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Materials scientist , physicist , researcher

Lorenz Ratke, German physicist, materials scientist, researcher. Recipient Georg-Sachs award German Metal Society, Oberursel, Germany, 1980, Outstanding Paper award Acta Materialia, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991. Member European Materials Research Society, German Society Crystal Growth, German Physical Society, German Materials Society, Materials Research Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Ratke, Lorenz was born on July 31, 1949 in Brakel, Nordrhein, Germany. Son of Ludger and Thea (Wagner) Ratke.

Education

Diploma, University Muenster, Germany, 1975. Doctor Rer National, University Aachen, Germany, 1979. Professor, University Aachen, Germany, 1997.

Doctor habilitatus, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1988.

Career

Research professor University Clausthal, Germany, 1979-1984. Associate professor Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1984-1989. Research group leader German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Germany, since 1988, head Institute for Space Simulation, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (books) Immiscible Liquid Metals, 1993, Materials and Fluids Under Low Gravity, 1995. Contributor over 100 science papers to international journals.

Membership

Member European Materials Research Society, German Society Crystal Growth, German Physical Society, German Materials Society, Materials Research Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Sylvia Armin-Grimm, January 23, 1979. 1 child, Sharon.

father:
Ludger Ratke

mother:
Thea (Wagner) Ratke

spouse:
Sylvia Armin-Grimm

child:
Sharon Ratke