EuChemS welcomes new Executive Board Members

Dec 12, 2023

On 12 October 2023, at the Business Session of the EuChemS Annnual Meeting, held in Larnaca, Cyprus, the General Assembly elected Aura Tintaru and Péter Szalay as members of the EuChemS Executive Board.

Aura Tintaru, from Romania, is a professor at the Centre Interdisciplinaire de Nanoscience of Aix-Marseille University, France. She is the Vice-President of the French Chemical Society, responsible for the international relations of the organisation. She is also a delegate of the EuChemS Division of Analytical Chemistry.

Péter Szalay is the Head of Chemistry Department and Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. He is the recently elected President of the Hungarian Chemical Society. Within EuChemS, he served as the Chair of the Division of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry and a representative of Professional Networks until the end of 2022.

Péter Szalay and Aura Tintaru will begin their terms, lasting for 4 years on 1 January 2024.

In addition, chemists from industry, namely Alexandra R. Albunia and Karsten Danielmeier will join the Executive Board as appointed members. This marks an important milestone in EuChemS’ strategy in bringing European academia and chemical industry closer together.

Alexandra R. Albunia is an Assistant Professor in Industrial Chemistry, member of the Italian Chemical Society and Senior Group Expert in Innotech and Technology organisation at Borealis Polyolefine GmbH.

Karsten Danielmeier is the current President of the German Chemical Society, and the Senior Vice President of Covestro, a German company producing polyurethane and polycarbonate raw materials.

EuChemS is happy to welcome them at the Executive Board, and looks forward to their contributions to European chemistry.