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researcher , Chemistry educator

Wanda Brzyska, Polish chemistry educator, researcher. Named honorary citizen City of Veigneulles, France, 1982; recipient medal National Education Commission, 1972, Gold Cross of Merit, 1974, Education Ministry awards, 1972, 80, 89, Calvary Cross, 1979, merit award City of Lublin, 1983.


Brzyska, Wanda was born on February 19, 1931 in Srodna-Biaiovus, Poland. Daughter of Kazimierz and Franciszka (Bildziuk) Szteyn.


Master Chemistry, University Marie Curie Sktodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1955. Doctor Chemistry, University Marie Curie Skrodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1964. Habilitation in Chemistry, University Marie Curie Skrodowska, Lublin, Poland, 1972.


Teacher chemistry high school, Lublin, 1951-1953. Laboratory assistant University Marie Curie, Sktodowska, 1955. Assistant University Marie Curie Skrodowska, 1956-1959, senior assistant, 1959-1965, adjunct, 1965-1973, lecturer chemistry, 1973-1984, professor, since 1984, head department inorganic chemistry, 1977—2001, prorector, 1980-1981, vice dean, 1984-1987.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (in Polish) Lanthanides and Actinides, second edition, 1996. Author: (with others) Rare Earth Elements, 1990. Author: Introduction to Coordination Chemistry, 1996, General Chemistry, 1997, 2001.

      Contributor over 280 articles Polish Journal Chemistry, Polish Journal Applied Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Journal Thermal Analysis, others, patentee in field.


Member of Science Society Lublin, Polish Chemical Society (chairman Lublin 1983-1989, member review committee 1994-1996, vice president since 1996, pensioner 2001), Senior Club Aviation, Parachute Society.


  • Other Interests

    Parachuting, theater, music.


Married Leopold Brzyski, August 24, 1957. 1 child, Dorota Anne.

Kazimierz Szteyn

Franciszka (Bildziuk) Szteyn

Leopold Brzyski

Dorota Anne Brzyska