Former Chairman, German Council of Science and Humanities
Wolfgang Marquardt got his PhD in Systems Dynamics and Control at the University of Stuttgart. After a Post-Doc at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Habilitation in Stuttgart he got appointed as a full professor of Process Systems Engineering at RWTH Aachen University in 1993. In 2001 he received the Leibniz award from the German Research Foundation (DFG). Since 2010, he is a member of the Scientific Commission of the German Council for Science and Humanities. From 2011 until 2014, he was active as chosen Chairman of the Council.