Athanasiou wins ‘Nobel Prize of Cyprus’

Kyriacos Athanasiou

Kyriacos Athanasiou, adjunct professor of bioengineering, received the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive and one of the most prestigious awards in the European Union, in honor of his numerous achievements in the field of biomedical engineering and tissue engineering.

The president of the Republic of Cyprus presented the award, often called the “Nobel Prize of Cyprus,” to Athanasiou, who is the Child Family Endowed Chair in Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery at University of California, Davis.

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