Professor Spyros Pandis is the recipient of the 2021 Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). This is the highest distinction offered by the Atmospheric Sciences in Europe. The medal was named after Vilhelm Bjerknes one of the leading atmospheric scientists of first half of 20th century whom lead the theoretical foundations of weather prediction and made groundbreaking contributions in all areas of atmospheric science (including cloud formation!).
The medal will be given this year during the EGU Annual Assembly in April, in a special ceremony organized by the Atmospheric Sciences Division.