European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) : Mission

EURASC carries an important mission to promote excellence in science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development and progress. The official name of the institution is European Academy of Sciences (Académie Européenne des Sciences). It is registered and operates under rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Belgium (law 27.06.1921 ultimately revised in 2003). The European Academy of Sciences was recognized by Royal Decree of December 17, 2003, issued by Albert II, the King of Belgium.

Symposium and Ceremony of Awards 2016

Palais des Académies - Rue Ducale 1 - 1000 Brussels


Photo by Mr. Thomas Van Ass
Prof. Claude Debru, President of EURASC; Prof. Charles Joachain, President of the Royal Academy of Belgium; Prof. Gianfranco Pacchioni, Blaise Pascal Medal 2016 in Chemistry; Prof. Elvira Fortunato, Blaise Pascal Medal 2016 in Materials Science; Prof. Ni-Bin Chang, Blaise Pascal Medal 2016 in Earth and Environmental Sciences; Prof. Alain Tressaud, Vice-President of EURASC; Prof. Hélène de Rode, Perpetual Secretary of EURASC; Prof. Isabel Maria Andrade Martins Galhardas de Moura, Professor at Faculty of Sciences and Technology of New University of Lisbon (FCT NOVA); Prof. Maria da Graça Carvalho, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation; Dr. José Inácio Faria (MEPs - European Parliament); Dr. Antonio Vasco Alves Machado, Ambassador, Portuguese Embassy in Brussels, Belgium; Prof. Marta Catellani; Dr. Rita Magalhães (MEPs - European Parliament); Prof. Louis Legendre; Prof. Pierre Braunstein; Dr. José Gonçalves, Sr. Vice-Presidente da Câmara Municipal de Almada (Vice-President Almada Town Council); Prof. Günter Haufe; Prof. Rodrigo Martins, President of the Materials Science Department (DCM); Prof. Michael Alania; Prof. Natividad Carpintero-Santamaria; Prof. Fernando Santana, Dean of Faculty of Sciences and Technology of New University of Lisbon (FCT NOVA); Prof. Jean Etourneau; Prof. Paul Tréguer; Prof. Luis Vega; Prof. Yuri Shokin; Prof. João Rocha; Prof. Alberto Carpinteri; Prof. Antonio Camacho; Prof. Martin Carrier; Dr. Paulo Joaquim Anacleto Costa (MEPs - European Parliament); Prof. Dimitri Batani; Prof. Robert Chang; Eng. Alain Pereira, Cabinet Chief of the Almada Town Council; Prof. Gordana Popovic; Prof. Christos Tokamanis

Blaise Pascal Medals 2016



Professor Gianfranco Pacchioni has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Chemistry for his outstanding and lasting contributions to the theoretical understanding of oxide surfaces and thin films .... more





Professor Ni-Bin Chang has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Earth and Environmental Sciences forhis outstanding contributions to Environmental Sustainability, Green Engineering, and Systems Analysis .... more





Professor Elvira Fortunato has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science for the outstanding originality and creativity of her research in Physics and Materials Science... more




New Members

  1. October 2016, Prof. Rolland Wiesendanger, Professor at the University of Hamburg (Germany), was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  2. August 2016, Prof. Anders Hagfeldt, Professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) (Switzerland), was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  3. August 2016, Prof. Cedric Villani, Professor at the University of Lyon (France), was elected as Honorary Member of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  4. July 2016, Prof. Angelos Michaelides, Professor at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL (United Kingdom), was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  5. July 2016, Prof. Juan Barcelo, Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain), was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more
  6. July 2016, Prof. Barbara Wohlmuth, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (Germany), was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences ...more