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Astrophysicist

Roland Gredel, German Astrophysicist. Member International Astronomical Union, International Society for Optical Engineering, Astronomy Society.

Background

Gredel, Roland was born on December 9, 1957 in Schwetzingen, Germany. Son of Robert and Katharina (Fuchs) Gredel.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Ruprecht-Karls, Heidelberg, Germany, 1987.

Career

Fellow Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1987. Astronomer European Southern Observatory, Santiago, Chile, 1988-1990. Researcher University Cologne, Germany, 1990-1991.

Astronomer European Southern Observatory, Santiago, 1991-1998. Director Calar Alto Observatory, Heidelberg, since 1998.

Membership

Member International Astronomical Union, International Society for Optical Engineering, Astronomy Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: yoga, chess, mountaineering.

Connections

Married Cécile Loup, September 6, 1997. Children: Sophie, Anna.

father:
Robert Gredel

mother:
Katharina (Fuchs) Gredel

spouse:
Cécile Loup

child:
Anna Gredel

child:
Sophie Gredel