On May 15th begins this year’s contest for the “John Atanasoff” Presidential Awards, which are bestowed on distinguished young Bulgarian scientists and researchers in computer science and related fields since 2003. The Awards bear the name of world-renowned inventor of Bulgarian origin John Atanasoff - the creator of the first electronic digital computer.
This year, for the first time the John Atanasoff Scientific Award has three laureates.
A very successful campaign for application submission for the “John Atanasoff” awards came to a close on 22 August 2016.
On May 10th began this year’s contest for the John Atanasoff Presidential Awards that distinguishes rising stars – researchers and entrepreneurs alike. The deadline for applications to all categories is 22 August 2016.
The microelectromechanical systems specialist, Dr. Tzeno Galchev is the 13th laureate of the presidential award “John Atanasoff”, awarded for outstanding achievements in the field of computer science.
On May 20th began this year’s contest for the “John Atanasoff” Presidential Awards that distinguish rising stars – researchers and entrepreneurs alike – in computer science and related fields, including cryptology, computational linguistics, robotics.
The specialist in computer linguistics Dr. Slav Petrov is the 12th prize-winner of the presidential award John Atanasoff, which is awarded for achievements in the sphere of information and communication technologies. At the ceremony held in the coat of arms hall at 2 Dondukov street the Head of State Rosen Plevneliev awarded the prize to the winner.
The President’s administration will be a partner in the fourth edition of the Sofia Science Festival to be held in the period 8 -11 May on the scene of the “Sofia” theater and in the Zaimov park. Some of the most famous Bulgarian and world scholars will bring science “into light” by presenting in the most accessible language the most recent developments in the sphere of genetics, ecology, computer technologies and others.
Today, 3 April, the competition for the award named after the world-famous inventor of Bulgarian origin John Atanasoff will be launched. The John Atanasoff award presented by the President of Bulgaria is given for achievements in the sphere of information and communication technologies and will be awarded for a 12th year in a row.
On the professional day of IT specialists, 4 October, President Rosen Plevneliev presented the John Atanasoff award to Dr. Petar Kormushev for considerable achievements in the sphere of information and communication technologies.
On October 4th we mark the 110th anniversary of the birth of the famous Bulgarian-origin inventor Dr. John Vincent Atanasoff. On this occasion a number of events have been jointly organized by the Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Sofia Tech Park, Technical University – Sofia, the John Atanasoff Society of Automatics and Informatics, BAIT, BASSCOM, ICT Cluster Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the IDG.BG technology website and Computerworld weekly.
As of today, April 4th, begins the 11th edition of the "John Atanasoff" awards for young scientists, researchers and developers working in the fields of information and communication technologies awarded by the President of the Republic.