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educator , Geologist

Martin Alfred Okrusch, German geologist, educator. Grantee Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1962, 68. Member synod Braunschweigische, Landeskirche, 1976-1982. Member Deutsche Mineralogical Gesellschaft (president 1988-1990, Abraham Gottlob Werner medal, 2008), Geolog. Verein., Geological Society South Africa.

Background

Okrusch, Martin Alfred was born on December 3, 1934 in Guben, Germany. Son of Friedrich and Martha (Siegmund) Okrusch.

Education

Doctor rerum naturalium, Universität Würzburg, 1961.

Career

Privat dozent Universität Würzburg, 1968-1970. Visiting assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1968-1969. Associate professor University Köln, 1970-1972.

Professor, director Technology University, Braunschweig, 1972-1982. Director Mineralogical Institute University, Würzburg, 1982-2000.

Membership

Member synod Braunschweigische, Landeskirche, 1976-1982. Member Deutsche Mineralogical Gesellschaft (president 1988-1990, Abraham Gottlob Werner medal, 2008), Geolog. Verein., Geological Society South Africa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travelling, art, gardening, dancing, church.

Connections

Married Irene Von Behr, December 23, 1959. Children: Friederike Okrusch-Berger, Georg Okrusch.

father:
Friedrich Okrusch

mother:
Martha (Siegmund) Okrusch

spouse:
Irene Von Behr

children:
Friederike Okrusch-Berger Okrusch

Georg Okrusch