Scientific Council

Chairman of the Scientific Council

Emil Constantinescu Professor emeritus, Honorary president of the Senate in the University of Bucharest Member in the Board of Trustee of the World Academy of Art and Science and in the Board of Directors of the World University ConsortiumEmil Constantinescu
Professor emeritus, Honorary president of the Senate in the University of Bucharest
Member in the Board of Trustee of the World Academy of Art and Science and in the Board of Directors of the World University Consortium
President of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin 2011 – 2017
Founder and President of the Romanian Academic Forum 2008 - present
Rector of the University of Bucharest, president the National Council of Rectors, 1992-1996

Member and honorary member of several international academic fora: Bibliotheca  Alexandrina, Permanent Council of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, "National Geographic" Society , geological and mineralogical societies in US, UK, Japan, France, Greece and Germany.  He has delivered conferences of natural sciences  and humanities  at Oxford, Cambridge, Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, Georgetown, Bloomington and New York (SUA), Tübingen, Ausburg, Munich and Karlsruhe (Germany), Sorbonne (France), Turku (Finland),  Carolina University  (Czech Republic),  Patras (Greece), Beijing (China),  Rio de Janeiro (Brasilia),  Catholic (Argentina), Sydney and Monash (Australia), Cairo and Alexandria (Egypt), Zagreb and Maribor (Croatia),  Warsaw and Krakow (Poland), Amsterdam and Maastricht (Netherlands), Nobel Institute (Norway) He has promoted the Initiative “Levant for Global Peace”, launched in May 2013 at Bucharest, in many valued international conferences and reunions: UN: “Global Summit” (New York, March 2014) UNESCO: „Global Summit (Paris, July 2014), „The World Alliance of Religions for Peace”, (Seul, September 2014), „ The Role of Inter-religious and Inter-cultural Dialogue in Today’s World” (Iran, May 2016), „International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Arab World  - Political, Economic and Cultural Dimension” (Berlin, iulie 2016), UN:  „International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN: Utilising Cultural Diplomacy to unite the World’s Cultures before Hard Power takes the Lead” (New York, Septembrie 2017).

 

Ex-officio members according to the Law No. 117/2017 for the ISACCL's establishment, Romanian members of the World Academy of Art & Science

Mircea Maliţa Member of the Romanian Academy Minister of National Education  1970 - 1972 Founder president of the Black Sea University

Mircea Maliţa
Member of the Romanian Academy
Minister of National Education  1970 - 1972
Founder president of the Black Sea University

            Mathematician and philosopher, essayist, specialist in art history, political scientist and diplomat, Mircea Malita is considered an important initiator of interdisciplinary research. He has been the first Romanian member of the Club of Madrid and co founder of the European Cultural Centre. In 1992 he founded the Black Sea University Foundation, under the aegis of the Romanian Academy, with primary goals of promoting, clarifying and studying the economies, societies, education systems and governance of the Black Sea region.

 

Ionel Haiduc President of the Romanian Academy 2006 - 2014 Rector of the Babes- Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, 1990 – 1993Ionel Haiduc
President of the Romanian Academy 2006 - 2014
Rector of the Babes- Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, 1990 – 1993

           Acad. Ionel Haiduc is a pioneer in the field of organometallic  chemistry, but his scientific activity is much larger and is best described as an interface between chemistry, biology and physics. His contributions in the fields of supra-molecular chemistry, the chemistry of inorganic cycles, biological activity of metal compounds (including anti-tumour activity), in the denomination and systematization of terms in inorganic chemistry are of paramount importance and can be found in the tens of books and hundreds of articles published in Romania and abroad.  He is a honorary member of The Moldavian and Hungarian Academies of Sciences, of the Academia Europaea, of the International Council of Main Group Chemists and Alliance of the Universities for Democracy and was visiting professor in USA, Brasil, Spain, Germany Mexico and Singapore.

