Thomas Buchert - Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE


Thomas Buchert




Personal Information

Birth: August 18th, 1959
Nationality: German
Other Languages: Fluent in English and French (spoken and written); Basics in Italian, Spanish and Japanese
Profession: Professor PR1 at Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
Responsibilities and Memberships: Staff member at the Observatory of Lyon, C.R.A.L., Lyon, France
Head of Theoretical Cosmology Group
Coordinator of CRAL/IPNL-Collaboration on Dark Energy and Dark Matter
Elected or Appointed Member of the Councils "Recruitment and Promotion" (Univ. Lyon 1), "Higher Education" (LIO, Excellence Cluster)
Master Programme: École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France
External Collaborator: Sloan Collaboration (SDSS)
Appointed Member of "Foundational Questions in Physics & Cosmology" (FQXi)
Member of two Euclid groups: 'Theory' and 'Clustering'
Member of 4MOST
Adjunct Professor of the Faculty ICRA-NET
Coordinates: www.cosmunix.de
Emails: buchert@obs.univ-lyon1.fr / buchert@ens-lyon.fr / buchert@cosmunix.de

Education/Career

1966-1978: Primary and High-School in Villingen-Schwenningen
1978-1984: Studies of Theoretical Physics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich
1983-1984: Diploma thesis at Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik (MPA) in Garching - Thesis topic: Phase Transitions and Chemical Reactions in a Friedmann Universe with Applications to the `Quark-Hadron Transition' and `Inflationary Scenarios' - Thesis advisor: Prof. G. Börner
10/26/1984: Diploma in Theoretical Physics (Dipl.-Phys.)
1984-1988: Ph.D. thesis at MPA in Garching - Thesis topic: The Pancake Theory of Formation of Supergalactic Structures - Analytical Foundations - Thesis advisors: Prof. G. Börner, Prof. J. Ehlers
07/14/1988: Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics (Dr.rer.nat.)
1989--1993: Habilitation thesis at MPA in Garching - Thesis topic: Inhomogeneous Newtonian Cosmogony
07/13/1994: Ph.D. in Astronomy - Habilitation - (Dr.rer.nat.habil.)
07/18/1995: Lecturer Degree (Priv.-Doz.) at LMU in Munich
2005: Qualification as University-Professor in France
09/01/2007: Titularisation as University-Professor in France
09/01/2012: Promotion to Professor 1st Class

Positions

1984-1995: Research Associate at MPA Garching, Germany
1995-1997: Research Associate at LMU Munich, Germany
1997-1998: Research Associate at Technical University Munich, Germany
1998-1999: Associated Member of Personnel at CERN Geneva, Switzerland
1999-2000: COE Researcher at National Astronomical Observatory Tokyo, Japan
2001-2006: Research Associate at Technical University Munich, Germany
SSem 2006: Chair of Theoretical Physics, University of Bielefeld, Germany
1995-2007: Privat-Dozent at LMU Munich, Germany
Since 2007: Professor at Université Lyon 1 `Claude Bernard', Lyon, France

Visiting Positions

1988: Visiting Researcher at NORDITA, Copenhagen, Denmark
1989-1994: Visiting Researcher at Observatoire de Paris and IAP Paris, France
1994: Guest Scientist at the Aspen Center for Physics, U.S.A.
1997: Visiting Professor at University of Osaka and Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
1997: Visiting Professor at Kansas University, Lawrence, U.S.A.
1999/2000: Tomalla Visiting Professor at University of Geneva, Switzerland
1999-2000: Visiting Professor at Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
2000: Visiting Professor at Theoretical Cosmology and Relativity Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
2000-2012: Visiting Professor at University of Pavia, Italy
2001: JSPS Invited Fellow at Theoretical Cosmology and Relativity Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
2002-2003: Monkasho Invited Professor at The University of Tokyo, Japan
2003: Visiting Professor at Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice, France
2004: Visiting Professor at Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
2004/2005: Visiting Professor at CPT, Marseille, France
2005: Visiting Professor at Observatoire de Paris, France
2006: Visiting Professor at Dept. of Appl. Math., Capetown, South Africa
2007: Visiting Professor at Observatoire de Paris, France
2007: Visiting Professor at Université de Paris 7, France
2015: Visiting Professor at University of Santiago, Chile

Shortlisted/Interview for the following Positions

1995: Associate Professor at LMU Munich, Germany
1995: Permanent Research Position at MPA Garching, Germany
2000: Associate Professor at LMU Munich, Germany
2001: Associate Professor at Würzburg University, Germany
2002: Full Professor/Reader at Portsmouth University, U.K
2003: Full Professor at Lancaster University, U.K.
2005: Associate Professor at TUM Garching, Germany
2006: Scientific Coordinator, IMPRS School at Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (MPI), Munich, Germany
2007: Full Professor at Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (accepted)
2007: Full Professor at École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France

