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Dieter D. Genske (*20-12-1956)

Dieter D. Genske (1956, German citizenship) studied Civil Engineering and Geology in Germany and the United States and received master degrees in both disciplines. After his PhD, he started working on engineering and environmental problems, first as Humboldt Research Fellow in Kyoto, Japan, then as project manager at Deutsche Montan Technologie DMT, where he became involved in major urban remediation projects, including the International Building Exhibition IBA Emscher Park and the new parliament quarter in Berlin.

During this time he also carried out in close co-operation with the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne the visualisation project Graf Moltke (Ruhr District). Dieter Genske taught at a number of universities including the TU Delft, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL and the ETH-Zurich.

In 2000, he participated in the ETH-New Learning Technology Program with an innovative on-line learning project. Besides this, he has conducted a number of development projects in low-income countries, especially Africa and Eastern Europe. Universities in Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, South Africa and Japan invited him as guest professor.

The pictures on the left hand side are details from the observatory Jantar Mantar, Jaipur.

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