PD Dr. Thomas Rauscher
Lecturer
Lecturer
Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 54
thomas.rauscher@clutterunibas.ch


Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik
FG Thielemann

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 54
thomas.rauscher@clutterunibas.ch

PD Dr. Thomas Rauscher

Short Academic Biography

  • 1982-1991 Studies of Physics at the University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, and Astronomy at the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • 1989 Diplom-Ingenieur aus Technischer Physik (Masters in Physics)
    Masters Thesis: "One-nucleon transfer below the Coulomb barrier", University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
  • 1991 Dr. techn. aus Technischer Physik (PhD in Physics)
    PhD thesis: "Reaction rates for primordial nucleosynthesis", University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
  • 1991-1993 Erwin Schrödinger Fellow (Austrian Science Foundation), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA 
  • 1993-1995 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Mainz, Germany 
  • 1995-1998 APART Fellow (Austrian Academy of Sciences), University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • 1998 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • 1999-2004 Assistenzprofessor (assistant professor, SNF), University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • 2005-2012 Lecturer (Privat-Dozent), University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • 2012 Distinguished Guest professor (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), MTA Atomki, Hungary 
  • 2013-2016 Assistenzprofessor (assistant professor, non-tenure track, part-time), University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • 2013-2016 Reader (associate professor, tenured), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 
  • Since 2017 Lecturer (Privat-Dozent), University of Basel, Switzerland

Research Summary

  • Nuclear Astrophysics
  • Stellar, Explosive and Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
  • Stellar Evolution
  • Nuclear Reactions (Transfer and Fusion Reactions, Radiative Capture, in different reaction mechanisms (compound and directreactions), Nuclear Structure
  • Numerical Simulations

    There is a separate web page detailingmy scientific work and results!

Academic Honors

  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP), UK
  • Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), UK
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK
  • Ludwig Boltzmann Prize for Theoretical Physics (Austrian Physical Society), 1999
  • Distinguished Guest Professor at MTA Atomki, Debrecen, Hungary (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 2012
  • Outstanding Referee Award (American Physical Society), 2017
  • Member of the RIKEN NP-PAC (Japan), 2015-2018
  • Golden Chalk Award (Department of Physics, University of Basel), 2011