# THE BLAISE PASCAL MEDAL 2004

### Blaise Pascal Medal in Physics

## Manuel Cardona , Spain/Germany

Prof. Manuel Cardona is the worldwide specialist in the field of solid state physics. The Blaise Pascal Medal is awarded for his contributions to physics and fundamental developments in the field of condensed matter.

## Emmanuel Floratos, Greece

Prof. Emmanuel Floratos is a renowned scientist who made influential contributions to physics and mathematics. He is awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for his contributions to physics and fundamental research in finite quantum mechanics.

### Blaise Pascal Medal in Mathematics and Computational Science

## Lev Kudryavtsev , Russia

Prof. Kudryavtsev is a renowned Russian mathematician. The Blaise Pascal Medal is awarded for his contributions to the theory of functions, topology and mathematical education. see Essay prepared by A. Sergeev

## Robert Tarjan , USA

Prof. Robert E. Tarjan is a well-known expert in the design and analysis of computer algorithms. He is awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for his contributions to computational sciences and developments of fundamental computer algorithms.

### Blaise Pascal Medal in Engineering

## Stan Veprek, Germany

Prof. Veprek is well-known materials scientist who greatly contributed to the design and characterisation of novel nano-materials. He is awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for his contributions to materials science and fundamental studies of novel super-hard materials.

### Blaise Pascal Medal in Natural Sciences

## Erich Windhab, Switzerland

Prof. Windhab is well-known scientist who works on food technologies. He is awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for his contributions to food sciences and fundamental studies of fluid technological processes for microstructuring of multiphase systems.