Karol Krop, Polish physicist. Recipient Golden Merit cross Ministry Higher Education, 1982, Merit Cross, 1988, Commission National Education medal, 1995. Member Polish Physical Society (vice-chairman 1975-1977, chairman 1977-1979).
Krop, Karol was born on May 20, 1937 in Cieszyn, Silesia, Poland. Son of Jan and Helen (Glajcar) Krop.
Master of Science, Higher Pedagogical School, Katowice, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1968. Habilitation, University Cracow, 1975.
Assistant Department Solid State Physics, Cracow, 1959-1961, senior assistant, 1962-1963, adjunct, 1964-1968, docent, 1976-1982, professor, since 1983, head, 1974-1991. Leverhulme Trust fellow University Sheffield, England, 1969-1970. Visiting professor University Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, 1979, 81.
Member coordination committee research program Surface Physics, Lodz, Poland, 1985-1990.
Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member Polish Physical Society (vice-chairman 1975-1977, chairman 1977-1979).
Collecting old clocks, barometers, etc.