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materials engineer consultant

Friedrich Karl von Willisen, Swiss materials engineer consultant. Registered professional engineer. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Swiss Physical Society, Society Swiss Chronométrie (vice president 1972-1976), Swiss Association Materials Technology, Deutsche Gesellschaft Materialtechnik, Schweiz. Gesellschaft Oberflächentechnik, Deutsche Gesellschaft Oberflächentechnik.

Background

Willisen, Friedrich Karl von was born on March 27, 1932 in Nimkau, Silesia, Germany. Son of Joachim Wilhelm and Johanna Ellinor (von Johnston) von Willisen.

Education

Diploma engineer, Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy of Electrical Engineering, Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, 1960.

Career

Research and Development staff member General Electric, Syracuse, New York, 1960-1965. Project leader Brown Boveri & Cie., Baden, Switzerland, 1965-1967. From group leader to department head Brown Boveri Research Center, 1967-1976.

Head Research and Development division Ebauches, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1977-1982. Director ASULAB, 1982-1987. Corporation Research and Development planning SMH Group, Bienne, Switzerland, 1987-1988.

Temporary management Lasag, Thoune, Switzerland, 1987-1988. Consultant Neuchâtel, from 1989, CENTREDOC, Neuchâtel, 1990-1999.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Swiss Physical Society, Society Swiss Chronométrie (vice president 1972-1976), Swiss Association Materials Technology, Deutsche Gesellschaft Materialtechnik, Schweiz. Gesellschaft Oberflächentechnik, Deutsche Gesellschaft Oberflächentechnik.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, skiing, swimming, home workshop.

Connections

Married Marlise Gertrude Heberlein, February 21, 1963. Children: Alexandra, Michaela, Christopher.

father:
Joachim Wilhelm Willisen

mother:
Johanna Ellinor (von Johnston) Willisen

spouse:
Marlise Gertrude Heberlein

children:
Alexandra Willisen

Michaela Willisen

Christopher Willisen