Head of Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry 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 (Germany) 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics
Director of the Theory Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany)
Biology and Biomedicine
Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at King’s College London (United Kingdom)
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)
Edward S. Rubin
Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States)
Director Emeritus of the Department of Biogeochemical Systems at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (Germany)
Director of the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics. University of Barcelona (Spain)
Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique / Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD) of Sorbonne University (France).
Carlos M. Duarte
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 Instituto de Ecología at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Professor in the Department of Environmental Systems Science at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
Professor of Ecology in the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich (Switzerland).
Information and Communication Technologies
Honorary President of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (Belgium)
Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Magdeburg (Germany)
Ramón López de Mántaras
Research Professor with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Director of its Artificial Intelligence Research Institute.
Economics, Finance and Management
Honorary Chairman of the Fondation Jean-Jacques Laffont-Toulouse School of Economics (France) Nobel Prize in Economics 2014
Professor of Economics in the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) of Banco de España (Spain)
Eric S. Maskin
Adams University Professor at Harvard University (United States) 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics
Research Professor of the Vaccine and Gene Expression Unit at the Center for Biological Research (CSIC), (Spain)
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)
Chair for Macroeconomics and Financial Markets at the University of Mannheim (Germany)
Director General of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and Medical Advisor in International Health at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Spain).
Music and Opera
Professor of Composition at Milan Conservatory and Artistic Director of music publisher Rugginenti (Italy).
Professor at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and director of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples (Italy).
Managing Director of the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Auditorium and Theatre Foundation (Spain).
Director of Musikfest Berlin (Germany) and artistic director of the concert program Musica Viva run by Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany).
Professor and Head of the BA in Music Program at Zurich University of the Arts (Switzerland).