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The Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal is awarded to individuals in recognition of their services to the university.Image: Uli Benz / TUM

The Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) awards the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal to individuals and groups who have rendered great service to the university through their exceptional dedication, innovative ideas and valuable suggestions.

The award is named after the founding director of the “Königlich Bayerische Polytechnische Schule zu München”, the precursor of today’s university, and it has been awarded since 1997.

The following individuals and groups have received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal:

2017

aCar mobility

The team of aCar mobility received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in recognition of the exceptional student commitment to the conceptually and technically creative development of the aCar electric vehicle, which is intended to improve mobility on the African continent”.

Akaflieg München e.V.

The team of Akaflieg München e.V. received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in recognition of achievements in the scientifically based development of aviation sports since the founding of the student initiative Akaflieg in 1924, recently again shown using the example of the aerodynamically optimized Mü31”.

Klaus Menrad

Former Director of the Straubing Science Center for Renewable Resources

Prof. Dr. Klaus Menrad received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in appreciation of his services as Director of the Straubing Science Center for Renewable Resources from 2012 to 2017”.

Peter Renoth

Forstoberrat, Head of the Berchtesgaden Forestry Service

Peter Renoth received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in appreciation of his selfless contribution to the planning of the TUM Research and Education Center for Environmental and Ecosystem Research Berchtesgaden”.

David Schneider

TUM Coordinator for Refugee Activities

David Schneider received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in recognition of his commitment as coordinator for refugees fleeing crisis regions, through which he brought the cosmopolitanism, tolerance and willingness to help of his university to expression”.

WARR Hyperloop

The team of WARR Hyperloop received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in recognition of the outstanding scientific and technological innovations that were awarded in the internationally acclaimed "SpaceX Hyperloop Pod" competition, and have thus convincingly consolidated the reputation of the Technical University of Munich as a top address for "German Engineering" using the example of a student initiative”.

Martina Wayand

Martina Wayand received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2017 “in appreciation of her exemplary role as a courageous first responder who saved a human life in an acute emergency situation in the workplace”.

2016

The editorial staff of fatum

The editorial staff of fatum received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2016 “in recognition of having established the highly professional scientific magazine fatum, which, as a student initiative, has made a significant contribution to the prominence of the philosophy of science and technology at our university”.

Wolfgang Hopfgartner

Local conservationist in Raitenhaslach

Wolfgang Hopfgartner received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2016 “in honor of his longstanding commitment to the preservation of the former Cistercian monastery in Raitenhaslach and the  establishment of the new TUM Science and Study Center”.

Christian Kohlpaintner

Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the TUM University Foundation

Dr. Christian Kohlpaintner received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2016 “in honor of his exceptional work for the TUM University Foundation and for his active and dedicated efforts on behalf of the establishment of the TUM Catalysis Research Center”.

Franz M. Wagner

Artistic Director of the Garching Campus Choir

Franz M. Wagner received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2016 “in honor of his music teaching work as Artistic Director of the Garching Campus Choir, which has helped to bring the cultural life of our university to new heights”.

Sylke Wischnevsky

Principal of Otto-von-Taube Secondary School, Gauting

Sylke Wischnevsky received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2016 “in honor of her pioneering efforts to forge institutional links between the promotion of gifted students and education in the natural sciences, which led to the establishment of the TUM College at the Otto-von-Taube Secondary School, Gauting”.

2015

Ernst Graf

Head of the computer support group’s “Multimedia” team.

Ernst Graf received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2015 “in honor of his professionally competent, diligent and persevering work as head of the computer support group’s “Multimedia” team”.

Fiorina Schulz

Head of Web Communications (Corporate Communications Center)

Fiorina Schulz received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2015 “in honor of her individual and groundbreaking contributions to our online presence and for her work in strategically publicizing topics in the so-called social media”.

Bettina Trapp

Strategy, Development and Management Team

Bettina Trapp received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2015 “in honor of her outstanding contributions to the analysis, assessment and further development of international university rankings and the positive results this had for TUM’s public image”.

