Associations

Functions in Scientific Committees and Societies

  • President of The Federation of European Materials Societies FEMS 2014-2016, Vice President 2012-2013
    www.fems.org
  • Managing Director of the Foundation  „Development Found for Rare Metals”, ESM since 1989
    www.esmfoundation.org
  • Managing Director of the Swiss Association for Materials Science and Technology, SVMT 1988 – 2000, President of SVMT 2001 – 2007
    www.svmt.ch
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW 2006-2009
    www.satw.ch
  • President of the Scientific Advisory Board of the GKSS Research Centre, Member of the Helmholz Association (D), 2005-2012, CEO 1988-2004
    www.gkss.de
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, SATW, 2005-2009
    www.satw.ch
  • Chairperson of the Biotechnology Advisory Board, AO Foundation Davos (CH), 2003-2009
    www.aofoundation.org
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Academy for the research on the consequences of scientific and technological advance, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler 2000-2013
    www.europaeische-akademie-aw.de
  • Scientific Coordinator of the FP-5 Programme MAGNANOMED 2000-2003
  • Scientific Coordinator of the Biomaterials Programme of the Foundation Gebert-Ruef on Biomaterials (1998-2002)
    www.grstiftung.ch
  • Managing Director of the Priority Programme of Materials [PPM] of the ETH Board, 1991-1994

Actual Memberships in Scientific and Technical Societies