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Engineering educator

Karl Friedrich Klein, German engineering educator. Achievements include research in Ultraviolet-fibers and applications; research in gas-sensing in the Ultraviolet-region; research in polymer optical fibers; research in fluorescent polymer optical fibers; development of fiber-optic applications; development of fiber-optic measurement systems; development of characterization of Ultraviolet-LEDS.


Klein, Karl Friedrich was born on January 16, 1954 in Kaiserslautern (K-town), Germany. Son of Friedrich and Luise Klein.


Master of Science in Physics, University Kaiserslautern, 1978. Doctor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering with honors, University Kaiserslautern, 1983.


Member academic staff University Kaiserslautern, 1978—1983. Researcher and group leader Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH, Hanau, 1983—1987, research and development manager, 1987—1990. Professor University Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Friedberg, since 1990.

Consultant, director ZeFIL TransMIT GmbH, Giessen, since 2000. Reviewer and co-ordinator AiF (FuE and TRAFO), Cologne, since 1998. Dean University Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, since 2006.


  • Achievements include research in Ultraviolet-fibers and applications. Research in gas-sensing in the Ultraviolet-region. Research in polymer optical fibers.

    Research in fluorescent polymer optical fibers. Development of fiber-optic applications. Development of fiber-optic measurement systems.

    Development of characterization of Ultraviolet-LEDS.


Member of International Society for Optical Engineering (associate), German Physics Association (DPG) (associate), German Association Electrical Engineering (Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker) (associate).


Married Beate Langohr. Children: Felix Alexander, Moritz Benjamin.

Friedrich Klein

Luise Klein

Beate Langohr

Felix Alexander Klein

Moritz Benjamin Klein