Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nils Claussen

Nils Claussen


Hamburg University of Technology
Advanced Ceramics
Denickestraße 15 (K)
21073 Hamburg
building K
room 0510


1937April 20, born in Hamburg, Germany
1959Engineer, Philips, Eindhoven, The Netherland
1960Engineer, American-Israeli Paper Mills, Hadera, Israel
1963MS (Dipl.-Ing.) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Stuttgart
1965MS in Metallurgy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
1968Head Special Ceramics Group, Max-Planck-Institute of Metals Research
1971 Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Chemical Engineering, University of Stuttgart
1985Professor (C4) of Ceramics, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) and Head of Advanced Ceramics Group
1998President of Advisory Board of The Academy of Ceramics
1998 Chairman of Department Materials/Design/Manufacturing of TUHH
2002Retired October 1


1963/65  World Student Fund Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
1978DECHEMA Prize, German Society of Chemical Engineers
1982Fellow of the American Ceramic Society
1983Distinguished Ceramist of Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
1984Kraner Award, Lehigh Valley Section, American Ceramic Society
1987Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award, German Research Foundation (DFG)
1989Member, the Academy of Ceramics
1993Honorary Member of the Materials Research Society of Japan
1996International Prize of the Japanese Fine Ceramics Association
1997Ceramic Society of Japan Award for Academic Achievements in Ceramic Science and Technology
1999Stuijts Award of the European Ceramic Society
2000Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society
2001 Engineering Ceramic Bridge Building Award, The American Ceramic Society
2002 John Jeppson Award, The American Ceramic Society
Nils Claussen authored or coauthored more than 270 papers and owns 35 patents.