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Prof. Dr.

Rashid Sunyaev

Wahljahr: 2003
Sektion: Physik
Stadt: Garching
Land: Deutschland
CV Rashid Sunyaev - English (pdf)

Forschung

Forschung auf den Gebieten der Theoretischen Astrophysik, der Kosmologie, der Hochenergieastrophysik, der Röntgenastronomie und der Weltraumforschung

Career

  • since 2010 Maureen and John Hendricks Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • since 1996 Director of Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
  • since 1995 Scientific Member of Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
  • since 1992 Chief Scientist, Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1987 Professor of Astrophysics (title presented by the Superior Attestation Commission of the USSR Council of Ministers)
  • 1982-2002 Head of the High Energy Astrophysics Department, Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1975-2001 Assistant and then Full Professor of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • 1974-1982 Head of the Laboratory of Theoretical Astrophysics, Space Research Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • 1973 Doctor of Sciences (astrophysics), degree from Moscow University
  • 1971-1974 Senior Scientific Researcher, Institute of Applied Mathematics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • 1968-1971 Junior Scientific Researcher, Institute of Applied Mathematics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • 1968 Candidate of Sciences - (equivalent of Ph.D.) degree from Moscow State University (astrophysics)
  • 1966-1968 Ph.D. student at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • 1966 Diploma, Physics
  • 1960-1966 student of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Functions

  • since 1995 Member of Advisory Board on Astrophysics and Space Physics, Springer (previously Kluwer) Scientific Publishers
  • 1991-1993 Vice-president of European Astronomical Society
  • 1988-2007 Member of Editorial Board, Space Science Reviews
  • 1986-1994 COSPAR (ICSU Committee on Space Research) vice-president
  • since 1985 Editor-in-Chief, Astronomy Letters
  • 1979-2005 Editor-in-Chief, Astrophysics and Space Physics Reviews

Honours and Memberships

  • 2015 Zeldovich Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for physics and astrophysics
  • 2015 Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society for investigations of outstanding merit in theoretical astrophysics
  • 2014 Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 Order of Merit of Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
  • 2013 Gold Medal of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (Kazan, Russia)
  • 2012 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
  • 2011 Kyoto Prize and Gold Medal, Inamori Foundation
  • 2010 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2009 King Faisal International Prize for Science (Physics) and Gold Medal
  • 2009 Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Medal, University of Texas, Austin
  • since 2009 Foreign Member of the Royal Society (London)
  • 2008 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy and Gold Medal from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Henry Norris Russell Award, American Astronomical Society
  • 2008 Karl Schwarzschild Medal, German Astronomical Society
  • since 2004 Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • since 2003 Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 2003 Heineman Prize in Astrophysics from American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics
  • 2003 Gruber Cosmology Prize and Gold Medal from Peter Gruber Foundation and International Astronomical Union
  • 2002 Alexandr Friedmann Prize in Gravitation and Cosmology from Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Catherine Bruce Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of Pacific
  • 2000 State Prize of Russia for scientific results of the GRANAT Orbital Observatory (observations of black holes and neutron stars)
  • 1998 Sir Massey Gold Medal and Award from the Royal Society and COSPAR
  • 1995 Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • 1995 Robinson Prize in Cosmology from Newcastle University
  • since 1995 Scientific Member of the Max-Planck Society
  • since 1992 Full member of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • since 1992 Honorary member of American Astronomical Society
  • since 1992 Foreign Associate of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston
  • 1991 Basic Sciences Award of International Academy of Astronautics
  • 1991 John Lindsay Memorial Award for Science from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • since 1991 Foreign Associate of USA National Academy of Sciences
  • since 1991 Member of Academia Europaea
  • since 1991 Honorary Member, Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia
  • 1989 Bruno Rossi Prize, American Astronomical Society
  • since 1988 Member of International Academy of Astronautics
  • 1984-1992 Corresponding member of USSR Academy of Sciences

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