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Dietrich Demus, German chemist. Achievements include research in liquid crystals. Recipient Frederiks medal Russian Liquid Crystal Society, 2000. Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, International Liquid Crystal Society (non-executive director 1991-1994), Deutsche Klarinettengesellschaft.

Background

Demus, Dietrich was born on April 12, 1935 in Dessau, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Gertrud Demus.

Education

Diploma in Chemistry, University Halle, Germany, 1959. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Halle, Germany, 1963. Dr.habil., University Halle, Germany, 1969.

Career

Scientist University Halle, 1960-1974, reader, 1974—1981, professor, 1981-1986, full professor, 1986-1991. Special technical advisor Chisso Corporation, Ichihara, Japan, 1992-1994. President International Science Consultant Office, Halle, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in liquid crystals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author, co-editor: Handbook of Liquid Crystals, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, International Liquid Crystal Society (non-executive director 1991-1994), Deutsche Klarinettengesellschaft.

Connections

Married Monika Demus. Children: Stefan, Uta.

father:
Heinrich Demus

mother:
Gertrud Demus

spouse:
Monika Demus

children:
Stefan Demus

Uta Demus