Markus Antonietti is elected Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti, Director of the Colloid Chemistry Department at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, has been selected to be foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

November 23, 2015
Markus Antonietti at the formal gathering in Stockholm on October 23, 2015

Election to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) is an exclusive honor that recognizes significant research achievements of Antonietti on "sustainable, biomass-based materials for new energy cycles". It acts as a bridge builder and stimulates further binational cooperation in the research field of Green Chemistry.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

IVA was founded in 1919 and was the first engineering science academy in the world. The Academy comprises 1300 Swedish and foreign elected fellows and is enriched by the knowledge and experience of more than 200 members in the IVA Business Executives Council. A short glance at IVA’s unique network reveals decision-makers and experts from business, industry, academia, research institutes, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

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