Louise Fresco named honorary member KIVI NIRIA

UvA professor receives appreciation for great contribution to sustainability issues.

25 March 2013

Prof. Louise Fresco has been appointed honorary member of the Royal Institute of Engineers in the Netherlands (KIVI NIRIA). In his speech, Martin van Pernis, president of KIVI NIRIA, expressed his appreciation for the significant contributions Fresco has made to sustainability issues from a social context.

As an engineer, Fresco stresses the role of technology and science in a balanced way. She is capable of entering into dialogue with everyone in an effortless fashion and elevating the discussion to global level.


Prof. Louise Fresco is University Professor at the University of Amsterdam with a particular focus on the foundations of sustainable development in an international context.


KIVI NIRIA is the Dutch association for engineers and engineering students, and provides opportunities to develop knowledge and share it with other professionals. The promotion of technology in society is one of the spearheads of KIVI NIRIA.


Published by  University of Amsterdam