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Dietrich Demus

Dietrich Demus, German chemist. Achievements include research in liquid crystals. Recipient Frederiks medal Russian Liquid Crystal Society, 2000. Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, International Liquid Crystal Society (non-executive director 1991-1994), Deutsche Klarinettengesellschaft.

Background

  • Demus, Dietrich was born on April 12, 1935 in Dessau, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Gertrud Demus.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Chemistry, University Halle, Germany, 1959. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Halle, Germany, 1963. Dr.habil., University Halle, Germany, 1969.

    Career

    • Scientist University Halle, 1960-1974, reader, 1974—1981, professor, 1981-1986, full professor, 1986-1991. Special technical advisor Chisso Corporation, Ichihara, Japan, 1992-1994. President International Science Consultant Office, Halle, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in liquid crystals.

    Works

    • Co-author, co-editor: Handbook of Liquid Crystals, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, International Liquid Crystal Society (non-executive director 1991-1994), Deutsche Klarinettengesellschaft.

    Connections

    • Married Monika Demus. Children: Stefan, Uta.
    • father: Heinrich Demus
    • mother: Gertrud Demus
    • spouse: Monika Demus
    • children: Stefan Demus
    • Uta Demus
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    Born April 12, 1935
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    • 1959
      University Halle
    • 1963
      University Halle
    • 1969
      University Halle
    • 1960 - 1974
      Scientist, University Halle
      Reader, West Virginia, United States
    • 1974 - 1981
      Scientist, University Halle
      Reader, West Virginia, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      special technical advisor, Chisso Corporation
      Ichihara, Chiba, Japan
    • 1994
      president, International Science Consultant Office
      Halle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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