Thomas Lengauer was re-elected as a board member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
The senate of the Leopoldina elected a new Vice President and a new Secretary yesterday. Chemist and catalysis researcher Prof. Dr. Robert Schlögl (Mülheim an der Ruhr, Berlin) is now one of the four Vice Presidents of the Academy. He succeeds physicist Prof. Dr. Gunnar Berg (Halle/Saale), who is leaving office after serving two terms. The Senate also elected historian Prof. Dr. Ute Frevert (Berlin) as Secretary of class IV (humanities, social and behavioral sciences) of the Leopoldina. She succeeds psychologist Prof. Dr. Frank Rösler (Hamburg), who held this office for ten years.
Hector Fellow Thomas Lengauer, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken, has been re-elected by the senate of the Leopoldina for a second five-year term as a member of the presidential board. He has been a member of the Leopoldina's Information Science section since 2003 and a senator of this section since 2006. Since 2013, Lengauer is the spokesman of Class I of the Leopoldina and since 2015 he is supervising the newly founded Scientific Commission Digitalized Society of the Leopoldina.
Congratulations to Thomas Lengauer!