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Past Recipients

2013 Honoree: Dr. Raul Cuero

Inventor, PH.D in Microbiology   

 

President and Research Director of "International Park of Creativity," Bogota, Columbia and international consultant on science and biotechnology.

 

Colombia

 

 

2012 Honoree

Dr. Nora Volkow

Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health

Mexico

 

 

2011 Honoree

Dr. Cristián Samper

Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History

Colombia

 

 

 

 

2010 Honoree

Dr. Dan Arvizu

Director and Chief Executive of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Mexico

 

 

 

2009 Honoree

Dr. Nils Diaz

Former chair U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Cuba

 

 

 

2008 Honoree

Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Molecular Biologist

America, Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

2007 Honoree

Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega

Industrial Engineering

America, Puerto Rico

 

 

 

 

 

2006 Honoree

Dr. Inés Cifuentes 

Seismologist

England, Ecuador, America

 

 

 

 

2005 Honoree

Dr. Edmond Yunis

Immunologist

Colombia

 

 

 

 

2004 Honoree

Dr. Antiona Coello Novello

U.S. Surgeon General - 1990 - 1993

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

 

2003 Honoree

Dr. Mario Molina

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Mexico

 

 

 

 

2002 Honoree

Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro

NASA Astronaut

Argentina

 

 

 

 2001 Honoree

Dr. Alejandro Acevedo-Gutiérrez

Marine Biologist

Mexico

 

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