Horst Stöcker
Judah M. Eisenberg - Professor Laureatus
Institut für Theoretische Physik (ITP) and
Frankfurt Institut for Advanced Studies (FIAS)
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Science Campus Riedberg
Max-von-Laue-Straße 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
mailto: stoecker at uni-frankfurt.de
Tel: [+49] 69 798 - 47 861
Fax: [+49] 69 798 - 47 875
Scientific Director
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Planckstraße 1
64291 Darmstadt
mailto:stoecker at gsi.de
Tel: [+49] 6159 71 - 2649
Fax: [+49] 6159 71 - 2991
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ISI Author Publication Number: A0974-2002-S
ISI Rating: Highly Cited (8000+)
ISI Assigned Category: Physics
ISI Indexed Name: STOCKER H
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GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Planckstraße 1
64291 Darmstadt

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Fax:++49 (6159) 71 - 2991
E-Mail:stoecker at gsi.de

Personal Information

Place of BirthFrankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
LanguageGerman, English, Hessisch


1979Dr. phil. nat.Institut für Theoretische Physik, Frankfurt am Main, GermanyPhysics: Theory of High Energy Heavy Ion Collisions and the EoS
1976Physik DiplomFB Physik, Johann Wolfgang Goethe - Universität, Frankfurt am Main, GermanyPhysics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Philosophy
1971AbiturGymnasium Oberursel am Taunus


DatesTitleOrganizationCity, State/ProvinceCountry
2010-presentChair, Foundation BoardBeilstein InstitutFrankfurt am MainGermany
2010-presentMember of Supervisory Boardpeiker acustic GmbH & Co. KGFriedrichsdorfGermany
2010-2012Conseil scientifiqueCNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)ParisFrance
2009-2010Vice-PresidentHelmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres)BerlinGermany
2009-2012Coordinator of the HGF research field "Structure of Matter"Helmholtz Association of German Research CentresBerlinGermany
2008-presentMemberPolytechnische GesellschaftFrankfurt am MainGermany
2008-presentMember of the Scientific Advisory CouncilGutenberg Forschungskolleg der Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany
2008-presentMember of the Scientific Advisory CouncilSpiral 2 at GANILCAENFrance
2008-2010Member of the Board of DirectorsVereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität zu DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
2008-presentMember of JINR Scientific CouncilJoint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia
2008Emilio Segrè Distinguished LecturerTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
2007-presentScientific Director and CEOGSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbHDarmstadtGermany
2006-presentHonorary Visiting ProfessorHefei University of the Chinese Academy of ScienceHefeiP.R. China
2004-presentJudah M. Eisenberg-Chair "Professor Laureatus of Theoretical Physics"Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Institut für Theoretische PhysikFrankfurt am MainGermany
2004-presentMember, Board of DirectorsFrankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany
2004-2006Chair, Founding BoardFrankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany
2004-2009DirectorFrankfurt International Graduate School for Science (FIGSS), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am Main Germany
2001 and 2003Visiting ProfessorInstitute for Theoretical Physics, CAPES & Univ. Fed. Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
2000-2003 and
Vice president for Science & MedicineJohann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany
1998Visiting ProfessorTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
1996-2002Advisory BoardRIKEN-RBRC at Brookhaven National LaboratoryUpton, NYUnited States
1993-2002Visiting ProfessorPhysics Department & Centre Recherche Nucleaire CRN/CNRS de Universite Louis PasteurStrasbourgFrance
1992Visiting ProfessorUniversity of Washington, Institute for Nuclear TheorySeattle, WAUnited States
1989-1994Scientific ConsultantLawrence Livermore National Laboratory, E-DivisionLivermore, CAUnited States
1988-2003Scientific Advisor/ConsultantBrookhaven National Laboratory, Physics DepartmentUpton, NYUnited States
1985-presentChair, Professor of Theoretical PhysicsJohann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Institut für Theoretische PhysikFrankfurt am MainGermany
1983-2003Scientific Advisor and Visiting ProfessorGesellschaft für SchwerionenforschungDarmstadtGermany
1982-1999Scientific Consultant and Visiting ProfessorUniversity of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Nuclear Science DivisionBerkeley, CAUnited States
1982-1985Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MIUnited States


2013Hessischer Verdienstorden (Hessian Order of Merit)presented by the Minister-President of Hesse, Volker Bouffier
2010Doctor Honoris Causa of RASgranted by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskow
2009-presentacatech (Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften)Member
2008Doctor Honoris CausaFaculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania
2004Judah M. Eisenberg-Chair "Professor Laureatus of Theoretical Physics"Endowed Chair for Theoretical Physics
2003Highly Cited ScientistAwarded by Science Citation Index - ISI to Top 200 Quoted Researchers in Physics
2003-presentMember, Senior Advisor PanelInstitute of Physics, London, Journal of Physics G
2001FInstP, Fellow, Institute of Physics, London, Chartered PhysicistAwarded for Excellence in Physics
2000Member Academia EuropaeaElected Outstanding Scientist
1980-1981NATO-Fellow, Deutscher Akademischer AustauschdienstAwarded by DAAD to excellent young investigators


2013-presentFrankfurter Gesellschaft für Handel, Industrie und Wissenschaft e.V.Member
2010-2012Governing Board, peiker acustic GmbH & Co. KG, FriedrichsdorfMember
2008-presentCouncil of the Foundation of the Beilstein Institute, Frankfurt am MainMember
2008-presentPolytechnische GesellschaftMember
2008-presentWorking Group 9 on International Cooperation in Nuclear Physics (ICNP) of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)Member
2008ad hoc OECD Global Science Forum Working Group on Nuclear Physics (IUPAP, Commission C12)Permanent guest
2007-presentAdvisory Board of the H. & E. Kleber FoundationMember
2007-presentAdvisory Board of the Alfons und Gertrud Kassel FoundationMember
2007-presentMember of the Board, FAIR-Russia Research Center, Institute for theoretical and experimental physics, Moscow, RussiaMember
2006-presentAdvisory Board of the Margarete und Herbert Puschmann FoundationMember
2006Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (Expert Committee of the European Science Foundation ESF)Member
2006-2012Nuclear Physics Board of the European Physical SocietyMember
2003-presentInstitute of Physics (London) Journal of Physics GSenior Advisory Board Member
1998-2003Institute of Physics (London) Journal of Physics G - Nuclear and (Astro-) Particle PhysicsHonorary Editor (Editor in Chief)
1992-1997Institute of Physics (London) Journal of Physics G - Nuclear and Particle PhysicsMember, Editorial Board
1991-presentInternational Journal of Modern Physics E - Nuclear PhysicsEditor
1990-1991Brookhaven National Laboratory, High Energy and Nuclear PhysicsMember, Program Advisory Committee
Gesellschaft für SchwerionenforschungMember, Program Advisory Committee
1988-1990Brookhaven National Laboratory, Alternating Gradient SynchrotonMember, Program Advisory Committee
1988-1990International Journal of Modern Physics A - Particles and Fields; Gravitation; Cosmology; Nuclear PhysicsEditor
1987-presentModern Physics Letters A - Particles and Fields; Gravitation; Cosmology; Nuclear PhysicsEditor
1984-1989Brookhaven National Laboratory, Relativistic Heavy Ion ColliderMember, RHIC Policy Committee
1982-1985University of California, Berkeley, Bevatron/Bevalac Scientific ProgramMember, Advisory Committee
Deutsche Physikalische GesellschaftMember
Deutscher HochschulverbandMember
Physikalischer Verein, Frankfurt am MainMember
Verein der Freunde und Forderer der Johann Wolfgang Goethe UniversitaetMember

Research Funding/Grants

DatesGrant TitleOrganizationPrimary Investigator
2003-2009Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studiesvarious private foundationsW. Greiner, W. Singer, H. Stöcker
2002-presentPROBRAL- Brasilian-German Scholar ExchangeDAAD
2002-2005Teraflop Linux Cluster (HHLR) at CSC, Univ. FrankfurtBMBF/DFG
2002-2004Astroparticle Physics-Cosmic RaysBMBF-DESY
1998-presentvarious FellowshipsAlexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
1997-presentDAAD - Travel GrantDAAD
1995-presentvarious StipendshipsJosef Buchmann Foundation, Tel Aviv & Frankfurt am Main
1990-1999, 2000-presentGraduiertenkolleg TESIP, various other projectsDFG
1989, 1993, 1996, 2003various NATO-SchoolsNATO
1987-presentApplications of Theoretical Heavy Ion Physics to GSI ExperimentsGSI
1986-presentTheoretical Heavy Ion PhysicsBMBF
1984FPS-164 Parallel Computer at National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, MSUNSF
1982-1985NSCL, MSUNSF