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consultant , physicist , writer

Davor Pavuna, Croatian physicist, consultant, writer. Co-recipient First Prize for Best Amateur Movie, Croatian Movie Association, Zagreb, 1963, Joliot-Curie fellowship French Ministry of Education, Paris, 1985. Board directors Alma Mater Alumni of Zagreb University, 1991-1992, SOS Croatia Foundation, 1991. Member European Physical Society (board directors metal physics division since 1991), Swiss Physical Society, American Physical Society.

Background

Pavuna, Davor was born on April 15, 1952 in Koprivnica, Croatia. Son of Hrvoje and Stanka (Matasovic) Pavuna.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Zagreb, Croatia, 1975. Master of Science, University Zagreb, Croatia, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Leeds, England, 1982.

Career

Professor physics, University of Southern California-High School, Zagreb, Croatia, 1975-1978; research assistant, University of Leeds, England, 1978-1981; research fellow, University of Leeds, England, 1982-1983; lecturer, University Grenoble, France, 1983-1986; senior scientist, senior lecturer, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1986. Head superconductivy group Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Lausanne, since 1986. Consultant Standard Telecommunications Laboratory, Harlow, England, 1981-1982.

Senior science adviser Tetra Pak Group-Rausing. Board directors Very Important Person Systems, Ltd., London, since 1984.

Membership

Board directors Alma Mater Alumni of Zagreb University, 1991-1992, SOS Croatia Foundation, 1991. Member European Physical Society (board directors metal physics division since 1991), Swiss Physical Society, American Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, jogging, soccer, swimming, guitar playing.

Connections

Married Sylvie Isabell Jolivet, April 5, 1986. 1 child, Marko.

father:
Hrvoje Pavuna

mother:
Stanka (Matasovic) Pavuna

spouse:
Sylvie Isabell Jolivet

child:
Marko Pavuna