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Manfred G.O. Baerns

science administrator , chemistry educator

Manfred G.O. Baerns, German chemistry educator, science administrator. Achievements include numerous patents in chemical process development. Recipient Dechema Titanium medal for scientific achievements. Member American Chemical Society, German Chemical Society.

Background

Baerns, Manfred G.O. was born on July 23, 1934 in Berlin.

Education

Master of Science in Chemistry, University Hannover, Germany, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Reaction Engineering & Technology, University Hannover, Germany, 1961. Habilitation and Venia legendi, University Hannover, Germany, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1962-1964. Senior science engineer Institute of Technology Chemistry University Hannover, 1965-1969. Head chemical Research and Development Krupp Chemical Engineering Division, Essen, Germany, 1969-1974.

Professor chemical reaction engineering and technical, chair, head laboratory Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1974-1995, dean faculty Germany, 1978-1979, 90-91, member senate Germany, 1987-1989. Science director Institute Applied Chemistry Berlin-Adlershof e.V., since 1995. Member, chairman various working parties Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V.

Consultant, referee Deutsche Foschungsgemeinschaft, 2000 Norwegian Research Council, various petrochemical and chemical industries. Honorary professor Humboldt University, Berlin, 1996, Technology University, Berlin, 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include numerous patents in chemical process development.

Works

  • Author, editor: Chemical Reaction Engineering, Volume 1, 1992, 96. Co-editor: Bases of Chemical Processes, Volume 3, 1996, Unit Operations, Volume 2, 1996. Contributor over 240 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, German Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Barbara Beckmann.

spouse:
Barbara Beckmann.