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adult education educator

Joerg Fritz Kalthoff, German adult education educator. Fellow Society Experimental mechanics (W.M. Murray award 1996); member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Testing and Materials, Association German Engineers, British Society Strain Measurements, European Structural Integrity Society (committee chairman since 1988).


Kalthoff, Joerg Fritz was born on January 17, 1940 in Hamelin, Germany. Son of Freiwald Hugo and Elvira Anna (Felske).


Bachelor of Science, Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1962. Master of Science, Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Karlsruhe, 1972.


Research scientist Fraunhofer Society, Freiburg, Germany, 1966-1973, research leader Germany, 1975-1986. Visiting scientist Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, California, 1973-1974. Professor Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, since 1987.

Consultant Wolpert GmbH, Ludwigshafen, Garmany, 1988-1994, Instron Wolpert Ltd., High Wycombe, United Kingdom, since 1994. Dean Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany, 1994-1995, vice dean, 1995-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, 6 patents in field.


Married Irene Alexandrova Sheleva, December 9, 1993. Childen: Eugen, Nils Jörg.

Freiwald Hugo Kalthoff

Elvira Anna (Felske) Kalthoff

Irene Alexandrova Sheleva