Peter Hegemann was elected into the council of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
The general assembly of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) has elected new presidents and members via online or postal voting. Together with Prof. Dr. Reinhard Lipowsky, Hector Fellow Peter Hegemann was elected into the academy's council in the mathematics and natural sciences class.
The BBAW is an association of outstanding academics across disciplines and national borders, based in Berlin and Potsdam. It is the traditional successor of the Prussian Academy of Sciences, whose members included the brothers Grimm, Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt, Lise Meitner, Theodor Mommsen, Albert Einstein and Max Planck.