Professor Federico Rosei, who is also the director of the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Center, has been elected a member of the World Academy of Art and Science for his outstanding contribution to scientific research and technological innovation in the synthesis and characterization of multifunctional materials and their integration in devices. He is the first INRS professor to join this prestigious academy, which includes numerous Nobel laureates and only about twenty Canadians.
About the World Academy of Art and Science
The World Academy of Art and Science is an international organization founded in 1960. It brings together more than 700 members from various cultures, nationalities, and intellectual disciplines, chosen for their distinction in the arts or natural, social, and human sciences. The Academy seeks to contribute to the progress of global civilization, the welfare of populations, the sustainable development of the planet, and the enhancement of world order and peace. These issues are related to the social consequences and policy implications of knowledge, which are the main focus of the discussions held by this think tank that promotes the ethical application of scientific discoveries. ♦