Birth place: Berlin, Germany.
Title & Academic Qualifications: Research Professor (the first one to be granted this title at the Technion).
- 1928-1933: Associate Professor, Technical University of Berlin- Charlottenburg.
- 1922-1924: Lecturer, Technical University of Danzig.
- 1922: Doctor Engineer, Technical University of Danzig.
- 1921: Diplomate Engineer, Technical University of Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Career Highlights at the Technion and at the ECE faculty:
- 1938-1954: Served as the Dean of the Electrical Engineering Faculty, Technion.
- 1938: Funded the Electrical Engineering dept. and served as the first dean of the faculty.
- 1937: Joined the ranks of academic staff members at the Technion.
- Electromagnetic theory and radar
- Total Internal Reflection Theory in Electromagnetics (the theory has been developed by Prof. Ollendorf)
- Electricity & electronics
- Bio-physics & bio-medicine (medical electronics)
- Technical education
- 1960: A member of the intl. community of Electrical Engineers IRE (today known as the IEEE). Served as its Vice President.
- 1960: Haifa Honorary Citizen Award.
- 1960: Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa), Technical University of Berlin.
- A member of the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities
- Ollendorf Minerva Center for Vision and Image Sciences.
- 1956-57: Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkley.
- 1971: The Rothschild Prize for Engineering
- 1971: IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal.
- 1954: Israel Prize in Exact Sciences
- 1949: Weizmann Prize for Exact Sciences
Information about Professor Franz Ollendorff’s publications at the Israeli National Library.