Stamatios Krimigis#


Stamatios Krimigis
Email:skrimizis 'at' academyofathens.gr
Membership Number:4469
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GREECE
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:skrimigis
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www.academyofathens.gr/el/members/krimizis 2014-03-Re.pdf



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - Present Permanent member of the Academy of Athens, Director of the Office of Space Research and Technology.
  • 2004 - Present Emeritus Head of Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL).
  • 1972 - Present Principal Staff, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • 2010 - 2013 Chair of the National Council of Research and Technology of Greece.
  • 2006 - 2010 Greece’s Alternate Head Delegate to the ESA Council.
  • 1991 - 2004 Head of the Space Department of The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL).
  • 1980 - 1990 Chief Scientist (Space Department), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • 1974 - 1981 Group Supervisor (Space Physics and Instrumentation Group), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • 1968 - 1974 Supervisor (Space Physics Section), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • 1966 - 1968 Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Solar and interplanetary physics
  • Earth’s magnetosphere
  • Planetary magnetospheres
  • Space science instrumentation
  • Spacecraft missions initiation and management
  • Heliosphere/Cosmic Rays

Honours and Awards
  • 2017 International Academy of Astronautics Theodore Von Karman Award
  • 2016 Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Trophy for Current Achievement (New Horizons Team)
  • 2016 NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal
  • 2015 American Astronautical Society Space Flight Award
  • 2015 Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Trophy for Lifetime Achievement
  • 2014 NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal
  • 2014 James Van Allen Space Environments Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2014 Jean Dominique Cassini Medal and Honorary Membership, European Geophysical Union
  • 2014 NASA Voyager Silver Achievement Award
  • 2013 Niki Award, Athens Information Technology Center of Excellence for Research and Education
  • 2012 National Air and Space Museum Trophy for NASA’s mission Cassini
  • 2012 IAA Laurels Award for MESSENGER, International Academy of Astronautics
  • 2011 CEAS Gold Medal, Council of European Aerospace Societies
  • 2011 Honorary Doctorate (Science of Engineering), Hellenic International University
  • 2010 Honorary Doctorate of the Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences, National University of Athens
  • 2009 Honorary Doctorate Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece
  • 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • 2004 Elected member of the Academy of Athens, Chair of Science of Space
  • 2002 COSPAR Space Science Award
  • 2001 Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Trophy for Achievement for NEAR mission
  • 2001 Aviation Week and Space Technology “Laurels in Space Award” for New Horizons mission
  • 1997 Gold Cross "Commandeur de l' Ordre du Phoénix" , The President of the Hellenic Republic
  • 1996 Aviation Week and Space Technology “Laurels in Space Award” for NEAR mission
  • 1994 Basic Sciences Award, International Academy of Astronautics
  • 1989 Air and Space Museum Trophy for NASA’s mission Voyager

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