Leadership of the section "particle physics" of the DPG.
During the spring meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), in Dresden, 04.03.-07.03.2013, Prof. Dr. Gregor Herten has been elected as leader of the section "particle physics". His term of office will start on May 1, 2013 and will last for two years.
The German Physical Society is the oldest, and with more than 62.000 members also the oldest, national physical society of the world. The Sectiom "Particle Physics" of the DPG has approx. 2500 members. The mission of the DPG and their sections is to provide a forum for scientific exchange and to represent the interests of physics or particle physics in Germany.