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Erik Wilhelm Grafarend

Erik Wilhelm Grafarend, German physical goedesy educator. Member Royal Astronomical Society.

Background

  • Grafarend, Erik Wilhelm was born on October 30, 1939 in Essen, Germany. Son of Hans and Emilie (Tuschenboner) Grafarend.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering, Technology University Clausthal, 1964. Master of Science in Physics, Technology University Clausthal, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Technology University Clausthal, 1966.

      Doctor honoris causa, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, 1989. Doctor honoris causa, University Darmstadt, 1996. Doctor honoris causa, University Budapest, 1998.

      Doctor honoris causa, University Federal Armed Forces, Munich, 2000.

    Career

    • Scientific assistant Institut for Theoretical Physics, Technology University, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1966-1968, Venia Legendi f. Theo. Geo. Germany, 1970, University Bonn, 1970, associate professor, 1970-1980. Professor, chairman physical geodesy Stuttgart University, since 1980.

      Guest professor numerous foreign universities. President IAG Study Groups.

    Works

    • Author 3 books. Contributor over 230 science articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Royal Astronomical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Ulrike Buttner, August 15, 1968. Children: Birgit, Jens.
    • father: Hans Grafarend
    • mother: Emilie (Tuschenboner) Grafarend
    • spouse: Ulrike Buttner
    • children: Birgit Grafarend
    • Jens Grafarend
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    Born October 30, 1939
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    • 1964
      Technology University Clausthal
    • 1968
      Technology University Clausthal
    • 1966
      Technology University Clausthal
    • 1989
      Royal Institute of Technology
    • 1996
      University Darmstadt
    • 1998
      University Budapest
    • 1966 - 1968
      Science assistant, Institut for Theoretical Physics
      Clausthal-zellerfeld, Niedersachsen, Germany, Germany
    • 1970
      Science assistant, Institut for Theoretical Physics
    • 1970
      Science assistant, Institut for Theoretical Physics
    • 1980
      professor, physical geodesy Stuttgart University
    • 1980
      chairman, physical geodesy Stuttgart University
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