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Professor Winter appointed as member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering

Münster, 27 November 2017 - The development of our society highly depends on technical-scientic and technical-political decisions on fostering future technologies. To set the course in a foresighted manner the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) is committed to strengthen the professional knowledge in Germany. The institution aims to provide advice to politics and society on technology-related matters. Now Professor Martin Winter was appointed as a member.

acatech encourages the transfer of knowledge between science and industry, safeguards the interests of technological science and fosters young scientists in this field. acatech appoints delegates from the fields of engineering and the natural sciences, medicine as well as from the humanities and the social sciences to their circle of advisors. The selection criteria: an outstanding scientific performance and an excellent reputation. Since the beginning of November Professor Martin Winter is part of acatech. With his appointment acatech strengthens its competence in the field of battery research and technology. Winter is the scientific leader of MEET Battery Research Center (University of Münster) and founding director of Helmholtz-Institute Münster (HI MS, Institut für Energie- und Klimaforschung Institutsbereich 12 / IEK-12, am Forschungszentrum Jülich), which addresses the research and development of battery systems on the basis of new electrolytes.

Professor Winter appointed as member of the National Academy of Science and EngineeringCopyright: Meet / Judith Kraft