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176 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Selected research highlights

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With A. Gopakumar and R.-M. Memmesheimer

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Selected research highlights

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With A. Gopakumar and R.-M. Memmesheimer

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN non-local-in-time dynamics for compact binaries (2014). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




175 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With A. Gopakumar and R.-M. Memmesheimer

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Selected research highlights

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With A. Gopakumar and R.-M. Memmesheimer

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




174 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With R.-M. Memmesheimer and A. Gopakumar

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With A. Gopakumar and R.-M. Memmesheimer

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




173 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 3PN order (2004). With R.-M. Memmesheimer and A. Gopakumar

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




172 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards/Honours

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979- German Physical Society (DPG)

1991- International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992- German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997- European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards/Honours

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979- German Physical Society (DPG)

1991- International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992- German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997- European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


171 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979- German Physical Society (DPG)

1991- International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992- German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997- European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards/Honours

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979- German Physical Society (DPG)

1991- International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992- German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997- European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


170 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979- German Physical Society (DPG)

1991- International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992- German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997- European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


169 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2005-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


168 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will:
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity, one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will:
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

167 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will:
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

166 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run by one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

165 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run by one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

164 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run one year before its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run one year ahead of its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

163 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recent organisation of a school on general relativity, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

school on general relativity run one year before its 100th anniversary, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99

162 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recent organisation of a school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recent organisation of a school on general relativity, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
161 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recently, organisation and running of school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recent organisation of a school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
160 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired

Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


159 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena

10/2013- retired

Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


158 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation and running of school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

recently, organisation and running of school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
157 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation of a school on general relativiy with C.M. Will:
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation and running of school on general relativiy, with C.M. Will,
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
156 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation of a school on general relativiy: https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99 With C.M. Will
most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation of a school on general relativiy with C.M. Will:
https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99
155 21:17 34 Publications and Teaching most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics

most of my publications may be found in: HEP - INSPIRE-HEP

experimental science involvement: proposal for GW detector

impact paper: External-Internal-Dynamics Decoupling

personal account in: INSIDE VIEWS; reference "DeWitt" in: Thibault Damour and GS,
Redefinition of position variables and the reduction of higher order lagrangians,
Journ. Math. Phys. 32, 127-134 (1991)

participation in the Effective One-Body Formalism: EOB

most recent publication: Conservative dynamics of two-body systems at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation
of general relativity, with Thibault Damour and Piotr Jaranowski, Phys. Rev. D 93, 084014 (2016), 4PN Dynamics


recent organisation of a school on general relativiy: https://www.tpi.uni-jena.de/article25-DPG-Physics-School-General-Relativity-99 With C.M. Will
154 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). Non-local-in-time dynamics. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




153 21:17 83 Curriculum Vitae 1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI, DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


1948 born in Mühlacker/Enz, Germany

1972 Diploma in Physics, University of Tübingen

1976 Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, University of Konstanz

1983 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz


Academic Positions/Titles

1977-1986 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Konstanz (Heinz Dehnen)

1984-2000 Privatdozent for Theoretical Physics, University of Konstanz

1986-1991 Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn)
-- 1986-88 Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (Brandon Carter)
-- 1988-91 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (Jürgen Ehlers)

1991-1992 Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

1992-1996 Max-Planck Working Group "Gravitational Theory'' at the FSU Jena

1997-2000 Debuty Professorships in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

1999- außerplanmäßiger Professor, FSU Jena

2000-2013 Hochschuldozentur for Relativistic Astrophysics, FSU Jena


Professional Activities

1990-1994 Chairman, Fachverband "Gravitation und Relativitätstheorie'' (DPG, Bad Honnef)

1994 Topical Team V "Fundamental Physics'', European Space Agency (ESA, Paris)

1997-2000 Fundamental Physics Advisory Group (ESA, Paris)

1999-2011 Review Panel "Extraterrestrik'', Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Bonn)

2000-2002 Astronomy Working Group (ESA, Paris)

2000-2003 Local Coord., EU-Network "Theor. Found. of Sources for Gravitational Wave Astronomy'', lead AEI Potsdam

2003-2013 Deputy Speaker, DFG-SFB/Transregio 7 "Gravitational Wave Astronomy", lead FSU Jena

2003-2013 Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, FSU Jena

2004-2010 Senat der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU Jena)

2005-2018 Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef)

2005-2018 Kuratorium Physikzentrum Bad Honnef (DPG, Bad Honnef), ex officio

2009-2013 PI in DFG-Research Training Group (GRK 1523/1) "Quantum and Gravitational Fields", FSU Jena

2011-2013 Dean of Student Affairs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena

2016-2018 Editorial Board, Physical Review D (APS)


Awards

1986 Heisenberg fellowship (DFG)

2013 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)

2016 Ehrennadel der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)


Memberships

1979 German Physical Society (DPG)

1991 International Astronomical Union (IAU)

1992 German Astronomical Society (AG)

1997 European Physical Society (EPS)

2016-2018 American Physical Society (APS), ex officio


152 21:17 15 Scientific Interests Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




Gravitational physics
Quantum field theory


Highlights of my research (selection)

New expression for the gravitational quadrupole radiation-reaction force (1982). Useful for numerical relativity

Clarification of the use of equations of motion in perturbative Lagrangians (1984). Indispensable tool in higher order post-Newtonian (PN) calculations

Completion of the 2PN binary dynamics (1985) and first correct periastron advance calculation at 2PN including spin-orbit coupling (1988). With T. Damour

New tests of the strong equivalence principle using binary pulsars (1991). With T. Damour

Orbital period change for compact binaries through 1.5PN order including tail contributions from back scattering (1993). With L. Blanchet

Analytic solution of the binary orbital motion through 2PN order (1993). With N. Wex

Last stable circular orbit at 3PN and effective one-body formalism (2000). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

First complete derivation of the 3PN dynamics for compact binaries (2001). Breakthrough by dimensional regularisation. With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Closed-form analytic gravitational n-body relativistic Hamiltonian linear in the Newtonian gravitational constant (2008). With J. Bicak and T. Ledwinka.

Next-to-leading order spin-orbit Hamiltonian for comapct binaries (2008). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski

Next-to-leading order spin-spin Hamiltonian and spin-squared Hamiltonian for binary black holes (2008). With S. Hergt and J. Steinhoff

Hamiltonian general structure of self-gravitating n-body systems linear in the single spins (2009). With J. Steinhoff

First complete derivation of the 4PN dynamics for compact binaries (2014). With T. Damour and P. Jaranowski




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