!!!Günter Spur
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Günter Spur passed away August 20, 2013.
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__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
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*manufacturing technology
*the interplay between fundamental research and industrial application
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__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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