Peter Schuster#


Peter Schuster
Email:pks 'at' tbi.univie.ac.at
Membership Number:2611
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:pschuster
Homepage: http://www.tbi.univie.ac.at/~pks





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2009 Professor emeritus, University of Vienna
  • 2006-2009 President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
  • 2000-2003 Vicepresident of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
  • 1992-1995 Founding Director, Institute for Molecular Biotechnology, Jena, Germany
  • 1973-2009 Full Professor, Theoretical Chemistry, University of Vienna
  • 1968-1969 PostDoc, Max Planck-Institut for Physical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
  • 1967 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Vienna

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computer simulation of evolution in vitro
  • Intermolecular interactions
  • Modeling of genetic and metabolic networks
  • RNA bioinformatics
  • RNA molecular structures

Honours and Awards
  • since 2009 Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • since 2009 Member of the Academia Europaea (London)
  • since 1993 Member of the „Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher – Leopoldina“
  • since 1992 Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • since 1991 External Faculty Professor of the Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, USA
  • 1999 Wilhelm Exner Medal
  • 1995 Phillip Morris-Preis
  • 1993 Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst
  • 1983 Erwin Schrödinger Award, Austrian Academy of Sciences


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