List of RWTH Aachen University people


List of RWTH Aachen University people

This is a list of people associated with RWTH Aachen University in Germany.

Nobel laureates

* Philipp Lenard – Nobel Prize for Physics 1905
* Wilhelm Wien – Nobel Prize for Physics 1911
* Johannes Stark – Nobel Prize for Physics 1919
* Peter Debye – Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1936
* Karl Ziegler – Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1963


=Leibniz Prize=

This is a list of scientists who awarded the Leibniz Prize while they were working at the RWTH Aachen.

* Peter R. Sahm - foundry science 1986
* Norbert Peters - combustion engineering 1990
* Dieter Enders - organic chemistry 1993
* Siegfried Bethke - elementary particle physics 1995
* Wolfgang Marquardt - process engineering 2001
* Wolfgang Dahmen - mathematics 2002
* Martin Beneke - theoretical particle physics 2008

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Engineering science

* Bodo von Borries – Professor of Electrical Engineering, co-inventor of electron microscope
* Philipp Forchheimer (1852-1933) Civil Engineering
* Otto Intze – Professor of Hydraulic engineering
* Theodore von Kármán – Pioneer of modern Aerodynamics
* Georg Menges - Former leader of Institute for Plastics engineering and creator of Georg-Menges Prize
* Herwart Opitz - Professor of Machine tools and Production engineering
* Jesco von Puttkamer – Rocket engineer, space exploration technology
* August Ritter – Professor of Mechanics and Astrophysics
* F.A.F. Schmidt - Professor of Internal combustion engines
* Rolf GöpfertArchitect
* JB Mangun Wijaya - Indonesian architect and novelist

Natural sciences and medicine

* Otto Blumenthal – Mathematician
* Martin Wilhelm Kutta - Mathematician
* Hans von Mangoldt – Mathematician
* Friedrich Robert Helmert – Mathematician and Geodesist
* Helmut Zahn - Chemist, first synthesis of insulin
* Hans-Harald Bolt - Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics
* Wilhelm Keim - Chemist, former director of the Institute for Technical and Petrol Chemistry
* Otto Lehmann – Father of liquid crystal research
* Walter Metzner - CEO of the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research
* Claus Müller - Mathematician
* Horst Niemeyer - Mathematician
* Ryoji Noyori - Japanese Nobel Laureate, RWTH-Honorary doctor
* Dierk Raabe - Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Iron Research
* Ranga Yogeshwar - Physicist and science journalist
* Lu Yongxiang - President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
* Arnold Sommerfeld - Professor of applied mathematics, 1900-1906. Furthered the theory of hydrodynamics while at RWTH
* Rudolf Schulten (1923-1996) Physicist and father of the Pebble bed reactor

Humanities

* Walter BiemelPhilosopher
* Arnold GehlenSociologist
* Hans GlinzGermanist and Linguist
* Lutz F. Hornke – Psychological Assessment, Organizational Psychology
* Klaus Mehnert – Journalist and Professor of political science
* Hartwig Neumann (1942-1992) Historian for old buildings and fortresses

Politicians and public figures

Politicians

* Necmettin Erbakan - Former Turkish Prime minister
* Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie – Former President of Indonesia
* Ulrich Daldrup – Professor of International Law, former Mayor of the City of Aachen
* Ulla Schmidt – Politician, Federal minister
* Rangin Dadfar Spanta – Afghanistan Secretary of State (since March 2006)

Public figures

* Wolfgang Back – TV journalist
* Young-Sup Huh – President of the Green Cross Corporation, RWTH-Honorary senator
* Andreas Jiman - IT Consultant for Indonesian National Police - National Crime Information Center
* Arno Joentgen - Magician
* Hugo Junkers – Industrialist and academic
* Karlheinz Kaske – CEO of Siemens AG (1982-1991)
* Theo Lieven – Entrepreneur (founder of Vobis)
* Jürgen von der Lippe – Comedian
* Sonia Mikich – TV correspondent and top editor
* Franz-Josef Paefgen – CEO of Bentley Motors, former CEO of Audi AG
* Wolfgang Rudolph – TV Journalist
* Hans Wilhelm Schlegel – Astronaut
* Christoph Schmallenbach – CEO of AMB Generali
* Hans Ernst Schneider/Hans Schwerte – Rector of RWTH under fake name (1970-1973). Identified as a former SS member, and all his rights were revoked
* Ulrich Schumacher – former CEO of Infineon (2000-2004)
* Kemal Şahin – Turkish entrepreneur (Şahinler Group)
* Mario Theissen - Boss of BMW's Formula One racing division
* Wendelin Wiedeking - CEO of Porsche, member in the supervisory board of Volkswagen


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