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:

Australia

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Council Member: Dr. Peter Mayfield

Executive Director, Energy, Resources and Environment, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Mark Stafford Smith

Chief Coordinating Scientist - Adaptation, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), CSIRO adaptation research

Australia

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Austria

The Austrian Academy of Sciences

Council Member: Professor Dr. Gerhard Glatzel

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences, Austrian IIASA-Commission, Austrian Academy of Sciences

NMO Secretary:

Mag. Marie-Therese Pitner

Secretary for Austrian IIASA-Commission, 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: Professor Concepta (Connie) McManus Pimentel

Director of International Relations, The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)

NMO Secretary:

Cyntia Sandes Oliveira

International Relations Advisor, The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education(CAPES)

Brazil

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 Congqiang Liu

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

NMO Secretary:

Mr. Chuang Zhao

Program Officer, Division for Asia, Africa and International Organization, Bureau of International Cooperation, National Natural Science Foundation of China

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 Finance

Finland

The Finnish Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Dr. Lea Kauppi

Director General, Finnish Environment Institute

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Joona Lehtomaki

Science Adviser, Unit for Strategic Research, Finnish Academy of Sciences

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)

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: Professor Prabhat Ranjan

Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)

Mr. Soumitra Biswas

Adviser DST/TIFAC, Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)

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 Nosratollah Zargham

President, Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) and Professor, Tehran University

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:

Prof. Yoichi Kaya

The Japan Committee for IIASA Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)

Japan

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of the Environment

Korea, Republic of

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Council Member: Dr. Moo Je Cho

President, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Suk Lyung Shin

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) Centre for International Affairs

Korea, Republic of

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Malaysia

Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

Council Member: Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail

Vice President, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

NMO Secretary:

Ms. Hazami Habib

Chief Operating Officer, Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Malaysia

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Mexico

Mexican National Committee for IIASA

Council Member: Dr. Julio A. Santaella Castell

President, INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia)

Dr. Enrique Cabrero Mendoza

CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

NMO Secretary:

Pilar García Velázquez

Director of International Affairs, INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia)

Mexico

Dr. Arturo Borja Tamayo

CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

Mexico

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) and National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI)

Netherlands

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

Council Member: Professor Dr. Stan Gielen

President, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Josef F. Stuefer

Senior Policy Advisor, Earth & Life Sciences/Policy Development, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

Netherlands

Joyce Kuipers

Junior Policy Officer, Policy Development, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

Netherlands

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

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)

Pakistan (Observer)

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Council Member: Professor Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik

Distinguished National Professor (Biotechnology), Department of Biological Sciences, Forman Christian College University

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid

Advisor to Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission; Executive Secretary, International Nathiagali Summer College

Pakistan (Observer)

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: Planning Commission

Russia

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)

Council Member: Academician Alexei Gvishiani

Director, Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Tatiana E. Khromova

Secretary General, Institute of Geography Russian Academy of Sciences

Russia

NMO Chair:

Academician Vladimir Kotlyakov

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, International Relations & Cooperation (IRC), 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:

Dr. Sandro Caruso

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

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: Professor Dr. Academician 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

Research Councils of the UK

Council Member: Professor Duncan Wingham

Chief executive, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NMO Secretary:

Dr. Kate Hamer

Head of International, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

United Kingdom

IIASA membership contribution:

Funded by: The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and Natural Environment 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:

Mrs. Tran Thi Ngoc Hue

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

Vietnam

IIASA membership contribution:

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



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