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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. Ivan K. Schuller
      Expert on transfer of knowledge and nanotechnology. 
      Advisor of the State of California and the National Nanotechnology Initiative, USA
  • Madrid Regional Government
    • Mr. Eduardo Sicilia Cavanillas
      Counselor of Science, Universities and Innovation, Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Ms. Sara Gómez Martín
      General Director of Universities and Higher Artistic Teachings, Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Ms. Mª Luisa Castaño Marín
      General Director of Research and Innovation, Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Ms. Bárbara Fernández-Revuelta Fernández-Durán
      Deputy Director General for Research, Madrid Regional Government, Spain
    • Mr. José de la Sota Rius
      Deputy Director of the Madrimasd Foundation
  • Spain National Gobernment
    • General Direction of Research, Ministry of Science
    • Dra. Ángela Fernández Curto
      General Subdirectorate for Scientific and Technical Facilities
  • IMDEA Institutes Trustees
    • Dr. Fernando Temprano Posada
      Appointed by IMDEA Software
    • Dr. Jerry B. Torrance
      Appointed by IMDEA Materiales
  • Scientists
    • Prof. Ivan K. Schuller
      Expert in Nanotechnology Transfer. Advisor of the State of California and the National Nanotechnology Initiative, USA
    • Prof. Cayetano López
      CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
    • Prof. Luis Echegoyen
      University of Texas El Paso, USA
    • Prof. Hector Abruña
      Ithaca Cornell University New York, USA
    • Prof. Miquel Salmerón
      University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Universities and Public Research Organizations
    • 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
  • Industry
    • Mr. Emilio Ramiro Arcas (substitute: Mrs. Silvia Cristina López Vidal)
      Ramem, S.A
    • Mr. Manuel Pérez Cortes (substitute: Mr. Pedro Golmayor)
      GMV Aerospace and Defense