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educator , physicist , researcher

Leonas Valkunas, Lithuanian physicist, researcher, educator. New York University fellow, 1989, 90, German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) research fellow University Düsseldorf, 1990, 91, Dutch Science Foundation fellow Free University Amsterdam, 1991, 92. Member New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Valkunas, Leonas was born on January 16, 1949 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Son of Leonas and Brone (Bedziute) Valkunas.

Education

Diploma, Vilnius University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Mathematics, Vilnius University, 1976. Doctor in Physics and Math, Institute of Physics of Belorussian Academy of Sciences, Minsk, 1987.

Career

Junior science fellow, Institute Physics-Lithuanian Academy Sciences, Vilnius, 1977-1979; senior science fellow, Institute Physics-Lithuanian Academy Sciences, Vilnius, 1979-1988; leading science fellow, Institute Physics-Lithuanian Academy Sciences, Vilnius, 1988-1992; director, Institute Physics, Vilnius, since 1992. Professor Vilnius U., since 1993, docent, 1991-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, sports.

Connections

Married Vanda Sefeldaite, June 15, 1979. Children: Aurelija, Monika.

father:
Leonas Valkunas

mother:
Brone (Bedziute) Valkunas

spouse:
Vanda Sefeldaite

child:
Aurelija Valkunas

child:
Monika Valkunas