2014

Monika Menrath, Gudrun Obst

Space Management

Monika Menrath and Gudrun Obst received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2014 “in honor of the extraordinarily dedicated efforts which they have made while in charge of Space Management and which play a decisive role in making it possible to cope with the ever growing influx of students while maintaining the same high levels of research activity”.

Karl Öfele

Senior academic director (retired), Chair of Inorganic Chemistry (TUM Department of Chemistry)

Dr. Karl Öfele received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2014 “in honor of the exceptional contributions which he made to teaching and research even long after the end of his period of active service and with which he stands as a shining example of academic loyalty and of what it means to go above and beyond the call of duty”.

Nicole Rossmann

Program Office Master of Science in Communication Engineering (MSCE), Chair of Communications Engineering (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Nicole Rossmann received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2014 “in honor of her outstanding commitment to the international study program “Master of Science in Communications Engineering (MSCE)” in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which helped the Technical University of Munich to break new ground in attracting young international talent”.

2013

Working Group “Workplace Health Promotion”

Gisela Wolf, Peter Kobler, Günter Hoschek

The working group “Workplace Health Promotion” received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2013 “in honor of their exemplary commitment to promoting workplace health”.

Fabian Hauner

IT staff member at the IT-Servicecenter

Fabian Hauner received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2013 “in honor of his outstanding commitment as member of the IT staff team at the IT-Servicecenter”.

IKOM Career Forum

The IKOM Career Forum received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2013 “in honor of a student initiative which has grown to become one of the largest career forums in Germany since its establishment 25 years ago”.

Christina Siewert

Head of the Admissions and Enrollment Office at the Student Service Center

Christina Siewert received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2013 “in honor of her outstanding commitment as Head of the Admissions and Enrollment Office at the Student Service Center”.

TUfast

TUfast received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2013 “for cross-faculty teamwork in the construction of formula racing cars which have been successful in many international competitions since the organization was established ten years ago”.

2012

Duygu Brandstetter

Head of the Center for Social Competence and Management Training (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Dr. Duygu Brandstetter received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2012 “in honor of her exemplary commitment as head of the Center for Social Competence and Management Training”.

Claudia Meijering

Head of Academic and Student Affairs

Claudia Meijering received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2012 “in honor of her outstanding commitment as head of Academic and Student Affairs”.

2011

Jürgen Dögelt, Regina Killermann

Financial Accounting

Jürgen Dögelt and Regina Killermann received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2011 “in honor of their work in developing a central computerized financial accounting system for the entire university and of their successful management of this department over many years in a cooperative management model”.

Astrid Lux-Endrich

Research Consultant (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Dr. Astrid Lux-Endrich received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2011 “in honor of her efforts to increase the compatibility of work and family life and in recognition of her work in promoting women and gender equality at the Technical University of Munich”.

2010

Kerstin Dübner-Gee

Head of the Munich Dual Career Office

Kerstin Dübner-Gee received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2010 “for her services in developing the Munich Dual Career Office, which has since become a widely respected hallmark of the Technical University of Munich”.

Ingrid Kapps

Agricultural Technical Assistant at the Chair of Restoration Ecology (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Ingrid Kapps received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2010 “in honor of her voluntary services in designing the permanent exhibition on the historical development of the Weihenstephan center for teaching and research”.

Andrea Kick

Head of the TUM Student Advising Office at the Student Service Center

Andrea Kick received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2010 “in honor of the great contribution she made to developing the extensive range of advisory services which the Technical University of Munich offers to school pupils and university students”.

Jürgen Richter-Gebert

Professor of Geometry (TUM Department of Mathematics)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Jürgen Richter-Gebert received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2010 “for his original concept and work in putting together the mathematics exhibition ‘ix-Quadrat’, which arouses spontaneous enthusiasm for mathematics among many school pupils and adults”.

