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Jerzy Machalski

Jerzy Machalski, Polish astronomer, educator. Recipient 1st prize award Polish Academy of Sciences, 1980. Member Polish Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Union (founding member).

Background

  • Machalski, Jerzy was born on July 31, 1935 in Tarnopol, Poland. Son of Franciszek and Maria (Skulska) Machalski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Astronomy, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1971; Doctor habilitatus, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1981.

    Career

    • Research assistant Astronomical Observatory Jagellonian University, Poland, 1962-1970, adjunct research assistant Poland, 1971-1980, associate professor Poland, 1981-1991, professor Poland, since 1992. Research specialist National Radio Astron Observatory, United States of America, 1974-1975. Head extra galactic astronomical division Astronomical Observatory Jagellon University, Cracow, since 1989.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astronomical Journal, since 1978.

    Membership

    Member Polish Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Union (founding member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, bicycling, skiing.

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    • Married Elzbieta Honkisz, June 11, 1964; 1 child, Pawel.
    • father: Franciszek Machalski
    • mother: Maria (Skulska) Machalski
    • spouse: Elzbieta Honkisz
    • child: Pawel Machalski
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    Born July 31, 1935
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    • 1962
      Jagellonian University
    • 1971
      Jagellonian University
    • 1981
      Jagellonian University
    • 1962 - 1970
      Research assistant, Astronomical Observatory Jagellonian University
      Poland

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