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physicist

Jonas Grigas, Lithuanian physicist. Achievements include research in ferroelectricity; patents in field. Recipient Lithuanian National Science and Technical award, 1986, Lithuanian National Science award, 1996. Member of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (correspondent; member expert 1996—2000).

Background

Grigas, Jonas was born on April 10, 1938 in Kabeliai, Lithuania. Son of Pranas and Ona (Valentukeviciute) Grigas.

Education

Master of Science, Vilnius University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Vilnius University, 1968. Doctor of Science, Institute Physics, Riga, 1980.

Career

Engineer Institute Radiomeasurements, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1961-1963. Assistant professor physics Vilnius University, 1963-1970, head laboratory microwave spectroscopy of ferroelectrics, 1965—2000, associate professor radiophysics, 1970-1982, professor radiophysics, since 1982, department head, 1988-1993. Visiting professor physics Atomic Research Center, Bombay, 1988, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan, 1989, Metz (France) University, 1992, 94, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1994, Iowa University, Ames, 1995, 98, Wroclaw University, Cracow University, 1988, 93, 96.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in ferroelectricity. Patents in field.

Works

Membership

Member of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (correspondent. Member expert 1996—2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Beekeeping.

Connections

Married Rita Morkunaite, July 27, 1963. Children: Asta, Ruta.

father:
Pranas Grigas

mother:
Ona (Valentukeviciute) Grigas

spouse:
Rita Morkunaite

child:
Asta Grigas

child:
Ruta Grigas