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Board of Trustees

The Foundation IMDEA Nanociencia was inscribed on February 13th 2007 as a non-profit organization while establishing a Board of Trustees as its top governing body.

The Board of Trustees is the sovereign body that legally presides and oversees the Binding Governing Structure of IMDEA Nanoscience and has full control and authority over all matters affecting the Foundation. According with Spanish Law the Board of Trustees was established at the same time as the Foundation itself and currently has the following 17 members. Representaciones Institucionales del Patronato

Board of Trustees

  • President of the Board of Trustees 
    • Prof. Dr. Ivan K. Schuller
      University of California-San Diego, USA
  • Native Trustees
    • Counselor for Education
      Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • General Director of Universities and Higher Artistic Teachings
      Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • General Director of Research and Innovation, Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Deputy Director General for Research
      Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Deputy Director of the Madrimasd Foundation, 
  • Institutional Trustees
    • Ms. Mª Ángeles Fernandez Curto
      General Subdirectorate for Scientific and Technical Facilities
      Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Spain
  • Expert Trustees
    • Mr. Jerry B. Torrance
      Consultant-advisor and expert in Technology Transfer in Nanoscience. State of California and the National Nanotechnology Initiative, USA
    • Mr. Fernando Temprano
      Consultant-advisor and expert in Technology Transfer in Nanoscience
  • University and Public Research Bodies Trustees
    • Prof. Carlos Andrés Prieto de Castro
      Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain
    • Prof. Ignacio Lizasoaín Hernández
      Complutense University of Madrid. Spain
    • Prof. José Manuel González Sancho
      Autónoma University of Madrid. Spain
    • Prof. Fernando Calle
      Polytechnic University of Madrid. Spain
  • Scientific Trustees
    • Prof. Luis Echegoyen
      University of Texas at El Paso, USA
    • Prof. Héctor D. Abruña
      Cornell University, USA.
    • Prof. Cayetano López Martínez
      CIEMAT, Spain.
    • Prof. Miquel Salmerón Batallé
      University of California, Berkeley, USA.
  • Company Trustees
    • Mr. Emilio Ramiro Arcas (suplente: Mrs. Silvia Cristina López Vidal)
      Ramem, S.A
    • Mr. Manuel Pérez Cortes (suplente: Mr. Pedro Golmayor)
      GMV Aerospace and Defense