Distinguished Fellow at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Head of Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
University Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University (United States)
Zakya H. Kafafi
Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lehigh University (United States)
John A. Overdeck Professor, Professor of Statistics, and Professor of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University (United States).
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)
Chairman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (United States)
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)
Group leader in the Department of Cancer Immunology at biotech company Genentech (United States)
Director of the Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit in the College of Life Sciences at Dundee University (United Kingdom)
Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University (United States)
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).
Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Columbia University (United States)
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
Research Professor and Co-Director at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Professor of Evolutionary Ecology in the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich (Switzerland).
Professor in the Instituto de Ecología at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
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)
Delta Electronics Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
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)
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)
Music and Opera
Music Director of the Britten-Pears Foundation, Founder and Executive Producer of NMC Recordings, and Executive Administrator of the Holst Foundation.
Associate Composer to the Madrid Symphony Orchestra and a member of the board of the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco.