Helmut Moritz#


Helmut Moritz
Email:helmut.moritz 'at' tugraz.at
Membership Number:1215
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:hmoritz
Elected:1992
Homepage: http://www.helmut-moritz.at




Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2002 Emeritus
  • 1971-2002 Full Professor, TU Graz
  • 1964-1971 Full Professor, TU Berlin, Germany
  • 1959 Dr.techn. Geodesy, TH Graz, Austria

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geodesy
  • Theoretical geodesy
  • Physical geodesy
  • Figure of the Earth and its gravitational field
  • Earth rotation and time
  • Earth tides
  • Relativistic geodesy
  • Statistics end estimation of the gravitational field
  • Geodetic boundary-value problems
  • Geophysics
  • Geodesy as a part of geophysics

Honours and Awards
  • 1977 Carl-Friedrich-Gauss-Medal, Braunschweig. Sci. Society
  • 1983 Alexander-von-Humboldt-Medal, Acad. Sci. Berlin
  • 1998 Copernicus-Medal, Polish Acad. Sci.
  • 2008 Struve-Medaille, Pulkovo Observatory, Russia
  • 2008 Tsiolkovsky-Medal, Moscow

Academy Memberships:
  • 1970 Finland
  • 1974 Italy / Lincei
  • 1976 Austria: corresponding, 1988 full member)
  • 1983 Hungary: honorary member
  • 1984 Schweden / Engineering Sciences
  • 1984 Spain
  • 1984 Germany (Berlin)
  • 1987 Germany / Leopoldina, Halle
  • 1988 Poland
  • 1992 Academia Europaea / London
  • 1994 Croatia
  • 2000 China
  • 2001 Jugoslavia / Engineering Sciences


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