University of Hertfordshire

Professor Thomas Rauscher FInstP FRAS FHEA

Thomas Rauscher

Professor Thomas Rauscher FInstP FRAS FHEA


Thomas Rauscher performs interdisciplinary research in the fields of theoretical astrophysics and theoretical nuclear physics, with focus on nucleosynthesis (the origin of the elements) and nuclear astrophysics. He is involved in numerous international collaborations and considered a leading researcher in the respective fields. Tables of his numerical results are available on his research homepage, publication and citation data can be found using his ResearcherID D-2086-2009.

Thomas Rauscher has obtained a Master's degree and a PhD at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. He has been affiliated with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the University of Mainz, the University of California at Santa Cruz, and the University of Basel.

He received the Ludwig Boltzmann Prize from the Austrian Physical Society for his work in theoretical physics.

Furthermore, he has been awarded an Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship by the Austrian Science Foundation, an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship by the german Humboldt Foundation, an APART Fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, a PROFIL professorship by the Swiss National Science Foundation, and a Distinguished Guest Researcher Fellowship by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Thomas Rauscher is member of several professional organisations, he has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK), the Royal Astronomical Society, the Higher Education Academy, and the Austrian Physical Society. He is a member of the International Astronomical Union, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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