Alexander Boksenberg#


Email:boksy 'at' ast.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:476
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:aboksenberg
Homepage:http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/people/Alexander.Boksenberg

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1996-1999 Honorary Professor of Experimental Astronomy in the University of Cambridge
  • 1981-1996 Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
  • 1981-1989 Professor of Astronomy, University of Sussex
  • 1978-1981 Professor of Physics and Astronomy at University College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Observational astronomy
  • Sky-scanning photometry
  • Optical astronomy

Honours and Awards
  • 1996 Commander of the British Empire
  • 1999 Hughes Medal of the Royal Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Member of the Academia Europaea
  • Asteroid Namesake 3205 Boksenberg


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