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President : March 2020 - March 2023

Professor Rodrigo Martins - Portugal


Rodrigo Ferrão de Paiva Martins is Full Professor and head of Materials Science Department at Faculty of Science and Technology of New University of Lisbon, director of the Centre of Excellence in Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Processes of the Institute of New Technologies, CEMOP/Uninova; Head of the group of Materials for Electronics, Optoelectronics and Nanotechnologies (MEON) of the Research Materials Center of the Institute for Nanostructures, Nanomodeling and Nanofabrication, CENIMAT/I3N; Chair of The European Committee Affairs of European Materials Research Society; Chair of The Global Leadership and Service Award Committee and first vice president of the International Union of Materials Research Societies, IUMRS; member of the Portuguese Academy of Engineering and of the Portuguese Order of Engineers; Chair of the BMC Materials series from Springer nature group.

Vice-President : March 2018 - March 2023

Prof. Alain Tressaud - France


Alain Tressaud is Emeritus Research Director of the CNRS at Bordeaux (France). He is member of several Academies and Societies: EASA, Austria; WSSET, UK; Disting. Fellow SCF, France. He founded and chaired until 2008 the French Network on Fluorine Chemistry, sponsored by CNRS. He received several awards, including the Atomic Centre Agency Award of French Academy of Sciences (2008), Fluorine Award of the American Chemical Society (2011), and International Henri Moissan Prize (2013). His major research fields are Solid State Chemistry & Materials Science, Fluorine chemistry, and Modification of the surface properties of materials. His scientific production includes more than 370 papers in international journals, 20 chapter’s contributions in books and 12 internationalized patents. In addition, he edited 10 books, including the book “Fluorine , a Paradoxical Element” (2019) and the Editorship of the book series: “Advances in Fluorine Science” (2006) and “Progress in Fluorine Science” (2015-) at Elsevier. The Proceedings of the EurASc Ceremony held in Brussels in 2016 have appeared in the book “Progress in Science, Progress in Society”, edited in 2018 at Springer-Nature.

Perpetual Secretary : March 2014 - March 2022

Prof. Hélène de Rode - Belgium


Prof. H. de Rode graduated University of Louvain, where she became professor of law in 1993 till 2003. She published numerous papers and gave invited talks in international meetings and symposia. She also practices law and is a partner of her law firm Actium-Law. She is a member of the Liege Bar Association. She oversees for the Academy programmes related to Law Sciences. Since 2009, she is professor at the UCL Mons.

Member : March 2019 - March 2024

Prof. Paul Tréguer - France


Paul Tréguer is Emeritus Professor of the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest, France). He is, in particular, the founder of the European Institute for Marine Studies and of the Europôle Mer, and directed EUR-OCEANS, the European Network of Excellence on the impacts of global change on the marine ecosystems. His major research fields are chemical oceanography and marine biogeochemistry, with a focus on polar oceans and coastal waters of Europe. Paul Tréguer received, in 2013, the Georges Millot medal (sciences of universe) of the French Academy of Sciences. In 2016, he was elected fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)