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Engineering educator

Karl-Heinz Erich Schwalbe, German engineering educator. Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1996. Fellow: American Society for Testing and Materials (associate Irwin medal 2002); member: German Association Materials Research and Materials Testing (associate; board directors since 1990, chairman various committees, Erich Siebel award 2004).

Background

Schwalbe, Karl-Heinz Erich was born on April 26, 1940 in Speyer, Germany. Son of Erich Otto and Karola Schwalbe.

Education

Doctor in Engineering, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1969.

Career

Research engineer German Aerospace Establishment, Cologne, 1975—1979. Group leader Göteborgs Kungliga Segelsällskap Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany, 1979—1982, director institute materials research, 1982—2005, consultant, since 2005. Chairman subcommittee fracture mechanics test standards European Structural Integrity Society, Torino, Italy, since 1994, chairman technical committee integrity railway systems, since 2003, vice president, 2000—2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (scvientific book) Fracture Mechanics of Metallic Materials. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Society for Testing and Materials (associate Irwin medal 2002). Member: German Association Materials Research and Materials Testing (associate. Board directors since 1990, chairman various committees, Erich Siebel award 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, hiking, chi gong, reading, philosophy.

Connections

1 child Claudia.

father:
Erich Otto

mother:
Karola Schwalbe

child:
Claudia Schwalbe