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The new members of Class I received their membership certificates

The new members of Class I received their membership certificates

Photo: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

On Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March, the members of Class I – Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Engineering met for their annual scientific symposium at the Leopoldina in Halle (Saale). After certificates had been presented to the new members, Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald (Karlsruhe) delivered the evening lecture.

The following members are elected to Class I in the last few months:

  • Liane G. Benning, Potsdam, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam (Section Earth Scinces)
  • Horst Fischer, Aachen, Zahnärztliche Werkstoffkunde und Biomaterialforschung, Universitätsklinikum RWTH Aachen (Section Engineering Sciences)
  • Dan Frost, Bayreuth, Bayerisches Geoinstitut der Universität Bayreuth (Section Earth Scinces)
  • Stefan Grimme, Bonn, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie der Universität Bonn (Section Chemistry)
  • Gabriele C. Hegerl, Edingburgh, School of GeoSciences, The University of Edinburgh (Section Earth Scinces)
  • Benjamin List, Mühlheim an der Ruhr, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (Section Chemistry)
  • Manfred Scheer, Regensburg, Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Regensburg (Section Chemistry)
  • Catharina Stroppel, Bonn, Mathematisches Institut der Universität Bonn (Section Mathematics)
  • Yuri Tschinkel, New York, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Section Mathematics)
  • Viola Vogel, Zürich, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Institute of Translational Medicine (Section Physics)
  • Gerhard Weikum, Saarbrücken, Max-Planck- Institut für Informatik Saarbrücken (Section Informatics)
  • Thomas Wiegand, Berlin, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (Section Informatics)

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