In November 2016 Professor Cosmopoulos was elected a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the premier research academy of Europe.  In the ranks of the Academy are included 8 Nobel Prize Winners, as well as Pope Benedict XVI.   The induction ceremony will take place in March 2017 at the seat of the Academy in Salzburg, Austria.  Professor Cosmopoulos was also invited to lecture at the university of the Academy, the Alma Mater Europaea.