DTU honorary alumnus 2020: Søren Westermann

Grounds for the appointment:
Søren Westermann has made significant imprints for the benefit of Denmark through his many years of working as a director at Widex, and he has been a firm and constructive support for hearing research at DTU, among other things with contributions to the establishment of the Centre for Applied Hearing Research (CAHR) in 2003 and the Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems (CAMM) in 2014 and as a former member of the DTU Elektro Advisory Board.

Statement from Søren Westermann:
"I am very honoured to receive the title and have also been very happy with the long cooperation with DTU, right from the 'Odin project' at the acoustics lab in the mid-1980s to the start of CAHR with Torsten Dau, 8+ years in DTU Elektro Advisory Board and finally the start-up of CAMM."