Michael Kueppers received a Ph.D. degree in June 1996, at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany. His thesis subject" Investigation of the structure of the Io plasma torus by comparing emissions of different ions." Kueppers held the following positions: from January 1993 to January 1996: Fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institut für Aeronomie, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, for Ph.D. research, from June 1996 to February 1997: Research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Aeronomie from March 1997 to March 1999: Research Associate at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Research, Boulder, Colo, USA, from May 1999 - January 2003: Research Assistant at Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern, Switzerland, from February 2003 to August 2007: Scientific staff at Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, and Since September 2007: ESA Staff Scientist European Space Astronomy Centre, Villanueva de la Cañada, Spain, assigned to the Rosetta mission. Kueppers professional experience includes observations and Physics of small bodies and the Jupiter system in the solar system, science coordination and science operations of space missions, and Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. He is a Coinvestigator on OSIRIS camera system on Rosetta and a Coinvestigator on the Heterodyne Instrument for the Far Infrared (HIFI) on Herschel.
Biography Updated on 23 June 2013