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Michael Tendler

Physics educator , scientific association executive

Michael Tendler, Russian physics educator, scientific association executive. Recipient E. Mach prize in physics Czech Academy of Sciences, 1999.

Background

Tendler, Michael was born on August 28, 1947 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in Sweden, 1976. Son of Boris and Deborah (Gerskowits) Tendler.

Education

Master, Leningrad University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1978.

Career

Lecturer Mining Academy, Leningrad, 1973-1975. Researcher Herzen Institute, 1973-1975. Scientist Siemens AG, Germany, 1978-1979.

Board directors International Center for Dense Magnetized Plasma, since 1998. Consultant Canada Council, Ottawa, 1996. Evaluator Weizmann Institute, Israel, 1996.

President International Congress Plasma Physics, since 1996. Chairman Institute Plasma Physics, Prague, since 1995. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member human rights committee American Physical Society, Anaheim, California, 1989. Member Swedish committee Freedom of Science, Stockholm, 1976-1998. Lecturer on human rights, Anaheim, 1989.

Member Swedish Physical Society (chairman plasmaphysics division since 1996), Plasma Physics Division European Physical Society (board directors since 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, ballet, arts, swimming, football.

Connections

Married Anna Taubes, May 7, 1980. Children: Cecilia, Salomon.

father:
Boris Tendler

mother:
Deborah (Gerskowits) Tendler

spouse:
Anna Taubes

children:
Cecilia Tendler

Salomon Tendler