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Demetriades-Tsafka-Kokkalis Student Prize

The Demetriades - Tsafka - Kokkalis Prizes
The Demetriades - Tsafka - Kokkalis Prizes were endowed by a generous grant from Sterge Demetriades and his wife Anna Kokkalis Demetriades. Learn more about the family.

A cash prize is awarded at a special dinner to each PhD candidate selected for the best thesis, publication, or discovery in the following fields:

  • Biotechnology or Related Fields,
  • Environmentally Benign Renewable Energy Sources or Related Fields,
  • Nanotechnology or Related Fields, and
  • Seismo-Engineering, Prediction, and Protection

Also a prize in Entrepreneurship or Related Fields is awarded to a graduating student for the best business plan, proposal, start-up, or related efforts at Caltech.

2023 Prize Winners

Left to right: Saransh Sharma, Rebecca Gallivan, Nathaniel Wei

Learn more about the past winners

The Demetriades - Tsafka - Kokkalis Prizes are announced at Caltech commencement each year.

The Demetriades - Tsafka - Kokkalis Prize is administered by the Caltech Division of Engineering and Applied Science.

Caltech    last update: 06/02/2023