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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

1995 PhD Thesis in Materials Science at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

1995 – 2001 Scientific staff member, Hahn-Meitner-Institute Berlin

2001 Habilitation Materials Science, Ruhr University Bochum 

2001 – 2003 Scientific staff member, Institute of Materials Science and Technologies, Technische Universität Berlin

2003 – 2005 Full University Professor, Institute for Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna), Austria 

2005 – 2008 Scientific Member, Director and Chief Executive at the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf 

2006 Professor, Institute of Materials Science, Ruhr University Bochum

2008 - April 30th, 2017 Scientific Director at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH

2011 - 2017 Full University professor at the Ruhr University Bochum

Since May 5th, 2017 President of TU Braunschweig


2014 Chairperson of the expert committee  Landeshochschulentwicklungsplan für das Land Nordrhein-Westfalen

2014 Chairwomen Karl Heinz Beckurts-Stiftung

2013 Member of Hochschulrat University Bayreuth

2012 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

2011 Member of the jury of the Houskapreis

2011 Member of the jury "Deutscher Zukunftspreis" (The Federal President’s prize for achievements in technology and innovation)

2011 Chairwoman of the supervisory board of the foundation “pearls - Potsdam Research Network”

2010 Deputy Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW)

2010 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e.V. (ZWM) Speyer

Editorial Work:
Editor of the Journal “Journal of Applied Crystallography

Awards/ Honors:
2011 Member of the Academia Europaea

2008 Member academy acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

2008 Corresponding Foreign Member of the Austrian Academy of Science