Georg Weinblum Award

Outstanding doctoral dissertations, scientific papers or equivalent publications in the field of ship technology submitted by a person affiliated to a German university are eligible to receive the Georg Weinblum Award [1]. The prize was established in 1986 along with the Georg Weinblum Foundation and is awarded once a year in a ceremony during the Annual General Meeting of the German Society for Maritime Technology (STG).

Current Awardee

Malte Riesner

Numerical Method to Compute the Wave-Induced Rigid Body and Elastic Response of Ships at Forward Speed

University of Duisburg-Essen

Selection Commitee

The selection committee consists of five representatives [1]:

  • The Chairman of the Technical-Scientific Advisory Council (Technisch-Wissenschaftlicher Beirat) of the German Society for Maritime Technology (STG), currently: Prof. Dr.-Eng. Patrick Kaeding [2]
  • Appointed faculty representatives of the
    • Institut für Land- und Seeverkehr (ILS) of the Technical University of Berlin, currently: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andrés Cura Hochbaum [3]
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Duisburg-Essen, currently: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ould A. M. El Moctar [4]
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology of the University of Rostock, currently: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Bronsart [5]
    • Shipbuilding institutes affiliated to the Hamburg University of Technology, currently: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Krüger [6]


[1] Charter of the Georg Weinblum Foundation (in German)

External Links

[2] Patrick Kaeding at the University of Rostock
[3] Andrés Cura Hochbaum at the Berlin University of Technology
[4] Ould A. M. El Moctar at the University of Duisburg-Essen
[5] Robert Bronsart at the University of Rostock
[6] Stefan Krüger at the Hamburg University of Technology