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Ernst O. Göbel

The President of PTB and of the Committee of the International Metre Convention (Comité International des Poids et Mesures, CIPM)  received the Grand Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his nationally and internationally recognized work, his outstanding degree of commitment as well as his mediatory contributions to the interface between science, the economy and politics. Göbel has, according to his laudation, played a personal part in PTB being a world-wide leading centre of competence of metrology.

Udo Gerlach, Ulrich Johannsmeyer und Thomas Uehlken

These three staff members of PTB's Department 3.6 Intrinsic Safety and Safety of Systems were awarded the Innovation Transfer Prize 2010 of Braunschweig's Chamber of Industry and Commerce for developing the new intrinsic safety concept "Power-i"/ DART and its successful technology transfer to industrial explosion protection.

Roman Schwartz

The Head of PTB Division 1 Mechanics and Acoustics was elected as the new Vice-President of the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) at last year's meeting of the International Committee of Legal Metrology (CIML).

Stefanie Dencks

This staff member of PTB Department 1.6 Sound received a DEGUM Lecturing Prize from the Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin e.V. (German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine) for her work "Monitoring of the formation of lesions in HIFU treatments on the basis of  radiated shear waves".


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PTB-Mitteilungen issue 3/2010
Focus: Terahertz Metrology (in German only)

Opens internal link in current windowPTB-Mitteilungen Issue 4/2010
Focus: Technology Offered for the Economy

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10.1.2011 Deadline für Abstracts zum 10th IMEKO Symposium Laser Metrology for Precision Measurement and Inspection in Industry (LMPMI) 2011
Datum der Tagung: 12.–14.9.2011
Ort: PTB Braunschweig
Veranstalter: VDI/TU Braunschweig/PTB
Ansprechpartner: Harald Bosse, Telefon: 0531 592-5010

5.–6.4.2011 Plenary Meeting CEN/TC 92r
Location: PTB Braunschweig, Sicherheitstechnik.
Contact: Gudrun Wendt.
Phone: +49 (0) 531 592-1500
Organizer: PTB Department 1.5

1.–6.5.2011 5th CCM International Conference on Pressure and Vacuum Metrology and 4th International Conference IMEKO TC 16
Location: Hotel Stuttgarter Hof, Berlin.
Contacts: Karl Jousten, Margit Kleinsorge.
Phone: +49 (0) 30 3481-7262,
+49 (0) 30 3481-7276.
Organizer: PTB Berlin

3.–6.5.2011 25th Control
International Trade Fair for Quality Assurance.
Location: Messe Stuttgart (Stuttgart Exhibition Centre). PTB Stand: Hall 1, Stand No. 1313.
Contact: Christine Haubold.
Phone: +49 (0) 531 592-3007

18.–20.5.2011 Joint Dissemination and EURAMET DC-QM Meeting
Location: PTB Berlin; Helmholtz-Building.
Contact: Katrin Volkmer.
Phone: +49 (0) 531 592-2023.
Organizer: Euramet

22.–26.5.2011 SPIE Konferenz Optical Metrology
20th International Congress on Photonics in Europe.
Location: International Congress Centre, Munich.
Contact: Bernd Bodermann.
Phone: +49 (0) 531 592-4222.
Organizer: SPIE Europe

23.–26.5.2011 Laser World of Photonics
Location: Neue Messe München (New Munich Trade Fair Centre).
Contact: Heiko Klawitter (CC UPOB).
Phone: +49 (0) 531 592-5131

28.5.2011 Long Night of Sciences in Berlin and Potsdam
with the presentation of the rebuilt Observatory in the Berlin Institute of PTB.
Location: PTB Berlin.
Contact: Frank Melchert. Phone: +49 (0) 30 3481-7446.
Organizer: PTB