2020 Kavli Prize Committees

Kavli Prize Committee Appointments

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints three Kavli Prize Committees on the basis of nominations received by leading international academies and other equivalent scientific organizations. Nominations for the committees were provided by:

  • The Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • The French Academy of Sciences
  • The Max Planck Society (Germany)
  • The National Academy of Sciences (US)
  • The Royal Society (UK)

 

The Kavli Prize in Astrophysics

  • Viggo Hansteen (Chair), University of Oslo, Norway
  • Alessandra Buonanno, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Germany
  • Andrea Ghez, UCLA, US
  • Robert C. Kennicutt, Jr, University of Arizona, US
  • Irwin I. Shapiro, Harvard University, US

The Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

  • Bodil Holst (Chair), University of Bergen, Norway
  • Gabriel Aeppli, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
  • Susan Coppersmith, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Shuit-Tong Lee, Soochow University, China
  • Joachim Spatz, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany

 

The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

  • Kristine B. Walhovd (Chair), University of Oslo, Norway
  • Alexander Borst, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany
  • Catherine Dulac, Harvard University, US
  • Mary E. Hatten, The Rockefeller University, US
  • Denis Le Bihan, NeuroSpin, CEA, France