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Henryk Jan Figiel

Henryk Jan Figiel, Polish physics professor. Achievements include promotion and development of nuclear magnetic resonance application in research of magnetic materials in Poland; permanent magnet application in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in Poland; hydrogen energy development with focussed on hydrogen storage problems in Poland; research in magnetic and structural properties of intermetallic hydrides.

Background

  • Figiel, Henryk Jan was born on January 19, 1944 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Michal and Anna Figiel.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Physics, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Metal Physics, Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica, Cracow, 1972.

      Doctor of Science in Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant, faculty metallurgy Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica, University of Science & Technology, 1967—1973, adjunct professor, 1973—1985, assistant professor, 1985—1992, professor, faculty physics & nuclear techniquies, since 1992. Head solid state physics department Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im.

      Stanisława Staszica, University of Science & Technology, 1992—1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include promotion and development of nuclear magnetic resonance application in research of magnetic materials in Poland. Permanent magnet application in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in Poland. Hydrogen energy development with focussed on hydrogen storage problems in Poland.

      Research in magnetic and structural properties of intermetallic hydrides.

    Membership

    Fellow: Polish Society Neutron Diffraction (life), Polish Physical Society (life. Member governing body 2006). Member: Polish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (life).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Krystyna Kaczynska, July 2, 1968. Children: Barbara Stanuch, Jadwiga Figiel-Stoch, Boleslaw.
    • father: Michal Figiel
    • mother: Anna Figiel
    • spouse: Anna Krystyna Kaczynska
    • children: Barbara Stanuch Figiel
    • Jadwiga Figiel-Stoch Figiel
    • Boleslaw Figiel
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    Born January 19, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1967
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1972
      Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica
    • 1984
      Adam Mickiewicz University
    • 1967 - 1973
      Assistant