Denomination: Roman Catholic
Research staff member Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1960-1966, head of laboratory, 1966-1981, research director, 1982-1986, head of division, 1986-1999, director, since 1999. Visiting professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, 1969-1970, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Max Planck Institute, Grenoble, 1983, Eindhoven University of Technology. Chairman science council Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1990-1999.
Chairman committee on space research Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1990. Member COSPAR, Committee on Space Research, Paris, since 1978. Lecturer international conferences and schools.