Dr. Georg Kirchner

Career Summary
since 1989at Institut für Weltraumforschung, ÖAW, Austria
1988PhD, Graz University of Technology, Austria
since 2001Head of NEWG (Network and Engineering Working Group of ILRS)
since 2001Group Leader, Institut für Weltraumforschung, ÖAW, Austria
since 2005Member of ILRS Governing Board
since 2012Head/Founder of Space Debris Sudy Group / ILRS
since 2016Retired; reduced (60%) working continued
66 Articles(First Author: 33, Refereed Articles: 20)
Research Interests
  • Satellite Laser Ranging, satellite spin determination, laser tracking of space debris, innovative SLR add-on / side applications
  • Ultra high speed electronics, single photon detection
  • Real time programming
1988Christian-Doppler-Prize, Federal State of Salzburg