Professor and Head of the Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group at ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
John A. Overdeck Professor, Professor of Statistics, and Professor of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University (United States).
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.
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 (Garching, Germany).
Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London.
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).
Senior Professor in the Department of Physiology at the Technical University of Dresden (TUD), Germany.
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.
Emeritus Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Biozentrum (Switzerland), and Nobel Laureate in Medicine for the discovery of restriction enzymes.
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).
Senior scientist at the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique/Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace (LMD/IPSL) in Paris, run jointly by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
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 Instituto de Ecología at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
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).
Professor of Fisheries at the University of British Columbia Fisheries Centre (Canada) and Principal Investigator of the ‘Sea Around Us’ project.
Information and Communication Technologies
Emeritus professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at KU Leuven (Belgium).
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.
Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), in Austria.
Economics Finance and Management
Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics, Scientific Director of the Institute for Industrial Economics (IDEI) and Chairman of the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)
Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics at Northwestern University (Illinois, 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).
Research Professor and former director of the Center for Biological Research of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), where he heads the Molecular Parasitology Laboratory (Madrid, Spain).
A guest conductor with Europe’s top orchestras since 1970, he is also Associate Composer to the Madrid Symphony Orchestra and a member of the board of the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco.
Edith Canat de Chizy
A member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts and the first woman composer admitted to the Institut de France.
Director of Musikfest Berlin (Germany), an annual event that brings together orchestras, choirs and ensembles from all round the world.
Professor and Head of the BA in Music Program at Zurich University of the Arts (Switzerland).