Head of Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Theodor W. Hänsch
Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany) 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics
Research Professor and Director of the Instituto de Física Fundamental of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
Mark Hyman Jr. Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics at Harvard University (United States)
Biology and Biomedicine
Deputy Director (Partnerships) and Genus Chair of Animal Biotechnology in the The Roslin Institute and RDSVS at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Senior Group Leader and Head of Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics at the Francis Crick Institute (London, United Kingdom)
Director of the Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit in the College of Life Sciences at Dundee University (United Kingdom)
General Secretary of the Human Frontier Science Program. 1981 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Information and Communication Technologies
Ramón López de Mántaras
Research Professor with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Director of its Artificial Intelligence Research Institute.
Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University (United States).
Nico de Rooij
Director of the Institute of Microengineering and the Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Laboratory at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland). Vice-President of CSEM SA.
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Gary K. Meffe
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida (United States).
Edward S. Rubin
Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)
Carlos M. Duarte
Tarek Ahmed Juffali Research Chair in Red Sea Ecology at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Thuwal, Saudi Arabia)
Kenneth J. Davis
Researcher in the Department of Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University (United States).
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor for Theoretical Physics at Potsdam University (Germany).
Economics, Finance and Management
Timothy J. Besley
Kuwait Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom).
George A. Peterkin Professor of Economic Theory at Rice University (Houston, United States).
James Meade Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom), Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College Oxford, and Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University (United States).
José García Montalvo
Professor of Economics at ICREA-Academia Fellow of the Pompeu Fabra University (Spain)
Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank (United States) and heads the World Bank Research Hub in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)