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Electrical engineer

Peter Otto Klaus Krehl, German electrical engineer. Recipient Fulbright scholarship German Fulbright Commission, Bad Godesberg, 1972-1974, medal Technology University Berlin, 1966. Member British Association High-Speed Photography.


Krehl, Peter Otto Klaus was born on August 29, 1940 in Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany. Son of Erich Gottlieb and Hildegard Martha (Gunkel) Krehl.


Diploma, Technology University Berlin, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1969.


Free-lance collaborator, patent attorney, Berlin/London, 1965-1972. Instructor Technology University Berlin, 1967-1972. Visiting scientist Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, California, 1972-1974.

Consultant researcher Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 1987. Staff scientist Ernst-Mach-Institute der Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Freiburg, Germany, 1974—2005. Retired, 2005

Consultant Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 1973-1974.

Director Pulstec Instrumente GmbH, Freiburg, 1980-1983. Lecturer Technology College, Offenburg, Germany, 1988-1991. Consultant University Ulm, Germany, 1995-1998.

Professional in high-speed photography, shock wave physicis, pulse power applications, high-pressure physics.


  • Other Work

    • Author History of Shock Waves, Explosions and Impact, 2008. Contributor chapter to book, articles to professional journals. Inventor in field.


Member British Association High-Speed Photography.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: riding, driving, literature, history of natural sciences.


Erich Gottlieb Krehl

Hildegard Martha (Gunkel) Krehl