National Technical University of Athens

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Athens Polytechnic uprising

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The most important event of NTUA's history is the Athens Polytechnic uprising on November 17, 1973, which was the first step to overthrow Greece's military dictatorship.
The uprising began on 14 November 1973, escalated to an open anti-junta revolt, and ended in bloodshed in the early morning of 17 November after a series of events starting with a tank crashing through the gates of the Polytechnic.

Athens

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It was founded in 1837 as a part-time vocational school named Royal School of Arts which, as its role in the technical development of the fledgling state grew, developed into Greece's sole institution providing engineering degrees up until the 1950s, when polytechnics were established outiside Athens. The Averof building is one of the most important and elegant buildings of the Athenian Neoclassical period located in the center of Athens and the most important work of architect Lysandros Kaftanzoglou.
The second higher education institution in the city is the Athens Polytechnic School, found in Patission Street.

Athens School of Fine Arts

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In 1930, the Athens School of Fine Arts was established, acquiring its independence from the NTUA, as a school exclusively focused in the teaching the fine arts.
In 1872, after a donation of George Averoff, a new building in Patission Avenue road was constructed that was later named National Technical University of Athens.

List of universities in Greece

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An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities will be conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQAA) in the following years.

Nikos Markatos

The Metsovion Interdisciplinary Research Center (MIRC) of the National Technical University of Athens for the Protection and Development of Mountainous Environment and Local European Cultures was founded in 1993 by decision of the National Technical University of Athens Senate, following the proposal of the then Rector Professor Nikos Markatos.
Nikolaos – Christos Markatos of Gregorios is former Dean of NTUA (1991-1997) and professor emeritus of the department of chemical engineering of NTUA.

Lysandros Kaftanzoglou

The Averof building is one of the most important and elegant buildings of the Athenian Neoclassical period located in the center of Athens and the most important work of architect Lysandros Kaftanzoglou.
Lysandros Kaftanzoglou (Greek: Λύσανδρος Καυτανζόγλου, 1811 – 1885), was a Greek architect of the 19th century and Chancellor of the National Technical University of Athens.

Technical Chamber of Greece

T.E.E.Τεχνικό Επιμελητήριο Ελλάδας
In 1923, the NTUA alumni formed the core of the Technical Chamber of Greece, the professional organization that serves as the official technical adviser of the Greek state and is responsible for awarding professional licenses to all practicing engineers in Greece.
It was founded in 1923 by the alumni of the National Technical University of Athens.

Alexis Tsipras

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He studied civil engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, graduating in 2000, later undertaking post-graduate studies in urban and regional planning.

Greek military junta of 1967–1974

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The most important event of NTUA's history is the Athens Polytechnic uprising on November 17, 1973, which was the first step to overthrow Greece's military dictatorship.
But the liberalisation process he undertook allowed the students to organise more freely, and this gave the opportunity to the students at the National Technical University of Athens to organise a demonstration that grew progressively larger and more effective.

Katechaki metro station

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The campus resides near the metro station of Katechaki, which makes it accessible within minutes from any area of Athens.

Dimitri Bertsekas

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He studied for five years at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (a time that, by his account, was spent mostly in playing poker and chess, and dating his future wife Joanna) and studied for about a year and a half at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., (at night, while working as a research engineer), where he obtained his M.S. in electrical engineering in 1969, and for about two years at MIT, where he obtained his doctorate in system science in 1971.

Nicholas Ambraseys

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Ambraseys studied Rural and Surveying Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (Diploma in 1952) and then Civil Engineering at Imperial College specialising in Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology.

Paris Kanellakis

Paris C. Kanellakis
In 1976, he received a diploma in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, with a thesis supervised by Emmanuel Protonotarios.

Giorgio de Chirico

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Beginning in 1900, de Chirico studied drawing and painting at Athens Polytechnic—mainly under the guidance of the Greek painters Georgios Roilos and Georgios Jakobides.

John Argyris

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He studied civil engineering for four years in the National Technical University of Athens and then in the Technical University Munich, receiving his Engineering Diploma in 1936.

Christos Papadimitriou

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Papadimitriou studied at the National Technical University of Athens, where in 1972 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Electrical Engineering.

Nicholas A. Peppas

Peppas was educated in chemical engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (D. Eng., 1971) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sc.D., 1973) under the direction of bioengineering pioneer Edward W. Merrill.

Costas Azariadis

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Azariadis studied engineering in the National Technical University of Athens before earning his MBA and PhD in economics at Carnegie Mellon during 1969-73.

Linda Katehi

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After graduating from high school, Katehi was admitted to the National Technical University of Athens.

Constantine Dafermos

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Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (1964) and a Ph.D. in Mechanics from Johns Hopkins University under the direction of Jerald Ericksen (1967).

Athanasios Roussopoulos

Athanasios Roussopoulos (Αθανάσιος Ρουσόπουλος, 1903–1983) was a Greek scientist, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens and politician, member of the Greek Parliament and Minister of Public Works.

Georges Candilis

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Trained as an architect at the National Technical University of Athens between 1931 and 1936, he moved to France in December 1945 along with many other Greek intellectuals on the voyage.

Dimitris Pikionis

He studied civil engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and then continued his studies to Paris and Munich, in sculpture and drawing.

Georgios Gennimatas

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He studied civil engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.