Prof. Dr. Friedrich W. Hehl (i.R.)

Institut für Theoretische Physik
Universität zu Köln
Zülpicher Straße 77
50937 Köln

Phone:  +49[0]221 470-4200
+49[0]221 470-1040 (secretary)
Fax: +49[0]221 470-5159

Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri, Columbia, from 2002 to 2017

Curriculum vitae

Two parts of the new book of

Friedrich W. Hehl & Yuri N. Obukhov: Foundations of Classical Electrodynamics: Charge, Flux, and Metric. Birkhauser, Boston, MA (Aug. 2003), US $79.95 (at

you can inspect here as ps- or pdf-file.

A new book March 2013:

M Blagojević and F W Hehl, editors,
A Reader with Commentaries.
Foreword by: T W B Kibble, FRS

Four lectures on Poincaré gauge field theory (Erice 1979)

On the changing form of Maxwell’s equations during the last 150 years (UCL Seminar 2010)

Nonlocal gravity simulates Dark Matter (Bonn, March 2010)

Gibt es ein schwarzes Loch im Mittelpunkt unserer Milchstraße? (Düsseldorf, August 2009)

The Kummer tensor density in electrodynamics and in gravity (July 2014)

The constitutive tensor of linear elasticity: its decompositions, Cauchy relations, null Lagrangians, and wave propagation (Bremen, January 2015)

Electrodynamics & all that: a GIF program of Jerusalem–Bremen–Cologne of 2010 to 2014 (Jerusalem, August 2015)

Light propagation in local and linear media: Fresnel-Kummer wave surfaces with 16 singular points (October 2015)

Physical dimensions and units, universal constants and their relativistic invariance (Bremen, October 2017)

Nonlocal Gravity Simulates Dark Matter (Tartu, August 2017)

Lecture given in connection with receiving the Karl Schwarzschild Prize (Frankfurt am Main, June 2019)

If spin is present, the energy-momentum tensor is asymmetric (Bremen, October 2019)

Plasticity, dislocations, self-stresses — in memory of the theoretical physicist Ekkehart Kröner (Stuttgart, November 2019)

I gave 12 Lectures on “Gauge Theories of Gravitation”
in Hsin-chu, Taiwan, ROC, on the invitation of the

Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics Focus Group
National Center for Theoretical Sciences

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Prof. Dr. Friedrich W. Hehl (i.R.)