Jury of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Award

Each year, an international highly respected scientific jury selects the five Laureates of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Award from hundreds of nominees, recognizing their distinguished achievements on a global scale.

  • Professor Artur AVILA, International Jury 2021  Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science
    Artur AVILA
    Switzerland
    President Professor at Institute of Mathematics University of Zurich, SWITZERLAND Extraordinary Researcher, IMPA (Instituto de Mathematica Pura e Aplicada), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL 2014 Fields Medal

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Rajaa CHERKAOUI EL MOURSLI, International Jury 2021
    Rajaa CHERKAOUI EL MOURSLI
    Morocco
    Professor of Nuclear Physic at the Faculty of Science, Mohammed V University, MOROCCO L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2015

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Ingrid DAUBECHIES, International Jury 2021  Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science
    Ingrid DAUBECHIES
    United States
    Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, NC, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2019

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Gil KALAI, International Jury 2021
    Gil KALAI
    Israel
    Professor, Efi Arazi school of Computer Science, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel. Henry and Manya Noskwith Professor Emeritus, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Eugenia KUMACHEVA, International Jury 2021 Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science
    Eugenia KUMACHEVA
    Canada
    Professor of Chemistry Canada Research Chair in Advanced Polymer Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, CANADA L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2009

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

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    Frédéric LEROY
    France
    Expert in Analytic Physics and Chemistry and former Director, Strategic Foresight, L’Oréal Research and Innovation, FRANCE

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Tebello Nyokong, Jury International 2021
    Tebello NYOKONG
    South Africa
    Director of DST/Mintek Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, Department of Chemistry, Rhodes University, South Africa. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2009

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Fernando QUEVEDO, International Jury 2021
    Fernando QUEVEDO
    United Kingdom
    Professor of Theoretical Physics at University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), United Kingdom.

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

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    Jehane RAGAI
    Egypt
    Professor Emerita, Department of Chemistry, School of Sciences and Engineering, The American University in Cairo, EGYPT

    International Jury 2021 

    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Professor Alaa SALEM, International Jury 2021
    Alaa SALEM
    Egypt
    Professor at Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt.

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

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    Silvia TORRES-PEIMBERT
    Mexico
    Professor at Institute of Astronomy National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2011

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

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    Vivian Wing-Wah YAM
    China
    Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy and Chair Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Hong-Kong, China. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2011

    International Jury 2021
    Physical Sciences – Mathematics - Computer Science

  • Prof, ANA BELEN ELGOYHEN
    Ana Belén ELGOYHEN
    Argentina
    Investigator at the Institute for Research on Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Buenos Aires, L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2008.

    Neurosciences, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Genetic Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, Electronics, Quantum Mechanics , Optics, Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy/Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Photonics, Biophysics, Biophotonics, Materials Chemical Physics, Engineering Physics, Geophysics, Medical Physics, Mathematical Physics Agrophysics, Neurophysics  Plasma Physics, Laser Physics Relativity, Medical and Biomedical Engineering, Computer and Communication engineering, Electrical Engineering , Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, Material Engineering.

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Anne DEJEAN-ASSEMAT
    France
    Professor at the Institut Pasteur, INSERM Research Director, Insitut Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE. Member of the French Academy of Science. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2010.

    Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology,  Cancerology, Pharmacology, Bacteriology, Medicinal plants.

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof, APPOLINAIRE DJIKENG
    Appolinaire DJIKENG
    United Kingdom
    Director, Center for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health (CTLGH) Chair, Tropical Agriculture & Sustainable Development, The Roslin Institute & Royal School of Veterinary Studies, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh.

    Biotechnology, Environmental science, Biological and Ecological Science, Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable use of Natural Resources, Bioprospecting Natural Products with Biological activity,  Phytochemistry and Bioactives Compounds, Flora and Medicinal uses. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof, PHILIP HIETER FCAHS
    Philip HIETER
    Canada
    Professor of Medical Genetics, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia.

    Cancer Genetics. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof BRIGITTE L. KIEFFER
    Brigitte Lina KIEFFER
    Canada
    INSERM Research Director in Strasbourg, France and member of the French Academy of Science. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2014.

    Neurobiology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Biostatistics, Neural Networks.

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Dr, KANYAWIM KIRTIKARA
    Kanyawim KIRTIKARA
    Thailand
    Office of the President, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

    Plant Genetics, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Science, Medical Science.

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Dr, JACQUES LECLAIRE
    Jacques LECLAIRE
    France
    Member of the National Academy of Technologies of France and Ex-Scientific Director of L’Oréal.

    Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Plant Biotechnology and Physiology, Phytochemistry, General Microbiology, Plant Pathology. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof, KHALED MACHACA
    Khaled MACHACA
    Qatar
    Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Associate Dean for Research, Weill Cornell Medical College Doha.

    Physiology, Cell Signaling, Quantitative and Integrative Systems Biology, Cell Biology. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

     

     

  • Prof, RAYMOND N. DUBOIS
    Raymond N. DUBOIS
    United States
    Professor of Biochemistry, Professor of Medicine ; Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Executive Director of the Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University.

    Inflammation, Immunology, Cancer.

    Genetics / Gene Identification for Human Genetic diseases, DNA-based diagnosis and Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof, AUGUSTO ROJAS-MARTINEZ
    Augusto ROJAS MARTÍNEZ
    Mexico
    Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine and Center for Research and Development in Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Nuevo León.

    Medicine, Genetics, Cell and Structural Biology, Cancer, Gene Therapy, Adenovirus, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Space Science, Physics, Planetary Science, Geology, Cosmology, Particle Physics. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences 

     

  • Prof, BOSHRA SALEM
    Boshra SALEM
    Egypt
    Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Alexandria University, Adviser to the president of Pharos University in Alexandria for projects and International Relations.

    Environmental Sciences, Physical Chemistry. 

     

    International Jury 2022

    Life and Environmental Sciences