The 2014 Sergey Soloviev Medal was awarded to Professor Costas E. Synolakis, School of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, by the EGU European Geosciences Union for his superb research contributions to tsunami mitigation, combining theory, laboratory experiments, field surveys and the development of widely used numerical codes to improve tsunami mitigation.
The awards of the European Geosciences Union - EGU are considered the highest honors at an international level in the field of geosciences, planetary and space sciences.
The Sergey Soloviev Medal was presented to Dr. Costas Synolakis at a formal ceremony during the annual conference of the EGU on "The Face of the Earth - Process and Form", on April 30th in Vienna.
More information about the award :
Short CV of Dr. Costas E. Synolakis