Mugur Isărescu Governor of the National Bank of Romania President of the Economic, Sociological and Law Sciences Department of the Romanian AcademyMugur Isărescu
Governor of the National Bank of Romania
President of the Economic, Sociological and Law Sciences Department of the Romanian Academy

           Before becoming Governor of the National Bank of Romania in September 1990, Mugur Isarescu had worked for 19 years as a researcher for the Institute of International Economics. He is a member of the Club of Rome, international organisation which consists of current and former heads of state, UN bureaucrats, high-level politicians and government officials, diplomats, scientists, economists and business leaders from around the globe and president of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome. He is associate member of Royal Economics and Sciences Academy of Spain.

Remus Pricopie Minister of  Education  2012 - 2014 Rector of the National University for Political and Administrative Sciences Member of World Academy of Art and ScienceRemus Pricopie
Minister of  Education  2012 - 2014
Rector of the National University for Political and Administrative Sciences
Member of World Academy of Art and Science

           Professor Remus Pricopie graduated from University George Washington in Advanced Studies in International Educational Politics . Five years later, i. e. 2009, as a student with exceptional merits he was awarded the Fulbright Alumni Prize for the month of March  by the USA State Department. He also has a Certificate in management and leadership in education, awarded by the Harvard University. Professor Pricopie is President of the Fulbright Commission Board in Romania and of the Task Force on Fostering and Building Human Capital (FBHC) of the Regional Cooperation Council – Viena

Ionel Valentin Vlad President of the Romanian Academy 2014 – 2017 Member of the World Academy of Art and ScienceIonel Valentin Vlad
President of the Romanian Academy 2014 – 2017
Member of the World Academy of Art and Science

          Acad. Ionel Valentin Vlad  is the author of the first solid active medium laser in Romania made in 1968 and the founder of the Holography Laboratory from the  Atomics Institute of Bucharest. His results in the research of holography, optical processing of information, non-linear optics, quantum optics, nanophotonics and laser measuring instruments have been presented in hundreds of works, are part of 3 patented inventions, one of which was licensed in the USA.  Acad. Ionel Valentin Vlad is the founder of School for Advanced Studies under the auspices of  the Romanian Academy (SCOSAAR); the school has a structure compatible with other doctoral schools in Europe. He has also coordinated the evaluation of the academic research institutes and the academic strategy in correlation with the national development within the European programme ”Horison 2020”. As a professor, he was a visiting professor in several universities in Europe and in Latin America as well as in USA and Japan. He is member of the European Society of Physics European Society of Optics, of the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE – USA).

Adrian Curaj Minister of  Education  2015 - 2016 General Manager of the Executive Unit for the financing of Higher Educational System, Research, Development and InnovationAdrian Curaj
Minister of  Education  2015 - 2016
General Manager of the Executive Unit for the financing of Higher Educational System, Research, Development and Innovation
Head of the UNESCO Department for Policies in Science and Innovation at the National University for Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA)

           Professor Curaj teaches at the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers,  Politechnical University of Bucharest; he is a member of the Romanian National Commission for UNESCO, member of ARCOR (Romanian Association for the Rome Club), of the Board of the USA Fulbright Commission in Romania, Romania’s  representative in the monitoring group in the Bologna Follow-Up Group. He is also coordinator, expert or consultant in various research, or development projects financed by the International Bank, UNESCO, UNIDO, European Training Foundation and the European Commission for Higher Education.

 

Members of the World Academy of Art & Science designated by the Board of Trustee

Garry Jacobs CEO at World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) And of the World University Consortium (WUC)

Garry Jacobs
CEO at World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) And of the World University Consortium (WUC)

           Garry Jacobs is a writer, researcher and consultant on the topics of business management, economic and social development, and global governance. He is executive director of the International Center for Peace and Development in Napa, California; and a full member of the Club of Rome. Before he has become president of the World Academy of Art & Science he was appointed Coordinator of the World Academy’s project on Global Employment Challenge. In collaboration with Ivo Šlaus, he developed the Human Economic Welfare Index (HEWI), an alternative to GDP.

