Christiaan L. Sterken

Molenstraat 63
9820 Merelbeke
Belgium

Phone: +32 (0)93 627223
Email: csterkenvubacbe
Personal website: http://we.vub.ac.be/en/physics-department/who-who
Organization website: http://we.vub.ac.be/en/physics-department/who-who

NCA adherence: Belgium

Last updated:
June 12, 2019

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2003-2006)
  • Past President of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (2000-2003)
  • Past President of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (1997-2000)
  • Past President of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (1997-2000)
  • Past Vice-President of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (1994-1997)
  • Past Advisor of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2006-2009)
  • Past Advisor of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission C3 History of Astronomy (2015-2018)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 41 History of Astronomy (2009-2012)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2006-2009)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (2006-2009)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2003-2006)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 42 Close Binary Stars (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (1997-2000)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 42 Close Binary Stars (1997-2000)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (1991-1994)
  • Past Member of Commission 25 WG Infrared Astronomy
  • Past Member of Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 27 Variable Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 History of Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 42 Close Binary Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 25 WG Infrared Astronomy (2012-2015)
  • Past Member of Division V Variable Stars (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division IX Optical & Infrared Techniques (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (2006-2009)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.11 - Standards
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.1 - Asteroseismology
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.9 - Techniques
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.2 - Atlases
8 - Stars: 8.15 - Stars: Hertzsprung-Russell and C-M diagrams

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