International Solvay Institutes

International Scientific Committees

The Scientific Committees are in charge of the Conseils Solvay. Their outstanding quality is what makes the International Solvay Institutes renowned worldwide. Each member is appointed for a 6-year period term, renewable once. The International Solvay Institutes are proud of their Scientific Committees and most grateful for their remarkable work.

Scientific Committee for Physics

Chair

Prof. David Gross, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Santa Barbara (USA), Nobel Laureate 2004

Members

Prof. Roger Blandford, Stanford University (USA)

Prof. Steven Chu, Stanford University (USA), Nobel Laureate 1997

Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf, IAS Princeton (USA)

Prof. Fabiola Gianotti, CERN, Geneva (Switzerland)

Prof. Bertrand Halperin, Harvard University (USA)

Prof. Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT, Cambridge (USA), Nobel Laureate 2001

Prof. Juan Maldacena, IAS Princeton (USA)

Prof. Giorgio Parisi, Università La Sapienza, Roma (Italy)

Prof. Peter Zoller, University of Innsbruck (Austria)

Scientific Secretary

Prof. Alexandre Sevrin, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)

Scientific Committee for Chemistry

Chair

Professor Kurt Wüthrich, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla (USA) & ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Nobel Laureate 2002

Members

Prof. Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA)

Prof. Thomas Cech, University of Colorado Boulder (USA), Nobel Laureate 1989

Prof. Ben Feringa, University of Groningen (The Netherlands), Nobel Laureate 2016

Prof. Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Berlin (Germany), Nobel Laureate 2007

Prof. Robert H. Grubbs, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (USA), Nobel Laureate 2005

Prof. Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute (Germany), Nobel Laureate 2014

Prof. JoAnne Stubbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge (USA)

Prof. Bert Weckhuysen, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Prof. George M. Whitesides, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA)

Scientific Secretary

Prof. Anne De Wit, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)