Noah Brosch

Noah Brosch received a PhD degree in Astronomy in 1983 from the Leiden University after receiving his BSc and MSc degrees from Tel Aviv University (TAU). He is a Principal Research Associate (research degree equivalent to Associate Professor) at TAU’s School of Physics and Astronomy and observes at TAU’s Wise Observatory. Brosch directed the Wise Observatory for the decade 2000-2010 and, as academic staff member, advised 23 MSc and PhD students in their thesis researches. Noah Brosch conceived the TAUVEX space telescope experiment and served as its Principal Investigator from its inception in the late-1980s to its cancellation by the Israel Space Agency in 2012. Given his long-term association with ultraviolet astronomy, he served as Vice-President of the IAU Division XI (Space and High-Energy Astrophysics) for the triennium 2009-2012, and as member of the Steering Committee of the NUVA Network for UV Astronomy.