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Physical metallurgist

Hans Warlimont, German physical metallurgist. Recipient Heyn-Medal for outstanding achievements Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde, 1989. Member German Magnetics Society (chairman 1987-1992), others.


Warlimont, Hans was born on September 4, 1931 in Osnabrueck, Germany. Son of Clemens and Liselotte (Hofmann) Warlimont.


Diploma in metallurgical engineering, Bergakademie Clausthal, Germany, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Max-Planck-Institute Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany, 1959.


Researcher United States Steel Corporation, Monroeville, pennsylvania, 1959-1962. Head research group Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, 1962-1974. Head research division Swiss Aluminium Ltd., Neuhausen, 1974-1977.

Director research Vacuumschmelze GmbH, Hanau, Germany, 1977-1991. Authorized representative for Research and Development of executive board Metallgesellschaft AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1991-1992. Science director Institute fuer Festkoerper-und Werkstofforschung Dresden, Germany, 1992-1998.

Adjunct professor Institute for Physical Metallurgy University Stuttgart, Institute for Solid State Physics, Institute of Technology, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, 1968-1992. Professor materials science Technische University Dresden, since 1992. 39th Hatfield Memorial lecturer Royal Society, Institute Metals University Sheffield, England, 1991.

Member advisory committees for several German research centers.



Member German Magnetics Society (chairman 1987-1992), others.


Married Barbara Meier, June 4, 1966. Children: Cora, Guido, Petra.

Clemens Warlimont

Liselotte (Hofmann) Warlimont

Barbara Meier

Cora Warlimont

Guido Warlimont

Petra Warlimont