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Karl Stephan

Karl Stephan, German engineering educator. President section B. International Institute Refrigeration, Paris, 1992-1996, president Eurotherm, Europe, 1992-1996. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (Arnold Eucken medal 1993, Emil Kirschbaum medal 1997), Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, British Institute of Refrigeration (Hall Thermotank Gold medal 1990).

Background

  • Stephan, Karl was born on November 11, 1930 in Saarbruecken, Germany. Son of Georg Heinrich and Rosa (Kurz) Stephan.

  • Education

    • Diploma engineering, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1956. Doctor of Engineering Karlsruhe, Germany, 1959. Habilitation, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1963.

      Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Technology University Berlin, 1994. Doctor (honorary), Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, 1995.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Karlsruhe, 1956-1963. Head research department Mannesmann Company, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1963-1967. Professor Technology University Berlin, 1967-1970, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1970-1975, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1975-1996.

      Director Institute Thermodynamics and Thermal Process Engineering, University Stuttgart, 1975-1996.

    Works

    • The Marx-Engels Reader (Second Edition)
    • This revised and enlarged edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels--those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology.

    Membership

    President section B. International Institute Refrigeration, Paris, 1992-1996, president Eurotherm, Europe, 1992-1996. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (Arnold Eucken medal 1993, Emil Kirschbaum medal 1997), Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, British Institute of Refrigeration (Hall Thermotank Gold medal 1990).

    Connections

    • Married Edith Leibrock, August 29, 1957. Children: Martin, Peter.
    • father: Georg Heinrich Stephan
    • mother: Rosa (Kurz) Stephan
    • spouse: Edith Leibrock
    • children: Martin Stephan
    • Peter Stephan
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    Born November 11, 1930
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    • 1956
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1959
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1963
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1994
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1995
      Martin Luther University
    • 1956 - 1963
      Research assistant, University Karlsruhe
    • 1963 - 1967
      head, research department Mannesmann Company
      Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1967 - 1970
      professor, Technology University Berlin
    • 1970 - 1975
      professor, Technology University Berlin
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1975 - 1996
      professor, Technology University Berlin
      Germany
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