The 2020 Distinguished Lecture in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties has been awarded to Professor Gabriele Sadowski, TU Dortmund, Germany. The Federation’s Working Party on Thermodynamic and Transport Properties selected Gabriele Sadowski for her internationally recognised work related to advances of the statistical associating fluid theory (SAFT). The perturbed chain SAFT (PC-SAFT) approach, published in 2001 with Prof Joachim Groß, has had a vast impact in the capability to model complex fluids and is widely used all over the world, nowadays even in pharmaceutical industry. Read more