronics of the Physics Department of the University of Athens, Greece, Professor of Electronics at the Department of Physics, University of Athens (until 1989), Chairman of this Department for seven years (1982-1989), Director of the Section of Applied Physics and Director of the Electronics Laboratory of the same Department, Director of the Section of Telecommunications and Signal Processing of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Director of the Ionospheric ￼Institute (now Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing) of the National Observatory of Athens, Greece and President of the Advisory Committee for Research and Technology of the Government of Greece (1983). His scientific interests include the Solar Radioastronomy, the Ionosphere and the Antennas, the digital signal processing, digital telecommunications e.t.c.
Katsis Demetrios, (1911- 2001)
Astronomer, Educator (retired). He was born in Zarouchleika, Patras, Greece and received his B.Sc. in Mathematics (1934) and the Ph.D. in Astronomy (1955) from the University of Athens, Greece. He worked for 15 years as Assistant and Chief Assistant at the National Observatory of Athens, for 8 years as Chief Assistant at the Laboratory of Astronomy of the University of Athens and for 22 years as high school teacher in Athens. His scientific interests were around the Celestial Mechanics. He published many monographies on astronomical matters. He was a member of the IAU, of the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Hel.A.S.), of the Societe Astronomique de France and of the Hellenic Mathematical Society.