2009

Garching Fire department, TU Munich

Represented by Chief Fire Officer Kurt Franz

The Garching Fire department received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2009 “in honor of their longstanding work guaranteeing safety and security at the university campus in Garching and in recognition of the many highly professional rescue missions they have undertaken in Munich and surrounding areas, which have helped to enhance the university’s reputation”.

Fritz R. Kreißl

Chair of Inorganic Chemistry (TUM Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Fritz R. Kreißl received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2009 “in honor of his longstanding work in communicating scientific topics to audiences outside of the specialist community and as an inspiring ambassador for Chemistry, especially among children and adolescents”.

Felix Mayer

Conductor of the Weihenstephan Music Workshop Choir and Orchestra

Felix Mayer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2009 “for his longstanding dedication to the promotion of music and of the musical training of students”.

Ingo Neuhaus

Technical Director of the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz

Dr.-Ing. Ingo Neuhaus received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2009 “in honor both of his committed work in ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the Research Neuron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz and of his initiatives to produce radionuclides for medicine in the future”.

TUM²

The members of TUM² received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2009 “in honor of their services in planning and establishing an innovative mentoring program which represents a new type of intergenerational contract in the education sector”.

2008

Christian Briegel, Andreas Haslbeck

Mechanical Engineering students

Christian Briegel and Andreas Haslbeck received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2008 “in honor of their expertise and persistence in developing a model for the introduction of a semester ticket for students to use Munich’s local public transport network”.

Hans Kuss

Educational and research unit computer networks

Hans Kuss took up the post of spokesman of the voluntary presidential advisory committee for scientific staff personnel matters in 1995 and continued to hold this post long after his retirement in 2002 until the beginning of 2008. He exercised this function within the advisory committee with outstanding competence, precision and reliability over many years. Furthermore, he showed a high degree of circumspection, particularly when dealing with sensitive personnel matters, and therefore greatly helped the TUM Board of Management to make appropriate staffing choices.

Elfriede Rathmann

Senior ward nurse in the maxillofacial surgical unit, university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar

Elfriede Rathmann received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2008 “in honor of her great commitment to patient care over many years and her selfless efforts on behalf of the needs of her colleagues”.

Angelika Schall

Former member of the Student Council of the Technical University of Munich

Angelika Schall received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2008 “in honor of her exceptional dedication and her personal commitment to the needs of students at the Technical University of Munich”.

Transplantation Team at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar

Doctors, nurses, carers, physiotherapists and psychologists

The members of the Transplantation Team received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2008 “in honor of their services as members of the medical team which carried out the world’s first transplantation of two complete arms at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar ”.

2006

Georg Baur

Former chairman of the General Staff Council

Georg Baur received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2006 “in honor of his exemplary work as member of various staff committees over many decades and in recognition of his additional voluntary efforts and social engagement on behalf of the needs of employees of TU Munich, which earned him their particular esteem and trust”.

Peter Härter

Acting director of the Chair of Inorganic Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Peter Härter received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2006 “in honor of his exemplary work in training science teachers over many years and in recognition of his innovative contributions to the development of a modern teacher training concept which has the potential to function as a model for teacher training schemes across Europe”.

Andreas Kratzer

Director of the Basic Lab Course for Physics (Department of Physics)

Dr. Andreas Kratzer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2006 “in honor of his great gift for inspiring a fascination for physics among school pupils and in recognition of his innovative contributions to the development of a modern teacher training concept which has the potential to function as a model for teacher training schemes across Europe”.

Anna Reichlmayr-Lais

Representative of the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan and of the university medical faculties.

Prof. Dr. Anna Reichlmayr-Lais received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2006 “in honor of her numerous initiatives for the thematic and structural remodeling of the teaching and research center Weihenstephan which are aimed at creating an internationally competitive center for life sciences and which, having been implemented over ten fruitful years, have led to significant advances for the Weihenstephan Science Center, the TU Munich and the scientific environment in Munich.

