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Engineering educator

Dieter König, German engineering educator. Award for publication Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1974. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (fellow member, award for publication 1969), Permanent International Science Committee (chairman symposia discharges and electrical insulation in vacuum 1994-2006).

Background

König, Dieter was born on July 17, 1935 in Waldenburg, Silesia, Federal Republic Germany. Son of Johannes and Lucie (Hirschmann) König.

Education

Diploma in Engineering, Technology University Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1962. Doctor in Engineering, Technology University Braunschweig, 1967.

Career

Scientific assistant high voltage institute Technology University Braunschweig, 1962-1967, senior science assistant high voltage institute, 1967-1968. Product manager Brown Boveri Ltd., Federal Republic Germany, 1968-1970. Head high voltage laboratory & laboratory for insulating materials Calor Emag Ltd.

(Asea Brown Boveri Group), Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1980. Professor high voltage engineering, head high voltage laboratory Technology University Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, since 1980, retired, since 2001. Dean of faculty electrical power engineering Technology University Darmstadt, 1983-1985.

Chairman working groups International Electrical Commission, 1976-1984, member working groups, since 1977, chairman TCIS, 1993-1999. Member working groups International Conference on Large High Voltage Electric Systems, since 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor, patentee switchgear field.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (fellow member, award for publication 1969), Permanent International Science Committee (chairman symposia discharges and electrical insulation in vacuum 1994-2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, walking in mountains, swimming, reading, animals, plants.

Connections

Married Eveline Pfannschmidt, February 4, 1963. Children: Anja Sophie, Nina Lilo Nicole.

father:
Johannes König

mother:
Lucie (Hirschmann) König

spouse:
Eveline Pfannschmidt

children:
Anja Sophie König

Nina Lilo Nicole König