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).
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics at Harvard University (United States).
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)
Chair of Livestock Technology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), in Germany
General Secretary of the Human Frontier Science Program. 1981 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Edward S. Rubin
Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)
Carlos M. Duarte
Director of the Red Sea Research Center and holder of the 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).
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Research Professor in the Department of Integrative Ecology at the Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC (Spain)
Gary K. Meffe
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida (United States).
Information and Communication Technologies
Director of the Robotics Laboratory and Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University (United States).
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.
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)
Music critic and director of the contemporary music festival Donaueschingen Musiktage (Germany).
Luis de Pablo
Professor of Composition and member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando (Spain).
Author of the Medina del Campo Auditorium and School of Music and the Music Conservatory and SGAE headquarters in Santiago de Compostela (Spain).