Prof. Boccaccini: New president of the Federation of European Materials Societies
Start of the two-year term
In January 2024, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini started his two-year tenure as president of the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS). He 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”.
Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini
Chair of Materials Science (Biomaterials)