Carl Adam Petri#

Carl Adam Petri
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:311
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Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Carl Adam Petri passed away June 2, 2010.

Positions held
  • 1991 Retirement
  • 1963 - 1968 Director of the computing centre of Bonn University
  • 1968 Head of the first GMD Insitute (Forschungsinstitut für Informationssysteme of the newly founded Gesellschaft für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD)
  • Inventor of Petri Nets

Fields of Scholarship
  • Petri-Nets
  • Modelling of processes

Honours and Awards
  • 1988 Cross of Honour First Class of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1988 Honoraryprofessor at U. of Hamburg
  • 1989 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1993 Konrad-Zuse-Medal of the German Society for Informatics (GI) for specila merits in Informatics
  • 1997 Werner-von-Siemens-Ring for achievements in Technology and Science
  • 1997 Member of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 Honorary doctorate U. of Zaragossa
  • 2003 Commandeur in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw
  • 2007 Gold Medal of Honor der Academy of Transdisciplinary Learning and Advanced Studies
  • 2009 IEEE Computer Pioneer Award
  • 2010 Gold Medal der Software Engineering Society (SES) for Transformative Achievement

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