site.btaPresident Awards Laureates of John Atanasoff Award for 2022
At a ceremony here on Tuesday, President Rumen Radev awarded the laureates of the John Atanasoff Award initiative for 2021. In his words, the award is an expression of Bulgarian society's gratitude for the successes of this country's Olympic teams and young scientists in the field of computer sciences.
Speaking at the ceremony, Radev noted that the participants in the initiative over the years are now on important positions and determine the direction of world sciences' development. Many of them are engaged in public causes, he added. Bulgarian Olympic IT teams won every competition they took part in, he went on to say.
The John Atanasoff Award has been conferred annually on pupils, students, and young Bulgarian scientists in the field of computer sciences for 20 years now. Attending the 2022 ceremony was the initiative's creator, ex-president Georgi Purvanov (2002-2012).