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Manfred G.O. Baerns

Manfred G.O. Baerns, German chemistry educator, science administrator. Achievements include numerous patents in chemical process development. Recipient Dechema Titanium medal for scientific achievements. Member American Chemical Society, German Chemical Society.

Background

  • Baerns, Manfred G.O. was born on July 23, 1934 in Berlin.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Chemistry, University Hannover, Germany, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Reaction Engineering & Technology, University Hannover, Germany, 1961. Habilitation and Venia legendi, University Hannover, Germany, 1970.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1962-1964. Senior science engineer Institute of Technology Chemistry University Hannover, 1965-1969. Head chemical Research and Development Krupp Chemical Engineering Division, Essen, Germany, 1969-1974.

      Professor chemical reaction engineering and technical, chair, head laboratory Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1974-1995, dean faculty Germany, 1978-1979, 90-91, member senate Germany, 1987-1989. Science director Institute Applied Chemistry Berlin-Adlershof e.V., since 1995. Member, chairman various working parties Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V.

      Consultant, referee Deutsche Foschungsgemeinschaft, 2000 Norwegian Research Council, various petrochemical and chemical industries. Honorary professor Humboldt University, Berlin, 1996, Technology University, Berlin, 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include numerous patents in chemical process development.

    Works

    • Author, editor: Chemical Reaction Engineering, Volume 1, 1992, 96. Co-editor: Bases of Chemical Processes, Volume 3, 1996, Unit Operations, Volume 2, 1996. Contributor over 240 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, German Chemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Beckmann.
    • spouse: Barbara Beckmann.
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    Born July 23, 1934
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    • 1959
      University Hannover
    • 1961
      University Hannover
    • 1970
      University Hannover
    • 1962 - 1964
      Postdoctoral fellow, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory
    • 1965 - 1969
      senior, science engineer Institute of Technology Chemistry University Hannover
    • 1969 - 1974
      head, chemical Research and Development Krupp Chemical Engineering Division
      Essen, Antwerpen, Belgium
    • 1974 - 1995
      professor, chemical reaction engineering and technical
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1978 - 1979
      professor, chemical reaction engineering and technical
    • 1995
      science director, Institute Applied Chemistry Berlin-Adlershof e.V.
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