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Engineering educator

Hans-Jürgen Paul Zimmermann was German engineering educator. Recipient Moisil prize and Gold medal, 1993, European Pioneers award, Eusflat, Madrid, 1999.

Background

Zimmermann, Hans-Jürgen Paul was born on May 10, 1934 in Berlin. Son of Paul Oswald and Katherina Zimmermann.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Institute of Technology Darmstadt, Germany, 1956. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Berlin, 1962.

Doctor honoris causa (honorary), Åbo Akademi, Finland, 1998. Doctor honoris causa (honorary), Free University, Brussels, 1986.

Career

Supervisor purchasing Korfix, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952—1953. Head department production center Standard Elektrik Lorenz, Stuttgart, Germany, 1962—1964. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1964—1965, associate professor, 1966—1967.

Professor, chairman Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1967, professor emeritus Germany, 1999. President, science director Inform GmbH, Aachen, since 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: 40 books in German and English. Contributor articles over 270 public to professional journals. Editor-in-chief: International Journal Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1978-1999.

      Editor: European Journal Operational Research, 1977-1999. Co-editor: 12 international journals.

Membership

Fellow: International Fuzzy Systems Association. Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Comp Judicial Society, European Engineering and Management Association (founding president 1991-1993), German Operational Research Society (honorary. Founder, president 1971-1975), Haus der Technik (honorary), European Operational Research Association 1975-1978, (Euro Gold medal 1985).

Connections

Married Brigitte Achthaler, December 21, 1977. Children: Katrin, Philipp, Randi.

father:
Paul Oswald

mother:
Katherina Zimmermann

spouse:
Brigitte Achthaler

child:
Katrin Zimmermann

child:
Philipp Zimmermann

child:
Randi Zimmermann