2005

Klaus Böning

Professor emeritus for Experimental Physics (E21, Experimental Physics)
Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

Prof. Dr. Klaus Böning developed the concept for the reactor at the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II). At the heart of Prof. Böning’s design is the new research reactor’s innovative compact core, the only one of its type worldwide. This novel configuration makes it possible to achieve a particularly high neutron output in a very small space while keeping levels of heat generation to a minimum. Prof. Böning’s design also set new safety standards in reactor technology. This convincing new scientific and technical approach has gained international recognition and made it possible to realize the national high power neutron source in Bavaria. From the earliest days of its conception through to its final completion, Prof. Böning played a major role in shaping this research facility of great significance for natural science, technology and medicine.

Jürgen Großkreutz

Retired Assistant Secretary at the Bavarian Ministry of Finance

Jürgen Großkreutz laid the foundations in the state administrative arena for the construction of the new Research Neuron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) and, faced with considerable opposition, worked tirelessly to secure the success we can observe today.

Doris Hartmann

Administration Secretary at the Central Examination Office

Doris Hartmann received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2005 “in honor of her outstanding services on behalf of the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of the competent and responsible manner in which she acquits herself of her many duties at the Examination Office in Garching, managing to work assiduously and reliably despite having a severe mobility impairment”.

Christian Herzog

Research assistant at the Chair for Applied Software Engineering (Department of Informatics)

Dr. Christian Herzog received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2005 “in honor of his outstanding academic and administrative achievements on behalf of the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of his creative and consistent commitment to the planning, implementation and evaluation of the aptitude assessment procedure for applicants to the TUM Department of Informatics”.

The TUM’s Munich Morris Dance Group

University sports dance group at the Technical University of Munich under the direction of Dr. Gertrude Krombholz, Chief Academic Director (retired) and former Head of Sports Science Education at the TUM’s Sports Center

The Morris dance group received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2005 “in honor of their tireless activities as ambassadors for the university both across Germany and abroad. For thirty years, they have shown another – musical and dancing - side to the TUM, gaining considerable sympathy for the university along the way”.

EndoRivet project

Philipp Ahrens, medicine student
Florian Forster, economics student
Ulrich Hausmann, research assistant at the Institute of Micro Technology and Medical Device Technology (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

The founders of the EndoRivet project received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2005 “in honor of their contribution to cooperation between the fields of medicine, engineering and economics and in particular recognition of their consistent efforts in developing a technical invention for medical innovation during the EndoRivet project, which stands as a prime example of interdisciplinary cooperation”.

Oskar Sedlmair

Member of Security Staff at the TUM

Oskar Sedlmair received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2005 “in honor of his constant dedication to work in gatekeeping services at the Arcisstraße site, where he welcomes many visitors to the university with kindness, heedfulness and human understanding every day and therefore acts as a reliable ambassador for the university in a prominent location”.

2004

Uwe Baumgarten

Chair of System Architecture and Operating Systems (Department of Informatics)

Prof. Dr. Uwe Baumgarten received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of his exceptional services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of the concept he proposed to standardize and improve the numerous examination regulations for diploma, bachelor and masters degrees, which in turn helped to simplify the administrative procedures and led to improvements in the quality of services for students”.

Gerhard Böhm

Telephone operator at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar

Gerhard Böhm received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of his outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of his helpful and competent manner at the telephone service of the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar, where his ever friendly voice creates a positive image for the university”.

Dieter Heinrichsen

Former Press Officer of the President and Director of the university’s Press, Communication and Historical Archive Office

Dieter Heinrichsen received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of his outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of his consistent work in developing a modern, decentralized and yet outwardly unified press and public relations work”.

Bernward Jopen, Helmut Schönenberger

Managing directors of UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation at TUM

Dr. Bernward Jopen and Helmut Schönenberger received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of the dynamic and efficient establishment of UnternehmerTUM and of the university-wide qualification programs which it offers for the benefit of our students and young scientists”.

