New professor: Thomas Tauris

As of 1 September, Thomas Tauris has received employment in a fixed-term position as Professor in Astrophysics

2018.08.31 | Brigitte Christina Henderson

Up until now, he worked a senior staff member in the Fundamental Physics Group at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany and Privat-Dozent at the University of Bonn. His research expertise is founded on theoretical work and covers a broad range of topics including:  formation and evolution of compact stars (neutron stars, white dwarfs and black holes), binary stellar evolution, supernovae and gravitational wave sources.

While being a graduate student at Aarhus University (1993-1997), Thomas Tauris spent 3 years at the ATNF-CSIRO in Australia for his doctoral work on millisecond pulsars. After obtaining his PhD, he was awarded fellowships at the University of Amsterdam and NORDITA and also served as assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen. Thomas Tauris has worked in Bonn since 2010 and received his second doctoral degree (German: Habilitation) from the University of Bonn.

Thomas Tauris will be in office: 1522-228

Phone: +45 87155617


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