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Prof. Johann-Dietrich Wörner

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Vice President

Helmholtz Association
 
Background

Employment History

  • President
    DLR
  • President
    Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Representative of the Technical Sciences Section
    German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Head
    Testing and Research Institute
  • President
    Darmstadt Technological University
  • Technical Director of the Institute for Glass Construction, Dean of the Civil Engineering
    Darmstadt Technological University
  • President
    Technical University of Darmstadt

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • honorary doctorates
    State University New York
  • civil engineering
    Darmstadt Technological University
  • civil engineering
    Berlin Institute of Technology
  • honorary doctorates
    State University of New York
156 Total References
Web References
SPEAKERS BIOGRAPHY Knowledge Cafe 2 | ASD ANNUAL CONVENTION & TECHNOLOGY FORUM 2014
asd2014.org, 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
Johann-Dietrich Wörner
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Johann-Dietrich Wörner was born in Kassel in 1954. He has been Chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) since 1 March 2007. He studied civil engineering at the Technische Universität Berlin and the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, from where he graduated in 1985. Until 1990 Wörner worked for the consulting civil engineers König und Heunisch. In 1990 he returned to Darmstadt University, where he was appointed to a professorship in Civil Engineering and took over as Head of the Testing and Research Institute. Before being elected President of the Technische Universität Darmstadt in 1995, he held the position of Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty. Wörner has been honoured with a series of prizes and awards such as the Prize of the Organisation of Friends of the Technische Universität Darmstadt for 'outstanding scientific performance'. He was also appointed to the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and is a representative of the Technical Sciences Section of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Wörner has received honorary doctorates from the State University New York (USA), the technical universities of Bucharest (Romania) and Mongolia, the Saint Petersburg University for Economics and Finance (Russia), and École Centrale Lyon (France). He has been honoured by the German state of Hesse and the French government. Wörner is Vice President of the Helmholtz Association; he is also a member of various national and international supervisory bodies, advisory councils and committees. He was a member of the board of École Centrale Paris and École Centrale Lyon, the Convention for Technical Sciences (acatech) and the supervisory board of Röhm GmbH, to name just a few. Furthermore, he was appointed to the energy expert group of the German Government. He continues to be a member of the advisory boards of several universities such as the Technische Universität Berlin and the IST Lisboa.
We are thus ensuring stability and ...
www.telespazio.com, 8 Jan 2014 [cached]
We are thus ensuring stability and continuity for the operation of the Galileo system - both for the present and in the future," stated Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the DLR Executive Board.
talk Satellite
www.talksatellite.com, 10 Aug 2010 [cached]
The agreements open the route for the first DLR ground station to go into operation on Canadian soil and open up a new chapter of German-Canadian cooperation in space," said Professor Johann-Dietrich Woerner, President of DLR.
The Head of the German Aerospace Center to Address Delegates at SGC during Anniversary Day
www.spacegen.org, 19 Aug 2011 [cached]
Prof. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), will take part in the 2011 Space Generation Congress (SGC) in Cape Town, South Africa as a featured speaker. SGC 2011, to be held September 29 to October 1, will be both the tenth anniversary of the Space Generation Advisory Council's (SGAC's) annual event as well as the first ever SGC in Africa.
In his speech to the university student and young professional delegates of SGC, Prof. Wörner will address the topic space development in Europe and Germany. Among other things, he will discuss the current state, as well as Germany's perspectives on why to it engages in space activities and Germany's goals for the next decade.
"We are thrilled to host Prof. Wörner at this year's Space Generation Congress, particularly on the heals of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between DLR and SGAC," said Michael Brett, SGAC Chair on behalf of the organisation.
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We welcome the opportunity to introduce Prof. Wörner to the conference as well."
About SGC Anniversary Day
Prof. Wörner is joining a distinguished list of featured speakers at SGC 2011 including:
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About Prof. Johann-Dietrich Wörner
Johann-Dietrich Wörner was born in Kassel in 1954. He has been Chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) since 1 March 2007.
He studied civil engineering at the Berlin Institute of Technology and Darmstadt Technological University, from where he graduated in 1985. In 1982, he left for a two-year study leave to Japan, investigating earthquake safety. Until 1990 Wörner worked at the engineering office of König und Heunisch. In 1990 he returned to Darmstadt Technological University, where he took over as Head of the Testing and Research Institute. Before being elected President of Darmstadt Technological University in 1995, he filled the position as Technical Director of the Institute for Glass Construction, and Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty.
Wörner was honoured with a series of prizes and awards such as the Prize of the Organisation of Friends of Darmstadt Technological University for 'outstanding scientific performance'. He was also appointed to the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and is a representative of the Technical Sciences Section of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Wörner has received honorary doctorates from the State University of New York (USA), the technological universities of Bucharest (Romania) and Mongolia, the Saint Petersburg University for Economics and Finance (Russia), and École Centrale Lyon (France).
Wörner is also a member of various national and international supervisory bodies, advisory councils and committees. He is a member of the board of École Centrale Paris and École Centrale Lyon, the Convention for Technical Sciences (acatech) and the supervisory board of Röhm GmbH, to name just a few. Furthermore, he was appointed to the "Projektgruppe Energiepolitisches Programm" (PEPP) expert group of the German Government.
Johann-Dietrich ...
www.nationalspacesymposium.org, 11 Feb 2013 [cached]
Johann-Dietrich Wörner
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Johann-Dietrich Wörner Chairman of the Executive Board German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Wörner has been chairman of the executive board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) since 2007. In 1995, he was elected president of Darmstadt University of Technology where he previously was technical director of the Institute for Glass Construction, dean of the civil engineering faculty and head of the Testing and Research Institute. Wörner earned a degree in civil engineering from Darmstadt University of Technology and has received honorary doctorates from State University of New York (USA), the technological universities of Bucharest (Romania) and Mongolia, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Russia) and from École Centrale de Lyon (France)
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Johann-Dietrich Wörner Chairman of the Executive Board German Aerospace Center (DLR)
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