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Michael Tendler

Michael Tendler, Russian physics educator, scientific association executive. Recipient E. Mach prize in physics Czech Academy of Sciences, 1999.


  • Tendler, Michael was born on August 28, 1947 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in Sweden, 1976. Son of Boris and Deborah (Gerskowits) Tendler.

  • Education

    • Master, Leningrad University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1978.


    • Lecturer Mining Academy, Leningrad, 1973-1975. Researcher Herzen Institute, 1973-1975. Scientist Siemens AG, Germany, 1978-1979.

      Board directors International Center for Dense Magnetized Plasma, since 1998. Consultant Canada Council, Ottawa, 1996. Evaluator Weizmann Institute, Israel, 1996.

      President International Congress Plasma Physics, since 1996. Chairman Institute Plasma Physics, Prague, since 1995. Lecturer in field.


    Member human rights committee American Physical Society, Anaheim, California, 1989. Member Swedish committee Freedom of Science, Stockholm, 1976-1998. Lecturer on human rights, Anaheim, 1989.

    Member Swedish Physical Society (chairman plasmaphysics division since 1996), Plasma Physics Division European Physical Society (board directors since 1999).



    Opera, ballet, arts, swimming, football.


    • Married Anna Taubes, May 7, 1980. Children: Cecilia, Salomon.
    • father: Boris Tendler
    • mother: Deborah (Gerskowits) Tendler
    • spouse: Anna Taubes
    • children: Cecilia Tendler
    • Salomon Tendler
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    • 1971
      Leningrad University
    • 1978
      Uppsala University
    • 1973 - 1975
      researcher, Herzen Institute
    • 1973 - 1975
      Lecturer, Mining Academy
      Leningrad, Russian Federation
    • 1978 - 1979
      scientist, Siemens Aktiengesellschaft