life and work
Draugelates studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Hanover from 1955 to 1963 , where he received his doctorate in 1967.
After a few years of industrial activity in economic research at Krupp in Essen, he was employed at the Institute for Applied Materials Research of the Fraunhofer Society in Bremen in 1972 . In 1978 he went to DECHEMA for a short time in the area of research planning and administration.
In 1979 he was offered a position at Clausthal University of Technology , where he took over the management of the Institute for Welding Technology and Separating Manufacturing Processes.
He was a member of numerous scientific associations and spokesman for the special research areas "Manufacturing in thin sheet" and "Magnesium technology". Draugelates was chairman of the scientific council of the working group of industrial research associations " Otto von Guericke " (AiF) and other scientific societies as well as prorector of the TU Clausthal; He headed the DECHEMA “Materials and Construction in Chemicals - Apparatus Construction” committee and was a member of the board there.
Draugelates campaigned for the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology , was a founding member of the German Technion Society in 1982 and has been its deputy chairman since 1995. In 2002 he was made an honorary member of the Technion.
- Rudolf Vierhaus (Ed.): German Biographical Encyclopedia . Vol. 12, KG Saur, Munich a. Leipzig.
- Report on the award of the DECHEMA medal
- Report on the election as Vice-Rector of the TU Clausthal
- Obituary for Prof. Draugelates at TUContact , page 65 (PDF file; 3.19 MB), accessed on January 14, 2016
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German machine builder|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 5, 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Szczecin|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 24, 2008|
|Place of death||Goslar|