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physicist , researcher

Marianna Laka, Latvian physicist, researcher. Grantee Latvian Science Council, Riga, 1993-1996, 97-2000, 01—.

Background

Laka, Marianna was born on January 12, 1932 in Riga, Latvia. Daughter of Georgy and Valentina (Liepina) Laks.

Education

Graduate, Latvian State University, Riga, 1955. Candidate Physico-Mathematics Sciences, Karpov Physico-Chemical Institute, Moscow, 1970. DrSciIng, Institute Polymer Mechanics, Riga, 1992.

Career

Engineer, researcher Institute Automation and Mechanics Academy of Sciences Latvia, Riga, 1957-1963, researcher Institute Polymer Mechanics, 1963-1977, researcher, leading researcher Institute Wood Chemistry, since 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with S. Ainbinder, K. Alksne, E. Tjunina) The Properties of Polymers Under High Pressures, 1973. Patentee in field of microcrystalline cellulose.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tours, foreign languages, music.

Connections

father:
Georgy Laks

mother:
Valentina (Liepina) Laks