Trustees

The Institute for Advanced Study appointed economist Ann-Kristin Achleitner to its Board of Trustees on October 26, 2019, effective immediately. Achleitner is a Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance in the School of Management at the Technical University of Munich. A leading expert in financing innovation, venture...
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The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Jörn Rausing to its Board of Trustees , effective May 4, 2019. Jörn Rausing is a non-executive director of the Tetra Laval Group Board since 1991 (and alternate director of the Tetra Pak Group Board since 1985)...
The Institute for Advanced Study appointed R. Martin Chavez to its Board of Trustees on October 27, 2018, effective immediately. “Based on a unique model of curiosity-driven basic research, the Institute for Advanced Study is laying the groundwork for intellectual and scientific breakthroughs that enrich...
Ewine van Dishoeck , Trustee of the Institute for Advanced Study, has been recognized by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Kavli Foundation, and the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research with the 2018 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics for her combined contributions...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Dutch astronomer and chemist Ewine Fleur van Dishoeck to its Board of Trustees, effective May 5, 2018. Van Dishoeck is Professor of Molecular Astrophysics at the University of Leiden, External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for...
Veena Das, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University and Academic Trustee for the Institute's School of Social Science, will give a talk at the Institute for Advanced Study at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, in the Dilworth Room. The talk, "Meaning and...
Institute Trustee Sir Martin Rees, former Member in the School of Natural Sciences, sat down with Scientific American 's John Horgan to discuss threats to Earth and humanity, challenges facing the scientific community, Martian communities and utopian societies, and more, saying: The world’s growing...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Mark Heising to its Board of Trustees, effective October 28, 2017.
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Manjul Bhargava and Christopher A. Cole to its Board of Trustees. These appointments were effective May 6, 2017.
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer to its Board of Trustees, effective October 29, 2016. Lerman-Neubauer is a trustee of the Neubauer Family Foundation and owns a boutique communications practice. A corporate communications specialist, Lerman-Neubauer has always been interested in the...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Veena Das and Lorraine Daston to its Board of Trustees. Das, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University, has been nominated by the Institute’s School of Social Science and succeeds Margaret Levi. Daston, who was nominated by...
“I didn’t think it was math, just something fun to do,” says Jim Simons , Institute Trustee and former Member in the School of Mathematics. An only child, he was contemplative by nature and enjoyed pondering mathematical ideas. “I think there’s a quality of...