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Marek Artur Abramowicz

Marek Artur Abramowicz, Polish astronomer, educator. Achievements include physics of accretion flows near black holes. Member Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europea.

Background

  • Abramowicz, Marek Artur was born on June 9, 1945 in Chelm, Poland. Son of Mieczyslaw and Anna (Zolcinska) Abramowicz.

  • Education

    • Magister of astronomy, Wroclaw (Poland) University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Physics, Warsaw (Poland) University, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant department mathematics Wroclaw (Poland) University, 1968-1969. Research assistant Institute Astronomy, Warsaw, 1969-1975. Adjunct professor Copernicus Center, 1975-1983.

      Professor International School Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy, 1983-1990, Nordita, Copenhagen, 1990-1993. Professor, chair department astronomy and astrophysics Göteborg (Sweden) University, since 1993. Research assistant department physics Stanford (California) University, 1975-1976.

      Visiting professor Center for Relativity, Austin, Texas, 1979-1981. Senior visiting fellow department astrophysics Oxford (England) University, 1981-1983. Consultant International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include physics of accretion flows near black holes.

    Membership

    Member Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europea.

    Connections

    • Married Henryka Kozicka, May 9, 1968. Children: Weronika, Tomasz.
    • father: Mieczyslaw Abramowicz
    • mother: Anna (Zolcinska) Abramowicz
    • spouse: Henryka Kozicka
    • children: Weronika Abramowicz
    • Tomasz Abramowicz
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    Born June 9, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1968
      Wroclaw (Poland) University
    • 1974
      Warsaw (Poland) University
    • 1968 - 1969
      Assistant, department mathematics Wroclaw (Poland) University
    • 1969 - 1975
      research assistant, Institute Astronomy
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1975 - 1983
      adjunct professor, Copernicus Center
    • 1983 - 1990
      professor, International School Advanced Studies
      Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
    • 1990 - 1993
      professor, International School Advanced Studies
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1993
      professor