Prof. dr. rupert gerzer
Starting October 2015, he is Professor and Vice Director of the Space Faculty (“CREI”) at Skoltech University in Moscow, Russia. He holds various senior positions with organizations in health telematics, travel medicine and astronautics. He served as Trustee to the International Academy of Astronautics from 2003 to 2015, as Editor-in-Chief of Acta Astronautica from 2008 to 2010 and serves as Co-Editor for Life Sciences of this Journal since 2008. He is also Head of the University Council of the University Bonn-Rhein-Sieg since 2007. He received the Life Sciences Award of the International Academy of Astronautics in 2003, the Leonov Medal of the Association of Space Explorers in 2013, the Gagarin Medal of the Russian Federation of Cosmonautics and was named ELGRA Medalist for his life time achievements in space life sciences 2015.