Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

Chair of the Executive Board
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Professor Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla has been Chair of the Executive Board at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) since 1 October 2020. She completed her doctorate and habilitation at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Following research activities at the Hahn-Meitner-Institut (HMI) and at the Technische Universität Berlin, she taught and conducted research as a professor at the Technische Universität Wien (Vienna University of Technology) from 2003 to 2005. In 2005, she joined the management team at the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (Max Planck Institute for Iron Research) in Düsseldorf as a Scientific Member, Director and member of the Executive Board. In 2008, she was appointed the Scientific Director of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH (Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Energy), which was created under her leadership through the merger of HMI and the Berlin Electron Storage Ring Company for Synchrotron Radiation (Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft für Synchrotronstrahlung mbH; BESSY). From May 2017 until taking up her post at DLR, Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla served as President of the Technische Universität Braunschweig.

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Space Science Track

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:00 am - 5:00 pm