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astronomer

Klaas Sjoerds de Boer, Dutch, German Astronomer. Achievements include research in interstellar matter, the galactic halo, stellar evolution, star clusters, the Magellanic Clouds. Member Netherlands Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Deutsche Astronomische Gesellschaft.

Background

Boer, Klaas Sjoerds de was born on November 16, 1941 in Groningen, The Netherlands.

Education

Doctor, Ryksuniversiteit, Gronigen, 1974.

Career

Research assistant, Ryksuniversiteit Groningen, 1971-1974; research associate, Space Research Kapteyn Laboratory, Groningen, 1974-1977; research associate, Washburn Observatory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1981; research associate, Astronomisches Institute, U. Tuebingen, Germany, 1981-1985; research associate, Royal Greenwich Observatory, United Kingdom, 1985; director, Sternwarte, U. Bonn, since 1986. Member of advisory board Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, since 1987. Member organization committee 34 of International Astronomical Union, 1985-1991.

Member science and technical advisory board European Southern Observatory, since 1990. Chairman European Space Agency IUE time allocation committee, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in interstellar matter, the galactic halo, stellar evolution, star clusters, the Magellanic Clouds.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Netherlands Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Deutsche Astronomische Gesellschaft.

Connections

Married, 2 children.