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Engineering educator

Helmut Michael Potente, German engineering educator. Member Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (trustee 1985), Arbeitsgemeinschaft Industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen (science consultant 1976-1980), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (science consultant 1988-1992), International Institute Welding (chairman since 1976).

Background

Potente, Helmut Michael was born on August 31, 1939 in Brakel, Germany. Son of Johannes and Therese (Groppe) Potente.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Rhein. Westf. Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Federal Republic Germany, 1968. Doctor in Engineering, Rhein.

Westf. Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Federal Republic Germany, 1971.

Career

Head laboratory plastics processing Westf. Metallindustrie, Lippstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1971-1974. Professor Rhein. Westf.

Technische Hochschule, Aachen, 1974-1980. O. professor plastics technical University Paderborn, Federal Republic Germany, since 1980.

Membership

Member Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (trustee 1985), Arbeitsgemeinschaft Industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen (science consultant 1976-1980), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (science consultant 1988-1992), International Institute Welding (chairman since 1976).

Connections

Married Birgit Schäfer, July 22, 1968. Children: Eva, Michael.

father:
Johannes Potente

mother:
Therese (Groppe) Potente

spouse:
Birgit Schäfer

children:
Michael Potente

Eva Potente