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Materials scientist , Chemistry educator

Gaida Maruta Sedmale, Latvian chemistry educator, materials scientist. Silicate technical. Recipient Honour Scientist of Latvia, 1990. Fellow: Students Corporation Zinta; member: American Ceramic Society, Latvian Science Society, Latvian Research Society.

Background

Sedmale, Gaida Maruta was born on January 13, 1936 in Rezekne, Latvia. Daughter of Peteris Juris and Erna Pauline Salzirnis.

Education

McSc chemical technical, Latvian University, 1958. Doctor of Science, Technical University Riga, 1970. Doctor habilitatus chem in Latin language, Technical University Riga, 1989.

Career

Laboratory head Porcelan Factory, 1958—1961. Junior science associate Technology University Riga, Department of Silicate Technology, 1962—1970, senior science associate, 1971—1988, supervisor and consultant of doctor and master degree students, 1971—1988, leading researcher, 1989—1990, assistant professor, 1990—1999, professor, 1992—1998, associate professor, since 1998. Supervisor of State Finance Theme Technology University Riga, Institute of Silicate Materials, 1991—1993, consultant/supervisor of special project, 1994—2002, 1994—2002.

Member Council of Promotion Technology University Riga, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Silicate technical.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) Phosphate Glasses and their Application, 1995, Latvian Raw Materials and Application, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Students Corporation Zinta. Member: American Ceramic Society, Latvian Science Society, Latvian Research Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel, theater, classical music.

Connections

Married Uldis Janis Sedmalis. Children: Brakovska Jnara, Sedmalis Andris.

father:
Peteris Juris

mother:
Erna Pauline Salzirnis

spouse:
Uldis Janis Sedmalis

child:
Brakovska Jnara Sedmale

child:
Sedmalis Andris Sedmale