Honors


2013 :Prix Adolphe Wetrens of the Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, for major scientific contribution in the natural sciences.
2012 :Fellow of the Geological Society of America
2008 - Present :Member of the Collèges des Alumni de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux Arts de Belgique.
2012 & 2009 :Invited Professor (Professeur invité) "Collège Belgique".

Scientific Boards


2014 - Present : Science Advisory Group, International Continental Scientific Drilling Program.
2011 - 2013 :President of Geologica Belgica, the Belgian association of Geologists.
2010 - 2013 :Member of the "Geological and Public Policy Committee (GPPC)" of the Geological Society of America.
2006 - 2013 :Member of National Committee for Quaternary Science (BELQUA) of the The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium.
2004 - Present :Member of National Committee for Geological Sciences of the The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium.
1998 - 2003 :Secretary of the Steering Committee of the European Science Foundation Program: Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes.

Scientific Commissions


2010 - 2015 :FWO Research Fund Flanders, Member of the expert panel W&T8: Earth & Space Sciences.
2003 - 2010 :FNRS Research Funding Belgian French-speaking Community, member of the "Commission scientifique Géographie, Géologie, Minéralogie".
2007 - 2009 :Head of the Belgian committee in charge of organization of events for the "International Year of Planet Earth".