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Wolfram Schmidt


Gojenbergsweg 112

21029 Hamburg

Office: Laborgebäude, R. 007B

Phone: ++49 40 42838 8584



Dr. rer. nat., Technical University of Munich (2004)

M.Phil. (astrophysics), University of Wales, Cardiff (2002)

Dipl.-Ing. (physics), Johannes Kepler University Linz (1999)


Professional experience:

2015 - present Head of IT and senior research associate
University of Hamburg, Hamburg Observatory
2009 - 2015 Research associate
University of Göttingen, Institute for Astrophysics
2004 - 2009 Research associate
University of Würzburg, Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics



  • Computing and data storage facilities at the observatory
  • Computational astrophysics
  • Teaching at the University of Hamburg
  • HLRN consulting


Research interests:

  • Processes: turbulence, magnetic fields, feedback, structure formation
  • Methods: numerical simulations and subgrid scale models
  • Objects: galaxies and clusters


For more information, see my research website, my ResearchGate profile, and some of my recent publications: