Hugo van Woerden

University of Groningen
Kapteyn Astronomical Inst
PO Box 800
Landleven 12
9700 AV Groningen
Netherlands

Phone: +31 50 5252784
Email 1: hugoastrorugnl
Email 2: hugovanwoerden26gmailcom
Organization website: http://www.astro.rug.nl

NCA adherence: Netherlands

Last updated:
February 26, 2020

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Commission 34 Interstellar Matter (1973-1976)
  • Past Vice-President of Commission 34 Interstellar Matter (1970-1973)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 34 Interstellar Matter (1976-1979)
  • Past Member of Inter-Division X-XII WG Historic Radio Astronomy
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 34 Interstellar Matter (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 40 Radio Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 History of Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 40 WG Historic Radio Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division VI Interstellar Matter (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VII Galactic System (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division X Radio Astronomy (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.5 - Publications, bibliography, 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public, 1.9 - Astronomy outreach
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.3 - Astrochemistry, 2.6 - Astroparticle physics
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.3 - Instrumentation, 3.6 - Site testing
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.4 - Surveys
8 - Stars: 8.10 - Stars: formation
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.4 - ISM: clouds, 9.7 - ISM: evolution, 9.8 - ISM: general
10 - The Galaxy: 10.1 - Galaxy: abundances, 10.5 - Galaxy: evolution, 10.6 - Galaxy: formation, 10.7 - Galaxy: fundamental parameters, 10.8 - Galaxy: general
11 - Galaxies: 11.1 - Galaxies: abundances, 11.6 - Galaxies: distances and redshifts, 11.7 - Galaxies: dwarf, 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution, 11.10 - Galaxies: formation
12 - Cosmology: 12.2 - Cosmology: cosmological parameters, 12.4 - Cosmology: observations, 12.9 - Cosmology: distance scale, 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe, 12.13 - Cosmology: dark ages, reionization, first stars

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