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Theoretical physicist

Ruth Durrer, Swiss theoretical physicist. Member Swiss Physical Society (secretary 1992-1994), American Physical Society, American Astronomical Society.

Background

Durrer, Ruth was born on January 22, 1958 in Kerns, Switzerland. Daughter of Josef Gregor and Marie Antoinette (Dillier) Durrer.

Education

Diploma in Physics, University Zurich, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Physics, University Zurich, 1988.

Career

Assistant University Zurich, 1984-1988. Postdoctoral fellow Cambridge (England) University, 1988-1989. Visiting lecturer Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1989-1991.

Assistant professor theoretical physics University Zurich, 1992-1995. Professor theoretical physics University Geneva, Switzerland, since 1995. Member committee NUPECC, since 1996.

Membership

Member Swiss Physical Society (secretary 1992-1994), American Physical Society, American Astronomical Society.

Connections

Married Martin Zimmermann, August 5, 1988. Children: Florian, Melchior, Anna.

father:
Josef Gregor Durrer

mother:
Marie Antoinette (Dillier) Durrer

spouse:
Martin Zimmermann

children:
Florian Durrer

Melchior Durrer

Anna Durrer