Robert Schlögl elected Vice President of the German National Academy of Sciences

CEC Director becomes member of the Leopoldina presidium

Prof. Dr. Robert Schlögl, Managing Director at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, was elected as Vice President of the Academy Leopoldina.

Schlögl became a member of the Leopoldina's chemistry section in 2011. Since then, he has been diversely involved in the Academy's tasks, especially in science-based policy advice.

Schlögl was one of the initiators of the project "Energy Systems of the Future" (ESYS), with which the German academies of science accompany the energy transition. He is also a co-author of several Leopoldina statements concerning, for example, climate targets and energy transition.