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The US National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a US non-profit scientific society which addresses questions from the fields of engineering, technology and society in an interdisciplinary manner.

The NAE has over 2000 members who come from both the US and abroad. Membership of the academy is one of the highest professional accolades for engineers. Admission to the academy is granted exclusively on the basis of a nomination and election by other members.

The following members of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been appointed to the NAE:

Johannes Lercher (2017)

Full Professor of Chemical Technology (Department of Chemistry)

Prof. Dr. Johannes Lercher was elected a Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering in 2017, „for developing concepts and catalysts for activating and functionalizing hydrocarbons and for upgrading fossil and biogenic feedstocks via heteroatom removal“.

Joachim Milberg (2016)

Honorary Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dr. Joachim Milberg was elected a Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering in 2016, „for development of computer integrated design and production engineering“.

Joachim Heinzl (2007)

Professor Emeritus of Microfabrication Technology and Microtechnology

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Heinzl was elected a Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering in 2007, „for contributions to the worldwide introduction and use of drop-on-demand ink-jet printers“.

In brackets: Year in which the award was received

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

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

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