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Manfred Kochsiek, German science administrator.


Kochsiek, Manfred was born on February 5, 1941 in Gadderbaum, Germany. Son of Fritz and Luise (Quentmeier) Kochsiek.


Diploma, Hannover University, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Hannover University, Germany, 1972.


Member scientific staff threads laboratory Pysikalisch-Technische Bundestalt, Braunschweig, Germany, 1966-1974, head units of mass laboratory, 1974-1979, head weighing instruments lab, head mass section, 1979-1985, appointed director, professor, 1980, head technical and science coordinator, metrological development aid, 1985-1986, head division technical services, 1986-1993, member presidential board, since 1993, vice president, since 1998. Professor (honorary) University Metrology, Hangzhou, China, 1991. Lecturer Tianjin (China) University, others.

Part-time lecturer Ilmenau Technology University, Germany, since 1990. Assessor for World Bank project Government of Brazil, 1991. Chairman National Conference Weights and Measurements.

Coordinator cooperation between Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt and State Bureau Technology Supervision, China.


  • Avocations: model railroad, reading, tennis, gardening. E-mail: Manfred.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: more than 10 books including Manual of Weighing Techniques, 1985, 89, Mettler-Toledo Dictionary of Weighing Terms in 7 Languages, 1984, 89, Fundamentals of Mass Determination, 1991, Mass Measurement, 1997. Contributor more than 100 articles to scientific journals, chapters to books. Patentee in field.


Member Deutsches Institute Normung (member advisory board standardization committee design of weighing instruments, chairman commission metrology, Needle of Honor 1991), Metrology Academy (honorary), Organization National Metrol. Institutions States of Central and Eastern Europe (German representative), confederation International Mesure (member general council), Organization International Métrologie (vice president Committee International Métrologie Légale, vice president presidential council), Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: model railroad, reading, tennis, gardening. E-mail: Manfred.


Married Gertraude Engel, March 11, 1966. Children: Sylke, Axel.

Fritz Kochsiek

Luise (Quentmeier) Kochsiek

Gertraude Engel

Sylke Kochsiek

Axel Kochsiek