Professor and Head of the Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group at ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
Theodor W. Hänsch
Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching, Germany) and professor in the Faculty of Physics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. 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 and Head of the Developmental Biology Division at The Roslin Institute and Genus Chair of Animal Biotechnology in the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom).
Head of the 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 in the Department of Animal Sciences 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
Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States).
Chairman of the Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Marine Geosciences Department 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).
Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany), where he heads the Atmosphere in the Earth System Department.
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 (Sevilla, Spain) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
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 at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), where he heads the Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Laboratory. He is also Vice-President of the Swiss research and development company CSEM SA.
Economics Finance and Management
Professor of Econometrics in the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) of Banco de España (Spain)
Professor of Economics at Bocconi University (Italy), where he also serves as Rector.
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 and Chairman of the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) and Research Professor at the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie).
Professor of Economic Analysis at the University of Valencia (Spain) and Research Director of the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie).
Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank (United States), he currently heads the World Bank Research Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom), where he also heads the Macro Program of the Centre for Economic Performance.
Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (United States).
Luis de Pablo
A renowned Spanish composer with over 150 works to his name in diverse genres including chamber, orchestral, vocal and electronic music, various concertos and five operas.
Emeritus Professor of Music Theory at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts (Austria).
German pianist and musicologist, he is a celebrated performer of the works of 20th-century authors like Paul Hindemith and Wolfgang Rihm.
Composer and Emeritus Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France).