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Piotr Flin

Piotr Flin, Polish astronomer, educator. Recipient Silver Honorary award Polish Amateurs Astronomical Society, 1971, Gold Honorary award, 1975, Bronze Cross of Merit Council of State, 1976, medal Commission National Education, Minister National Education, 2009; grantee The Kosciuszko Foundation Vanderbilt University, 1991-1992, Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst, 1993; fellowship science and engineering research council, 1986.

Background

  • Flin, Piotr was born on March 11, 1945 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Zygmunt Flin and Stefania (Juer) Dretler.

  • Education

    • Msc, Jagiellonian University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, 1976. Doctor of Science, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1991.

    Career

    • Assistant Jagiellonian University Observatory, Cracow, 1968-1976, research fellow, 1976-1982, senior research fellow, 1982-1988. Senior lecturer Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Cracow, 1988-1991. Professor Cracow Pedagogical University, 1992-1995, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland, since 1993.

      Leading scientist Bogolubiov Laboratory Theoretical Physics Joint Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, 2001—2003.

    Works

    • Co-editor: Morphological Cosmology, 1989, Usage of Small Telescopes, 2005. Co-author: Properties of Large Scale Structures in the Universe, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Polish Astronomical Society, Italian Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, European Astronomical Society, Russian Astronomical Society, Ukrainian Astronomical Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fine arts and nature.

    Connections

    • Married Zofia Pstrucha, August 16, 1979. 1 child, Elzbieta.
    • father: Zygmunt Flin Dretler
    • mother: Stefania (Juer) Dretler
    • spouse: Zofia Pstrucha
    • child: Elzbieta Flin
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    Born March 11, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1968
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1976
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1991
      Nicolaus Copernicus University
    • 1968 - 1976
      Assistant, Jagiellonian University Observatory
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1988 - 1991
      senior, lecturer Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1992 - 1995
      professor, Cracow Pedagogical University
    • 1993
      professor, Cracow Pedagogical University
      Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland
    • 2001 - 2003
      leading scientist, Bogolubiov Laboratory Theoretical Physics Joint Institute Nuclear Research
      Dubna, Moskva, Russian Federation
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