International Solvay Institutes

2016 Jacques Solvay International Chair in Physics

Dam Thanh Son (University of Chicago, USA)

Dam Thanh Son's lectures are postponed to October 2017


2017 International Solvay Chair in Chemistry

Inaugural Lecture on 20 March 2017

Lecture series: 27 - 30 March 2017

Richard Henderson (Cambridge University, UK)

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2017 Jacques Solvay International Chair in Physics

Uri Alon (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)



Past International chairs in Physics and in Chemistry

Jacques Solvay International Chair in Physics

2006: Ludwig Faddeev, Saint-Petersburg (Russia)

2007: Michael Berry, Bristol (UK)

2008: David Gross, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Santa Barbara (USA)

2009: Valery Rubakov, Moscow (Russia)

2010: Serge Haroche, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Paris (France)

2011: Nathan Seiberg, Princeton (USA)

2012: Jan Zaanen, Leiden (The Netherlands)

2013: Gian Giudice, CERN (Switzerland)

2014: Viatcheslav Mukhanov, LMU (Germany)

2015: Peter Zoller (Innsbruck, Austria)

2016: Dam Thanh Son (University of Chicago, USA)

Solvay International Chair in Chemistry

2008: Richard Saykally, Berkeley (USA)

2009: Alexander Mikhailov, Berlin (Germany)

2010: Weitao Yang, Durham (USA)

2011: Jean-Luc Br├ędas, Atlanta (USA)

2012: Viola Vogel, Zurich (Switzerland)

2013: Egbert Meijer, Eindhoven (The Netherlands)

2014: Richard Royce Schrock, 2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, MIT (USA)

2015: Andreas Manz (Saarbr├╝cken, Germany)

2016: Raymond Kapral (University of Toronto, Canada)

2011 Solvay Centenary Chair

David Gross, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Santa Barbara (USA)