CV of Dr. Guenter Beyer
Dr. Günter Beyer, born on 24. September 1952 in Aachen/Germany
Dr. Guenter Beyer, Auenweg 14, B-4700 Eupen,Belgium
Astronomy & Polymer science
=> Present position:
R & D - Manager for Materials & Head of the Chemical-Physical Laboratory of Kabelwerk Eupen AG
=> Education / University:
Technical University RWTH Aachen; PhD (1984) in organic chemistry and photochemistry
=> Professional organizations:
Since 1984 with Kabelwerk Eupen AG; B-4700 Eupen; Belgium
Starting in the R & D department; since 1996 responsible for the R & D activities for material development & head of the chemical-physical laboratory including the cable fire testing stations
Board member of the Belgian Polymer Group
Member of "Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker"
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of "Journal of Fire Science" and "Trends in Applied Sciences Research"
Mentioned in Marquis's "Who is Who in Science & Engineering" 2006-2007 and 2008-2009
Mentioned in Marquis's "Who is Who in the World" 2009, 2010 and accepted also for 2011
=> Research interest / publications / activities / awards:
Polymer science, reactive extrusion, radiation crosslinking, flame retardancy, nanocomposites and other nanostructuated additives for flame retardancy, measurement of fire hazards and risks by cone calorimeter. More than 250 technical publications, conference presentations in international journals.
Invited speaker and chair-man of many international conferences on nanocomposites, flame retardancy & cable topics.
Organizer of two international FR-conference (04/2000 and 04/2008)in Bruxelles/Belgium
=> In November 2003 I received the Jack Spergel Memorial Award for my work on nanocomposites as a new class of flame retardants at the International Wire & Cable Symposium (IWCS): ...Outstanding Technical Paper award for the 51st Symposium. It was selected from amongst the entire symposium as the best technical paper on the basis of technical advancement and innovation...
=> In March 2004 I received a Certificate of Merit from the International Wire & Machinery Association (IWMA) at the WIRE 2004 for my lecture on nanocomposites at the conference "Fire performance of cables" in Düsseldorf on 15-16 October 2002
=> In November 2004 I received again the Jack Spergel Memorial Award for my work on carbon nanotubes as a new class of flame retardants at the International Wire & Cable Symposium (IWCS): ... Outstanding Technical Paper award for the 52st Symposium. It was selected from amongst the entire symposium as the best technical paper on the basis of technical advancement and innovation...