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1829
1840
1876
1890
1900
1944
1946
Foundation as a “United Secondary and Vocational School”
by King Wilhelm I of Württemberg
Polytechnical School
Polytechnic
College of Technology
Right to award doctorates in Engineering and Science subjects
Almost all buildings are completely destroyed
Reopening of the College of Technology
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1953
1957
1967
1974
1979
1988
1997
1998
2000
2007
Right to award doctorates in the Humanities
Start of construction in Stuttgart-Vaihingen
“Universität Stuttgart”
Student numbers first reach 10,000
Right to award doctorates in the Social Sciences
Student numbers first reach 20,000
Launch of the Internationalisation Program
International student numbers first reach 3,000
Foundation of the University Council
Approx. 5,000 international students
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Architecture & Civil Engineering
Theodor Fischer
Emil Mörsch
Otto Graf
Paul Bonatz
Richard Döcker
Fritz Leonhardt
Theodor Fischer
1862 – 1938
Founder of the Stuttgart Architecture School
Founder of the “Theory of Iron-reinforced Concrete Structures”
Materials and component testing
Theory of architecture and urban planning
Head of construction of the Weißenhofsiedlung
New construction methods for bridges and television towers
Emil Mörsch
1872 – 1950
Otto Graf
1881 – 1956
Paul Bonatz
1877 – 1956
Richard Döcker
1894 – 1968
Fritz Leonhardt
1909 – 1999
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Engineering
Carl J. von Bach
Fritz Emde
Eugen Sänger
Karl Ramsayer
Franz X. Wortmann
John Argyris
Carl v. Bach
1847 – 1931
Fritz Emde
1873 – 1951
Pioneer in materials research
“Theory of Electrical Engineering”
Pioneer of astronautics, developer of the scramjet
Airbone navigation using geodetic methods
Development of aerofoil profiles
Introduction of finite elements as a calculation method
Eugen Sänger
1905 – 1964
Karl Ramsayer
1911 – 1982
Franz Wortmann
1921 – 1985
John Argyris
1916 – 2004
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Natural Sciences
Hermann C. Fehling
Heinrich von Eck
Rudolf Mehmke
William Küster
Wilhelm M. Kutta
Peter Paul Ewald
Hermann Fehling
1811 – 1885
Heinrich v. Eck
1837 – 1925
Fehling’s solution for determining the presence of sugar
Geologist: “Eck’s conglomerate”
Pioneer of vector calculations
Research into haemoglobin, “Haemin Formula”
Runge-Kutta method and Kutta-Joukowski formula
Theory of x-ray interference, “Ewald Construction”
Rudolf Mehmke
1857 – 1944
William Küster
1863 – 1929
Wilhelm M. Kutta
1867 – 1944
Peter P. Ewald
1888 – 1985
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Humanities
Friedrich Th. Vischer
Johannes Mährlen
Wilhelm Lübke
Käte Hamburger
Fritz Martini
Max Bense
Friedrich Vischer
1807 – 1887
Aesthetics, philosophy, art and literature
Historian and political economist
First Chair of History of Art
Literature, “The Logic of Literature”
Literature “Wagnis der Sprache”
Mathematical methods of art theory
Johannes Mährlen
1803 – 1871
Wilhelm Lübke
1826 – 1893
Käte Hamburger
1896 – 1992
Fritz Martini
1909 – 1992
Max Bense
1910 – 1990

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