Prof. Boccaccini: New Chair of the FAU Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini has been elected the new Chair/Spokesperson of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg for a period of two years. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at FAU is one of the largest of its type in Germany. It comprises 9 Institutes with 18 full-time professors and approximately 170 research staff. The Department covers comprehensively the field of materials science and engineering in both research and teaching, including general materials science, metals, glass and ceramics, surface science and corrosion, polymer materials, materials for electronics and energy technology, biomaterials, materials simulation, as well as micro- and nanostructure research. The Department performs continuously very well in several national and international rankings. For example: “U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings“, subject: Materials Science.