Short CV/Education and training

  • 1959
    Abitur (A-levels)

  • 1959 – 1960
    Teaching as a ceramic technology technician at VEB Vereinigte Porzellanwerke (United Porcelain Factories) Köppelsdorf, Germany

  • 1960 – 1965
    Student of silicate metallurgy at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology (TU Bergakademie Freiberg), Germany

  • 1969
    Doctorate in business economics from TU Bergakademie Freiberg after completing the extended oral dissertation defence

  • 1965 – 1970
    Lecturer and senior lecturer at the Institute of Ceramics, TU Bergakademie Freiberg

  • 1970
    Doctorate in engineering from TU Bergakademie Freiberg

  • 1970 – 1975
    Staff member and head of the science department at the Ministry of Glass and Ceramic Technology in Berlin, Germany

  • 1975
    Full professor of glass and ceramic materials and technology

  • 1975 – 1995
    Professor of glass and ceramic materials and technology at Ilmenau University of Technology

  • 1995
    C4 professor of glass and ceramic technology

  • 1995 – 2007
    C4 professor of glass and ceramic technology at Ilmenau University of Technology

Selected publications

  • Hülsenberg, D., Harnisch, A., Bismarck, A.: Microstructuring of Glasses; Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 2008.

  • Hülsenberg, D., Krüger, H.-G., Steiner, W.: Keramikformgebung. Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1989.

  • Hülsenberg, D., Knauf, O.: Fusion of Glasses with High Content of Iron Oxide. In: Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass. In: Ceramic Transactions 29, 1993. pp. 289-297.

  • Hülsenberg, D. et al.: Einkristallines Bariumhexaferritpulver: Herstellung, Eigenschaften, Anwendung in der Mikrotechnik. In: Technische Keramische Werkstoffe, 52. Supplement. Fachverlag Deutscher Wirtschaftsdienst GmbH: Köln 1999, pp. 1-50.

  • Hülsenberg, D. et al.: Electromagnetic stirring of glass melts using Lorentz forces. In: Glass Sci. Technol. 77, 4, 2004. pp. 186-193.

  • Hülsenberg, D. et al.: Mikrostrukturierung von Glas. In: Galvanotechnik 98(10), 2007. pp. 2530-2537.

  • Hülsenberg, D., Fehling, P., Leutbecher, T.: Damage tolerant, translucent oxide fiber/glass matrix-composites. In: Composites Part B 39, 2, 2008. pp. 362-373.

Selected projects

  • Development, manufacture and microstructuring of photosensitive glass

  • Glass crystallisation technique for manufacturing magnetic oxide micro and nanopowders

  • Oxide-fibre-reinforced glass composites

  • Microstructured glass printing plates for manufacturing TFTs by intaglio printmaking

  • Making use of Lorentz forces for the homogenisation of glass melts

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German National Academy of Science and Engineering

  • Saxonian Academy of Sciences

  • Humboldt Society for Science, Art and Education

  • German Ceramic Society

  • German Society for Glass Technology

Additional qualifications

  • Advanced training in higher-education pedagogy

  • 65 semesters of lectures in a wide variety of subfields of glass and ceramic materials and their manufacture

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • History of science and technology


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