by Professor Richard Wielebinski
Professor Richard Wielebinski
, is an ex-Tasmanian who today leads one of the world's foremost Radioastronomy research centres in Germany.He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (Electrical Engineering and Science).
In 1963 he
PhD from Cambridge University.After several years of teaching and research at the University of Sydney, he took a position of a director at the Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy in Bonn.His
research interests include instrumentation in radio astronomy and observational techniques as well as studies of clusters and galaxies, studies of magnetic fields in the universe and morphology of pulsars at high radio frequencies.He is an Honorary Professor at Bonn University and a Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
In 1992 Richard Wielebinski
won the Max-Planck research prize.A year later he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland).
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