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physics professor

Janos Polonyi, Hungarian physics professor. Recipient A.P. Sloan fellow Sloan Fellowship, 1986-1990, Presidential Young Investigator award National Science Foundation, Washington, 1988-1993. Member Hungarian Physical Society (Schmidt Rezso award 1988), American Physical Society, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Background

Polonyi, Janos was born on June 1, 1953 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Janos Polonyi and Julianna Varossy.

Education

Master of Science, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1977.

Career

Research fellow, Center Research Institute for Physics, Budapest, 1976-1981; postdoctoral fellow, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany, 1981-1982; postdoctoral fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1982-1985; assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1987; associate professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987-1993; professor, L. Eötvös U., Budapest, since 1992; professor, Luis Pasteur U., Strasbourg, France, since 1992. Director Laboratory Theoretical Physics, Strasbourg, since 1992.

Membership

Member Hungarian Physical Society (Schmidt Rezso award 1988), American Physical Society, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: psychology, music, history.

Connections

Married Agnes Janoshazi, September 1, 1979 (divorced). Children: Eszter, Reka, Anna. Married Marianne Fingberg, July 16, 1999.

1 child, Lea.

father:
Janos Polonyi

mother:
Julianna Varossy

spouses:
Agnes Janoshazi

Marianne Fingberg

children:
Lea Polonyi

Anna Polonyi

Reka Polonyi

Eszter Polonyi