Theodor W. Hänsch
Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany). 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics at Harvard University (United States).
Professor of Statistical Mechanics in the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University (United Kingdom).
Director of the Theory Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany).
Deputy Director (Partnerships) and Genus Chair of Animal Biotechnology in the The Roslin Institute and RDSVS at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom).
Senior Professor at the Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine at the University Heart Center of the University of Freiburg (Germany).
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.
Francisco Sánchez Madrid
Professor of Immunology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Head of the Department of Immunology in La Princesa University Hospital and group leader in the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC).
Director of the Institute of Neuropathology at the University Hospital of Zurich (Switzerland).
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).
Director of Research at the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique/Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Université Pierre et Marie Curie (France)
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).
Deputy editor at ‘Science’ and international managing editor for AAAS Science International’s European headquarters.
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 ensors, Actuators and Microsystems Laboratory at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland). Vice-President of CSEM SA.
Senior Director of Engineering at Programmable Solutions Group in Intel Corporation (United States).
Economics Finance and Management
Emeritus Professor of Economics at Pompeu Fabra University & Barcelona GSE (Spain).
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).
Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim (Germany) and the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain).
Director of the Paris School of Economics and Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (France).
Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, and Head of the Program in Economic Policy Management at Columbia University (New York, United States).
Research Professor and former director of the Center for Biological Research of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
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) and Head of the World Bank Research Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Associate Composer to the Madrid Symphony Orchestra and a member of the board of the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco.
Currently 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).
Founder, first conductor and artistic director of Radio-France’s Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique (France).