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PTB-News 1.2024

 Frank Lienesch Frank Lienesch, the head of Division 9, Legal and International Metrology, has assumed the German chair of the “International Committee of Legal Metrology” (CIML) after Roman Schwartz.

Roman Schwartz Roman Schwarz, the former vice president of PTB and president of the International Committee of Legal Metrology (CIML) since 2017, was presented with an honorary OIML membership as well as an OIML medal in recognition of his many years of service related to OIML at the 58th CIML meeting in Chiang-Mai (Thailand).

Marko Esche Marko Esche, a staff member in Department 8.5, Metrological Information Technology, was honored with a letter of appreciation at the 58th CIML meeting in Chiang-Mai (Thailand) in recognition of his excellent achievements as a coordinator of the project group “Revision des OIML-Dokuments D 31 Softwareanforderungen an gesetzlich geregelte Messgeräte” (Revision of OIML document D31: General requirements for software-controlled measuring instruments).

Thomas Gerster Thomas Gerster, a scientist in Department 2.5, Semiconductor Physics and Magnetism (and now also in the Quantum Technology Competence Center of PTB), received the 2nd place Quantum Future Award for his dissertation entitled “Entwicklung und Validierung von Einzelelektronenpumpen auf Basis von GaAs/AlGaAs-Quantenpunkten für ein Quantenstromnormal” (Development and validation of single electron pumps on the basis of GaAs/AlGaAs quantum dots for a quantum current standard) from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The prize is endowed with 4,000 euros for travel reimbursement.

Rainer Kramer Rainer Kramer, a former staff member in Department 1.4, Gases, who retired on 1 July 2023, received an “OIML Letter of Appreciation” for his achievements as a long-standing member of Technical Committee TC 8/SC 7 “Gas Metering” as well as for his work in WELMEC working group 11 “Gas and Electricity Meters”.