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astronomer , director

Grazina Tautvaisiene, Lithuanian astronomer, director. Achievements include first to model the chemical evolution of 18 chemical elements in the Milky Way galaxy and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds; research in the Galactic disk as not needing an initial chemical enrichment from the Galactic halo. Member of European Astronomical Society (foundation member 1992), International Astronomical Union (correspondent).

Background

Tautvaisiene, Grazina was born on November 20, 1958 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Daughter of Juozas Zukauskas and Birute Zukauskiene.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1988. Doctor Habil in Astronomy, Vilnius University, 2002.

Career

Director Institute Theoretical Physical and Astronomy, Vilnius University, since 2003. Member special nominating committee International Astronomical Union, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to model the chemical evolution of 18 chemical elements in the Milky Way galaxy and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Research in the Galactic disk as not needing an initial chemical enrichment from the Galactic halo.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of European Astronomical Society (foundation member 1992), International Astronomical Union (correspondent).

Connections

Married Gintautas Tautvaisas, October 15, 1983. 1 child Dainius Tautvaisas.

father:
Juozas Zukauskas

mother:
Birute Zukauskiene

spouse:
Gintautas Tautvaisas

child:
Dainius Tautvaisas Tautvaisiene