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Jerzy Kroh

science educator

Jerzy Kroh was Polish science educator. Recipient Silver and Golden Star Japanese Order Sacred Treasure, 1989. Deputy mayor Lodz for Education and Science, 1996-1998. Fellow Royal Society Edinburgh (honorary); member Polish Academy of Sciences, International Association Radiation Research, Polish Association Radiation Research.

Background

Kroh, Jerzy was born on August 28, 1924 in Warsaw. Son of Wladyslaw and Zofia (Rezler) Kroh.

Education

Master of Science in Chemistry, Technology University Lodz, Poland, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Technology University Lodz, Poland, 1950. Master of Science in Physics, University Lodz, 1950.

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Leeds, England, 1960. Doctor of Science (honorary), Strathclyde University, Scotland, 1983. Doctor of Science (honorary), Leeds University, England, 1987.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Pavia University, Italy, 1989. Doctor of Science (honorary), Technology University Lodz, 1995.

Career

Assistant University Lodz, 1947-1950. Tutor Technology University Lodz, 1950-1962, associate professor, 1963-1968, full professor, since 1968, dean food chemistry department, 1962-1966, rector, 1981-1988. Director Institute Applied Radiation Chemistry, Lodz, 1970-1994.

President Radiation Research Foundation. Member Miller Trust Radiation Research.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals. Regional editor: Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Journal Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry.

Membership

Deputy mayor Lodz for Education and Science, 1996-1998. Fellow Royal Society Edinburgh (honorary). Member Polish Academy of Sciences, International Association Radiation Research, Polish Association Radiation Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tourism, foreign travel.

Connections

Married Aleksandra Czech, 1963. 1 child, January.

father:
Wladyslaw Kroh

mother:
Zofia (Rezler) Kroh

spouse:
Aleksandra Czech

child:
January Kroh