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Andrzej Zygmunt Hrynkiewicz

Andrzej Zygmunt Hrynkiewicz, Polish physicist. Decorated knight cross Polonia Restituta, Commander cross with star Polonia Restituta; recipient three awards State Council Atomic Energy, 1959-1965, award Ministry of Education, 1972, award Prime Minister, 1996, M. Smoluchowksi medal Polish Physical Society.


  • Hrynkiewicz, Andrzej Zygmunt was born on May 29, 1925 in Wilno, Poland. Son of Jozef M. and Stanslawa (Paszkowska) Hrynkiewicz.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, 1950. Doctor Honoris Causa, M. Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin.

      Doctor Honoris Causa, University Mining and Metallurgy, Krakow, Poland.


    • Chair nuclear physics Institute Physics Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1961-1975, director, 1969-1971. Vice director Joint Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966-1968, Institute Nuclear Physics, Krakow, 1960-1966, director, 1969-1976, head nuclear spectroscopy department, 1968-1995.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member State Committee Science Research, Warsaw, 1991-1997. Head Council Atomic Energy, Warsaw, since 1993. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge, European Academy Arts, Sciences & Humanities.



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    • Married Halina University Cholewa, April 16, 1966. 1 child, Agnieszka.
    • father: Jozef M. Hrynkiewicz
    • mother: Stanslawa (Paszkowska) Hrynkiewicz
    • spouse: Halina University Cholewa
    • child: Agnieszka Hrynkiewicz
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    Born May 29, 1925
    • 1948
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1950
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1960 - 1966
      vice director, Joint Institute Nuclear Research
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1961 - 1975
      Chair nuclear physics Institute Physics Jagiellonian University
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1966 - 1968
      vice director, Joint Institute Nuclear Research
      Dubna, Moskva, Russian Federation
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