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Henryk Jan Figiel

physics professor

Henryk Jan Figiel, Polish physics professor. Achievements include promotion and development of nuclear magnetic resonance application in research of magnetic materials in Poland; permanent magnet application in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in Poland; hydrogen energy development with focussed on hydrogen storage problems in Poland; research in magnetic and structural properties of intermetallic hydrides.

Background

Figiel, Henryk Jan was born on January 19, 1944 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Michal and Anna Figiel.

Education

Master of Science in Physics, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Metal Physics, Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica, Cracow, 1972.

Doctor of Science in Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1984.

Career

Assistant, faculty metallurgy Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica, University of Science & Technology, 1967—1973, adjunct professor, 1973—1985, assistant professor, 1985—1992, professor, faculty physics & nuclear techniquies, since 1992. Head solid state physics department Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im.

Stanisława Staszica, University of Science & Technology, 1992—1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include promotion and development of nuclear magnetic resonance application in research of magnetic materials in Poland. Permanent magnet application in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in Poland. Hydrogen energy development with focussed on hydrogen storage problems in Poland.

    Research in magnetic and structural properties of intermetallic hydrides.

Membership

Fellow: Polish Society Neutron Diffraction (life), Polish Physical Society (life. Member governing body 2006). Member: Polish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (life).

Connections

Married Anna Krystyna Kaczynska, July 2, 1968. Children: Barbara Stanuch, Jadwiga Figiel-Stoch, Boleslaw.

father:
Michal Figiel

mother:
Anna Figiel

spouse:
Anna Krystyna Kaczynska

children:
Barbara Stanuch Figiel

Jadwiga Figiel-Stoch Figiel

Boleslaw Figiel