Helmut Moritz - Curriculum Vitae#


  • Born 1 November 1933 in Graz (Austria)
  • 1951 - 1956 study of geodesy, Graz University of Technology (TUG);
  • 1959 Dr.techn. (TUG); main research topics: physical geodesy, gravitational field, inverse problems in geodesy and geophysics;
  • since 1955 various positions at TUG, Geodetic Service of Austria, Ohio State University, Technical University Hannover, and Wuhan University;
  • 1964 - 1971 Professor of Physical Geodesy at Technical University Berlin;
  • 1971 Professor of Geodesy, TUG;
  • 2002 Emeritus.

Honorary Doctorates:
  • Dr.-Ing.h.c., Technische Universität München, 1981;
  • D.Sc.h.c., The Ohio State University, 1992;
  • Dr.h.c., University of Geodesy and Cartography, Moscow, 1994.

Member
of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and of 10 foreign Academies.

International Activities:
  • 1979 - 1983: President of the International Association of Geodesy;
  • 1991 - 1995: President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics;
  • 1998 - 2002: Director General of the Inter-University Center Dubrovnik;
  • 1998 - 2006: President of the International League of Humanists.

Festschrift on the occation of Helmut Moritz' 75th birthday(info) (in German)
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