Speakers

Marianna Diamantopoulou

Marianna Diamantopoulou

PhD Candidate (ETH Zürich)- Nanotechnology and Materials Science.

Bio

Marianna Diamantopoulou is a PhD candidate at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. She graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering in Patras in 2014 and pursued further a M.Sc. degree at ETH. Her master thesis project was funded by General Electric and conducted in Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center (BRNC), a shared facility between IBM and ETH. Before starting her journey in the research world, she also gained professional experience by working as a Chemical Engineer in Pöyry Switzerland AG. Currently her research interest focuses on the mechanical characterization of nano- and micro-structures fabricated by different materials under the supervision of Prof. Dirk Mohr. Part of that work was published recently in the Advanced Materials Journal, describing the stiffest porous materials ever made. Marianna has received the Limmat Stiftung Scholarship (2014), a scholarship partially financing her master studies by PTL of ETH (2014) and an award by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE-TCG, 2017).
Ivan Yamshchikov

Ivan Yamshchikov

Researcher in Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig Co-founder of Creaited Labs

Bio

Dr. Ivan P. Yamshchikov is a researcher for artificial intelligence and cognition in Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig. He popularizes artificial intelligence and its versatile industrial applications. He is also a co-founder of Creaited Labs (creaited.com) — a project aimed to develop creative potential of artificial intelligence. In Creaited Labs together with his co-author, Alexey Tikhonov he has created Neurona (iTunes, YouTube) a music albums that contained ai-generated Kurt Cobain-stylized poetry.
Manolis Korres

Manolis Korres

Dr Architect-Eng. Emeritus Professor NTUA. President of the Acropolis Restoration Committee. Member of the Central Archaelogical Council of Greece

Bio

Manolis Korres was born in Athens,in 1948. He is an Dr. Architect-Engineer, Dr. Ph. h.c. FU Berlin, an Emeritus Professor of NTUΑ, Member of the Academy of Athens, President of the Acropolis Restoration Committee and Μember of the Central Archaeological Council of Greece. His professional scientific work and research include, between others, the Acropolis Restoration Project, monuments in Amorgos, Naxos, the Metropolis in Thessaly, Amyclae near Sparta and the Pythion castle. His long-standing research has focused on the Ionic capitals, the Stoa of Eumenes, the Odeum of Herodes, the Philopappos Monument, the Roman aqueducts, the Olympieion at Athens, the Temple of Athena Pallenis, the vernacular architecture in Mani, the Etruscan Tombs in Norchia, the Theoderich Monument in Ravenna, Cartography in Athens and Attica, the Historical Stone Bridges, Early Telegraphy, Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, and many other. Manolis Korres is an author of 12 books and 120 articles and has exhibited architectural models and drawings in 14 different occasions. He has received various prizes, distinctions and scholarships including Gr. Ministry of Education, DAAD, DAI, Princeton University and Fulbright (1995). Medals: Bronze, Academy of Athens (1989), Silver, Académie d' Architecture, Paris (1995), Gold, National Academy in Rome (2013). Taxiarches of Phoenix of the Greek State, Premium Alexander von Humboldt (2003).