The World Cultural Council will present the 2011 "ALBERT EINSTEIN" World Award of Science to Professor Geoffrey Alan Ozin, Canada Research Chair and Distinguished University Professor University of Toronto, Canada.
The members of the Interdisciplinary Committee have chosen Professor Ozin as the winner of the 2011 "ALBERT EINSTEIN" World Award of Science for his pioneering accomplishments in the field of nanochemistry that have helped to define and establish the rapidly expanding discipline, which has now become the cornerstone of modern chemistry.
As one of the foremost architects of nanochemistry, he managed to predict how nanomaterials would bring about the "nanotechnology revolution".
The 2011 "LEONARDO DA VINCI" World Award of Arts will be granted to Todd Siler, visual artist, writer, inventor and polymath.
This recognition is for his extraordinarily creative and innovative contributions to contemporary and visual arts, for stimulating creativity, inspiring innovation and uniting art and science to enrich the experience of creative learning.
It is a prize granted to Todd Siler for his revolutionary work in stimulating human creativity, expressed in his original art works, his inspired publications, in particular his books "Think like a Genius" (Bantam Books, 1997) and "Breaking the Mind Barrier" (Simon and Schuster, 1990; Touchstone Books, 1992), and his incredibly extensive educational work.
28TH AWARD CEREMONY
This year, the 28th Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 10th at 14:00 hrs, in the University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia.
At this venue the "ALBERT EINSTEIN" World Award of Science and the "LEONARDO DA VINCI" World Award of Arts will be granted by the President of the World Cultural Council, the Rector of the University of Tartu and our Directive Board members.
Founded in 1632, the University of Tartu is one of the oldest universities in Eastern
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