As of 1 December 2019, Patricia Dankers, professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, will serve as the new chairperson of the Chemistry Round Table. She succeeds Professor Bert Weckhuysen, who gave up the chair to secure his independent position as the chairperson of the Weckhuysen committee of the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences. This committee advises the government on the optimum distribution of research funding. Professor Dankers has already served as the table’s vice chairperson. The Executive Board of the NWO Domain Science is pleased to appoint her for a period of three years.
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