The Academy of Athens
honored Yortsos for his contributions to fluid flow, transport and reaction processes in porous and fractured media, as well as his extensive work with technical publications and his dedication to engineering education and research.
Dimitris Mitropoulos was newly elected to a chair in the Academy of Athens
, which caused "bitter reaction from the conservative, right-wing members of the National School" (p.
Other collaborators were from Greece; the Academy of Athens
, the University of Crete and the National Observatory of Athens, and from Germany; the University of Bremen and the Max Planck Institute.