Prof Ana María Cetto
Professor of the Institute of Physics, and lecturer, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico.
Ana María Cetto is research professor at the Institute of Physics, and lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Her main field of research is theoretical physics, with emphasis on the foundations of quantum mechanics, where she has contributed substantially to the development of stochastic electrodynamics. From 2003 to 2010 she served as Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Prof Cetto has held honorary positions in a number of international organisations, such as the Executive Boards of Interciencia Association, Third World Organisation for Women in Science (TWOWS, Co-founder) and International Council for Science (ICSU), the Board of Trustees of International Foundation for Science (IFS), the Governing Board of United Nations University (UNU), the Council of International Network of Engineers and Scientists (INES) and the Executive Committee of Pugwash Conferences. She was appointed Mexico's Woman of the Year in 2003.