External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board regularly reviews the NCCR strategic plan and long range goals, monitors and assesses its programs and projects and makes recommendations to the directors and executive board. The Board meets annually on the occasion of the Annual Center Conference. At the end of each meeting, it presents an annual report to the NCCR executive board and governing bodies (the Rector of the University of Fribourg and the SNSF).

The current members of the External Advisory Board are:

  • Prof. Helmut Coelfen, Department of Chemistry, University Konstanz, Germany
  • Prof. Ursula Graf-Hausner, Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • Prof. Takashi Kato, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. LaShanda Korley, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Dr. Christiane Löwe, Director Equal Opportunities Office, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Dr. Martin Michel, Food Science and Technology Department, Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland
  • Prof. Marcus Textor, Emeritus Professor, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Prof. Marek Urban, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, USA
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