Curriculum Vitae




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Prof. Dr. Philipp Richter



Affiliation [-]


University of Potsdam
Institute for Physics and Astronomy
Campus Golm, Haus 28
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24/25
14476 Potsdam, Germany
Phone: +49-(0)331-977 1841
email: prichter@astro.physik.uni-potsdam.de
web: www.astro.physik.uni-potsdam.de/~prichter


Personal information: [-]


  • Born January 10, 1972 in Marburg, Germany
  • Married, 3 childen


Education: [-]


  • 1999: PhD in Astronomy, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1997: Diploma in Physics, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1994 - 1999: Studies of Physics and Astronomy,
    Universities of Marburg and Bonn, Germany
  • 1991: Abitur, Gymnasium Philippinum, Marburg, Germany


Professional Experience: [-]


  • 2010 - present: Full professor (W3) and Chair, Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 2007 - 2010: Associate Professor (W2), Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 2004 - 2007: Head of Emmy Noether Research Group, Argelander-Institute for Astronomy, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2003 - 2004: Assistant Professor (C1), Institute for Astrophysics and Extraterrestrial Research, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2002 - 2003: Visiting scientist, Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy
  • 1999 - 2002: Research Assistant, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • 1997 - 1999: PhD Fellow, Observatory, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1996 - 1997: Technical Assistant, Observatory, University of Bonn, Germany


Awards and Fellowships: [-]


  • 2005: Ludwig-Biermann Award for early excellence in astrophysical research, Astronomische Gesellschaft, Germany
  • 2003: Emmy-Noether fellowship/award for early research excellence, DFG (German science foundation)
  • 2002: Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, European Commission (declined)

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