Elvira Fortunato elected for CESAER’s Board of Directors


Elvira Fortunato, professor and researcher at the Department of Material Science, was elected for the Board of Directors of CESAER, one of Europe’s most important and influential university associations, for the 2022-2025 period.

The also Vice-Rector of NOVA is now part of the group of twelve directors chaired by the President of the association, Rik Van de Wall, Rector of Ghent University, who was re-elected for a new two-year term (2022-2023).

CESAER is the European association of leading specialised universities of science and technology that: champion excellence in higher education, training, research and innovation; influence debate; contribute to the realisation of open knowledge societies; and, deliver significant scientific, social, economic, and societal impact.

NOVA joined this network of science and technology universities in 2018.