Heinrich Wänke#


Heinrich Wänke
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:waenke 'at' mpch-mainz.mpg.de
Membership Number:1469
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:hwanke
Elected:1993


Heinrich Wänke passed away November 21, 2015.

Positions Held
  • 1958 - 1996 Director of Department of Cosmochemistry
  • 1953 Max Planck Institute for Chemistry at Mainz, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cosmochemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Meteorites
  • Moon rocks
  • Martian meteorites
  • Earth mantle rocks

Honours and Awards
  • 1991 Friedrich-Becke Medal
  • Leonard Medal from The Meteoritical Society
  • 1999 Abraham-Gottlob-Werner Medaille, the highest award of the German Mineralogical Society
  • 1991 Friedrich-Becke-Medaille of the Austrian Mineralogical Society
  • Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Science
  • Foreign member of the Russian Academy of Science
  • Associate of the Royal Society of London
  • 1993 - 1995 Chair of the Solar system Working Group
  • Member of the Space Advisory Committee of ESA
  • 1996 to 1998 President of the European Geophysical Society
  • 1999 Runcorn Florensky Medal of the European Geophysical Society


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