Curriculum Vitae of Kerstin Molthagen

Name: Kerstin Molthagen
Email: kem1@gmx.de 
Nationality:  German 

School

Sep. 1972 -- July 1976  Elementary School 
Aug. 1976 -- June 1985  Gymnasium (Grammar School) 
June 14, 1985 Abitur  

University

Oct. 1985 -- Sept. 1991  Physics student, Hamburg University 
March 15, 1988 Vordiplom  
May 1990 -- Aug. 1991  Diploma Thesis studies, DESY (supervisor: Prof. Dr. E. Lohrmann): Spurrekonstruktion für die Myonenkalibration der ZEUS-Kalorimetermodule
September 20, 1991 Diploma Degree  
Nov. 1991 -- June 1996  PhD Thesis studies, Hamburg Observatory (advisor Prof. Dr. Wendker): A Medium Deep ROSAT Survey in the HQS Field HS 47.5/22
June 14, 1996 Dr. rer.nat. / Ph.D.  

Employments

Feb./Mar. + Jul./Aug. 1989  DESY ( ZEUS--group) 
Jan. 1 - Feb. 29, 1992  Teaching Assistant at the Military School (Bundeswehrfachschule) Hamburg 
Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 1992 & May 1, 1993 - Dec. 31, 1995  Scientific Assistant at Hamburg Observatory 
Aug. 1, 1996 - July 31, 1997  Postdoctoral position at Hamburg Observatory 
Aug. 1, 1997 - June 30, 1999 Postdoctoral position at the Max Planck-Institut f. extraterrestrische Physik 
since July 1, 1999:  Technichal Writer at ETAS GmbH  

Observing Experience

Dec. 1991  100m Radio Telescope Effelsberg / Germany; 21cm line emission
June 1992  90cm Dutch telescope (ESO, La Silla/Chile); photometry 
Nov. 1992 & May 1995  Schmidt telescope (Calar Alto/Spain); prism and direct plates 
Nov./Dec. 1992  3.5m and 2.2m telescopes (Calar Alto/Spain); spectroscopy 
March 1994  3.5m telescope Calar Alto/Spain; spectroscopy and photometry 
June 1994  IUE Villafranca/Spain; spectroscopy 

Computer Knowledge

Operating systems:  VMS, MVS, Unix/Linux, Win95 and WinNT (basic knowledge)
Programming Languages: FORTRAN, BASIC
Text processing:  LaTeX, FrameMaker, Adobe Acrobat 
Image Processing: Paintshop Pro, Visio 
Scientific Program Packages:  MIDAS / EXSAS, IDL 
Internet:  HTML 

Languages

English: good to very good 
Latin'großes Latinum'
Italian: basic knowledge
Swedish: basic knowledge

Miscellaneous

Nov. 1991 -- July 1997  active participation in the PR work at Hamburg Observatory 
since Dec. 1993driving license
 

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