Stefan Kimeswenger
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  Institute of Astro & Particle Physics Innsbruck Astronomia UCN Chile
  Institut für Astro- und Teilchenphysik
Leopold-Franzens Universität, Innsbruck  

Instituto de Astronomía
Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta


23.1.1964 in Wels (Upper-Austria)
family:  married, two children

primary school:  September 1970 until July 1974; Dörnbach (Wilhering/Austria)

high school (Gymnasium):  September 1974 until May 1982; 1. BRG Linz  Austria

final exams (Matura):  9. June 1982
academic career:

start of studies winter term 1982/83 University Innsbruck (Austria)

1st diploma exam:  June 1985 physics (411) and astronomy (413); (summa cum laude)

2nd diploma exam: 12.6.1987 in astronomy (summa cum laude)

sponsion: Mag. rer. nat.  27.6.1987

starting PhD 1.7.1987 physics and astronomy, University Bochum (Germany)

PhD defense: Dr. rer. nat., 10.1.1990

habilitation Post doctoral degree "Dr. habil" in Astronomy 27.12.1998

appointments: - ausserordentlicher Universitäsprofessor (associate professor) at the university of Innsbruck, 1.3.1999
- deputy head of the institute 1.12.2007 - 31.12.2011
- got offered a full professor (ยง99(3) Austrian University Act) 30.9.2011 (declined Feb. 2012)
- full Professor (profesor titular) at the Universidad Católica del Norte Antofagasta / CHILE, 1.9.2013

current positions: - profesor titular (extraordinario) at the Universidad Católica del Norte Antofagasta / CHILE, since 11.8.2018  
- Ao.Univ.Prof at the Leopold-Franzens Universitüt Innsbruck / AUSTRIA, since 15.8.2018

Referee for journals (mainly A&A and MNRAS) and funding agencies (DGF, ÖAW, OeAD, STFC, CONICYT)
Member of various TACs
PI of many ESO proposals
PI of many projects at the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
        the Comité-Mixto ESO-Gobierno de Chile (ESO-Mixto) and the Chilean Science Fund (CONICYT)
CoI of the DENIS sky survey project since 1992
Responsible for the DENIS - ESO VLTI special observations for the photometric IR input
        catalogue since February 2001.
Responsible for building the new observatory (60cm) in Innsbruck (1993-1998) and the
        instrument development (1996-)
Heading negotiation comission for in-kind projects during Austrian accesscion to ESO (2006-2009)
Heading sky modelling projects for ESO (2009-)

Scientific publications (ADS)