Excellent teaching by committed people

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is involved in many excellent networks. Now as in the past, it has committed people who strive to ensure that the quality of its teaching and the equipment in its laboratories are of the highest standard.

Honorary senators

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences bestows the title of honorary senator on leading figures from outside the university who have repeatedly or continuously promoted the development of the university in a special way and who can be expected to remain committed to the development of the university in the future as well.

Appointment Name

07.05.1980

Dr.-Ing. Senator E. h. Alfred Meier †

07.05.1980

Senator E. h. Emil Reiber †

03.08.1981

Senator E. h. Eugen Megerle †

26.08.1982

Senator E. h. Eugen Hahn †

26.08.1982

Senatorin E. h. Martha Munz-Magenwirth †

21.10.1982

Senator E. h. Louis Schuler-Voith †

16.05.1984

Senator E. h. Eberhard Bauer †

27.11.1987

Senator E. h. Richard Günter Hirschmann †

25.03.1988

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Ewald Kübler
(Verleihung des Bundesverdienstkreuzes am 28.05.1983)

13.01.1989

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Senator E. h. Dr. h. c. Werner Niefer †

22.06.1990

Dr.-Ing. Senator E. h. Kurt Stoll
(Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Festo)

09.04.1992

Dr.-Ing. Senator E. h. H. Dieter Werner
(Vorsitzender Mannesmann AG Reichenbach)

16.04.1993

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Senator E. h. Wolfgang von Zeppelin
(Vorstandsmitglied Traub AG Reichenbach)

01.12.1995

Dipl.-Ing. Senator E. h. Klaus Freytag

05.12.1997

Dr. Senator E. h. Wilfried Stoll
(Vorstandsvorsitzender Festo AG)

17.01.1997

Senator E. h. Thomas Walker †

04.05.2001

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Senator E. h. Hans-Joachim Schöpf
(Daimler Chrysler)

21.11.2003

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Senator E. h. Heinz Illi
(Geschäftsführer „Illi Engineering and Consulting“)

11.11.2009

Dipl.-Volkswirt Senator E. h. Wolfgang Wolf
(Geschäftsführendes Vorstandsmitglied Landesverband der Baden-Württembergischen Industrie e. V.)

16.05.2013

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Dipl.-Wirt.Ing. (FH) Dietmar Ness
(Geschäftsführer Wärmetechnik GmbH und Vorstand des Vereins der Freunde der Hochschule Esslingen e.V.)

Honorary professors

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences bestows the title of honorary professor on leading figures who have worked as assistant lecturers over a longer period of time with a particularly high level of success and commitment.

Appointment Name

04.07.1980

Dr.-Ing. Wilfried Bartz

23.07.1980

Dr. Eberhard Fredeke †

15.08.1980

Dipl.-Ing. Ludwig Rauch

14.04.1982

Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Frank †

08.02.1983

Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Schubring †

25.07.1985

Dr.-Ing. E. h. Helmuth Bott †

23.03.1988

Dr.-Ing. Albrecht Kottmann

31.01.1989

Dipl.-Ing. Dietrich Koppenhöfer †

31.01.1989

Dr.-Ing. Harald Wilken

26.01.1990

Dr.-Ing. Peter Kulik

24.10.1991

Dipl.-Ing. Günther Haller

12.07.1993

Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard Schwartz

27.04.1994

Dr.-Ing. Hans Scheurenbrand †

10.07.1997

Dr. rer. nat. Theo Lutz †

27.08.1998

Dr.-Ing. Klaus Ch. Domke

04.01.1999

Dr.-Ing. Ferdinand Panik

26.05.2000

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Hans-Ulrich Sachs

16.05.2001

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Peter Groth

02.04.2004

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Norbert Schaub

30.06.2006

Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Braitinger Msc
(Geschäftsführer CMB Automation)

17.03.2006

Dr.-Ing. Andreas R. Voegele

02.10.2009

Dr. Eike Böhm

 

Dr. med. Hassan Ardjah

 

Dr. rer. soc. Helge Bathelt

 

Dipl.-Soz.päd. (FH) Hans-Jochen Wagner

10.11.2010

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Gilg
(Konrektor Erich-Kästner-Gymnasium Göppingen)

26.10.2012

Dr.  Alfred Neher

12.11.2012

Dr.-Ing. Peter U. Post
(Leiter Research und Programme Strategy, Festo)

15.05.2014

Dipl.-Des. (FH) Klaus Frenzel
(Leiter Design Strategie, Daimler)

Honorary members

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences bestows the title of honorary member on leading figures from outside the university who have done outstanding work in promoting the development of the university or parts of the university. Honorary membership is on a par with the Freedom of the University pursuant to the State Higher Education Act and the University Statutes.

Appointment Name

Home university

1 Dec. 2009

Dr. Ricardo Jimenez Gonzalez

Tec de Monterrey partner university, Mexico

4 May 2010

Prof. Dr. Chuck V. White

Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, USA

3 May 2012

Prof. Dr. Olexandr Beshta

National Mining University (NMU) Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

18 Nov. 2014

Dr. Leonhard Vilser

Former member of the University Board
Former Vice Chairperson of the Association of the Friends of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (VDF)

Decoration/Medal of Honour

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences awards the medal of honour to leading figures who have rendered a particularly great service to the university or parts of the university and are not an active member of the university. A decisive criterion for outstanding services for the benefit of the university are achievements which have had a sustainable impact on promoting the development of the university.

Appointment Name

Decoration/Medal

14 Feb. 1986

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ramon Geiswald

Honorary Silver Decoration in recognition of his outstanding services to the FHTE (forerunner of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences)

17 Oct. 2012

Friedrich Buchele

Honorary Decoration of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

23 Jun. 2014

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Haybatolah Khakzar

Medal of Honour of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (Faculty of Information Technology)

Honorary citizen

Ernennung Name Herkunft

13.07.2006

Prof. Dr. Wjatscheslaw Schewzow

Dekan Moskow Aviation Institute

Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

The following members of the University have been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany:

Appointment Name

25.07.1980

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Hermann Linse

1993

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Lore Thome

06.06.2007

Prof. Dr. jur. Falk Roscher

27.01.2009

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen van der List

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