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Marek Jan Zaidlewicz

researcher , chemistry professor

Marek Jan Zaidlewicz, Polish chemistry professor, researcher. Recipient Scientific Achievement award, Ministry of Education, Warsaw, Poland, 1996, 2002. Member International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (affiliate), Polish Chemical Society.

Background

Zaidlewicz, Marek Jan was born on January 4, 1939 in Dzwierzno, Poland. Son of Jan and Zofia (Szynakiewicz) Zaidlewicz.

Education

Master of Science in Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, 1965. Doctor of Science, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, 1976.

Career

Adjunct Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1967-1978. Postdoctoral scholar Oxford (England) University, 1970-1971. Docent Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1978-1990, professor chemistry, since 1990.

Director Institute Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1989-1993, dean Faculty of Chemistry, 1993-1999, vice-rector, 1999-2002. Postdoctoral associate and visiting professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974-1975, 80, 86-87, 93-94.

Works

  • Co-author: (book) Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry, 1992, Inorganic Reactions and Methods, 1989, Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 4th edition, 1995, 5th edition, 2005, (book) Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 1995, Houben-Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry, Stereoselective Synthesis, 1995, Science of Synthesis, volunteer 6, 2005. Co-author: (with Herbert C. Brown) (book) Organic Syntheses via Boranes, volunteer 2, 2001. Co-author: Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2007, Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations volunteer II.

Membership

Member International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (affiliate), Polish Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, sport, travel.

Connections

Married Barbara Maria Malewska, December 25, 1962. Children: Magdalena, Lucas (deceased 1992).

father:
Jan Zaidlewicz

mother:
Zofia (Szynakiewicz) Zaidlewicz

spouse:
Barbara Maria Malewska

children:
Magdalena Zaidlewicz

Lucas Zaidlewicz (deceased 1992)