IJSO Executive Committee (EC) Members


Dr. P.K.Joshi (India)

Academic Program coordinator
of Jr. Science Olympiad in India,
Faculty of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India

Vice President (Americas)

Prof. Ronaldo Fogo (Brazil)

Physics Professor ( 1987 )
BS Metallurgical Engineer ( 1989 )
Physics Textbooks Author ( 2000 )
Brazilian Team Leader – IPHO and IJSO
( 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Vice President for Americas ( IJSO- International Junior Science Olympiad )
Vice President of American Junior Science Olympiad

Vice President (Africa)

Dr. Robin Naidoo (South Africa)

Co-ordinator oF South African Olympiads in Natural,
Life and Physical Sciences
Co-ordinator for South African Teams to IBO, IPHO, IJSO and ICHO.
Vice-President for Africa - IJSO
Pretoria, South Africa
+27 11 3182027, + 27 83 2677055

Vice President (Europe)

Dr. Heide Peters (Germany)

Chemistry Education
(Director of IJSO in Germany)
Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
Olshausenstrasse 62, 24118 Kiel, Germany
Office: +49-431-880-3133
Email: peters@ijso.info

Vice President (Asia)

Dr. Ui Wook Hwang (South Korea)

Professor, School of Science Education,
Kyungpook National Univ. South Korea
Chief Director, Institute for Phylogenomics and Evolution, KNU, South Korea
LOC Chairman of IJSO-2015, Daegu, South Korea


Dr. Kwok-Tung Lu Ph.D. (Chinese Teipei)

Professor, Department of Life Science
National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Animal Physiologist & Neuroscientist.
Science committee of IJSO 2007
Co-chairman of Science committee of IBO 2011.


Robin Powles (Zimbabwe)

Head of the Chemistry Department of the Hellenic Academy
- A Leading Private School in Harare, Zimbabwe
Education Background - Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
With Considerable Experience in Health Related Businesses