The plenum of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences has elected Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Kaup as a full member of Section III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering.
The Bavarian Academy of Sciences, founded in 1759, is the largest and one of the oldest academies in Germany. The focus of its work is on long-term projects that provide the basis for further research and safeguard cultural heritage.
According to the statutes, only scientists whose achievements "represent a significant expansion of the knowledge base" in their subject can be elected as members. The academy has the right to self-addition, a self-application is not possible.