Ute Lill

Women’s Representative on the Commission for Teacher Training, Chair of Molecular Medicine (TUM School of Medicine)

Ute Lill received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of her outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of her decades of commitment to ensuring excellent standards of training for young doctors and of her work as University Women’s Representative, a position she exercised selflessly and with a great sense of responsibility, dedicating herself to the needs of women at TUM”.

Kai Wülbern

Director of the Faculty Administration, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Kai Wülbern received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2004 “in honor of his outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular recognition of his work developing a framework designed to ensure the greatest possible efficiency in exam administrative procedures and his work piloting management software for a standardized, modern exam administrations system”.

2003

Wolfgang Hansal

Department of Property Management

Wolfgang Hansal received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2003 “in honor of his services to the Technical University of Munich, with particular recognition of his engagement in matters concerning the equal opportunities directive and the integration of colleagues with disabilities, and his continuous efforts to ensure a good working environment”. 

Konrad Weckerle

Honorary Professor at the Chair of Corporate and Intellectual Property Law (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Konrad Weckerle received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2003 “in honor of his outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich, with particular recognition of his dedication to the students of the TUM School of Management, his untiring commitment as a member of the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Association and the TUM “Bund der Freunde”, and also for the counseling he provided on business-related issues”.

Mark Wössner

Member of the TUM University Council

Dr.-Ing. Mark Wössner received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2003 “in honor of his exceptional services to the Technical University of Munich, particularly for his innovative and practice-orientated style of teaching at the TUM School of Management, which was given excellent ratings by the students, for his engagement as a member of the University Council and for the support he gave to TUM’s fundraising campaign”. 

2002

The Alumni & Career Department of the Student Service Center

Gerlinde Friedsam, Hannelore Galster, Hanna Lauterbach, Dr. Peter Rölz, Dr. Eva Sandmann

The staff of the Alumni & Career Department received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in honor of their outstanding services to the Technical University of Munich and in particular appreciation of their work establishing a stable alumni network”.

Anneliese Fischer

Former colleague at the Office of the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine

Anneliese Fischer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in honor of her exceptional services to the Technical University of Munich, particularly in her role supporting the Office of the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine”.

Christian Kredler

Academic Director at the Department of Mathematics

Dr. Christian Kredler received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in honor of his exceptional services to the Technical University of Munich, particularly in recognition of his committed efforts to improve academic teaching and self-administration as well as his contribution to the design and implementation of reform projects for the Department of Mathematics and the Technical University of Munich as a whole”.

Otto Majewski

Former Chairman of the TUM “Bund der Freunde” and Chairman of the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Association

Dr. Otto Majewski received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in honor of his many years of service as Chairman of the “Bund der Freunde” and of the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Association, and also in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the ongoing development of the university”.

Gustel-Inge Pöverlein

Former member of the Space Management Team at TUM

Gustel-Inge Pöverlein received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in honor of her exceptional services to the Technical University of Munich, particularly in the domain of property management and the organization of university events”.

Tasso Springer

RWTH Aachen University, former Chairman of the Advisory Committee at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source (Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, FRM II)

Prof. Dr. Tasso Springer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2002 “in recognition of the dedicated work of the Advisory Committee at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source (FRM II)”.

2001

Heidi Samarian

Academic Director at the Chair of Macromolecular Materials (Department of Chemistry)

Dr.-Ing. Heide Samarian received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2001 “in honor of her many years of committed service to university policy, and in particular recognition of her selfless and untiring dedication to the needs of scientific staff while serving on the Department of Chemistry’s faculty council, the Staff Recruitment Committee, the Budget Committee, as Chairwoman of the Convention of scientific staff, and in the Academic Senate”.

