Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Phys. Dr. rer. nat.

Karl-Heinz Alois Glaßmeier

Karl-Heinz Alois Glaßmeier

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2006

  • Technische Universität Braunschweig


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Space exploration
  • General geophysics
  • Plasma physics
  • Astrophysics



Selected Memberships:

  • Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
  • Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
  • Academia Europaea
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • International Academy of Astronautics

Selected Prizes:

  • Julius-Bartels-Medaille
  • Zeldovich Medal
  • Basic Science Award of the International Academy of Astronautics
  • Asteroid 2000 GQ141 in 27506 Glassmeier umbenannt
  • Fellow der American Geophysical Union

Selected Publications:

  • Glaßmeier, K.-H.; Vogt, J. (2010) Magnetic polarity transitions and biospheric effects. Space Science Reviews, Bd. 155, S. 387-410.
  • Glaßmeier, K.-H.; Auster, H.-U.; Motschmann, U. (2007) A feedback dynamo generating Mercury's magnetic field. Geophysical Research Letters, Bd. 34 (L22201).
  • Glaßmeier, K.-H. et al. (2001) CLUSTER as a wave telescope: First results from the fluxgate magnetometer. Annales Geophysicae, Bd. 19, S. 1439-1448.
  • Glaßmeier, K.-H.; Heppner, Chr. (1992) Traveling magnetospheric convection twin-vortices: Another case study, global characteristics, and a model. Journal of Geophysical Research, Bd. 97, S. 3977-3992.
  • Glaßmeier, K.-H.; Ness, N. F.; Acuna, M. H.; Neubauer, F. M. (1989) Standing hydromagnetic waves in the Io plasma torus: Voyager 1 observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, Bd. 94, S. 15063-15076.