Robert Rosner

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Robert Rosner (born June 26, 1947 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany)[1] is an astrophysicist and founding director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, where he is the William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in the departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Physics. He was the director of Argonne National Laboratory from 2005 to 2009.[2] Prior to his appointment as Argonne's director, his research was focused primarily on astrophysical fluid dynamics and plasma physics problems.[2] Rosner is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters,[3] and also sits on the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.


  1. ^ "Robert Rosner", Array of Contemporary American Physicists, American Institute of Physics, retrieved 2012-02-14 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Rosner named Director of Argonne National Laboratory". University of Chicago. Retrieved 2007-05-31. 
  3. ^ "Gruppe 2: Fysikkfag (herunder astronomi, fysikk og geofysikk)" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 

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