Horst Stöcker

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Horst Stöcker (b. 16 December 1952 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a German theoretical physicist.

Horst Stöcker studied physics at the J.W. Goethe-Universität at Frankfurt am Main, where he got his Dr. phil.nat. in 1979.

He went on to GSI and - as a DAAD - postdoctoral fellow - to LBL, UC Berkeley.

Stöcker joined the faculty of physics and astronomy at Michigan State University and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, NSCL, in 1982.

1985 Stöcker moved on to a professorship for Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, where Stöcker holds the Judah M. Eisenberg- endowed Chair since 2000.

From 2000 - 2003 and 2006-2007 Stöcker was elected Vicepresident at Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, for science, mathematics, computer science, IT & HPC, and the medical school.

Horst Stöcker is Senior Fellow and member of the executive board at the international interdisciplinary Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) - a private scientific foundation, Frankfurt am Main.

Horst Stöcker is the scientific chairman and CEO (director general) at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research.[1]

2008 Stöcker was elected Vice-President of Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren for "Struktur der Materie", reelected 2010.


  • Judah M. Eisenberg Professor Laureatus für Theoretische Physik“, Goethe Universität
  • Emilio Segre Lecturer, Tel Aviv University
  • Guest Professor University of Science and Technology of China, USTC Hefei, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Doktor honoris causae, Russian Academie of Science, RAS, Moscow
  • Doktor honoris causae, University of Bucharest
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics, London
  • Member, Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften, acatech, München
  • Member, Academia Europaea, London
  • Member, Polytechnische Gesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Council, Gutenberg Forschungskolleg (GFK), Universität Mainz
  • Chair, Stiftungsrat, Beilstein Institute, Frankfurt
  • Member, Council Kassel - Stiftung, Frankfurt
  • Member, Council Puschmann Stiftung, Frankfurt
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the H. & E. Kleber Foundation, Frankfurt
  • Hessischer Verdienstorden

According to Google Scholar, Horst Stöcker's more than 500 scientific articles and books have been cited more than 35 000 times. With a Hirschindex of h=81 he is among the "Top 200 Highly Cited Researchers" in the gobal ranking of the Institute for Scientific Information, ISI.

Horst Stöcker is/was Guestprofessor at various distinct Universities and member of Scientific Councils, e.g. DOE, Brookhaven National Laboratory, LBNL, LLNL, University of California, USA, RIKEN and J-PARC, Tōkai, Japan, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, Université de Nantes, GANIL, SPIRAL II, Caen, France, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Books and Publications[edit]

  • Walter Greiner, Ludwig Neise, Horst Stöcker: Thermodynamik und Statistische Mechanik. Harri Deutsch, Thun und Frankfurt am Main 1993, ISBN 3-8171-1262-9
  • Horst Stöcker: Mathematische Formeln für die technische Ausbildung und Praxis, Deutsch (Harri) 1995, ISBN 3-8171-1440-0
  • Horst Stöcker: Mathematik - Physik - Chemie, Das Basiswissen, 3 Bde., Deutsch (Harri) 2000, ISBN 3-8171-1633-0
  • Horst Stöcker: Taschenbuch mathematischer Formeln und moderner Verfahren, Deutsch (Harri) 2003, ISBN 3-8171-1701-9
  • Horst Stöcker: Taschenbuch der Physik, Deutsch (Harri) 2004, ISBN 3-8171-1720-5


  1. ^ Organization overview Archived 27 December 2010 at WebCite

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