About the presenter

From 1997 to 2015, Prof. Dr. Hans Schwarz worked as a full professor for Technical Translation English at Magdeburg University of Applied Sciences. He was head of the English-language department within the Department of Communications and Media. Apart from this, he worked as a flying-faculty member of the German-Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan, and of the Komi State Pedagogical Institute in Syktyvkar, Russia. His main activities included professional translation projects in English and German and in multilingual terminology work, both with emphasis on aviation. He retired in April 2015. He is a member of BDÜ, DIT, DTT, GTW, IITF, and tekom and is still active in the DIN NAT and ISO TC 37 committees for terminology work.