Wolfgang Waschkowski

Former Project Manager at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source (Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, FRM II)

Dr. Wolfgang Waschkowski received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2001 “in honor of his extraordinary dedication and untiring efforts at the crossroads of technology and nature, both as a professor of experimental physics who worked on the construction of the new Research Neutron Source FRM II in Garching, and also as a passionate conservationist who created an ecologically high-grade habitat system in order to compensate for the Neutron Source”.

2000

Peter Gritzmann

Chair of Combinatorial Geometry, formerly Dean of the Department of Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Peter Gritzmann received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2000 “in honor of the exemplary reform work undertaken by the Department of Mathematics which he, in his capacity as Dean, not only provided with original ideas and essential substance but also helped to implement systematically, thus supporting the university’s reform initiatives and simultaneously carrying the Department of Mathematics forward in a decisive, harmonious and integrative manner”. 

Jochen Holzer

Former Chairman of the TUM Board of Trustees, Member of the Board of Supervisors of E.ON AG

Dr. Jochen Holzer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 2000 “in honor of his services to the Technical University in his capacity as Chairman of the TUM Board of Trustees, which he imbued with his distinctive qualities of farsightedness, acumen, vigor and determination”.

1999

Gerhard Möller

Head of the TUM Planning Directorate

Dr. Gerhard Möller received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1999 “in honor of his outstanding successes while on the Planning Directorate of the Technical University of Munich and in especial recognition of the creative ideas he contributed to the development and introduction of a modern management system based on performance data”.

1998

Theodor Hugues

Professor Emeritus for Design, Building Construction and Material Science (Department of Architecture)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theodor Hugues received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1998 “in honor of the lectures and practical seminars which he gave in the subject of “high-rise construction” at the Department of Architecture for a continuous period of almost two decades and which, despite their highly demanding specialist content, were given excellent ratings by the students”. 

Elmar Schrüfer

Professor Emeritus for Electrical Measurement Technology (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Elmar Schrüfer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1998 “in honor of his achievements establishing friendships between the TUM and universities in East Asia where, quite ahead of the times, through the partnership program with Tongji University in Shanghai, he forged initial links which have since proved highly durable with a cultural and scientific area which was, at the time, still new for us”.

1997

Hans Christoph Bartscherer

Mentor at the Carl von Linde Academy, former Academic Director of the Chair of Physics at the Weihenstephan Science Center

Dr.-Ing. Hans Christoph Bartscherer received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1997 “for proposing and implementing the PRO-LEHRE program, which offers young university teachers preparatory training in how to convey modern scientific and technical knowledge to students”.

Josef Heinrich

Head of the TUM Vocation Training Center (AuTUM) in Garching 

Josef Heinrich received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1997 “for his exemplary achievements in the field of apprentice training, through which he helped to raise awareness of the value and significance of manual and technical vocational training at universities”.

Hanns-Ludwig Schmidt

Professor Emeritus of General Chemistry and Biochemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Hanns-Ludwig Schmidt received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1997 “in honor of his exceptionally dedicated services to academic teaching at the faculties on the Freising-Weihenstephan campus over several decades, during which he came to stand as a shining example of how to unite teaching and research, the university’s principle mission”.

Student Tutor Group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Armin Beckel, Jürgen Grom, Uli Herfeld, Ralf Kleedörfer, Peter Kreuselberg, Christian Maierlohr, Christian Ried, Andrea Schindler, Armin Schulz, Martin Sommer, Thomas Viol

Together with Ralf Kleedörfer, research assistant at the Chair of Design in Mechanical Engineering, the students received the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Medal in 1997 “in honor of their remarkable student initiative, which, in cooperation with Professor Lindemann, who supported the group as a mentor, led to the establishment of a highly reputed tutoring program at the Department of Mechanical Engineering”.

The information provided was current at the time the award was received.

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Contact Office of the President

Dr. rer. nat. Benedikt Lickleder
Technical University of Munich
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München
Germany

Tel. +49 89 289 25205
Fax +49 89 289 23399
lickleder@zv.tum.de