acatech - German Academy of Science and Engineering

acatech was founded in 2002 and grew in 2008 into the German Academy of Science and Engineering, which is jointly funded by the federal and state governments of Germany.

Members are admitted to the academy on the basis of their scientific achievements and reputation and are drawn from the fields of engineering and the natural sciences as well as from the humanities and social sciences. New members are admitted solely on the basis of nomination and election by existing members.

The following members of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been elected to membership of acatech:

Full Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun was elected a member of acatech in 2019.

Full Professor of Carbon-Composites (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Drechsler was elected a member of acatech in 2018.

Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ecker was elected a member of acatech in 2018.

Full Professor of Electronic Design Automation (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulf Schlichtmann was elected a member of acatech in 2018.

Full Professor of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Holger Patzelt was elected a member of acatech in 2017.

Full Professor of Strategy and Organization (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe was elected a member of acatech in 2017.

Full Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance (TUM School of Management)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner was elected a member of acatech in 2014.

Full Professor at the Friedrich Schiedel Endowed Chair in the Sociology of Science (TUM School of Governance)

Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen was elected a member of acatech in 2014.

Full Professor at the WACKER-Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Rieger was elected a member of acatech in 2014.

Full Professor of Bioelectronics (Department of Physics)

Prof. Dr. Friedrich C. Simmel was elected a member of acatech in 2013.

Full Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy of Science (TUM School of Education)

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer was elected a member of acatech in 2013.

Full Professor of Biochemical Engineering (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dirk Weuster-Botz was elected a member of acatech in 2012.

Full Professor of Theoretical Information Technology (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Boche was elected a member of acatech in 2011.

Full Professor of Mathematics Education (TUM School of Education)

Prof. Dr. Kristina Reiss was elected a member of acatech in 2011.

Full Professor of Micro Technology and Medical Device Technology (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Tim Lüth was elected a member of acatech in 2010.

Full Professor at the research group Experimentelle Halbleiter Physik I (Walter Schottky-Institut) (Department of Physics)

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Abstreiter was elected a member of acatech in 2009.

Full Professor of Communication Networks (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Eberspächer was elected a member of acatech in 2009.

Full Professor of History of Technology (TUM School of Education)

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Wengenroth was elected a member of acatech in 2009.

Full Professor at the Heinz-Nixdorf-Chair of Medical Electronics (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Wolf was elected a member of acatech in 2009.

Full Professor of Machine Elements (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd-Robert Höhn was elected a member of acatech in 2008.

Full Professor of Product Development (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Lindemann was elected a member of acatech in 2008.

Full Professor of Circuit Theory and Signal Processing (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Josef A. Nossek was elected a member of acatech in 2008.

Full Professor at the Susanne Klatten Endowed Chair for Empirical Educational Research (TUM School of Education)

Prof. Dr. Manfred Prenzel was elected a member of acatech in 2008.

Full Professor of Biological Chemistry (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Arne Skerra was elected a member of acatech in 2008.

Full Professor of Soil Science (TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan)

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner was elected a member of acatech in 2007.

Full Professor of Software & Systems Engineering (Department of Informatics)

Prof. Dr. Manfred Broy was elected a member of acatech in 2006.

Honorary Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hanns-Jürgen Lichtfuß was elected a member of acatech in 2006.

Full Professor of High Frequency Engineering (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Peter Russer was elected a member of acatech in 2006.

Full Professor of Technical Electronics (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr. Doris Schmitt-Landsiedel was elected a member of acatech in 2005.

Honorary Professor at the Department of Informatics

Prof. Dr. Heinz G. Schwärtzel was elected a member of acatech in 2004.

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Roland Bulirsch was elected a member of acatech in 2003.

Full Professor of Communications Engineering (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Hagenauer was elected a member of acatech in 2003.

Professor Emeritus of Microfabrication Technology and Microtechnology (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Heinzl was elected a member of acatech in 2003.

Full Professor of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Technology (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zäh was elected a member of acatech in 2003.

Full Professor of Theoretical Computer Science and Foundations of Artificial Intelligence (Department of Informatics)

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Brauer (1937–2014) was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Herrmann was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Full Professor of Metal Forming and Casting (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Hoffmann was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dr. Horst Lippmann (1931–2008) was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Professor Emeritus of Thermodynamics (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Mayinger was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Honorary Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Milberg was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Full Professor of Industrial Management and Assembly Technologies (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Reinhart was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Full Professor of Aeronautical Engineering and Control (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gottfried Sachs was elected a member of acatech in 2002.

Professor Emeritus of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Hubert Schmidbaur was elected a member of acatech 2002.

In brackets: Year in which the award was received

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