Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini starts his 2-year tenure as FEMS president
In January 2024, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini started his tenure as president of the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS) for 2024-25. He was confirmed as FEMS president at the FEMS General Assembly that took place in Frankfurt, Germany, on 5th September 2023. Prof. Boccaccini has been a member of the Board of FEMS since 2016, representing the German Materials Society (DGM).
Speaking of his appointment, Prof. Boccaccini said „I am honoured to have been elected President of FEMS and I am looking forward to working together with the Management Team and FEMS Board to enhance FEMS impact and visibility in the materials science community in Europe and worldwide.Materials science and technology are the keys to tackle today’s important challenges in all areas; from energy, environment, and transport, to healthcare, and security among others. I hope to contribute to expand our FEMS activities so that materials are placed as essential contributors to improve technologies for a better future“.
A complete interview with Prof. Boccaccini is available in the FEMS website.
A press release is available at the page of the German Materials Society (DGM).