Committee on International Freedom of Scientists

The membership of the Committee on International Freedom of Scientists consists of nine (9) persons selected by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered three-year terms. The President-Elect appoints the Chair from among the members. This Committee is responsible for monitoring concerns regarding human rights for scientists throughout the world. It apprises the President, the Board and Council of problems encountered by scientists in the pursuit of their scientific interests or in effecting satisfactory communication with other scientists and may recommend to the President and Council appropriate courses of action designed to alleviate such problems.

Chair: Don A Howard (01/16 - 12/17)
Univ of Notre Dame

Past Chair: Herbert L Berk (01/16 - 12/16)
Univ of Texas, Austin

Member: Surajit Sen (01/15 - 12/17)
State Univ of NY - Buffalo

Member: Margarita Ryutova (01/14 - 12/16)
Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab

Member: Joel L Lebowitz (01/16 - 12/18)
Rutgers Univ

Member: Kotik K Lee (01/14 - 12/16)
Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc

Member: Vladimir Mirnov (01/16 - 12/18)
Univ of Wisconsin, Madison

Member: Prof Usha Mallik (01/16 - 12/18)
Univ of Iowa

Member: Peter Schmelcher (01/14 - 12/16)
Univ Hamburg