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Dr. Reto Knaack

Dr. Reto Knaack

Dr. Reto Knaack
ZHAW School of Engineering
Abteilung Lehre
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 74 60
reto.knaack@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

Programme Director, Master of Science ZFH in Engineering

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer in Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computing

Professional development teaching

MAS Informatik

Virtual & Augmented Reality im Unterricht

Educational background

2015: Leadership training ZHAW
2014: CAS "Leitung von Studiengängen und Projekten an Hochschulen", PH Zürich
2011: CAS "Hochschuldidaktik", PH Zürich
2007: Project Management Advanced, UBS
2000-2005: Doctorate, ETH Zürich, Institute of Astronomy, Dr. sc. nat.
1994-1999: Diploma in Physics, ETH Zürich, Dipl. Phys. ETH

Professional milestones

since 2017: Programme Director, Master of Science in Engineering ZFH
since 2012: Lecturer, ZHAW, School of Engineering
2013-2016: Programme Director, Computer Science IT10 ZH, Deputy Head of section Zurich
2009-2011: Lecturer, Hochschule für Technik Zürich HSZ-T
2005-2009: Risk Control Standards & Procedures Specialist, UBS AG, Zürich
2005: Post Doc, ETH Zürich, Institute of Astronomy
2000-2005: Scientific assistant, ETH Zürich, Institute of Astronomy

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications
  • ; ; Knaack, Reto; Kollmann, Eva,

    2012.

    Higher education in informatics : concepts and lessons learnt [paper].

    In:

    11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012.

    11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012 (PSAM11 & ESREL 2012), Helsinki, Finland, 25-29 June 2012.

    IAPSAM & ESRA.

    pp. 4363-4372.

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Knaack, R.; Stenflo, J. O.; Berdyugina, S. V. (2005) Evolution and rotation of large-scale photospheric magnetic fields of the Sun during cycles 21-23. Periodicities, north-south asymmetries and r-mode signatures. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 438, Issue 3, pp.1067-1082.

Knaack, R.; Stenflo, J. O. (2005). Spherical harmonic decomposition of solar magnetic fields. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 438, Issue 1, pp.349-363.

Knaack, R. (2005). Global evolution of magnetic fields in the photosphere of the Sun during cycles 20-23. Ph.D Dissertation, Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen.

Knaack, R.; Stenflo, J. O.; Berdyugina, S. V. (2004). Periodic oscillations in the north-south asymmetry of the solar magnetic field. Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.418, p.L17-L20.

Knaack, R.; Stenflo, J. O.(2004). Large Scale Solar Magnetic Fields: Temporal Variations. Stars as suns : activity, evolution and planets, Proceedings of the 219th symposium of the International Astronomical Union. Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), p.552.

Knaack, R.; Fligge, M.; Solanki, S. K.; Unruh, Y. C. (2001). The influence of an inclined rotation axis on solar irradiance variations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.376, p.1080-1089.

Knaack, R.; Fligge, M.; Solanki, S. K.; Unruh, Y. C. (2001). Stellar Irradiance Variations Caused by Magnetic Activity: The Influence of an Inclined Rotation Axis. Magnetic Fields Across the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 248.

Unruh, Y. C.; Knaack, R.; Fligge, M.; Solanki, S. K. (2001). Are the Sun's Brightness Variations Really Tamer than Those of Other Comparable Solar-type Stars? 11th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 223.