• Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kretschmann
    Dr. Kretschmann is full Professor and President of the TH Georg Agricola University (THGA), Bochum, Germany.

    He is also an the Managing Director of DMT Society for Teaching and Education (DMT-LB) and an external Professor at RWTH Aachen University. In these respects, his role is both in Engineering Research and in Knowledge Transfer, specifically in the post-mining area. A proof of his significant work is that on 9 May 2020, the THGA was awarded the European banner by Europa-Bochum, acknowledging the commitment of the German university “in and for Europe”.

    Dr. Kretschmann has been long time active in WFEO Working Groups, thus highlighting the importance of international cooperation in engineering. He stands out by far to promote the Engineering Profession as a fundamental tool to achieve sustainable development and green environment in support of the UN SDGs.

    The FEANI community has known Dr. KRETSCHMANN since many years in the context of his active support for the FEANI German National Monitoring Committee. He successfully advocated for a closer relationship of engineering graduates and the FEANI organization, in particular the FEANI EUR ING Professional Title. THGA is also a strong partner within the FEANI initiative “Engineers for Europe”.