George Contopoulos

George Contopoulos

Academy of Athens
Research Center for Astronomy
4 Soranou Efessiou Str
Keaem
11527 Athens
Greece

Phone: +30 210 659 7601
Email: gcontopacademyofathensgr
Organization website: http://www.academyofathens.gr/

NCA adherence: Greece

Last updated:
July 31, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (1967-1970)
  • Past Vice-President of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (1964-1967)
  • Past General Secretary of Executive Committee (1973-1976)
  • Past Assistant General Secretary of Executive Committee (1970-1973)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (1970-1973)
  • Past Advisor of Executive Committee (1976-1979)
  • Past Member of Division I Fundamental Astronomy (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VII Galactic System (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 7 Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Finance Committee (1976-1979)
  • Past Member of Finance Committee (1973-1976)
  • Past Member of Finance Committee (1964-1967)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (1976-1979)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (1973-1976)
  • Past Member of Resolutions Committee (1970-1973)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.10 - Chaos, 2.13 - Gravitation, 2.29 - Relativistic processes
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.2 - Celestial mechanics
8 - Stars: 8.19 - Stars: kinematics and dynamics
10 - The Galaxy: 10.5 - Galaxy: evolution, 10.13 - Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics
12 - Cosmology: 12.5 - Cosmology: theory

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