2019 IAP Conference and General Assembly


  • Professor Himla Soodyall
    National Health Laboratory Service and the University of Witwatersrand

    Himla Soodyall is the Secretary General of the Academy of Science of South Africa Council. She is involved in assisting the academy craft the Science Engagement strategy and in the young scientist liaison activities including the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) Activities. In 2005, she was appointed the sub-Saharan African principal ...

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  • Dr. Margaret Hamburg
    National Academy of Medicine
    Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. is the former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, having stepped down from that role in April 2015 after almost six years of service.Dr. Hamburg earned her B.A. from Harvard College, her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed her medical residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center In 1991, Dr. ...
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  • Professor Ranjith Mahindapala
    National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka

    Ranjith Mahindapala had a 22-year research career at the Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka culminating with the position of its Director. He introduced results-based research management system and authored the book, Coconut Cultivation, printed in 11 editions, and received the science writing award for it from the Sri Lanka Association for ...

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  • Professor Luiz  Davidovich
    Brazilian Academy of Sciences

    Luiz Davidovich is Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He got his PhD at the University of Rochester in 1976, and has since worked in quantum optics and quantum information. His major contributions are in the fields of decoherence, entanglement, laser theory and quantum metrology. He has analyzed in detail the role of ...

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  • Professor Roberto Juan José Williams
    INTEMA - Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata – CONICET

    Williams (PhD, 1972, University of La Plata, Argentina) is Researcher of the National Research Council (CONICET) since 1977, in the field of thermosetting polymers. Co-author of 2 books, 17 book chapters and 233 scientific articles. He gave opening, plenary and keynote lectures in international symposia held in the Americas and Europe. He was ...

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  • IAP 2019 Conference Speakers
    Profiles of conference speakers

    PostedNovember 16, 2018

    UpdatedNovember 16, 2018

  • PostedJuly 23, 2018

      CO-CHAIRS Prof Volker ter Meulen, President, IAP Prof Myung-Chul Lee PresIdent , Korean Academy of Science and Technology, KAST COMMITTEE MEMBERS Prof Paulo Artaxo, Brazil Brazilian Academy of Sciences Prof Richard Catlow, Royal Society, IAP for Research Prof Luiz ...