Curriculum Vitae


Name: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thomas Hobiger
Address: Chalmers University of Technology
Department of Earth and Space Science
Onsala Space Observatory
SE-439 92 Onsala, Sweden
Biographic data
Born: May 9th, 1978 in St. Poelten, AUSTRIA
Citizenship: AUSTRIA
Martial status: married
Languages: German (mother tongue)
English (full proficiency)
Swedish (full proficiency)
Japanese (full proficiency)
Academic degrees
Nov. 2005 PhD in Geodesy and Geophysics, Vienna Univ. of Technology , Austria
May 2002 MSc. in Geodesy and Geophysics, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria
Employments
Aug. 2014 – now Associate Professor (tenured),
Department of Earth and Space Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Oct. 2012
– Jul. 2014
Senior Researcher (tenured),
Space-Time Standards Group, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Apr. 2010
– Sep. 2012
Researcher (tenured),
Space-Time Standards Group, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Oct. 2008
– Mar. 2010
Expert Researcher
Space-Time Standards Group, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Oct. 2006
– Sep. 2008
JSPS fellow – PostDoc
Space-Time Standards Group, Kashima Space Research Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Apr. 2005
– Sep. 2006
Research Assistant
Research Group Advanced Geodesy, Inst. of Geodesy and Geophysics, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria
Jul. 2004
– Mar. 2005
JSPS short term fellow
Radio Astronomy Applications Group,Kashima Space Research Center,National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Feb. 2003
– Jun. 2004
Research Assistant – doctoral course student
Research Group Advanced Geodesy,Inst. of Geodesy and Geophysics, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria
Awards
April 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award 2016 finalist
April 2012 NICT award for excellent research
 July 2011 Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy
 May 2011 Tsuboi Award, The Geodetic Society of Japan (pictures from the award ceremony and the lecture can be found here)
 April 2011 European Geoscience Union (EGU) Division Outstanding Young Scientists Award 2011 (pictures here)
 May 2010 EPS award 2009 (pictures of the award ceremony can be found here)
 Oct. 2002 Final degree award, Faculty of Natural Science, Vienna Univ. of Technology
Fellowships
 Oct. 2006
– Sept.2008
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers(Standard), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
 Jul. 2004
– Mar.2005
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers(Short-term), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Editorial Activities
2017 – Editor, “Earth, Planets and Space”
2015 – Editor, Journal of Geodesy
2013 – 2014 Guest editor for the peer-reviewed proceedings of the IAG Scientific Assembly 2013
2013 – 2014 Guest editor for the peer-reviewed proceedings of the VIII Hotine Marussi Symposium 2013
Commissions of trust
2017 – Member of the directing board of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS)
2016 – Member of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS) consortium
2016 – Member of the IVS working group 7 “Observation of satellites using VLBI”
2015 – Vice-chair of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) working 4.3.9 “GNSS Reflectometry”
2015 – Member of International Astronomical Union (IAU) commission A2 “Rotation of the Earth”
2014 – Faculty member, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
2014 – Member of the IVS committee on VLBI Education and Training
2013 – Member of the International GNSS Service (IGS) Troposphere Products and Working Group
2013 – 2015 Member of IAU commission 31 “Time”
2011 – 2015 Chair of the IAG ICCT study group 0.4 “Coordinate systems of numerical weather models”
2011 – 2014 Member of working group “High precision orbit determination with multi GNSS systems“, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
2009 – 2011 Officer of the Geodetic Society of Japan
2008 – Member of the IVS committee “VLBI2010”
2007 – Member of the IVS working group 4 on VLBI data structures
2007 – 2011 Chair of the IAG working group 4.3.3, “Numerical weather models for positioning”
2003 – 2007 Member of the IAG working group on ionosphere modelling