Von Klitzing International Engineering Award

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Dr. Erik Muijsenberg

Erik Muijsenberg

Erik Muijsenberg is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Eindhoven from the Class of 1990. For the eight years following graduation, he was employed by TNO Glass group in Eindhoven focusing his efforts in furnace modeling and glass melt technology. In 1997 he became the TNO Glass Department leader. In 1998 he became a GLASS SERVICE B.V. Managing Director, the first GLASS SERVICE subsidiary office in Maastricht, the Netherlands. After eleven years he moved to GLASS SERVICE headquarters in Czech Republic to become group Vice President. GLASS SERVICE employs over 100 engineers with offices worldwide including Czechia, Slovakia, Netherlands, Germany, UK, France, USA, China and Japan. Glass Service daughter companies are well known worldwide FlammaTec for combustion systems and FIC UK for Electric melting solutions. In 1997 Erik was awarded the Otto Schott Award. In 2012 he received the Adolf Dietzel Industry Award from the German Glass Society for his contribution to the development and acceptance of glass furnace modeling & optimization in the German glass industry. He was chosen as a Fellow member by the British Glass Society in 2014. Erik is also active Vice Chairman and past Chairman of the Technical Committee 21 - Furnace Design & Operations - of the International Commission on Glass (ICG). As of 2016 Erik became an ICG Steering Committee member. In 2017 he became a Phoenix Award Committee member. Since 2023 Erik is the Vice Chairman of the Phoenix Award Committee. Erik has actively promoted Industry 4.0 smarter model based predictive furnace and forehearth control and CO2 emission reductions to the Glass Industry for over twenty years.

Dr. Erik Muijsenberg receiving the Von Klitzing International Engineering Award from Dr. Florian Kongoli at FLOGEN SIPS 2023

Dr. Florian Kongoli congratulating Dr. Erik Muijsenberg during the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 award ceremony

Dr. Erik Muijsenberg delivering an acceptance speech during the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 award ceremony

Video of the FLOGEN SIPS 2023 Award ceremony where Dr. Erik Muijsenberg won the Von Klitzing International Engineering Award. The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Florian Kongoli, chairman of FLOGEN.