Distinguished Visiting Fellows

In addition to its extensive network of researchers around the world, IIASA collaborates with many eminent scholars who are enthusiastic about contributing to IIASA analysis and policy reach. The following have been made IIASA Distinguished Visiting Fellows.

20 May 2016
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber is the founding director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and — along with IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic — was one of 18 prominent international scientists to launch the Earth League.  More

09 March 2016
Shalini Randeria

Shalini Randeria is Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna and Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva. She holds Visiting Professorships at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) and the FU, Berlin.  More

13 November 2015
Robbert Dijkgraaf

Robbert Dijkgraaf is a renowned physicist, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and member of the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group – a reflection group founded by IIASA and the European Forum Alpbach.  More

02 September 2015
E. William Colglazier

E. William Colglazier is a key figure in bridging the science-policy divide and building science diplomacy and international collaboration in science and technology. Currently Visiting Scientist and Senior Scholar in the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), he is perhaps best known for his role as the fourth Science and Technology Adviser to the US Secretary of State from 2011 to 2014.  More

01 June 2015
Kandeh K Yumkella

Kandeh K Yumkella is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and chief executive of the initiative Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All).  More

12 March 2015
Johan Rockström

Johan Rockström is Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) and a Professor of Environmental Science at Stockholm University, with a focus on building resilience in water-scarce regions of the world. He was Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute from 2004–2012 and has over 100 research publications in fields ranging from applied land and water management to global sustainability.  More

11 February 2015
Professor Markku Kulmala, Director, Atmospheric Sciences Division, University of Helsinki

Markku Kulmala is a world leader in atmospheric aerosol science and a founder of “terrestrial ecosystem meteorology,” a new wide perspective interdisciplinary field addressing theoretical and experimental physics, atmospheric chemistry, observational meteorology, and biophysics.  More

10 November 2014
Professor Peter Lemke, Alfred Wegner Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Peter Lemke, Chair of the IIASA Council from 2009 to 2014, is a leading expert in the field of polar and climate research. He has won numerous awards and international recognition for his work on climate processes in the atmosphere, sea ice, and the ocean.  More

10 November 2014
Professor Simon A. Levin, Princeton University

Simon Levin was Chair of IIASA’s governing Council from 2003 to 2009, Vice-Chair from 2009 to 2013, and Chair of the US Committee for IIASA throughout that time. An ecologist, he won the prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement in 2014 for his "research revealing the complexity of, and relationships between, species and ecosystems.  More

12 March 2014
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 80 countries.  More



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