Organization

Designing the future together

The tasks within the CLAAS Foundation are clearly distributed. All bodies the jury, the Board of Trustees and the Executive Board work hand in hand.

Organization

Designing the future together

The tasks within the CLAAS Foundation are clearly distributed. All bodies the jury, the Board of Trustees and the Executive Board work hand in hand.

Jury

The jury of the CLAAS Foundation assesses the application for the Helmut Claas-Scholarship. It consists of international experts of the agricultural sector who specialize in various fields. This guarantees an objective and well-balanced evaluation.

German Jury

Prof. Dr. agr. habil. Sandra Rose

  • Study of agricultural sciences at Humboldt-Universität of Berlin
  • Research scientist at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and bioeconomy at Potsdam (2002-2014)
  • PhD (2002, „Investigation of mechanical stress on the udder at different milking systems" und Habilitation (2013, „"The development of the individual quarter milking and its effect on the process elements of animal, human, milking equipment and product quality"“) at HU of Berlin
  • Since 2014 Professor for agricultural machinery at University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg (process technology in animals and plants, Precision Farming, milking techniques)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Weltzien

  • Studies of Agricultural Engineering at Cologne University of Applied Sciences and Mechanical Engineering at the Institute for Agricultural Machinery at TU Braunschweig
  • 2008 PhD at TU Braunschweig: “Assistance system for the unloading process of a self-propelled forage harvester”
  • Engineer system development / construction hydraulics at HYDAC System GmbH and CNH Baumaschinen GmbH
  • since 2015 Head of Department “Engineering for Crop Production” at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) and Chair “Agromechatronics – sensor-based process control in Agriculture” at the TU Berlin (joint assignment)

Dr. Angela Werner

  • Studied chemistry in Frankfurt am Main and journalism in Mainz
  • PhD in biophysical chemistry in Frankfurt am Main
  • Since 1996 working for agrarzeitung, since 2012 editor-in-chief
  • Main topics are crop protection and biotechnology as well as economic and political reporting of the companies and players involved

English jury

Dr. Kim Blackburn

  • Born 1977
  • Mechanical Engineering at the University of Reading
  • PhD-program at Cranfield University
  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Current research in the areas of off-road dynamics also traction and agricultural technology

CV Alastair Tulloch MIAgrE

  • Born in 1950
  • Ordinary National Diploma in General Engineering
  • National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering
  • CLAAS UK Ltd. - After Sales Dept. - Regional Service; National Service Manager
  • CLAAS UK Ltd. - After Sales Manager and Co. Director; Deputy CEO
  • Chairman of the Agricultural Engineers Association Training Committee (2010 - 2015)
  • Member of EurAgEng & The Institution of Agricultural Engineers - Award of Merit 2018

David White

  • Senior lecturer Engineering Department, Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire.
  • Member of  the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Institution of Agricultural Engineers and many more
  • Trustee of the Douglas Bomford Trust, mentor of Arkwright Scholarships Trust