Paulien Herder elected as new KNAW member

News - 12 May 2022 - Communication TNW

Paulien Herder, Professor of Engineering Systems Design, is one of twenty-two new members of the KNAW. Paulien Herder has been dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (TNW) at Delft University of Technology since March 1, 2021. 

"Paulien Herder's merits lie at the interface of engineering sciences and research into the socio-economic impact of technology and policy for responsible and efficient implementation. She has an excellent scientific reputation, including a significant contribution to socio-technical knowledge on the development and integration of energy infrastructures and large-scale energy storage. In addition, Herder has a great talent for connecting people from different backgrounds – both disciplinary and social – and inspiring them to work together successfully. For example, she is Captain of Science of the Top Sector Energy and is a board member of the growth fund programme GroenvermogenNL, the largest innovation programme ever in the Netherlands for sustainable hydrogen and chemicals." (KNAW)

Installation of Academy members 

The KNAW elected twenty-two new members. Members of the KNAW, leading scientists from all disciplines, are elected based on nominations from "peers" within and outside the Academy. The KNAW has about six hundred members. Membership is for life. On Monday 12 September the new Academy members are installed. 

More information on the website of the KNAW.

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