Helmholtz Research Academy Hesse for FAIR

Prof. Dr. Thomas Aumann

Prof. Dr. Thomas Aumann


  • received his doctorate in 1995 in Mainz, where he habilitated in 2006.
  • together with Norbert Pietralla he was involved in the discovery of a rare form of double gamma decay
  • conducts research in particular on the properties of short-lived "exotic" nuclei
  • has held a professorship at the Institute of Nuclear Physics at TU Darmstadt since 2010
  • has been one of the directors of the Helmholtz Research Academy Hesse for FAIR since 2020.

Main research topic

Nuclear Astrophysics


Prof. Dr. Thomas Aumann
TU Darmstadt
Institut für Kernphysik
Schlossgartenstr. 9
64289 Darmstadt

Selected projects of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aumann

Prof. Dr. Thomas Aumann