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
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).
Edward S. Rubin
Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)
Chairman of the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics at the University of Barcelona (Spain)
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)
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Professor in the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (Jena, Germany).
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.
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
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).
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)
Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom).
Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (United States).
Luis de Pablo
Professor of Composition and member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando (Spain).
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).