FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE AWARDS

13th Edition (2020)

Until June 30, 2021

Nomination period open for the 14th edition of the Frontiers of Knowledge Awards
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AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday 13 January

Climate Change

Wednesday 27 January

Biology and Biomedicine

Wednesday 03 February

Ecology and Conservation Biology

Wednesday 10 February

Information and Communication Technologies

Wednesday 24 February

Basic Sciences

Thursday 04 March

Economics, Finance and Management

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Basic Sciences
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Jeffrey R. Long

Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. University of California, Berkeley (United States)

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Emmanuel Candès

Barnum-Simons Professor in Mathematics and Statistics of the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics at Stanford University (United States)

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Martin Quack

Head of Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

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Nigel Hitchin

Emeritus Savilian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

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Theodor W. Hänsch

Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany) 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Ignacio Cirac

Director of the Theory Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany)

Biology and Biomedicine
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Óscar Marín

Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at King’s College London (United Kingdom)

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Bruce Whitelaw

Professor of Animal Biotechnology at University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

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Ali Shilatifard

Robert Francis Furchgott Professor of Biochemistry and Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (United States)

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Ursula Ravens

Senior Professor at the Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine at the University Heart Center of the University of Freiburg (Germany)

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Robin Lovell-Badge

Senior Group Leader and Head of Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics at the Francis Crick Institute (London, United Kingdom)

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Lélia Delamarre

Group leader in the Department of Cancer Immunology at biotech company Genentech (United States)

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Dario Alessi

Director of the Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit in the College of Life Sciences at Dundee University (United Kingdom)

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Angelika Schnieke

Chair of Livestock Technology at the Technical University of Munich (Germany)

Information and Communication Technologies
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Mario Piattini

Professor of Computer Languages and Systems at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

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Joos Vandewalle

Honorary President of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (Belgium)

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Rudolf Kruse

Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Magdeburg (Germany)

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Oussama Khatib

Professor of Computer Science and and Director of the Robotics Laboratory at Stanford University (United States)

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Georg Gottlob

Professor of Informatics at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and and Vienna University of Technology (Austria)

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Ron Ho

Director of Silicon Engineering at Facebook (United States)

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Regina Barzilay

Delta Electronics Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Ecology and Conservation Biology
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Joanna E. Lambert

Professor of Environmental Studies, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder (United States)

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Anna Liisa Laine

Professor of Ecology in the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich (Switzerland)

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Rik Leemans

Professor of Environmental Systems Analysis at Wageningen University (Netherlands)

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Pedro Jordano

Research Professor in the Department of Integrative Ecology at the Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC (Spain)

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Emily Bernhardt

James B. Duke Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology at Duke University (United States)

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Paul Brakefield

Professor of Zoology and Director of the University Museum of Zoology at the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Climate Change
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Julie Winkler

Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University (United States)

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Edward S. Rubin

Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)  

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Martin Heimann

Director Emeritus of the Department of Biogeochemical Systems at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (Germany)

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Miquel Canals

Director of the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics. University of Barcelona (Spain)  

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Sandrine Bony

Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique / Sorbonne University (France)

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Carlos M. Duarte

Tarek Ahmed Juffali Research Chair in Red Sea Ecology at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Thuwal, Saudi Arabia)

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Bjorn Stevens

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany)

Economics, Finance and Management
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Eric S. Maskin

Adams University Professor at Harvard University (United States) 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics

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Manuel Arellano

Professor of Economics in the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) of Banco de España (Spain)

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Jean Tirole

Honorary Chairman of the Fondation Jean-Jacques Laffont-Toulouse School of Economics (France) Nobel Prize in Economics 2014

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Lucrezia Reichlin

Professor of Economics at the London Business School (United Kingdom)

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Andreu Mas-Colell

Professor of Economics at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain)

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Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale University (United States)

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Fabrizio Zilibotti

Tuntex Professor of International and Development Economics at Yale University (United States)