Making-of the Werner-von-Siemes-Ring 2016, a kinetic ring made by Michael Berger, Duesseldorf, Germany.
Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht accepted the Werner-von-Siemens-Ring - one of the most prestigious technical engineering awards - on December 13, 2016 in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The Werner von Siemens Ring Foundation highlighted Martin Herrenknecht's inexhaustible innovative strength in the development of tunnel boring machines and honored his technical pioneering spirit in the realization of groundbreaking engineering projects in mechanized tunnelling. For the past 100 years, the Werner von Siemens Ring has been awarded to inventors and entrepreneurs for outstanding achievements who, like Werner von Siemens, have realized epoch-making technical innovations and guided them to success.