Reinhard Genzel#


Reinhard Genzel
Membership Number:1689
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Elected:1995
Homepage: http://physics.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/Reinhard-Genzel



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1999 - present Full Professor of Physics University of California Berkeley
  • 1986 - present Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
  • 1985 - 1986 Full Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1981 - 1985 Associate Professor of Physics and Associate Research Astronomer, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental astrophysics
  • Infrared and submillimetre astronomy

Honours and Awards
  • Since 1988 Honorary Professor Munich University
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1980 – 1982 Miller Research Fellowship
  • 1980 Otto Hahn Medal, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
  • 1984 Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation
  • 1986 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize, American Astronomical Society
  • 1990 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 2000 De Vaucouleurs Medal, University of Texas
  • 2000 Prix Jules Janssen, French Astronomical Society
  • 2003 Stern Gerlach Medal for experimental physics, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
  • 2003 Balzan Prize for Infrared Astronomy
  • 2007 Albert Einstein Medal
  • 2008 Shaw Prize
  • 2009 "Galileo 2000" Prize
  • 2011 Karl Schwarzschild Medal, Deutsche Astronomische Gesellschaft
  • 2012 Crafoord Prize, Royal Swedish Academy
  • 2012 Tycho Brahe Prize, European Astronomical Society
  • 2014 Harvey Prize, Technion Institute, Israel
  • 2014 Herschel Medal, Royal Astronomical Society
  • Member of the US and German Astronomical and Physical Societies
  • 1985 Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 2000 Foreign member of the United States National Academy of Sciences
  • 1998 Foreign member of the Académie des Sciences (Institut de France)
  • 2002 Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
  • 2002 Member of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 Senior member of the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2011 Foreign member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Foreign member of the Royal Society of London
  • 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics


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