from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at TU Darmstadt has been accepted as a Professor Andreas Dreizler. He heads the full member of the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz and is the spokesman of the Institute of Reactive Flows and Diagnostics. Collaborative Research Center/Transregios 150 (“Turbulent, chemically reactive, multi-phase flows near walls”)
Dreizler has received several awards for his research achievements, including the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2014) and the Fritz and Margot Faudi Foundation Prize (2012). He has been a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering since last year, and also belongs to the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry and the Optical Society, among others.
In total, the academy accepted six new members. Founded in 1949 on the initiative of Alfred Döblin, the non-university research institution and learned society is one of eight science academies in Germany. Its goals are the cultivation of science and literature as well as the preservation and promotion of culture. The Mainz Academy comprises three classes (mathematical and natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, and the class of literature and music), each with up to 50 full and 50 corresponding members.