Friedrich Ehrendorfer#

Friedrich Ehrendorfer
Membership Number:1442
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1995 ‐ 2013 Active Research Collaborator at the Department for Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Faculty Center for Biodiversity, University Vienna, Austria
  • since 1994 Professor Emeritus, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1970 ‐ 1995 Full Professor, Head (until 1990) of Institute of Botany and Director of the Botanical Garden, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1965 ‐ 1970 Full Professor, Head of Institute of Systematic Botany and Director of the Botanical Garden, University of Graz, Styria, Austria
  • 1960 ‐ 1964 Custodian, Department of Botany, Museum of Natural History, Vienna, Austria
  • 1959 Research Associate, Univ. of California, Davis and Berkeley (with G.L. Stebbins), USA
  • 1949 ‐ 1959 Research Assistant, since 1955 as Univ.‐Docent, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1945 ‐ 1949 Dr. phil. (botany, paleontology, philosophy), University of Vienna, Austria

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biology
  • Karyology
  • Polyploidy
  • DNA‐analytical biosystematics and taxonomy of Rubiaceae (Galium, Asperula etc.), Dipsacaceae (Knautia etc.), Asteraceae (Achillea, Anacyclus, Artemisia, Carlina, Leontodon etc.), Winteraceae (Drimys, Tasmannia, Takhtajania), Rutaceae (Aurantioideae etc.), Caryophyllaceae (Cerastium), Veroniceae, Ranunculaceae (Anemone etc.), Solanaceae (Capsicum)
  • Biogeography and ecology of terrestrial biota

Honours and Awards
  • 1997 Member, Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba, Argentina; Doctor honoris causa, Univ. Córdoba, Argentina 1994 ‐ 2011 etc.
  • 1996 Member, Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi
  • 1996 Member, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
  • 1993 Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1990 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1977 Member, German Academy of Scientists Leopoldina
  • 1975 Full Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences

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