Awards and Grants

1978: Scheffel Award by German Literature Society
1988-1994: `Schwerpunkt'-Grant by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1995-2006: Project Representative of `Sonderforschungsbereich SFB 375' (Research grants in Astro-Particle physics)
1998: Associate Membership at CERN Geneva, Switzerland
1999: Tomalla Foundation, Switzerland
1999-2000: Center of Excellence Grant, National Astronomical Observatory Tokyo, Japan
2000: Tomalla Foundation, Switzerland
2001: JSPS Invitation Fellowship, Japan
2002-2003: Monkasho COE Grant, The University of Tokyo, Japan
2007-2016: Prime d'Enseignement Supérieure, France
2008-2009: Délégation C.N.R.S. (6 months)
2011-2016: Prime d'Excellence Scientifique, France
2012-2013: Délégation C.N.R.S. (6 months)
2014-2015: C.R.C.T., OSU (6 months)
2016-2017: Délégation C.N.R.S. (12 months)

Teaching

1990: Seminar (Large-scale Structure in the Universe - Cosmology of Galaxy Formation), L.M.U. (in German)
1993: Experimental Physics Tutorial (Advanced Laboratory Course), L.M.U. (in German)
1993: Lector: Physics School (The Evolution of Galaxies), Bad Honnef, Germany (in English)
1994: Seminar (Newtonian Cosmology and Statistics), L.M.U. (in German)
1995: Lector: School for Teachers (Cosmology and Elementary Particle Physics), Bad Honnef, Germany (in English)
1995: Lector: Enrico Fermi School (Dark Matter in the Universe), Varenna, Italy (in English)
1996-1997: Lecture Course TVI (Cosmology I), L.M.U. (in German)
1997: Lecture Course TVI (Cosmology II), L.M.U. (in German)
1997-1998: Lecture Course TVI (Kinetic Theory of Self-gravitating Systems), L.M.U. (in German)
1998: Lecture Course TLI (Theoretical Mechanics), L.M.U. (in German)
2001-2002: Lecture Course TVII (Kinetic Theory and Continuum Mechanics), L.M.U. (in German)
2003: Lecture Course TVII (Newtonian Gravitation Theory and Continuum Mechanics), L.M.U. (in German)
2003-2004: Lecture Course TVII (Structure Formation in the Universe), L.M.U. (in German)
2004: Lector: VIIème École de Cosmologie, CIRM Luminy, Marseille, France (in French)
2004-2005: Lecture Course TVI (Foundations of Newtonian and Relativistic Cosmology), L.M.U. (in German)
2005-2006: Lecture Course TVII (General-relativistic Cosmology), L.M.U. (in German)
2006: Lecture Course, Int. Graduate School (Newton's and Einstein's theories of gravity of continuous media), University of Bielefeld, Germany, (in German), in association with Université Paris VI, Paris VII, Paris-Sud XI, Saclay, France (IGS)
2006: Lecture Series (Backreaction Issues in Relativistic Cosmology), University of Cape Town, South Africa (in English)
2008: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Experimental Physics Tutorial (Basic Laboratory Course), Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Agrégation Physique (Teacher Formation), École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France
2008: Doctoral Course (Spatial Average of Einstein's Equations and the Dark Energy Problem in Cosmology), École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2008: Informatics Tutorial (Basic Laboratory Course), Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in French)
2009: Agrégation Physique (Teacher Formation), École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France
2009: Lecture Course (Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French) - canceled due to accident
2009: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French) - canceled due to accident
2009: Tutorial Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French) - canceled due to accident
2009: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French) - replaced due to accident
2009: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French) - replaced due to accident
2010: Lecture Course (Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Experimental Physics Tutorial (Basic Laboratory Course), Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Tutorial (Electrodynamics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2010: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Lecture Course (Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Experimental Physics Tutorial (Basic Laboratory Course), Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Tutorial (Electrodynamics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2011: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Doctoral Course (The Averaging Problem in Cosmology), Graduate School, University of Pavia, Italy (in English)
2012: Tutorial (Electrodynamics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Tutorial (Continuum Mechanics), Master 1, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in English)
2012: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2012: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in English)
2013: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in English)
2013: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2013: Tutorial (Electrodynamics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2013: Tutorial (Continuum Mechanics), Master 1, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in English)
2013: Lecture Course (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2013: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2013: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2014: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2014: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2014: Doctoral Course (Averaging Inhomogeneous Cosmologies), XII. Cosmology School Cargèse, France (in English)
2014: Tutorial (Continuum Mechanics), Master 1, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in English)
2014: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2014: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in English)
2015: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2015: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2015: Doctoral Course (Inhomogeneous Cosmology), Universidad de Santiago, Chile (in English)
2015: Tutorial (Continuum Mechanics), Master 1, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France (in English)
2015: Tutorial (Mathematical Methods in Physics), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2015: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2016: Lecture Course (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2016: Tutorial (Introduction to Theories of Gravitation), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2016: Lecture Course (Cosmology and Gravitational Systems), Master 2, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in English)
2016: Tutorial (Tensors and Geometry), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)
2017: Agrégation Physique (Teacher Formation), École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France
2017: Tutorial (Introduction to General Relativity), Master 1, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France (in French)

