Karl Lubitz was German materials scientist. Achievements include inventions in field of electroceramics, PTC-resistors, piezoelectric materials, actuators for diesel injection valves. Named Knight, Knightly Order OESSH, 1996; recipient Innovative Material Application award Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, 1998. Member German Physical Society.
Lubitz, Karl was born on January 27, 1942 in Ulm, Germany. Son of Karl and Josefine Lubitz.
Diploma, Technology University, Stuttgart, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Stuttgart, Germany, 1972.
Scientist Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, 1970-1973, Siemens Ag, Munich, 1973-1978, senior scientist, 1979-1987, project manager, 1987-2000, senior principal scientist, 2000—2005.
Contributor papers to professional journals.
Member German Physical Society.
Married Ursula Ress; children: Beate, Robert, Johanna.