Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT) is located by the U.K.’s southern New Forest National Park. Founded in 1986, WIT is dedicated to scientific research, organizing international conferences, and publishing. Professor Carlos Brebbia is both the founder and current president of WIT.
In addition to Professor Bebbia, WIT’s Board of Directors is made up of some of the finest scientific minds from around the world. Just a few other luminaries on WIT’s Board of Directors include Professor Antonio Tadeau from the University of Coimbra, Professor Dragan Poljak from the University of Split, and Professor Jerry J. Connor from MIT.
WIT hands out awards every year to honor leaders in science and technology. The main annual award both WIT and the University of Siena hand out is called the Prigogine Medal, which was founded in 2004.
WIT’s Conference Programme is well established in the global scientific community. Topics of conversation at these conferences range from Islamic architecture and heritage to water pollution and urban development. All of these conferences are written down and published by WIT Press. For more information, check out the Wessex Institute of Technology Wikipedia.