Dr. Helmut Wiesemeyer

Scientific Staff
Research Department Millimeter- and Submillimeter Astronomy
Submillimeter Technology
+49 (0)228-525-346

Main Focus

  • Chemistry of the primordial universe, and of interstellar and circumstellar environments
  • Planetary atmospheres and cometary comae
  • Far-infrared spectroscopy of light hydrides and their isotopic substitutions
  • Radiative transfer modeling and excitation studies of atomic fine-structure lines
  • Polarimetry of cosmic dust and spectral line emission in star-forming regions and late stages of stellar evolution

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2010  Staff astronomer and SOFIA scientist at Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
  • 2006 - 2010 Visiting scientist at Instituto de Radioastronomía Milimétrica, Granada (Spain)
  • 2005 - 2010 Permant staff member at IRAM
  • 1997 - 2005 Postdoc at Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique (IRAM), Grenoble (France)
  • 1997 PhD in Astronomy, Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie & Universität Bonn
  • 1994 Diplomphysiker, Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie & Universität Würzburg
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