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Former EFCE Presidents and Vice-Presidents

 

EFCE Presidents 1993 - 2021

 

Sept. 1993 - Dec. 1997   


Prof. Hanns P.K. Hofmann

Germany

 

Hofmann

Jan. 1998 - Dec. 2001

 

Prof.  Roel Westerterp

Netherlands

 
Westerterp

Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2005

 

Prof. Jean-Claude Charpentier

France

 
Charpentier

Jan. 2006 - Dec. 2009

 

Prof. Jiří Drahoš

Czech Republic

 

 
Drahos

Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2013

 

Prof. Richard Darton

United Kingdom

 

 
Drahos

Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017

 

Prof. Rafiqul Gani

Denmark

 

 
Darton

Rafiqul Gani graduated with BSc in chemical engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, in 1975. From 1976-1980, he studied at Imperial College in London for his MSc in chemical engineering, DIC and PhD. Prof. Gani spent the period 1980-1985 as a senior researcher at the Planta Piloto de Ingeniería Quimica (PLAPIQUI), an Argentinian institute devoted to teaching, research and development of technology in chemical engineering, followed by a year as visiting researcher at the Department of Chemical Engineering at DTU. In 1986, he joined the same department as assistant professor, and in 2000 he was appointed a Professor in Systems Design.
Prof. Gani's research interests are focused on: Multiscale modelling for managing the complexity in process-product design; Sustainable process design and analysis, including process intensification; Computer aided product (molecule and formulation) design; Development of systematic computer aided methods & tools; Development of predictive models for estimation of properties of chemical systems.
Prof. Gani has been a member of the EFCE Executive Board since 2005 and a member and past chairman (2001-2007) of the EFCE Working Party on CAPE.  In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious Recent Innovative Contribution in CAPE Award of the Working Party. From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2013 he served as EFCE's Scientific Vice-President.

Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2021

 

Dr. Hermann J. Feise

Germany

 

 
Feise

Dr. Hermann J. Feise, Germany, succeeds Prof. Rafiqul Gani, who held this position for four years (2014-2017).
At the EFCE General Assembly in Barcelona, Spain, in 2017 he was elected for a two-year term of office with effect from 1 January 2018. At the recent General Assembly in Florence, Italy, he was re-elected as the EFCE President for a second two-year term of office (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2021).
Hermann Feise is manager for R&D Cooperations with BASF and a member of DECHEMA. He first joined the EFCE Executive Board in 2008, serving as Scientific Vice-President from 2008 to 2012 and then as a co-opted member and trustee until now.


 

EFCE Executive Vice-Presidents

Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2013

 

Dr. Wridzer Bakker

The Netherlands

Bakker

Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017

 

Prof. Michael (Mike) Considine

United Kingdom

 

Bakker

Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2021

 

Mr. Giorgio Veronesi

Italy

 

Veronesi

 

EFCE Scientific Vice-Presidents

 

June 2002 - Dec. 2007

 

Prof. Ryszard Pohorecki

Poland

 

 

Pohorecki

Jan. 2008 - Dec. 2011

 

Dr. Hermann Feise

Germany

 

Gani

Jan. 2012 - Dec. 2013

 

Prof. Rafiqul Gani

Denmark

 

Gani

Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2017

 

Prof. Jean-Marc Le Lann

France

 

 

LeLann

Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2021

 

Prof. David Bogle

United Kingdom

 

 

Bogle1

Jan. 2022 - March 2023

 

Prof. Petr Kluson

Czech Republic

 

 

Bogle1

Former EFCE Executive Board

EFCE Executive Board Members (EFCE Charity Trustees) 2020 - 2021

Dr. Thaddeus Anim-Somuah, Netherlands (co-opted member)
Prof. Adisa Azapagic, United Kingdom
Prof. David Bogle, United Kingdom (Scientific Vice-President)
Associate Prof. Elisabetta Brunazzi, Italy
Prof. Michael (Mike) Considine, United Kingdom
Dr.-Ing. Hermann J. Feise, Germany (EFCE President)
Dr. Andreas Förster, Germany (from 1st September 2021)
Prof. Ferenc Friedler, Hungary
Dr. Ir. Antoon ten Kate, Netherlands
Associate Prof. Petr Kluson, Czech Republic
Dr.-Ing. Hilke-Marie Lorenz, Switzerland (co-opted member)
Mr. François Nicol, France
Dr. Alexis Pey Torruella, Spain
Mr. Jon Prichard, United Kingdom
Dr. Patrick M. Piccione, Switzerland
Associate Prof. Álvaro Ramirez-Gomez, Spain
Dr. Maurizio Rovaglio, Italy
Prof. Eric Schaer, France
Mr. Giorgio Veronesi (Executive Vice-President), Italy (Executive Vice-President)
Dr. Michael Wilk, Germany


EFCE Executive Board Members (EFCE Charity Trustees) 2018 - 2019

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From left to right: Giorgio Veronesi, Jon Prichard, Mike Considine, Claudia Flavell-While, Ferenc Friedler, Hermann, Feise, David Bogle, Adisa Azapagic, Bent Sarup, François Giger, François Nicol, Michael Wilk, Martine Poux, Patrick Piccione, Carlos Negro, Petr Kluson

Prof. Adisa Azapagic, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Prof. Jerzy Baldyga (+ Nov. 2019), Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Prof. David Bogle, University College London, United Kingdom (Scientific Vice-President)
Prof. Michael (Mike) Considine, ChemRisk  Ltd., United Kingdom
Dr.-Ing. Hermann J. Feise, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany (EFCE President)
Prof. Ferenc Friedler, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary
Dr. François Giger, Paris, France (co-opted member)
Dr. Ir. Antoon ten Kate, Nouryon RD&I, Deventer, The Netherlands
Associate Prof. Petr Kluson, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Prague, Czech Republic
Prof. Flavio Manenti, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Prof. Willi Meier, DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Carlos Manuel Negro Alvarez, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Mr. François Nicol, VEOLIA RECHERCHE & INNOVATION, Limay, France
Mr. Jon Prichard, The Institution of Chemical Engineers, Rugby, United Kingdom
Dr. Patrick M. Piccione, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland
Dr. Bent Sarup, Alfa Laval Copenhagen A/S, Söborg, Denmark
Mr. Giorgio Veronesi, Techint E&C, Milano, Italy (Executive Vice-President)
Dr. Michael Wilk, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany