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Hans Martin Laun

Hans Martin Laun, German rheology researcher.

Background

  • Laun, Hans Martin was born on October 1, 1944 in Heilbronn, Germany. Son of Kurt Karl and Hedwig (Ludwig) Laun.

  • Education

    • Pre diploma Mathematik, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1967. Diploma Physik, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1971. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Ulm, Germany, 1974.

    Career

    • Researcher Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 1974-1987, group leader Germany, since 1988, research fellow Germany, 1998—2006. Professor University Dortmund, Germany, 2005. Rheology consultant, since 2006.

    Works

    • Co-author: Die Kunststoffe, volunteer 1, 1990, Praktische Rheologie der Kunststoffe und Elastomere, 1991, Kunststoff-Physik, 1991, Kunststoff-Handbuch Polystyrol, 1996. Editorial board member several journals in field.

    Membership

    Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (chair working party IV.2.1 1993—2003), American Mathematics Society, GVC Fachusschuss Rheologie (chair 1994—2006), Polymer Processing Society, European Society Rheology (Weissenberg medal 2000), Society Rheology, British Society Rheology (annual award 1981), Deutsche Rheologische Gesellschaft, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (chair Fachverband Polymerphysik 1996-1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, opera.

    Connections

    • Married Ursula Eichholz, August 17, 1973. Children: Thomas, Eva.
    • father: Kurt Karl Laun
    • mother: Hedwig (Ludwig) Laun
    • spouse: Ursula Eichholz
    • children: Thomas Laun
    • Eva Laun
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    Born October 1, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1967
      University Stuttgart
    • 1971
      University Stuttgart
    • 1974
      University Ulm
    • 1974 - 1987
      Researcher, Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik Aktiengesellschaft
      Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    • 2005
      professor, University Dortmund
      Germany
    • 2006
      rheology consultant