Faculty II Mourns the Loss of Karl-Heinz Förster
On 29th January 2017, Professor Karl-Heinz Förster passed away at the age of 78. He became a professor at at the Institute for Mathematics of TU Berlin in 1977 and contributed with great enthusiasm to the academic life – as Dean of the Institute of Mathematics and as member of TU Berlin’s Academic Senate. Even though he retired in 2006, Karl-Heinz Förster continued to supervise students and doctoral candidates, preferably in his research area of operator theory.
The Institute of Mathematics mourns the loss of an wonderful member of the scientific community. Karl-Heinz Förster is survived by his wife and two children. Our thoughts are with his family in these hours of grief.