Hans Joachim Haubold
UN Office for Outer Space Affairs
Vienna International Centre
Born: Chemnitz, Germany
Married: Barbara Haubold, Diploma in Economics, International Atomic
Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
Child: Alexander Haubold, BSc, MSc, MPhil, PhD, in Computer
Science, Columbia University, New York, USA
Research Professor in Theoretical Astrophysics, 1988, DSc,
1984, and PhD, 1980 in Astrophysics, Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam,
Diploma, 1974 in Solid State Physics, Technical University of
Chemnitz, Germany; Abitur, 1970.
1993-date: Space Applications Section, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs,
Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria.
1988-1993: Space Applications Section, Outer Space Affairs Division,
United Nations, New York, USA.
1983-1991: Head of Cosmology Research Group, Extragalactic Astronomy
Section of the Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany.
1974-1983: Research Scientist, Stellar Physics Section of the Institute
for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND EDITORIAL BOARDS
1990, became member of The American Mathematical Society (AMS),
1989, became member of The American Astronomical Society (AAS),
The History of Science Society, Philadelphia, PA; and
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia,
Member of the German Mathematical Society (Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung
e.V.), 1981; and the German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische
1985, was awarded membership of the Center for Mathematical Sciences,
and was elected a member of the International Astronomical Union.
- Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Astronomy,
Astrophysics and Space Science, Astrophysics and Space Science, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 1990.
- Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Solar
System Science, Earth, Moon, and Planets, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
- Co-editor of the Proceedings of the series of UN/ESA Workshops
on Basic Space Science held in India (1991), Costa Rica (1992), Colombia
(1992), Nigeria (1993), Egypt (1994), Sri Lanka (1995), Germany (1996), Honduras
(1997), Jordan (1999), France (2000), Mauritius (2001), Argentina (2002),
China (2004), United Arab Emirates (2005), India (2006), Japan (2007).
- Operates and maintains (jointly with Alexander Haubold) since 1993
the World Wide Web hompage on UN/ESA Workshops on Basic Space Science
- Member of the editorial advisory board of The Encyclopedia of
Planetary Sciences (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series), Eds. R.W.
Fairbridge and J.H. Shirley, Chapman and Hall, London 1997, 990pp. (Reprinted
in 2001, Kluwer Academic Publishers).