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Wanda Brzyska

Wanda Brzyska, Polish chemistry educator, researcher. Named honorary citizen City of Veigneulles, France, 1982; recipient medal National Education Commission, 1972, Gold Cross of Merit, 1974, Education Ministry awards, 1972, 80, 89, Calvary Cross, 1979, merit award City of Lublin, 1983.

Background

  • Brzyska, Wanda was born on February 19, 1931 in Srodna-Biaiovus, Poland. Daughter of Kazimierz and Franciszka (Bildziuk) Szteyn.

  • Education

    • Master Chemistry, University Marie Curie Sktodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1955. Doctor Chemistry, University Marie Curie Skrodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1964. Habilitation in Chemistry, University Marie Curie Skrodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher chemistry high school, Lublin, 1951-1953. Laboratory assistant University Marie Curie, Sktodowska, 1955. Assistant University Marie Curie Skrodowska, 1956-1959, senior assistant, 1959-1965, adjunct, 1965-1973, lecturer chemistry, 1973-1984, professor, since 1984, head department inorganic chemistry, 1977—2001, prorector, 1980-1981, vice dean, 1984-1987.

    Works

    • Author: (in Polish) Lanthanides and Actinides, second edition, 1996. Author: (with others) Rare Earth Elements, 1990. Author: Introduction to Coordination Chemistry, 1996, General Chemistry, 1997, 2001.

      Contributor over 280 articles Polish Journal Chemistry, Polish Journal Applied Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Journal Thermal Analysis, others, patentee in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Science Society Lublin, Polish Chemical Society (chairman Lublin 1983-1989, member review committee 1994-1996, vice president since 1996, pensioner 2001), Senior Club Aviation, Parachute Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Parachuting, theater, music.

    Connections

    • Married Leopold Brzyski, August 24, 1957. 1 child, Dorota Anne.
    • father: Kazimierz Szteyn
    • mother: Franciszka (Bildziuk) Szteyn
    • spouse: Leopold Brzyski
    • child: Dorota Anne Brzyska
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    Born February 19, 1931
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    • 1955
      University Marie Curie Sktodowska
    • 1964
      University Marie Curie Skrodowska
    • 1972
      University Marie Curie Skrodowska
    • 1951 - 1953
      Teacher, chemistry high school
      Lublin, Lubelskie, Poland
    • 1955
      laboratory assistant, University Marie Curie
    • 1965 - 1973
      assistant, University Marie Curie Skrodowska
    • 1980 - 1981
      assistant, University Marie Curie Skrodowska
    • 1984 - 1987
      assistant, University Marie Curie Skrodowska
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