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theoretical physicist

Eryk Infeld, Canadian, Polish theoretical physicist. Decorated Gold Cross Polish government; recipient Knight's Cross, Polonia Restituta, 2005, Polish Academy of Sciences award, 1990.


Infeld, Eryk was born on January 8, 1940 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Polish and Canada citizen. Son of Leopold and Mary Helen (Schlauch) Infeld.


Bachelor, Cambridge University, England, 1962. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1968. Master of Arts, Warsaw University, Poland, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1966. Doctor of Science, Soltan Institute, Warsaw, 1972.


Associate Culham Laboratories, England, 1964—1965, Soltan Institute, Warsaw, 1963—1964, adjunct professor, 1965—1973, associate professor, 1973—1990, full professor, since 1990. Principal research fellow Warwick (England) University, 1978. Visiting professor University Montreal (Canada), 1990-1991.

Research fellow University College London, 1992-1993. Visitor Royal Society, Warwick, England, 1998. Vice chairman Plasma Section, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1982-1988, 93-96.



Fellow Institute Physics. Member Oxford and Cambridge Society Montreal, American Physical Society, American Mathematics Society, International Society for Interaction between Mathematics and Mechanical, Polish Physical Society (executive committee 1983-1986), Polish Electromagnetic Society (president 1990-1991), Society for Science, Polish Academy of Sciences (physics committee).


  • Other Interests

    Writing novels.


1 child, Ewa Joanna.

Leopold Infeld

Mary Helen (Schlauch) Infeld

Ewa Joanna Infeld