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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.

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    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.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, skiing.

    Connections

    • 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
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    • 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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