Everyone has a seat at the table: engineers, technicians and economic experts as well as full-time employees of the DKE. They come from companies, associations, research, education and politics. What unites them is their passion for technological innovation. Whether experienced employees or young talent with a thirst for knowledge: Together, they work at top capacity and thus contribute toward the success of electrotechnical standardization. In Germany and on the international level.
Prizes & Awards
Award ceremony IEC Thomas A. Edison Award and IEC 1906 Award
IEC Thomas A. Edison Award and the IEC 1906 Award were created to honor the special merits of experts in international standardization projects.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the awards ceremony was held as a virtual event this year.
Of the 180 1906 awards awarded in total, 33 were awarded to German recipients. This demonstrates that our experts are still highly respected in the IEC community.
On behalf of the Germany National IEC Committee, we would like to congratulate all of the recipients and thank them for their work.
Presentation of the 2019 IEC 1906 Award
Countless experts were honored for their knowledge and dedication in the field of international standardization.
September 9, 2019
DKE Nadel 2019
Recognition for volunteer work and also national and international contributions.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Best Thesis Award 2018
Anna Pfendler and Andreas Hauschke share the winners’ podium.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
IEC 1906 Award 2018 presented
Outstanding contributions and extraordinary dedication were honored.
January 16, 2019
IEC presents Wim De Kesel from the Belgian National Committee the Lord Kelvin Award
A special award for a deserving expert.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Thies elected as Deputy President of CENELEC
Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Thies is supporting his successor at the top of the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
DKE Nadel in Gold awarded to Dr. Ulrich Spindler
DKE honors the standardization expert for his outstanding contributions in leading positions at IEC, CENELEC and VDE DKE.
May 4, 2018
DKE Nadel 2018
A special award for special standardization experts.
April 24, 2018
Best Thesis Award 2017
Elisabeth Ibenthal and Ricarda Rimatzki both win and will be honored at the 2018 DKE Innovation Campus.
April 24, 2018
CENELEC Pin Award for VDE DKE experts and employees
International award for our standardization experts.
Presentation of the IEC 1906 Award
The German National IEC Committee is pleased to honor 31 standardization experts as award winners.
October 26, 2017
Presentation of the Thomas A. Edison Award
Congratulations! One of the highest honors from the IEC is awarded to Dr. Peter Zwanziger.
DKE Nadel 2017
Three deserving standardization experts were honored.
May 10, 2017
Anja Kurth – Winner of the Best Thesis Award 2016
Honored for outstanding work on the topic of “VLF Testing in High-Voltage Cable Systems” in the framework of the DKE Innovative Campus.
May 10, 2017