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physicist , researcher

Christoph Walter Michael Räth, German physicist, researcher. Scholar, Hanns-Seidel-Foundation, 1994-1998. Member CdAS/Munich-Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2000—2004; Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Bone and Mineral Research, German Physical Society, Austrian Alpine Association.

Background

Räth, Christoph Walter Michael was born on March 9, 1968 in Munich, Germany. Son of Michael Friedrich and Kriemhild Räth.

Education

Abitur, 1987; Study of physics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, 1988—1994. Diploma in physics, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1997.

Career

Research scientist Max-Planck-Institute Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany, since 1997, research fellow Center Interdisciplinary Plasma Sciences Germany, 2000—2005. Group leader Max-Planck-Institute Extraterrestrial Physics/Technology University Munich, since 2002. Partner Complex Systems Consulting, Germany, since 2003.

Referee Hanns-Seidel Foundation, Munich, since 2001, Optical Society of America, Washington, since 2002, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for procedure for pattern detection. Patents for procedure for segmenting point distributions. Development of new tools for the early diagnosis of osteoporosis based on tomographic image data.

    Development of nonlinear filters for image processing tasks. Research in detection of non-Gaussian signatures in point sets and its application to the analysis of the galaxy distribution in the universe. Development of new methods and models for financial time series.

    Research in the hold of the cosmic microwave background radiation and its implication to cosmology. Research in analysis of the WMAP data.

Membership

Member CdAS/Munich-Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2000—2004. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Bone and Mineral Research, German Physical Society, Austrian Alpine Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, mountain climbing, skiing, reading.

Connections

father:
Michael Friedrich

mother:
Kriemhild Räth