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Manfred G.O. Baerns Edit Profile

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 Technology Chemistry, U. Hannover, 1965-1969; head chemical R & D, Krupp Chemical Engineering Division, Essen, Germany, 1969-1974; professor chemical reaction engineering and technical, chair, head laboratory, Ruhr U., Bochum, Germany, 1974-1995; dean faculty, Ruhr U., Bochum, Germany, 1978-1979, 90-91; member senate, Ruhr U., Bochum, Germany, 1987-1989; science director, Institute Applied Chemistry Berlin-Adlershof e.V., since 1995. Member, chairman various working parties Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemisches Apparatewesen Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V., board directors. Consultant, referee Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Norwegian Research.Coun., various petrochemical and chemical industries.

Honorary professor Humboldt U., Berlin, 1996, Technology U., Berlin, 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include numerous patents in chemical process development.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.