Martin Malmsten, a professor at the University of Copenhagen, took over as Chairman of Division IV Chemical Engineering. Gert Nilson, CTO at Jernkontoret became the new Chairman of Division V Mining and Materials. At Division XI Education and Research Policy, Peter Larsson, Director of Social Policy at the Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers, took over as Chairman.
Two of IVA’s three regional sections got new chairman. IVA South’s new Chairman is Professor Per Eriksson, formerly Vice-Chancellor at Lund University. Erik Höglund, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Luleå University of Technology became the Chairman of IVA NORTH.