TU/e professor Hans Kuipers is one of sixteen new members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). KNAW announced the news last Tuesday.
Membership is a great honor for scientists, and only attainable for excellent Dutch researchers. Kuipers is the twelfth TU/e professor who has been elected a KNAW member. The professor of Multiscale Modeling of Multiphase Flows at the Department of Chemical Engineering studies multiphase flows like liquid-gas or gas-solid.
This year marks the first time KNAW welcomes as many women as men to the exclusive science society. KNAW now has some 500 members, including 46 women.
Kuipers will be inducted into the Society on Monday 28 September in the Trippenhuis, the seat of the Academy, in Amsterdam.
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