Klaus-Dieter Lang given the DVS Ring of Honour
In recognition of his exceptional technical and scientific contributions and his unfailing commitment to the association’s work, Professor Klaus-Dieter Lang, Director of the Fraunhofer IZM, has been awarded the Ring of Honour for the German Welding Society “Deutschen Verbands für Schweißtechnik und verwandte Verfahren e.V.”.
The long-standing member of the executive council of the DVS received the ring from the hands of the DVS President Professor Heinrich Flegel as part of the “Consolidated Welding Technology Conference” on 19 September in Leipzig.
The DVS has been active since 1897 as a technology and science association dedicated to all joining, cutting, and coating technology. With around 19,000 members and more than 340 educational institutes, the association is committed to promoting research, young professionals, technology, standardization, and certification.
The DVS Ring of Honour has been awarded since 1954 for outstanding contributions to the science and practice of innovative welding technology.