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)
Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (United States), Director of the Institute of Oncology at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital (Barcelona).
Emeritus Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Biozentrum (Switzerland). 1978 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Edward S. Rubin
Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)
Director of the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics. University of Barcelona (Spain)
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor for Theoretical Physics at Potsdam University (Germany).
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Professor in the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (Jena, Germany).
Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science and Director of the Institute for Biological Invasions at the University of Tennessee (United States).
Gary K. Meffe
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida (United States).
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.
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.
Economics Finance and Management
Emeritus Professor of Economics at Pompeu Fabra University and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Spain)
Professor of Econometrics in the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) of Banco de España (Spain)
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).
Research Professor of the Vaccine and Gene Expression Unit at the Center for Biological Research (CSIC), (Spain)
José García Montalvo
Professor of Economics at ICREA-Academia Fellow of the Pompeu Fabra University (Spain)
Professor of Economic Analysis at the University of Valencia and Research Director of the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie), (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)
Research Professor at the Institute of Geography, Economics and Demography of the Center for Human and Social Sciences, CSIC (Spain).
Music and Opera
Associate Composer to the Madrid Symphony Orchestra and a member of the board of the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco.
Emeritus Professor of Music Theory at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts (Austria).
President of the Munich University of Music and Performing Arts and Head of the Music Department of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts (Germany).
Composer and Emeritus Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France).