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2010 DHC Ceremony

a tradition FOR excellence

On March 26, 2010, the award ceremony for the doctors honoris causa distinguished eight eminent international scientists :


  • Susan Hockfield, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
  • John Ball, Sedleian professor of Natural philosophy, Oxford University (United Kingdom)
  • Mario Tokoro, President and CEO at Sony Computer Science laboratories, Inc. (Sony CSL) Tokyo (Japan)
  • Dennis Patrick Curran, Professor of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh (United States)
  • Jean-Michel Foidart, Professor of obstetrical gynaecology, University of Liège (Belgium)
  • Nadia Rosenthal, Head of the European Laboratory for Molecular Biology (EMBL), Monterotondo, Italy
  • Joseph Silk, Savilian professor of Astronomy, Oxford University (United Kingdom)
  • Susan Solomon, Professor at the University of Colorado and researcher at the National Oceanic and At mospheric Administration (United States)