The Council

The Council is the governing body of the Institute and is composed of one permanent representative from each member institution.

The Council is responsible for:

  • Establishing relations with governments and multi-national bodies;
  • Determining financial and managerial policies, and subject areas for research of the Institute; and
  • Ensuring the activities of the Institute are in line with its objectives, the provisions of the Charter, and the interest of member organizations.

Currently the IIASA Council has the following members:

Austria

The Austrian Academy of Sciences

Council Member: Christian Koeberl

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Viktor Bruckman

Researcher and Assistant to Chair, Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Austria

Deputy:

Professor Dr. Gerhard Glatzel

Austrian Academy of Sciences

Austria

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Austrian Academy of Sciences

Brazil

The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)

Council Member: Heloisa Candia Hollnagel

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)

China

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Council Member: Professor Xincheng Xie

Vice President, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

NMO Secretary:

Shuna Sun

China

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Egypt

Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

Council Member: Professor Mahmoud M. Sakr

President, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

NMO Secretary:

Mrs. Abeer Mohamed Attia

Senior Translator and Scientific Relations Specialist, The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

Egypt

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of Scientific Research

Finland

The Finnish Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Dr. Lea Kauppi

Director General, Finnish Environment Institute

NMO Secretary:

Ms Jaana Roos

Academy of Finland

Finland

NMO Chair:

Professor Jaakko Kiander

The Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland and Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Finland

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Academy of Finland

Germany

Association for the Advancement of IIASA

Council Member: Professor Dr. Helga Weisz

Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Professor of Industrial Ecology and Climate Change Department of Cultural Studies and Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

NMO Secretary:

Professor Dr. Hermann Lotze-Campen

Chair of PIK Research Domain II, "Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities", Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Germany

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF

India

The Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)

Council Member: Pradeep Srivastava

NMO Secretary:

Sangeeta Baksi

Principal Scientific Officer, Scientist E, Advanced Composites Programme, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)

India

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council

Indonesia

Indonesian National Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Professor Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto

Head, Bandung Institute of Technology, School of Business and Management

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Yos Sunitiyoso

Director of Jakarta Campus, School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology

Indonesia

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Iran

Iran National Science Foundation (INSF)

Council Member: Professor Dr. Eaman Eftekhary

NMO Secretary:

Professor Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany

Professor: International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) Associate Member: Academy of Science of Iran President: Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association (IEEA) Risk Management Adviser to the Minister of Energy

Iran

Japan

The Japan Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Professor Dr. Kazu Takemoto

Director, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, United Nations University (UNU-IAS) and Visiting Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study (UTIAS)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Satoshi Kojima

Principal Researcher, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Japan

NMO Chair:

Kazuhiko Takeuchi

Japan

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of the Environment

Korea, Republic of

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Council Member: Dr. Kil Choo Moon

President, University of Science and Technology (UST)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Yeun-Soo Choi

Office Director, Office of Global Networks, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Korea, Republic of

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Malaysia (Observer)

Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

Council Member: Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail

President, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

NMO Secretary:

Ms. Hazami Habib

Chief Operating Officer, Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Malaysia (Observer)

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Mexico

Mexican National Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Dra. Maria Elena Alvarez-Buylla Roces

Director General, CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

NMO Secretary:

Dra. Martha Ileana Rosas Hernandez

Director of International Cooperation, CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

Mexico

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT)

Norway

The Research Council of Norway (RCN)

Council Member: Dr. Kirsten Broch Mathisen

Special Adviser, Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment, The Research Council of Norway

NMO Secretary:

Ms. Inger-Ann Ulstein

Special Adviser and Coordinator Norway-Global Partner (NORGLOBAL), Division for Society and Health, Department for Cooperation and Development Research, The Research Council of Norway

Norway

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Research Council of Norway (RCN)

Russia

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)

Council Member: Academician Professor Vladislav Panchenko

Chair of the Council, Russian Foundation for Basic Research

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Tatiana E. Khromova

Secretary General, Institute of Geography Russian Academy of Sciences

Russia

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)

South Africa

The National Research Foundation (NRF)

Council Member: Dr. Dorsamy (Gansen) Pillay

Deputy CEO: RISA, Research and Innovation Support and Advancement, National Research Foundation (NRF)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Aldo Stroebel

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships, National Research Foundation (NRF)

South Africa

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The National Research Foundation (NRF)

Sweden

The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)

Council Member: Dr. Ingrid Petersson

Director General, The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)

NMO Secretary:

Magnus Tannerfeldt

Sweden

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)

Ukraine

The Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

Council Member: Academician Professor Dr. Anatoly G. Zagorodny

Vice-President, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Yuriy Kostyuchenko

Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Ukraine

NMO Chair:

Academician Boris E. Paton

Chairman of the National Committee for Systems Analysis and President, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

Ukraine

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Council Member: Sarah Webb

NMO Secretary:

Mr. Matthew Dobson

Senior Programme Manager, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI)

United Kingdom

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC)

USA

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Council Member: Professor Dr. Michael Clegg

Professor Emeritus, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Kathie Bailey

Director, Board on International Scientific Organizations, The National Academies

USA

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Vietnam

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)

Council Member: Professor Dr. Ninh Khac Ban

Director General, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)

NMO Secretary:

Quynh Lien Le

Vietnam

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)



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