FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE AWARDS

10th edition (2017)

Nomination period now open for the 11th edition

CONDITIONS

ANUNCIO DE GALARDONADOS

Tuesday 30 January

Biomedicine

Tuesday 06 February

Ecology and Conservation Biology

Wednesday 14 February

Contemporary Music

Tuesday 20 February

Economics, Finance and Management

Tuesday 27 February

Development Cooperation

Climate Change

William Nordhaus, the father of climate change economics

Wilson, Yamanaka, Boyden, Deisseroth and Doudna

Five interviews with Frontiers of Knowledge Award laureates aired on Spanish national television

LAUREATES

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Omar Yaghi

Basic Sciences

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William Nordhaus

Climate Change

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Adi Shamir

Information and Communication Technologies

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Ronald Rivest

Information and Communication Technologies

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Silvio Micali

Information and Communication Technologies

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Shafi Goldwasser

Information and Communication Technologies

JURY

Basic Sciences
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Emmanuel Candès

Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics of the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics at Stanford University (United States).

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Xueming Yang

Distinguished Fellow at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (China).

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Sandip Tiwari

Charles N. Mellowes Professor in Engineering at Cornell University (United States).

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Martin Quack

Head of Molecular Kinetics and Spectroscopy Group at ETH Zurich (Switzerland).

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Carmen Menoni

University Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University (United States).

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Zakya H. Kafafi

Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lehigh University (United States).

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Nigel Hitchin

Emeritus Savilian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom).

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Theodor W. Hänsch

Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany). 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Ignacio Cirac

Director of the Theory Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany).

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Avelino Corma

Research Professor at the Institute of Chemical Technology of CSIC-Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain).  

Climate Change
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Julie Winkler

Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University (United States).

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Edward S. Rubin

Alumni Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Carnegie Mellon University (United States).  

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Martin Heimann

Director Emeritus of the Department of Biogeochemical Systems at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (Germany).

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Miquel Canals

Chairman of the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics at the University of Barcelona (Spain).  

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Sandrine Bony

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)

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Scott Barrett

Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Columbia University (United States)

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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).

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Bjorn Stevens

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany).

Information and Communication Technologies
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Mario Piattini

Professor of Computer Languages and Systems at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).

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Joos Vandewalle

President of Royal Flemish Academy of Sciences and Arts of Belgium.

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Rudolf Kruse

Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Magdeburg (Germany).

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Liz Burd

Pro-Vice Chancellor in Learning and Teaching at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Regina Barzilay

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States).

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Georg Gottlob

Professor of Informatics at the University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), in Austria.

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Ron Ho

Senior Director of Engineering at Programmable Solutions Group in Intel Corporation (United States).