Katharina Landfester becomes member of the Board of the German Chemical Society
January 12, 2016
Katharina Landfester, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research and head of the Physical Chemistry of Polymers department, was appointed member of the Board of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) on January 1, 2016. She will serve for the next four years until 2019. The Board of the GDCh is made up of scientists who have excelled in their performance across the spectrum of all branches of chemistry. It is composed of 15 members, seven of whom are scientists from universities, research institutes or government departments, while another seven are from industry or are independent consultants. The fifteenth Board member is the chair of one of the GDCh divisions delegated for a two-year term. With some 31,000 members, the GDCh is one of the largest chemical societies worldwide.