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The Bodies of ISSI - Organization Chart

The Board of Trustees oversees the work accomplished by the institute, exerts financial control, and appoints the ISSI Directors and members of the Science Committee. The members of the Board of Trustees are of the representatives of the Founder and of the funding agencies.

Members of the Board of Trustees:

Chairman: Georges Meylan, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Vice Chairman: Rosine Lallement, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France
Secretary of the Board: Rudolf von Steiger, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland
Willy Benz, University of Bern, Switzerland
Johan A.M. Bleeker, SRON, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lennard A. Fisk, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Daniel Fürst, RUAG, Zurich, Switzerland
Alvaro Giménez, ESA, Paris, France
Adrian Jäggi, President of the Pro ISSI Association, Bern, Switzerland
Renato Krpoun, Swiss Space Office, Bern, Switzerland
André Maeder, Observatoire de Genève Sauverny, Switzerland
Jean-Pierre Swings, Université de Liège, Belgium
Sergio Volonté, Science and Robotic Exploration Directorate, ESA, Paris, France - retired
Wu Ji, National Space Science Center (CAS) and International Space Science Institute Beijing, China
Lev M. Zelenyi, Space Research Institute (IKI), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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The ISSI Directorate is in charge of the scientific, operational and administrative management of the International Space Science Institute. It interacts with the Space Agencies, the Swiss authorities, the Board of Trustees, the Science Committee and the Association Pro ISSI.

Members of the Directorate:

Rafael Rodrigo, Executive Director
Anny Cazenave, Director Earth Science
Rudolf von Steiger, Director
John Zarnecki, Director

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The Science Committee is made up of internationally renowned scientists. It supports the Directorate in the establishment of the scientific agenda, e.g., evaluating the scientific team proposals of the Annual Call.

Members of the Science Committee:

Chairman: Mioara Mandea, CNES, Paris, France
Secretary of the Science Committee: Maurizio Falanga, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland


Daniel Baker, University of Colorado, USA
Lennart Bengtsson, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Andrei Bykov, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
Corinne Charbonnel, Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Athéna Coustenis, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, France
Xiaolong Dong, International Space Science Institute Beijing, Beijing, China (ex officio)
Lyndsay Fletcher, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Masaki Fujimoto, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Japan
Kevin Heng, Center for Space and Habitability, University of Bern, Switzerland
Timothy Horbury, Imperial College, London, UK
Vladislav Izmodenov, IKI, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia (ex officio RAS)
Luisa M. Lara, Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, CSIC, Granada, Spain
Arvind Parmar, ESTEC ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands (ex officio ESA)
Michael Rast, ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy (ex officio ESA)
Nathan Schwadron, University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA
Christophe Sotin, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL/Caltech), Pasadena, USA
Stéphane Udry, Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi, MSSL, University College London, Dorking, United Kingdom

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The Association Pro ISSI under the direction of the Board of the Association Pro ISSI promotes the ideas of ISSI to the Swiss public and the science community by organizing public lectures and events in Switzerland where internationally known space scientists present their findings. Summaries of these talks are published in the journal "SPATIUM".

Members of the Board of the Association Pro ISSI:

President: Adrian Jäggi, University of Bern, Switzerland
Treasurer: Frank Rutschmann, Bern, Switzerland
Editor of Spatium: Hansjörg Schlaepfer, Zurich, Switzerland
Secretary: Silvia Wenger, International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland
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Funding Agencies of the International Space Science Institute



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last update: 22 November 2016

 

 
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