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Wolfgang Burger Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Burger has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of chemistry

Achievements to Wolfgang Burger's credit include patents for zirconia and platelet reinforced alumina.

    PLOCHINGEN, GERMANY, August 23, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Mr. Burger with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Burger celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A native of Alberweiler, Germany, Mr. Burger graduated with a diploma in chemistry from the University of Tuebingen in 1981. Soon thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Natural Sciences from the aforementioned academic institution in 1984. During this time, Mr. Burger worked as a science assistant for the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the University of Tuebinen from 1981 to 1985.

Furthermore, Mr. Burger found success at CeramTec GmbH in Plochingen, Germany, as a science co-worker, a group leader and the head of oxide materials for the development department between 1985 and 2005. Subsequently, he served as the head of the research process and product innovation at OxiMaTec GmbH, in Hochdorf, Germany, between 2005 and 2007. He has since remained active with the company as the managing director. In the past, Mr. Burger excelled as the project manager of international development projects with the Commission of the European Union from 1991 to 2004.

Additional achievements to Mr. Burger's credit include patents for zirconia and platelet reinforced alumina. He is also responsible for the development of Y-TZP ceramics by using yttria coated zirconia powders, which led to the discovery of nano-scaled ceramic microstructures. The highlight of Mr. Burger's career was the development of a special ceramic material, which is used to this day for hip joint surgery. It was during his employment at CeramTec, where the material was produced, which went on to become one of the most famous ceramic materials worldwide. Mr. Burger was also proud of his invention of another ceramic material that has been used in the dental and medical industry.

An exceptional Marquis listee, Mr. Burger has been featured in multiple editions of Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the World. A lifetime member of Verein Alter Roigel E.V., he also maintains professional ties with Society of German Chemists. Mr. Burger is happily married to his wife, Susanne Digel, and the two are the proud parents of Tobias and Henrik.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Burger has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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