This year SNAME organized its Annual Meeting in Bellevue, comprising a series of events that attracted the academic and industrial elite. The Greek Student Section had a significant presence in yet another Annual Meeting thanks to our sponsors' courteous support.
Attendants of the
Acknowledging the great academic importance of
such an event, our intention was to fund as many students as we could. We
received three applications that covered the set criteria and we accepted all
of them. More specifically:
Evangelos Loukatos is in his final year of studies, working on his diploma
thesis and simultaneously working in the technical department of a major
Efstathios Karlis is entering his 5th year of
studies, having completed a useful internship and gained insight into technical
and professional matters.
Georgios Dafermos is entering his 4th year of studies being a great student and an active student member.
Officers of the Greek Student Section also attended the Annual Meeting, Michael
Foteinos (Chairman) and Ilias Soultanias (Secretary/Treasurer). In the above
picture you can see the Greek delegation together with Professor Papanikolaou,
Chairman of the Greek Section.
Activities in the
The Greek delegation departed
from Athens at November,4th, 2013 and the following day, we all volunteered in
the preparations of the Annual Meeting which was greatly appreciated by all
SNAME Officers. The volunteering work from our Section did not stop there, as
all five delegates also served as Assistant Presiding Officers in papers presented at the conference, some of us more than once.
It has been
a great experience attending the Technical program, job fair, roundtable
discussions, expo, and the networking in the Social events. We are proud, that
we sang our National Anthem in the annual banquet carrying on the tradition and
that the Greek Section was honored as a Top Super Section for a second