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Krystyna Jadwiga Kruszewska

Krystyna Jadwiga Kruszewska, Polish petrologist. Recipient Silver cross, State of Poland, 1974, Merit award, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 1990, University Silesia Golden Badge of Merit.

Background

  • Kruszewska, Krystyna Jadwiga was born on July 15, 1934 in Sosnowiec, Silesia, Poland. Daughter of Tadeusz Stanislaw and Aniela Wieczorkiewicz.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, Krakow, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Science, Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland, 1967.

    Career

    • Assistant Central Mining Institute, Katowice, 1956—1960, senior lecturer, 1960—1972, associate professor, 1972—1982, head coal petrography laboratory, 1975—1982. Chief researcher Centre Science and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 1983—1992, project manager South Africa, 1987—1992. Associate professor University Silesia, Sosnowiec, 1993—1995, professor, since 1995, head petrology department, since 1998, state professor, professor ordinarus, since 2003.

      Vice president International Committee Coal Petrology, 1980—1991.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Latin-American Association Organic Geochemistry, Polish Mineralogical Society (president since 1980, chairman Silesia Branch 1989—2005), Polish Academy of Sciences (member geology commission since 1979), International Committee Coal and Organic Petrology (vice president 1980-1991, convenor working groups 1984-1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, theater, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Tadeusz Kruszewski, March 29, 1956. 1 child Piotr Kruszewski.
    • father: Tadeusz Stanislaw
    • mother: Aniela Wieczorkiewicz
    • spouse: Tadeusz Kruszewski
    • child: Piotr Kruszewski Kruszewska
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    Born July 15, 1934
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    • 1956
      Academy Mining and Metallurgy
    • 1967
      Central Mining Institute
    • 1956 - 1960
      Assistant, Central Mining Institute
      Katowice, Slaskie, Poland
    • 1983 - 1992
      chief researcher, Centre Science and Industrial Research
      Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1993 - 1995
      associate, professor University Silesia
      Sosnowiec, Poland
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