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physicist

Menahem Simhony, Polish, Russian, American physicist. Recipient Fulbright fellowship Department of State, Washington, 1965-1967. Sergeant Soviet and Polish Armies, 1941-1945. Member American Physical Society (senior ).

Background

Simhony, Menahem was born on December 22, 1922 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Simha and Tsirel Braha (Rambam) Szymchowicz. came to Israel, 1959.

Education

Master of Arts in Physics, Lenin Pedagogical Institute, Moscow, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Russian Academy Pedagogical Sciences, Moscow, 1956.

Career

Senior lecturer Pedagogical Institute, Velikiye Luki, Russia, 1954-1957. Senior assistant Physics Institute Warsaw University and Polish Academy of Sciences, 1957-1959. Lecturer department physics Hebrew University, Jerusalem, since 1960.

Research associate, Fulbright fellow department physics Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1965-1966. Member technical staff, Fulbright scientist Radio Corporation of America Laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, 1966-1967. Senior lecturer Physics Institute Hebrew University, 1967-1983.

Visiting associate professor School Applied Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972-1973. Senior research scientist Center for Laser Studies and professor physics evening college University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1977-1980, 83. Associate professor Racah Institute Physics, Hebrew University, 1983, retired, 1983.

Membership

Sergeant Soviet and Polish Armies, 1941-1945. Member American Physical Society (senior ).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: six grandchildren.

Connections

Married Riva Shtafinski, December 4, 1948. Children: Shimon, Tsila.

father:
Simha Szymchowicz

mother:
Tsirel Braha (Rambam) Szymchowicz

spouse:
Riva Shtafinski

children:
Shimon Simhony

Tsila Simhony