© Hector Fellow Academy
25. September 2020
Thomas Lengauer as board member confirmed

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!