Supervising

4 Master Students (France, M1)
10 Master Students (France, M2)
14 Diploma students (Germany)
1 Teacher Exam student (Germany)
11 Ph.D. students (Germany)
7 Ph.D. students (one ongoing, France)
( Here you find more details )

Fund Raising and Exchange Programs

1991-1993: Exchange Program of Max-Planck-Society and Chinese Academy of Sciences (MPG-CAS) (High-energy Astrophysics and Cosmology)
1995-1997: Student exchange grants for France (DAAD)
1996: Student exchange grant for Spain (Acciones Integradas)
1995-1998: Member of ECN (European Cosmology Network)
1995-1997: SFB 375 (Research in Astro-Particle physics) Grants for 1 Ph.D. student and 1 postdoc
1998-2000: SFB 375 (Research in Astro-Particle physics) Grants for 1 Ph.D. student and 2 postdocs
2000-2002: DFG grant for Ph.D. student
2004-2006: SFB 375 (Research in Astro-Particle physics) Grants for 1 Ph.D. student and 1 postdoc
2008-2011: Grants for two Ph.D. students (École Doctorale Lyon)
2010-2011: Fédération de Physique André Marie Ampère (Dark Energy and Dark Matter, 18 ke)
2011-2012: Fédération de Physique André Marie Ampère (Structure Formation, 30 ke)
2011-2014: Grant for Ph.D. student (École Doctorale Lyon)
2012-2015: Grant for Ph.D. student (École Normale Supérieure Lyon)
2013-2015: Student exchange grant (Center of French-Bavarian University Cooperation)
2013-2016: Exchange Funds for students: Poland (HELCOLS)
2015-2018: OPUS 7 Poland; financial support for Polish project (role: key-I) (155000 euros)
2016-2018: Grant for 1 postdoc (Labex LIO)
2016-2019: Grant for Ph.D. student (École Doctorale Lyon)

Workshop Organization

1989: MPA Progress Report on Cosmology and Gravitational Lensing, Ringberg, Tegernsee, Germany (LOC)
1993: 4th MPG-CAS Workshop on High-energy Astrophysics and Cosmology, Ringberg, Tegernsee, Germany (LOC)
1996: 2nd SFB Workshop on Astro-particle physics, Ringberg, Tegernsee, Germany (LOC)
2005: Spacetime in Action: One hundred years of Relativity, University of Pavia, Italy (LOC)
2007: Cosmology School and Workshop, Cargèse, France (SOC)
2008: 2nd C.R.A.L./I.P.N.L. Conference on Dark Energy and Dark Matter, Lyon, France (LOC)
2009: U.N.E.S.C.O. Conference on The Invisible Universe, Paris, France (LOC)
2011: Conference XXXV Matter to the Deepest, Ustron, Poland (SOC)
2012: 1st LIO conference on Neutrinos at the forefront of elementary particle physics and astrophysics , Lyon, France (LOC)
2013: Conference on Hot Topics in General Relativity, Quy-Nhon, Vietnam (SOC)
2013: Conference XXXVI Matter to the Deepest, Ustron, Poland (SOC)
2014: Workshop Fundamental Issues of the Standard Cosmological Model, Cargèse, France (SOC)
2015: Conference XIV. Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Rome, Italy (LOC, ICC)
2015: Conference: 1st. Roman Juszkiewicz Symposium, Warsaw, Poland (SOC)

Refereeing

Referee for National Fund Organizations (ANR, France; NSF, United States; The Netherlands; Greece; South Africa; Estonia); Referee for Books (Cambridge Univ. Press; John Wiley & Sons, Grenoble Sciences); Advisory Board (Springer-Nature); Referee for international journals (about 30 per year) : Nature, Astron. and Astrophys., New Astronomy, M.N.R.A.S., The Astrophys. J., The Astrophys. J. Lett., Phys. Rev. D, Rev. Mod. Phys., Phys. Lett. A,B, Gen. Rel. Grav., Class. Quant. Grav., J.C.A.P., Annalen der Physik, Physica Scripta A, P.N.A.S., J. of Mod. Phys. D, Foundations of Physics, E.P.J.C., M.D.P.I. Galaxies; Referee of other organisations for stipendia : D.F.G., Studientstiftung, D.A.A.D.

Invited Talks and Colloquia

For a list of talks see here.



Last Update: October 15, 2016

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