Horst Stöcker

Physicist, Person

1952 –

36

Who is Horst Stöcker?

Horst Stöcker is a German theoretical physicist.

Horst Stöcker studied physics at the J.W. Goethe-Universität at Frankfurt am Main, where he got his Dr. phil.nat. in 1979.

He went on to GSI and - as a DAAD - postdoctoral fellow - to LBL, UC Berkeley.

Stöcker joined the faculty of physics and astronomy at Michigan State University and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, NSCL, in 1982.

1985 Stöcker moved on to a professorship for Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, where Stöcker holds the Judah M. Eisenberg- endowed Chair since 2000.

From 2000 - 2003 and 2006-2007 Stöcker was elected Vicepresident at Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, for science, mathematics, computer science, IT & HPC, and the medical school.

Horst Stöcker is Senior Fellow and member of the executive board at the international interdisciplinary Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies - a private scientific foundation, Frankfurt am Main.

Horst Stöcker is the scientific chairman and CEO at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung.

2008 Stöcker was elected Vice-President of Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren for "Struktur der Materie", reelected 2010.

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Born
Dec 16, 1952
Frankfurt
Also known as
  • Horst Stocker
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Employment
  • Michigan State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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