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Theoretical physics educator

Peter Heinz Richter, German theoretical physics educator. Member American Physical Society, Olbers Society (president 1990-1998), Deutsche Physik Gesellschaft, Astronomische Gesellschaft.

Background

Richter, Peter Heinz was born on November 13, 1945 in Fallingbostel, Germany. Son of Karl A. and Hildegard Engineer of Mines (Hensel) Richter.

Education

Diploma in physics, University Göttingen, 1968. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Marburg, 1971.

Career

Research associate, U. Marburg, 1971-1973; research associate, Max-Planck Institute of Biophysics Chemistry, Göttingen, 1973-1977; research associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1977-1979; research associate, Stanford (California) U., 1979-1980; professor physics, U. Bremen, since 1980.

Works

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Olbers Society (president 1990-1998), Deutsche Physik Gesellschaft, Astronomische Gesellschaft.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, astronomy.

Connections

Married Christiane E. Landsberg, October 18, 1971. Children: K. Benjamin, J. Sebastian.

father:
Karl A.

mother:
Hildegard Engineer

spouse:
Christiane E. Landsberg

children:
J. Sebastian Richter

K. Benjamin Richter