Foreign Academy Members and Fellows


The Academy of Athens supports scientific research, participates in international scientific organisations, carries out publications, grants scholarships, and confers awards and honorary distinctions


The Academy of Athens supports scientific research, participates in international scientific organisations, carries out publications, grants scholarships, and confers awards and honorary distinctions


The Academy of Athens supports scientific research, participates in international scientific organisations, carries out publications, grants scholarships, and confers awards and honorary distinctions


The Academy of Finland’s mission is to fund high-quality scientific research, provide expertise in science and science policy, and strengthen the position of science and research. We are an agency within the administrative branch of the Finnish Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.


Dedicated Academy members work to preserve, strengthen and further develop the scientific and technological potential of the Republic of Bashkortostan in Russia and around the world.


The OAW is the leading Austrian non-university institution for science and research; it stands for social discourse, the transfer of knowledge and basic research at the highest international level.


Foreign members are top scientists in their fields who join members of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in promoting research and providing solutions to the world’s critical challenges.


Viterbi faculty are also elected members of the European Academy of Sciences (EAS). Established in 1999, the EAS’s goal is to link universities, research organizations, industries, and governmental bodies to help economies in flagging regions of Europe. It is devoted to promoting excellence in science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development and progress.

  • George Olah, Member

The French Academy of Sciences selects its members from amongst the most eminent scholars around the world.
Ever since it was created in 1666, the Academy has been resolutely committed to the advancement of science and has advised government authorities in those matters and issues deemed within its remit. Today, the Academy’s Members discharge their missions, to the Nation and the Academy’s foundations, in standing committees and working parties set up by the Academy.


Founded in 1825, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences promotes and assists in scientific research through its institutes, libraries, events and honors. The Viterbi School is represented in the Academy and contributes to its global mission.

  • George Olah, Honorary Member Member

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), founded in 1987, comprises India’s most distinguished engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists covering the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines. The aims and objects of the Academy are to promote and advance the practice of engineering and technology, related sciences and disciplines and their applications to problems of national importance. INAE also encourages inventions, investigations, and research in pursuit of excellence in the field of engineering.


The NAS RA is an independent scientific organization which unites elected members from around the world and scientific staff to promote and carry out fundamental and applied research in the sciences.


India’s oldest and one of the world’s most prestigious organizations, the National Academy of Sciences India was created to provide a national forum for research, publication and the exchange of ideas among its elected members.


Established in 1955, the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) is a member of the independent International Council of Academies of Engineering (CAETS, inducted 1990) and of the European Council of Applied Sciences and Engineering (Euro-CASE). It is dedicated to the promotion of education in the technological and natural sciences through international collaboration and active dissemination of such educational activities to governments and the public. Founding CAETS members include the U.S. National Academy of Engineering; the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering; the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK; the Academy of Engineering, Mexico; and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.


Fellows and Foreign Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering comprise one of the world’s most eminent gathering of scholars and professionals to promote excellence in the science, art and the practice of engineering.


Several faculty are elected members or foreign members of The Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, one of academia’s largest and most authoritative organizations. They are part of a five-thousand person membership that supports education and applied scientific research.


Since the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts was founded by law (as the Serbian Royal Academy) in 1886, it has been the highest academic institution in Serbia. Members of the prominent Serbian Academy contribute to the international exchange of research and joint research projects.


The Millennium Technology Prize is the world’s biggest technology prize and it is awarded by Technology Academy Finland, an independent fund established by Finnish industry and the Finnish state in partnership.