Honorary members

statutes for the award of DAAS honorary membership

1. Purpose The award of honorary membership is intended to honor special services to the DAAS as an institution and its goals. These include the commitment to the tasks of the DAAS, significant participation in the acquisition and organization of Conferences of the DAAS, and strong and lasting promotion of other activities of the DAAS. 2. Equipment The honorary membership is awarded with a certificate, in the text of which the special merits of the honored person are mentioned, with which the award is justified. Honorary members do not pay a DAAS membership fee. The DAAS Board integrates the honorary members at DAAS, for example by transferring functions such as opening or presiding of meetings. Honorary members should be heard before decisions about fundamental changes in the DAAS are made. 3. Nomination Every member of the DAAS has the right to propose candidates for honorary membership to the Board . The proposals must be made in writing, specifying the particular merits. 4. Awarding The Board decides on the awarding of honorary membership. The award is not tied to a time schedule, the total number of honorary members should not exceed 2 per hundred members. 5. Handover The certificate of honorary membership is handed over by the chairman or, in his or her representative, another member of the board who is close to the honored member in the honored activity. An opportunity should be sought where as many specialist colleagues as possible are present, e.g. an anniversary birthday, colloquium or Conference. The appointment as honorary member is mentioned in a suitable form in the publications of the DAAS .

Honorary members of the DAAS (formerly DASp)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus G. Heumann (2013)

With the award of honorary membership, his extraordinary commitment to the interests of analytical chemistry, especially spectroscopy, in research and teaching is recognized. The tireless promotion of the next generation, the tasks as editor of "Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry", his participation in international committees and his interdisciplinary activities in the field of mass spectroscopy have decisively determined and promoted the reputation of German spectroscopy worldwide.

Dr. Ernst-Heiner Korte (2007)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as chairman of the DASp from 1999 to 2002, its deputy chairman from 1995 to 1998, its board member from 1989 to 1991 and his services as a co-opted member of the Board of Directors, his acquisition and organization of successful Conferences in the field of analytical spectroscopy as well as his research in the field of the fundamentals and the use of molecular spectroscopic methods.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Knut Ohls (2005)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp as a member of the board in the years 1983 - 1988, in the cooperation and participation in many of the Conferences and user meetings co-established by the DASp as well as for his work on the dissemination and use of atomic spectrometric methods in industrial research and control laboratories.

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Bergmann (2004)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as chairman of the DASp board from 1972 to 1976, his contributions to academic teaching in the field of spectroscopic methods and his effect in various committees for the promotion of the applied spectroscopy.

Prof. Dr. Helmut Günzler (1926-2004) (2001)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as secretary of the DASp board over two electoral terms from 1977 to 1982 and in the suspension of the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize for Analytical spectroscopy, as well as his significant contribution and his personal contribution He was involved in the organization of the Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale, CSI XXIV in Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1985 and the CSI XXIX in Leipzig 1995 as well as his active and constructive support of numerous DASp Conferences such as ICoFTS in Lübeck 1991 and EUCMOS XXII in Essen 1994.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Schrader (1931-2012) (2001)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment to the Board of the DASp in the two electoral periods from 1980 to 1985, the suspension of the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize for Analytical spectroscopy and, as long-term chairman of its jury, still his Significant participation in the organization of the Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale, CSI XXIV in Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1985, the acquisition and design of the European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy, EUCMOS XXII in Essen 1994, as well as the conception and implementation of the conference series Practical Molecular Spectroscopy in Dortmund 1981, 1984 and 1986.

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Kriegsmann (1925-2003) (2000)

With the award of honorary membership, the merits of the former DASp board for the goals of the working group are recognized; This includes his decades of commitment to the development, dissemination and maintenance of applied spectroscopy in its entire spectrum of molecular and element analysis in application, research and teaching including his participation in professional associations and committees, where he set standards through expertise and differentiating judgment, realism and Far-sightedness, his energy in the merging of the spectroscopic societies as well as his constructive work and his compensatory advice in the reorganization and stabilization of the German research landscape after reunification for the benefit of many spectroscopists and applied spectroscopy as a whole.

Prof. Dr. Karl Heinz Koch (1929-2007) (1999)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as chairman of the DASp board from 1989 to 1994, the decisive contribution to the suspension of the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize for analytical spectroscopy, his participation in the Organization of the Colloquium Spektroscopicum Internationale 1985 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and 1995 in Leipzig, as well as the representation of the interests of the DASp at the international conference series "Spectrometer Conference" and the decisive contribution to the organization of these events.

Prof. Dr. Kurt Laqua (1919-2013) (1999)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as chairman of the DASp board from 1983 to 1988, his decisive contribution to the suspension of the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize for analytical chemistry, and his personal commitment to its development and implementation of spectroscopic training courses, the decisive participation in the organization of the Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XVI in Heidelberg 1971 as well as the responsible preparation and presidency of the Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XXIV in Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1985.

Univ.-Professor em. Dr. Dr hc Hubertus Nickel (1998)

With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, in particular his commitment as a member of the DASp board over three electoral terms, the acquisition of the Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale and its organization in 1985 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and 1995 in Leipzig, as well as the establishment of the conference series AOFA - Applied Surface Analysis 1974 and the decisive participation in the organization of ten of these Conferences so far.

Univ.-Professor Dr. Hans Oechsner (1998)


With the award of honorary membership, his services to the DASp are recognized, especially his commitment to the internationally recognized conference series AOFA - Applied Surface Analysis and his significant participation in the organization of these Conferences.

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