Günter Spur#


Günter Spur
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:spur 'at' ipk.fhg.de
Membership Number:1436
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:gspur


Günter Spur passed away August 20, 2013.

Positions Held
  • 2000 Dr.-Ing. Eh University of Dortmund
  • 1997 Emeritus Professor of Production Engineering and Machine Tools of the TU Berlin
  • 1996 Dr.-Ing. Eh Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus
  • 1991-1996 Founding rector of the Technical University of Cottbus
  • 1986 Dr.-Ing. Eh Chemnitz University of Technology
  • 1976 Founder of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK)
  • 1965 Appointed Professor of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Technology of the Technical University of Berlin
  • 1962-1965 Design manager and design director in the machine tool factory Gildemeister & Comp., Bielefeld
  • 1960 Promotion to Dr.-Ing.
  • 1959-1961 Chief engineer and director of the experimental field at the Institute for Machine Tools and Production Engineering at the TU Berlin
  • 1956-1959 Research assistant at the Institute for Machine Tools and Production Engineering of the Technical University of Brunswick
  • 1955-1956 Designer, machine tool factory Gildemeister & Comp., Bielefeld

Fields of Scholarship
  • manufacturing technology
  • the interplay between fundamental research and industrial application

Honours and Awards
  • member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Honorary member of the Fraunhofer Society
  • 2006 Helmholtz Medal of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 Honorary Medal of the city of Cottbus (Honorary Senator of the BTU Cottbus)
  • 1994 Honorary Professor of Tongji University, Shanghai
  • 1994 Dr. hc Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing
  • 1993 Dr. hc State Technological University Stankin, Moscow
  • 1992 M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Medal of ASME/SME, USA
  • 1991 Grashof Commemorative Medal of the VDI, highest award of the VDI
  • 1991 Dr. hc Czech Technical University in Prague
  • 1998 Honorary Member of the Technical University of Berlin
  • 1988 Merit of the State of Berlin
  • 1984 Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1983 Dr. hc University of Leuven, Belgium
  • 1981 VDI decorations
  • 1979 Honorary Member of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution Namri, USA
  • 1979 Honorary Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • 1977-1978 President of the CIRP, Honorary Membership
  • 1966 VDI Ring of Honor for engineering excellence under 40 years


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