The Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) has confirmed the election of Professors Carl-Henrik Heldin and Pavel Exner as new ERC Vice Presidents. Their term of office runs until the end of the seventh Framework Programme for Research (December 2013).
Both Vice Presidents are founding members of the ERC Scientific Council. Pavel Exner, a Czech national, is the scientific director and a professor at the Doppler Institute for Mathematical Physics and Applied Mathematics, Prague. He served as Vice President of the EMS in the period 2005-2010.
More information: http://erc.europa.eu/pdf/ERC_Press_release_Vice-Presidents.pdf