Loss of Professor Stella Kennou

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Stella Kennou

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Professor Stella Kennou-Lada, a renowned expert in surface physics and chemistry of metals and semiconductors.

Professor Kennou-Lada was not only a distinguished scholar but also a trailblazer, as she held the distinction of being the first full professor woman in the School of Engineering at the University of Patras.

Throughout her esteemed career, Professor Kennou- Lada made significant contributions to the field of materials science, particularly in understanding the intricate behavior of surfaces at the atomic level. Her pioneering research paved the way for advancements in various technological domains.

Beyond her academic accomplishments, Professor Kennou-Lada was known for her unwavering dedication to mentoring and inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers. 

Her passion for teaching and research left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing her. 

As we mourn the loss of a great colleague and dear friend, let us remember Professor Stella Kennou- Lada for her kindness and the remarkable intellect, profound insights, and enduring legacy in the field of engineering and materials science.