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rheology researcher

Hans Martin Laun, German Rheology researcher. Member International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (chair working party IV.2.1 since 1993), Deutsche PhysikalischeGesellschaft (chair Fachverband Polymerphysik 1996-1999), Beratender Ausschuss der Industriephysiker, Deutsche Rheologische Gesellschaft, British Society Rheology (annual award 1981), Society Rheology, Polymer Processing Society, GVC Fachausschuss Rheologie (chair since 1994).

Background

Laun, Hans Martin was born on October 1, 1944 in Heilbronn, Germany. Son of Kurt Karl and Hedwig (Ludwig) Laun.

Education

Pre diploma Mathematik, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1967. Diploma Physik, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1971. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Ulm, Germany, 1974.

Career

Researcher, Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik AG, Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1987; group leader, Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik AG, Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic Germany, 1988-1998; scientific director, Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik AG, Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic Germany, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Die Kunststoffe, volunteer 1, 1990, Praktische Rheologie der Kunststoffe und Elastomere, 1991, Kunststoff-Physik, 1991, Kunststoff-Handbuch Polystyrol, 1996. Editorial board member several journals in field.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (chair working party IV.2.1 1993—2003), American Mathematics Society, GVC Fachusschuss Rheologie (chair 1994—2006), Polymer Processing Society, European Society Rheology (Weissenberg medal 2000), Society Rheology, British Society Rheology (annual award 1981), Deutsche Rheologische Gesellschaft, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (chair Fachverband Polymerphysik 1996-1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, opera.

Connections

Married Ursula Eichholz, August 17, 1973. Children: Thomas, Eva.

father:
Kurt Karl Laun

mother:
Hedwig (Ludwig) Laun

spouse:
Ursula Eichholz

children:
Thomas Laun

Eva Laun