• Erudite Visiting Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala India, 2011 and 2015

  • Honorary Medal of the Polymer Institute Bratislava, 2003
    (in recognition of the long-term contacts and cooperation with the Polymer Institute  Bratislava in the field of IPN systems, electrically conductive polymer blends, composites, and nanocomposites, which resulted in a number of publications and presentations)

  • "Innovation Award of the Friends of the IPF", 1997
    (P. Pötschke, K. Wallheinke, G. Pompe, K. Grundke, J. Pionteck)

  • "Science Award of the TU Dresden", III. class, 1988
    (K. Schwetlick, C. Rüger, T. König, J. Pionteck, W. D. Habicher)