Category Archives: Greece Section, Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH) Student Branch Chapter

DUTh SBC: Educational visit to the Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant of Thisavros

Educational visit to the Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant of  Thisavros*

On March 7th, 2014 the DUTh SB IAS Chapter organized an academic visit to the rockhill Dam and the Hydroelectric Power Plant of Thisavros* on Nestos river. Continue reading DUTh SBC: Educational visit to the Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant of Thisavros

DUTh SB IAS Chapter: IAS Annual Meeting 2013

IAS Annual Meeting 2013

In the latest IAS Annual Meeting, we had 5 representatives. 4 of our student members (Christina-Panagiota Malliou, Christos Pnevmatikos, Galini Kondyli, Maria Sfoungatou) and our chapter’s advisor (Athanasios Karlis) had the opportunity to attend the meeting and obtain useful experience, while meeting people from all over the world.

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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: Awards and Contests

Awards and Contests

The IAS DUTh Student Branch Chapter has a remarkable course. As students in this chapter and in this university we are always doing our best. We organize many lectures and activities. We try to take part in as many contests as we can. This is why we have received many awards, although it has only been a year since our chapter was founded.

For the activities and our progress, our chapter has received

  1. the “2013 IAS Outstanding New Student Branch Chapter Award
  2. the “2013 IAS Chapter Web Contest, 1st Prize Award
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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: Visiting Kennedy Space Center

Visiting Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the United States launch site that has opened its doors in 1st of July 1962. The KSC is a Launch Operations Directorate and a Launch Operations Center and has been used for every NASA human space flight since December 1968 and continues to manage and operate unmanned rocket launch facilities for the U.S.

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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: Educational trip to Komotini Power Plant

Educational trip to Komotini Power Plant

Our first activity for the new academic year was an educational trip to a local power plant station. We visited the power plant at Komotini, a town near Xanthi and the capital of Rodopi Prefecture. It is a Natural Gas fired station, manufactured in a focal point of the gas pipeline and it also has the capability to burn petroleum as an alternative fuel.

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DUTh SB IAS Chapter: 1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop

1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop

On December 14 and 15 2013, the “1st Region 8 Mediterranean Student Branch IAS Chapter Workshop” took place in Rome, Italy. The workshop was organized by the Sapienza University of Rome SBC. The DUTh IAS SB had 4 representatives, 3 student members and the Chapter’s advisor, professor Karlis.

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