John Fredy Barrera Ramírez received an Honorary Mention in the National Awards of Science

TYAN member John Fredy Barrera Ramírez, a full professor and researcher of the Institute of Physics at the Universidad de Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia), has received an Honorary Mention in the “National Awards of Science” – the most prestigious distinction for the colombian scientific community, awarded by the Alejandro Ángel Escobar Foundation (Bogota, Colombia, 2017). Also, he was recipient of the “Greatest impact research award during the last year” given by the Municipality of Medellín (Medellín, Colombia, 2017); this award is given by the Mayor of Medellin to research that not only have a high scientific quality, but also present a significant impact on society.  
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