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!!Award and election for Prof. Herbert Gleiter

[Prof. Herber Gleiter|Member/Gleiter_Herbert], member of the Physics and Engineering Sciences section has been awarded the "''Medal of Friendship-Order of Merit''" by the Government of China, Jiangsu Province. This order was awarded (for the first time to a citizen from abroad) for the foundation - in 2011 - and the successful start of the "Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience" at Nanjing. 
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Prof. Gleiter was also elected to the rank of Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
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!Academia Europaea congratulates Prof. Gleiter to these distinctions!