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physicist

Andrzej Zygmunt Hrynkiewicz, Polish physicist. Decorated knight cross Polonia Restituta, Commander cross with star Polonia Restituta; recipient three awards State Council Atomic Energy, 1959-1965, award Ministry of Education, 1972, award Prime Minister, 1996, M. Smoluchowksi medal Polish Physical Society.

Background

Hrynkiewicz, Andrzej Zygmunt was born on May 29, 1925 in Wilno, Poland. Son of Jozef M. and Stanslawa (Paszkowska) Hrynkiewicz.

Education

Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, 1950. Doctor Honoris Causa, M. Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin.

Doctor Honoris Causa, University Mining and Metallurgy, Krakow, Poland.

Career

Chair nuclear physics Institute Physics Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1961-1975, director, 1969-1971. Vice director Joint Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966-1968, Institute Nuclear Physics, Krakow, 1960-1966, director, 1969-1976, head nuclear spectroscopy department, 1968-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member State Committee Science Research, Warsaw, 1991-1997. Head Council Atomic Energy, Warsaw, since 1993. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge, European Academy Arts, Sciences & Humanities.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, skiing.

Connections

Married Halina University Cholewa, April 16, 1966. 1 child, Agnieszka.

father:
Jozef M. Hrynkiewicz

mother:
Stanslawa (Paszkowska) Hrynkiewicz

spouse:
Halina University Cholewa

child:
Agnieszka Hrynkiewicz