 

Garry Jacobs CEO at World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) And of the World University Consortium (WUC)

Heitor Gurgulino de Souza
President of the World Academy of Art and Science
Rector of UN University in Tokyo 1987 – 1997

           He has been president of the Inter-American Committee on Science and Technology of the OAS Council for Education, Science, and Culture, of the International council for educational Development, of Institute Ajijic Sobre Educación Internacional of Mexico. He has been rector of the UN University in Tokyo, special advisor to the Director-General of UNESCO, vice-president and secretary-general of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). During his 60 years of academic career Professor Gurgulino de Souza has been involved in the promotion of academic research and teaching. Professor Gurgulino de Souza is the author of a large number of articles in the fields of physics, the application of science and technology to development, higher education, and university administration.

Ivo Šlaus Honorary President of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) President of the World Academy of Art and Science 2001 – 2013Ivo Šlaus
Honorary President of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)
President of the World Academy of Art and Science 2001 – 2013

           Honorary President of the World Academy of Art and Science Ivo Šlaus is also the   Dag Hammarskjold University College of International Relations (Zagreb) and a member of the international advisory council of the Club of Rome. His many scientific and diplomatic roles include: founding fellow of Academia Europaea; member of the Pugwash Council and former president of Croatian Pugwash; member of the managing board of the Balkan Political Club; chairman of the International Network of Centers for Sustainable Development; founder and former Executive Committee member of the European Physical Society; and fellow of the World Innovation Foundation. He has held teaching posts at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, as well as several international universities including the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Duke University, Georgetown University, Kyoto University.

Alberto Zucconi Co-chairman WAASAlberto Zucconi
Co-chairman WAAS

           Alberto Zucconi has been working as a trainer, lecturer and consultant for public and private organizations and is currently a professor at the post graduate level at the University of Siena (Italy). He has authored several articles and books focused on psychology, psychotherapy and health promotion and designed and directed various research projects. Dr. Zucconi is a fellow of the International Leadeship Forum (ILF)

 

 

Nebojša Nešković Secretary General of the World Academy of Art and Science 2013-2018 Head of the TESLA Project 1997-2007 President of the Serbian Chapter of the Club of RomeNebojša Nešković
Secretary General of the World Academy of Art and Science 2013-2018
Head of the TESLA Project 1997-2007
President of the Serbian Chapter of the Club of Rome

Professor Nebojša Nešković works in the field of accelerator technologies. His studies in engineering physics and the PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Belgrade were completed by a post-doctoral formation at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA. He held several positions within the Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade. The TESLA Project he coordinated is an innovation in the field of accelerator technologies, essential to developing research projects for science and medicine. The TESLA Scientific Center reunited under his leadership 15 educational institutions of South Eastern and Central Europe.
Along with his professional expertise, Professor Nebojša Nešković has also developed a strong academic career, being a member of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development of Serbia and of the Scientific Council of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia.

President of the Romanian Academy

Ioan Aurel Pop Rector of the Babeș-Bolyai Univertity of Cluj-Napoca Prof. dr., Department of Medieval History, Premodern and Art HistoryIoan Aurel Pop
Rector of the Babeș-Bolyai Univertity of Cluj-Napoca
Prof. dr., Department of Medieval History, Premodern and Art History

           Prof. Ioan  Aurel Pop, specialised in mediaeval history, mediaeval institutions and Latin paleography, is director and member of several national and international research projects, organiser and coordinator of international conferences and publishing projects that require the contribution of tens of specialists from Romania and abroad, editor of the Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana) since 1998, and author of several scientific works of great importance for the history of Romania, reality and myth with reference to the Romanian people.

 

Rector of the University of Bucharest

Mircea Dumitru Correspondent Member of the Romanian Academy President of the International Institute of Philosophy, Paris Minister of National Education 2016 – 2017

Mircea Dumitru
Correspondent Member of the Romanian Academy
President of the International Institute of Philosophy, Paris
Minister of National Education 2016 – 2017

           Acad. Mircea Dumitru is specialised in philosophical logics, philosophy of language and the analytical metaphysics of modality. He teaches philosophical logics, symbolic logics, philosophy of language, metaphysics of modality, epistemology, philosophy of mind and conscience. He has publish over 50 articles on logics of modality, theories on truth, significance, rationality, Wittgenstein’s philosophy, contemporary logics, (Quine, Kripke, Kit Fine), realism, essentialism, relativism and has translated into Romanian several writings by  Nozick, Nagel, Wittgenstein, Quine, Forbes, Kripke. His doctoral dissertations (at Tulane University -New Orleans, Louisiana -  in 1998 and at the University of Bucharest) deal with modality and incompleteness and neo-fregeanism and neo-russellianism, respectively.

