Klaus Tschira#


Klaus Tschira
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:klaus.tschira 'at' kts.villa-bosch.de
Membership Number:2590
Membership type:HONORARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:ktschira
Homepage: http://www.klaus-tschira-stiftung.de/klaus_tschira.php



Klaus Tschira passed away March 31, 2015.

Positions Held
  • 2008 Founder of the Gerda and Klaus Tschira Foundation together with Gerda Tschira
  • 1998 - 2007 board member at SAP
  • 1995 Founder of the Klaus Tschira Foundation
  • 1972 Co-founder of the German software firm SAP AG in 1972 in Mannheim, Germany together with Hans-Werner Hector, Dietmar Hopp, Hasso Plattner and Claus Wellenreuther

Fields of Scholarship
Honours and Awards
  • 1995: Honorary doctorate of the University of Klagenfurt
  • 1997: Honorary senator of the University of Heidelberg
  • 1999: Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Verdienstkreuz am Bande)
  • 1999: Honorary senator of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • 1999: Deutscher Stifterpreis by the German National Academic Foundation
  • 2000: Naming the asteroid 13028 "Klaus Tschira" by the International Astronomical Union IAU for supporting the miniaturized satellite DIVA
  • 2003: Fellow of the Gesellschaft für Informatik
  • 2007: Konrad-Zuse-Badge
  • 2007: Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille by the German Institute for Inventions
  • 2008: Alwin-Walther-Medal
  • 2008: Honorary senator of the Heidelberg College of Education
  • 2009: Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse)
  • 2010: Honorary doctorate of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • 2010: Leibniz-Medal by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 2011: Honorary member of the Astronomische Gesellschaft
  • Honorary senator of the University of Mannheim



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