Evaluation Committee

The Evaluation Committee of the Estonian Research Council evaluates applications for personal and institutional funding submitted to the Estonian Research Council, and upon the request of the Research Council carries out other duties. The Evaluation Committee is composed of 14 members who are eminent researchers from different fields of science.

The Minister of Education and Research, Ms Mailis Reps, appointed on the 29th of March for one year the following Evaluation Committee:

  • Andres Koppel, Chairman of the Committee, Head of  the Estonian Research Council
  • Jaan Eha, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Ivo Leito, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Ülo Mander, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Anne Kahru, Research Professor, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
  • Richard Villems, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Jarek Kurnitski, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Jakob Kübarsepp, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Allen Kaasik, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Marika Mänd, Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
  • Ellu Saar, Professor, Tallinn University
  • Tiit Tammaru, Professor, University of Tartu
  • Marek Tamm, Professor, Tallinn University
  • Toomas Rõõm, Research Professor, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics,
  • Jaan Raik, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology.

Former members of the Evaluation Committee

Irja Lutsar – Professor, University of Tartu
Lauri Mälksoo – Professor, University of Tartu
Tiina Nõges – Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
Ergo Nõmmiste – Professor, University of Tartu
Tõnis Timmusk – Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Eero Vasar – Professor, University of Tartu
Jaak Vilo – Professor, University of Tartu

Riho Gross     – Professor, Estonian University of Life Sciences
Volli Kalm       – Rector, University of Tartu
Rainer Kattel  – Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Pärt Peterson  – Professor, University of Tartu
Meelis Pärtel   – Professor, University of Tartu
Martti Raidal  – Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
Anu Realo       – Professor, University of Tartu
Jaan Ross        – Professor, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Enn Mellikov –  Professor, Tallinn University of Technology
Margus Viigimaa –   Professor, Tallinn University of Technology