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Chemical engineering educator

Dieter Mewes, German chemical engineering educator. Recipient Arnold Eucken medal, Gesellschaft fuer Verfahrenstechnik, 2000, Erich Konrad medal, German Rubber Society, 2006, Ernest Solvay prize, Ernest Solvay Foundation, 2006. Member of German Kautschuk Society, Rheological Society, Dechema, Verien Deutscher Ingenieure.

Background

Mewes, Dieter was born on December 18, 1940 in Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Heinz and Gerda (Liebig) Mewes.

Education

Diploma, Technology University Berlin, 1966. Doctor, Technology University Berlin, 1970. Habilitation, Technology University Berlin, 1972.

Doctorate (honorary), University Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2006.

Career

Research assistant Tu Berlin, 1966-1972. Engineer Degussa Frankfurt, Germany, 1973-1978. Department head Degussa Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium, 1978.

Vice president, engineering Degussa Inc., Mobile, Alabama, 1978-1981. Director, department engineering research Degussa AG, Frankfurt, 1981-1982. Professor chemical engineering University Hannover, Germany, 1982—2006, director Institute Process Engineering.

Member senate Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn, Germany, 1989-1995, Berlin Brandenburgische Academy der Wissenschaften, Berlin, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Stoffaustausch, 1971. Author: Extraction, 1978. Editor: Journal Heat and Mass Transfer, 1998-2005.

Membership

Member Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, Aiche, Dechema, Rheological Society, German Kautschuk Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: rowing, skiing.

Connections

Married Hannelore Hasselmann, July 21, 1969. Children: Marc-Oliver, Juliane, Gwendolyn.

father:
Heinz Mewes

mother:
Gerda (Liebig) Mewes

spouse:
Hannelore Hasselmann

children:
Juliane Mewes

Gwendolyn Mewes

Marc-Oliver Mewes