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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