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chemist , researcher

Imre Blank, chemist, researcher. Achievements include 11 patents in field; discovery of Maillard mechanisms, flavour chemistry; first to formation mechansims (acrylamide, furan). Recipient 125th Anniversary award for best public, Barnett & Foster International, United Kingdom, 1990. Member of German Society Chemists (correspondent), International Maillard Reaction Society (correspondent).

Background

Blank, Imre was born on July 17, 1957. Arrived in Switzerland, 1992. Son of Wilhelm and Juliane Blank.

Education

Degree in Food Chemistry, University Münster, Germany, 1983. Student, German Research Institute Food Chemistry, Garchung, Germany, 1985—1989.

Career

Research associate German Research Institute Food Chemistry, 1987—1989, research scientist, 1990—1991. Head laboratory Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1992—1999, manager group, 2000—2005. Head science department Nestle PTC Orbe, Orbe, Switzerland, since 2006.

Chairman advisory board German Research Institute Food Chemistry, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 11 patents in field. Discovery of Maillard mechanisms, flavour chemistry. First to formation mechansims (acrylamide, furan).

Membership

Member of German Society Chemists (correspondent), International Maillard Reaction Society (correspondent).

Connections

Married Sieglinde Muschik. Children: Marian, Julia.

father:
Wilhelm Blank

mother:
Juliane Blank

spouse:
Sieglinde Muschik

children:
Marian Blank

Julia Blank