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educator , Metallurgist

Ludwig Karl Thomas, German metallurgist, educator. Recipient Siemens award, Berlin, 1960. President Local Evangelical Congregation, Berlin-Lichterfelde, 1983-1993; delegate Evangelical Synod, Berlin. Member International Solar Energy Society, German Society Material Science, German Physics Association.

Background

Thomas, Ludwig Karl was born on August 7, 1933 in Gera, Thuringia, Germany. Son of Johannes and Margarete (Cauer) Thomas.

Education

Diploma in physics, Technology University Berlin, 1960. Doctor of Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1962. Habilitation, Technology University Berlin, 1969.

Career

Science co-worker, German Research Foundation, 1962-1963; senior metallurgist, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1963-1967; assistant professor physics, Technology U. Berlin, 1967-1969; professor, Technology U. Berlin, since 1970; head department materials science, Technology U. Berlin, 1976-1978; managing director section metalphysics, Technology U. Berlin, 1991-1993. Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1971-1972, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1982, 91.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Local Evangelical Congregation, Berlin-Lichterfelde, 1983-1993. Delegate Evangelical Synod, Berlin. Member International Solar Energy Society, German Society Material Science, German Physics Association.

Connections

Married Antje Ellen Koehn, April 30, 1966. Children: Karoline, Maria, Johannes, Dorothea, Friedrich.

father:
Johannes Thomas

mother:
Margarete (Cauer) Thomas

spouse:
Antje Ellen Koehn

children:
Friedrich Thomas

Johannes Thomas

Maria Thomas

Dorothea Thomas

Karoline Thomas