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Ludwig Karl Thomas

Ludwig Karl Thomas, German metallurgist, educator. Recipient Siemens award, Berlin, 1960. President Local Evangelical Congregation, Berlin-Lichterfelde, 1983-1993; delegate Evangelical Synod, Berlin. Member International Solar Energy Society, German Society Material Science, German Physics Association.

Background

  • Thomas, Ludwig Karl was born on August 7, 1933 in Gera, Thuringia, Germany. Son of Johannes and Margarete (Cauer) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Diploma in physics, Technology University Berlin, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1962. Habilitation, Technology University Berlin, 1969.

    Career

    • Science co-worker German Research Foundation, 1962-1963. Senior metallurgist Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1963-1967. Assistant professor physics Technology University Berlin, 1967-1969, professor, since 1970, head department materials science, 1976-1978, managing director section metalphysics, 1991-1998.

      Retired, 1998

      Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1971-1972, University Arizona, Tucson, 1982, 91.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President Local Evangelical Congregation, Berlin-Lichterfelde, 1983-1993. Delegate Evangelical Synod, Berlin. Member International Solar Energy Society, German Society Material Science, German Physics Association.

    Connections

    • Married Antje Ellen Koehn, April 30, 1966. Children: Karoline, Maria, Johannes, Dorothea, Friedrich.
    • father: Johannes Thomas
    • mother: Margarete (Cauer) Thomas
    • spouse: Antje Ellen Koehn
    • children: Karoline Thomas
    • Maria Thomas
    • Johannes Thomas
    • Dorothea Thomas
    • Friedrich Thomas
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    Born August 7, 1933
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    • 1960
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1962
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1969
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1962 - 1963
      Science co-worker, German Research Foundation
    • 1963 - 1967
      senior, metallurgist Westinghouse Electric Corporation
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1998
      retired
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