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researcher , Astrophysics educator

Arnold Otto Benz, Swiss astrophysics educator, researcher. Member European Astronomical Society (secretary solar physics division 1985-1990), European Committee Solar Radio Astronomers (president 1978-1998), International Astronomical Union (president division II 1999-2003).

Background

Benz, Arnold Otto was born on April 21, 1945 in Winterthur, Switzerland. Son of Otto and Martha (Siegfried) Benz.

Education

Master of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1972.

Career

Research associate, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1972-1993; professor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, since 1993.

Works

Membership

Member European Astronomical Society (secretary solar physics division 1985-1990), European Committee Solar Radio Astronomers (president 1978-1998), International Astronomical Union (president division II 1999-2003).

Connections

Married Elisabeth Ringli, July 12, 1947. Children: Renate, Christoph, Pascal, Simon.

father:
Otto Benz

mother:
Martha (Siegfried) Benz

spouse:
Elisabeth Ringli

child:
Simon Benz

child:
Renate Benz

child:
Pascal Benz

child:
Christoph Benz