International advisory board

International Advisory Board consists of international businessmen and leading scientists.

The main rights of International Advisory Board and its members are as follows:

  • nomination for the Prize;
  • drawing up the list of persons, possessing the right to nominate for the Prize;
  • consulting on international experience of nanotechnology discoveries and innovations application into mass production;
  • participating in rating absentee voting in order to present Prize Committee 2 (two) candidates for Prize Winners out of 5 (five) applications, provided by Expert Group.



Nevio Di Giusto
CEO and Director General of Centro Ricerche Fiat (Italy)

Vyacheslav Safarov
Professor at Aix-Marseille University (France) 



Jong Min Kim
Senior Vice-President of Samsung Electronics (Korea)

Helmut Dosch
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)



Uwe Krueger
CEO of Oerlikon Corporation AG (Switzerland)

Charles Cantor
Chief Scientific Officer of SEQUENOM Inc. (USA)


Michael Mayberry
Vice-President of Intel Corporation (USA)

Paras Prasad
Executive Director of Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics at State University of New York at Buffalo (USA)


Henry Tirri
Senior Vice-President of Nokia Research Center (Finland)