Jacobs professor Katja Windt joins 'acatech'
Jacobs University’s Katja Windt, Professor of Global Production Logistics, is among 13 scholars added to the ranks of ‘acatech’ – Germany’s National Academy of Science and Engineering.July 30, 2012
By appointing the members to its circle ‘acatech’ recognizes their exceptional scientific achievements. The 13 new members hailing from leading universities and research institutions in Germany will support the ‘acatech’ networks and projects determining the academy’s recommendations in science and technology.
The ‘acatech’ general assembly confirmed the new appointments at its last meeting bringing the number of members to 380. Each member is part of one of the following networks:
- Biotechnology and Bioeconomics
- Energy and Resources
- Society and Engineering
- Health Technology
- Information and Communication Technology
- Materials Science and Materials Engineering
- Mobility, Logistics, Aerospace Technology
- Product Development and Production
‘acatech’ represents the interests of the German scientific and technological communities, at home and abroad. It is autonomous, independent and a non-profit organisation. As a working academy, ‘acatech’ supports policy-makers and society, providing qualified technical evaluations and forward looking recommendations. Moreover, ‘acatech’ is determined to support knowledge transfer between science and industry, and encourage the next generation of engineers. www.acatech.de
Author: Jacobs University