Dr. Josef Hron

Department of Astrophysics
University of Vienna
Türkenschanzstrasse 17
1180 Wien

phone: +43 1 4277 51855 
email: josef.hron AT univie.ac.at



(Re)Solving Red Giants: interferometry and model atmospheres
Interferometry and the Mass Loss of Red Giants

Member of the MATISSE (Multi-Aperture mid-Infrared Spectroscopic Experiment) Science Group

Partner in European Interferometry Initiative (funded through the European Commission instruments

of the 6th and 7th framework and the H2020 R&D programs). Chairman of the Fizeau Program Selection Committee.  


Austrian member of the Science and Technical Committee of the European Southern Observatory (2007-2014)

Scientific interests:
Asymptotic Giant Branch stars (follow
this link to the Vienna AGB group)
Optical/IR Interferometry
Stellar Atmospheres
Infrared spectroscopy
Science Communication
Circumstellar Dust
Galactic Astronomy

Director of Bachelor and Master Studies in Astronomy (2016- )

Coordinator of "Science Week" and  "Lange Nacht der Forschung" at the  Department (2000-2018)

Lectures at the University of Vienna

List of publications (from ADS)

Further Links:
Austrian Society for Astronomy & Astrophysics