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physical chemist

Ludwik Leibler, Polish physical chemist. Recipient prize French Polymer Society, 1986, Science prize in Material Science, International Business Machines Corporation, 1989, Polymer prize, American Physical Society, 2006, Polymer Chemistry award, American Chemical Society, 2007. Member of National Academy of Engineering (foreign associate).


Leibler, Ludwik was born on November 2, 1951 in Warsaw, Poland.


Master of Science in Theoretical Physics, Warsaw University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Warsaw University, 1976.


Research assistant Warsaw University, Poland, 1973-1976, senior research assistant Poland, 1976-1977. Postdoctoral fellow Collège de France, 1977-1978. Jolot-Curie fellow C.E.N., Saclay, France, 1978-1979.

Attaché de recherches National Center for Scientific Research, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, 1979-1981, chargé de recherches, 1981-1985, director de recherches de 2ème classe, 1985-1991, director de recherches de 1ère classe, since 1991. With Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolècules, Strasbourg, France, 1979-1984, école supérieure de physique et de chimie industrielles, Paris, since 1984. Visiting scientist University California, Santa Barbara, San Diego, 1983-1984.

Science advisor Elf Atochem S.A. Consultant Exxon Research and Engineering Company, 1987, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories, 1987, 88, Eastman Kodak, Rochester, New York, 1989, 90. Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author 90 papers.


Member of National Academy of Engineering (foreign associate).


Married; 3 children.