Vice-Rector Hitzenberger

Curriculum Vitae

Vice-Rector for Infrastructure

Personal Data

Regina Hitzenberger
Date of Birth:
18 February 1957 (Gmunden)
Nationality: Austrian

Education and Academic Career

  • 1975-1982: Studies in Physics, Astronomy und Mathematics, University of Vienna
  • 1980: Guest professorship at Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • 1982: Dr. phil. (doctoral degree in Physics)
  • 1983-1986: Project assistant, University of Vienna
  • 1986: University assistant, University of Vienna
  • 1987: Southern California Air Quality Study, Los Angeles, USA
  • 1989: Academic visit, University of Kyoto, Japan
  • 1993: Habilitation, University of Vienna
  • 1997-2011: Associate professor, University of Vienna
  • Since 1 January 2012: Professor of Aerosol and Cluster Physics, University of Vienna

Functions and Memberships

  • 2000-2005: Member of the Committee on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols (International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation, IUGG)
  • 2002-2006: Vice-President, Association for Aerosol Research (GAeF)
  • 2005-2008: Chair, Management Committee COST action 633 Particulate Matter and Health Effects
  • 2006-2011: Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
  • Since 2007: Member of the Clean Air Commission, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2009-2012: Deputy Head of the research platform “Alternative Solvents as a Basis for Life Supporting Zones in (Exo)Planetary Systems (Exolife)”
  • 2012-2015: Head of the research platform “Alternative Solvents as a Basis for Life Supporting Zones in (Exo)Planetary Systems (Exolife)”
  • 2010-2012: Co-Chair, European Aerosol Assembly Working Group on PMx
  • 2012-2015: Chair, European Aerosol Assembly Working Group on PMx
  • Member of the strategic advisory committee VITO (Flemish Institute of Technology, Belgium 2007); University of Evora (Portugal, since 2012)
  • Since 2013: Associate Editor, Journal of Aerosol Science
  • Since 2014: Board Member, Association for Aerosol Research
  • Since 1 October 2015: Vice-Rector for Infrastructure, University of Vienna (term: 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2019)

Additional Memberships

  • American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Chemisch Physikalische Gesellschaft (chemical physical society)
  • Austrian Physical Society