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Hans-Jürgen Paul Zimmermann

Hans-Jürgen Paul Zimmermann was German engineering educator. Recipient Moisil prize and Gold medal, 1993, European Pioneers award, Eusflat, Madrid, 1999.


  • Zimmermann, Hans-Jürgen Paul was born on May 10, 1934 in Berlin. Son of Paul Oswald and Katherina Zimmermann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Institute of Technology Darmstadt, Germany, 1956. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Berlin, 1962.

      Doctor honoris causa (honorary), Åbo Akademi, Finland, 1998. Doctor honoris causa (honorary), Free University, Brussels, 1986.


    • Supervisor purchasing Korfix, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952—1953. Head department production center Standard Elektrik Lorenz, Stuttgart, Germany, 1962—1964. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1964—1965, associate professor, 1966—1967.

      Professor, chairman Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1967, professor emeritus Germany, 1999. President, science director Inform GmbH, Aachen, since 1969.


    • Author, editor: 40 books in German and English. Contributor articles over 270 public to professional journals. Editor-in-chief: International Journal Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1978-1999.

      Editor: European Journal Operational Research, 1977-1999. Co-editor: 12 international journals.


    Fellow: International Fuzzy Systems Association. Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Comp Judicial Society, European Engineering and Management Association (founding president 1991-1993), German Operational Research Society (honorary. Founder, president 1971-1975), Haus der Technik (honorary), European Operational Research Association 1975-1978, (Euro Gold medal 1985).


    • Married Brigitte Achthaler, December 21, 1977. Children: Katrin, Philipp, Randi.
    • father: Paul Oswald
    • mother: Katherina Zimmermann
    • spouse: Brigitte Achthaler
    • children: Katrin Zimmermann
    • Philipp Zimmermann
    • Randi Zimmermann
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    Born May 10, 1934
    • 1956
      Institute of Technology Darmstadt
    • 1959
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1962
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1998
      Åbo Akademi
    • 1986
      Free University
    • 1952 - 1953
      Supervisor purchasing Korfix
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1962 - 1964
      head, department production center Standard Elektrik Lorenz
      Stuttgart, Arkansas, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      assistant, professor University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1967
      professor, Rheinisch Westf+nlische Technische Hochschule
      Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1967
      chairman, Rheinisch Westf+nlische Technische Hochschule
      Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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