Press Release 139/2019

Martin Brudermüller Is Granted Heinrich Hertz Guest Professorship

Chief Executive Officer of BASF SE Will Hold Public Presentation and Seminar at KIT on October 31
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Dr. Martin Brudermüller is Heinrich Hertz guest professor. (Photo: BASF SE)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and KIT Freundeskreis und Fördergesellschaft e.V. (Friends and Sponsors of KIT) grant the Heinrich Hertz guest professorship 2019 to Dr. Martin Brudermüller. The Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of BASF SE will speak about “Chemieindustrie im Umbruch” (Chemical industry under conditions of change) on October 31, 2019, 16.30 hrs, at the Johann-Gottfried-Tulla-Hörsaal on Campus South. In addition, the alumnus of KIT will hold a seminar for students. 




The presentation and the seminar will be in German.


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

sfo, 23.10.2019


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