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Friedrich Gottfried Pfeiffer

Friedrich Gottfried Pfeiffer, German mechanical engineering educator. Recipient Bordoni prize, Rome, 1990, Korber prize, 1993, Badge of Honor, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.


  • Pfeiffer, Friedrich Gottfried was born on February 22, 1935 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Son of Hans and Elisabeth Auguste (Blum) Pfeiffer.

  • Education

    • Diploma in mechanical engineering, Technology Hochschule Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany, 1961. Doctor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Technology Hochschule Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany, 1965. Doctor (honorary), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1998.


    • Lecturer in aerodynamics Technology School Darmstadt, Munich, 1966-1982. From research engineer in space division to vice president guided missiles Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm, 1966-1982. Professor mechanics Technology University, since 1982.

      Consultant in field, Germany, since 1982, consultant professor Tongii University, Shanghai, 1999.


    • Author 5 books. Contributor 200 articles to professional journals.


    Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft-und Raumfahrt, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, European mechanics Society, Russian Academy of Sciences.



    Literature, arts, music, mountain climbing.


    • Married Ruth Helga Gumprecht, April 21, 1961. Children: Andreas, Katharina.
    • father: Hans Pfeiffer
    • mother: Elisabeth Auguste (Blum) Pfeiffer
    • spouse: Ruth Helga Gumprecht
    • children: Andreas Pfeiffer
    • Katharina Pfeiffer
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    Born February 22, 1935
    • 1961
      Technology Hochschule Darmstadt
    • 1965
      Technology Hochschule Darmstadt
    • 1998
      Russian Academy Science
    • 1966 - 1982
      from research engineer, in space division to vice president guided missiles Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm
    • 1966 - 1982
      Lecturer, in aerodynamics Technology School Darmstadt
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1982
      professor, mechanics Technology University