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Andrzej Plonka

Andrzej Plonka, Polish physical chemistry educator. Achievements include research on Electron spin resonance studies on structure and reactivity of radiation and photo-produced intermediates in condensed media; development of dispersive kinetics. Member International Association for Radiation Research (councillor 1983-1987), Miller Trust for Radiation Chemistry (committee member since 1993).

Background

  • Plonka, Andrzej was born on November 3, 1936 in Lodz, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Eugenia Plonka.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Diploma Engineering, Technology University, Lodz, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Lodz, 1964. Doctor of Science, Technology University, Lodz, 1969.

    Career

    • Head radioisotope laboratory Military Academy of Medicine, Lodz, 1960-1964. Head of esr laboratory Technology University of Lodz, from 1970, professor chemistry, from 1983. Research scientist Wayne State University, Detroit, 1975-1976.

      Research scientist for strahlenchemie Max-Planck-Institute, Mülheim, Germany, 1980. Visiting professor University Houston, 1983-1984. National representative Commission on Radiochemistry and Nuclear Techniques, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on Electron spin resonance studies on structure and reactivity of radiation and photo-produced intermediates in condensed media. Development of dispersive kinetics.

    Works

    • Contributor 180 articles to professional journals. Author 5 scientific monographs.

    Membership

    Member International Association for Radiation Research (councillor 1983-1987), Miller Trust for Radiation Chemistry (committee member since 1993).

    Connections

    • Married Ewa Krystyna Wilczynska, May 30, 1970. 1 child, Wojciech.
    • father: Stanislaw Plonka
    • mother: Eugenia Plonka
    • spouse: Ewa Krystyna Wilczynska
    • child: Wojciech Plonka
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    Born November 3, 1936
    Died September 5, 2001
    (aged 64)
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    • 1959
      Technology University
    • 1964
      Technology University
    • 1969
      Technology University
    • 1960 - 1964
      Head, radioisotope laboratory Military Academy of Medicine
      Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
    • 1975 - 1976
      research scientist, Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1980
      research scientist, for strahlenchemie Max-Planck-Institute
      Mülheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1983 - 1984
      visiting professor, University Houston