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The mission of UA Ruhr New York is to facilitate and promote innovative transatlantic collaborations in research and education between the UA Ruhr universities and partners in North America. Our liaison office enhances and expands cutting-edge international research and education opportunities for researchers and students and their collaborating partners to assist in extending programs throughout the Ruhr region and in North America, and ultimately help them develop solutions for global challenges.

UA Ruhr Board Members

Albrecht Ehlers
TU Dortmund University

Prof. Dr. Kornelia Freitag
American Studies
Ruhr University Bochum

Dr. Joann Halpern
Hasso Plattner Institute
New York

Gerhard Schembecker
Barbara Schneider
Karen Shire Bild Mini

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schembecker
Professor for Plant and Process Design
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
TU Dortmund University

Dr. Barbara Schneider
International Office
TU Dortmund University

Prof. Dr. Karen A. Shire
Professor of Comparative Sociology and Japanese Society
University of Duisburg-Essen

Susanne von Tuerk

Susanne von Türk
Attorney-at-law and Partner
Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski, LLP