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Friedrich Gottfried Pfeiffer

mechanical engineering educator

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

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

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, arts, music, mountain climbing.

Connections

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