Ronnie Nader SOD/CE/CTO and Astronaut, PiP chair

Ronnie Nader is the first person in history to achieve the two most significant milestones in astronautics for a country: To be its first astronaut and the father of its first satellites at the same time, and, to date, he is the only Ecuadorian representative to the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) General Assembly and the first and only Ecuadorian citizen to be elected as a member of the International Academy of Astronautics, He is also member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), he as given dozens of lectures in key scientific conferences around the world, and published more than 40 scientific papers in which he was author and co-author.