Rector of the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca

Ioan Aurel Pop President of the Romanian Academy Prof. dr., Department of Medieval History, Premodern and Art History

Ioan Aurel Pop
President of the Romanian Academy
Prof. dr., Department of Medieval History, Premodern and Art History

           Prof. Ioan  Aurel Pop, specialised in mediaeval history, mediaeval institutions and Latin paleography, is director and member of several national and international research projects, organiser and coordinator of international conferences and publishing projects that require the contribution of tens of specialists from Romania and abroad, editor of the Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana) since 1998, and author of several scientific works of great importance for the history of Romania, reality and myth with reference to the Romanian people.

 

Rector of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi

Mihaela Onofrei, ad interim Prof.dr., Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationMihaela Onofrei, ad interim
Prof.dr., Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

The interim Rector of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, prof. dr. Mihaela Onofrei is the head of the Department of "Finance, Currency and Public Administration", director for  scientific research grants and evaluation expert, registered on the European Commission's portal. Prof.dr. Mihaela Onofrei is editor-in-chief of the "Journal of Public Administration, Finance and Law" of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, member of the editorial board of the "Anale" ("Annals" ) magazine of the university, member of the National Council for Attestation of Diplomas, Degrees and University Certificates (CNATDCU). She has worked and is still working as a reviewer for articles published in "NISPAcee Yearbook in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "NISPAcee News", publications of the Central and Eastern European public schools network (Bratislava, Slovakia), "Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade" (Southern Illinois University, USA), "British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade" (London, UK).

 

Members designated at the proposal of the Chairman of the Scientific Board

Vlad Nistor President of the Romanian Institute of Archeology in Athens 2016 – present President of the Senate of the University of Bucharest 2012 – 2016 Dean of the Faculty of History 2004 – 2012 General Director of the Romanian Diplomatic Institute 2005 – 2010, 2012

Vlad Nistor
President of the Romanian Institute of Archeology in Athens 2016 – present
President of the Senate of the University of Bucharest 2012 – 2016
Dean of the Faculty of History 2004 – 2012
General Director of the Romanian Diplomatic Institute 2005 – 2010, 2012

          Specialised in ancient history and archeology, Prof. Vlad Nistor has delivered lectures at  the Institute Francais d'Archeologie Orientale (Cairo), Fondation Hardt pour L'Encouragement des Etudes Classiques, Vandoeuvres (Geneva), École Francaise d'Archeologie d'Athene, Departament des Sciences de l'Antiquite de l'Universite de Lausanne, University of London, Departament for British and Comparative Cultural Studies, The University of Warwick, Romisch- Germanischen Kommission, Frankfurt-am-Main and has published 12 books.

Radu Boroianu President of the Romanian Cultural Institute 2015 – 2017 Secretary of State in the Ministry of Culture 1991 – 1992, 2013 – 2014

Radu Boroianu
President of the Romanian Cultural Institute 2015 – 2017
Secretary of State in the Ministry of Culture 1991 – 1992, 2013 – 2014

         Director, member of the Theater Association, of UNITER (Theatre Union of Romania), honorary president of the Association for the Promotion of Contemporary Visual Arts, Radu Boroianu is the founder of the Romanian Association  Art Tradesmen (ACOAR) co-founder of the Artmark Auction House and of the Art Society and Point Contemporary Galleries, member of CINOA ( International Federation of Dealer Associations). He was Secretary of State in the Ministry of Culture 1991 – 1992, 2013 – 2014,  Secretary of State for French-speaking countries and official representative in the OIF Council for the President of Romania, 2005,  Romania’s ambassador on Switzerland 1997 – 2001, Minister delegate for Public Information 1997.