Prof. Anke Weidenkaff, Head of the and of the Division of Materials and Resources, was elected as one of 39 new members of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering. Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS
Weidenkaff's election is a further recognition and honor of her excellent research on socially highly relevant issues. In January 2023, she has already been appointed a member of the Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences. Since 2020, Weidenkaff is a member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).
is tasked with providing independent, fact-based and public interest-oriented advice to policymakers and society on issues relating to the future of technology science and technology policy. It is funded by the federal and state governments and is under the patronage of the Federal President. acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering