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Prof. Dr. Thomas Preibisch

Thomas Preibisch is Professor for Observational Astronomy at the University Observatory Muenchen since October 2008. He holds a doctoral degree from the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (1995) where he also worked as a scientist in the DFG Schwerpunktprogram 'Physics of Star Formation' until 1998. From 1999 until 2008 he was a staff scientist in the Infrared Astronomy Group at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn.


Research interests:

  • Infrared interferometry of young stellar objects
  • X-ray studies of young stars
  • Stellar populations and star formation histories of OB associations
  • Triggering of star formation


Contact Address:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Preibisch
Universitätssternwarte der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
Scheinerstrasse 1
D-81679 München, Germany

E-Mail: preibisch @

Phone: +49-89-2180-6016
Fax: +49-89-2180-6003