Honor for Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jan-Kristian Krüger


Our guest researcher, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jan-Kristian Krüger, was recently appointed Knight of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. The ceremonial award took place on June 21 and was conducted by the Minister for Research and Higher Education, Stéphanie Obertin.

Prof. Krüger was honored for his outstanding contributions to research and innovation. From 2006 to 2014, he served as a guest professor at the University of Luxembourg, significantly enriching the academic and scientific community. He supervised doctoral students and developed important patents. Additionally, he was a founding member of the integrated study program "Saar-Lor-Lux." Currently, Prof. Krüger is a guest professor at the Leibniz Institute for Composite Materials (IVW) in Kaiserslautern.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulf Breuer, our scientific director, congratulates: “The award is well-deserved. Here at IVW, too, Prof. Krüger is committed to scientific progress in a completely selfless manner with his great expertise and transnational networks."

We warmly congratulate Prof. Krüger on this significant honor and look forward to many more years of collaboration with him!


Read more on the website of the Ministry for Research and Higher Education. Here you can find his other awards and publications.


Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c.

Jan-Kristian Krüger

Guest Professor


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