Michael Matlosz elected as new President of Science Europe
On 20 November 2015, the General Assembly of Science Europe elected a new President, new Vice Presidents, and a new Governing Board. The new President, Professor Michael Matlosz, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the French National Research Agency (ANR) in Paris. Professor Matlosz began his professional research career in 1985 at the department of materials science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, prior to his appointment in 1993 as university professor of process engineering at the National School for Advanced Study of the Chemical Industries, the chemical engineering faculty of the University of Lorraine in Nancy (France).
Professor Emilio Lora-Tamayo, President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has been re-elected as Vice-President for a second mandate, while Professor Ingrid Petersson, Director-General of the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning (FORMAS), has been elected as Vice-President for the first time.