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Jacek Krełowski

Toruń Center for Astronomy, Nicolaus Copernicus University
ul. Gagarina 11, Pl-87-100 Toruń, Poland
tel. 48-56-6113060 (office),
fax 48-56-6113008
Email: jacek@astri.uni.torun.pl

Short biographical note

Born: 10 July 1946 in Kalisz (Poland)

  • Primary school: 1954 - 1959 in Kalisz
  • High school: 1959 - 1962 in Kalisz, 1963 diplomma in Włocławek
  • University: 1963 - 1967 Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń
  • M.S. (Astronomy): 1968 Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń
  • Ph.D.: 1975, Physical Interpretation of the Light Curves of R Coronae Borealis Type Stars, supervisor: prof. W. Iwanowska
  • Habilitation: 1987, Extinction Curve and Related Spectral Features

  • Occupations:

  • 1968 - 1975: research and teaching assistant
  • 1975 - 1987: assistant professor
  • 1987 - 1998: associate professor
  • from 1998: full professor
    (every position at the N. Copernicus University).

  • Professional/research experience:

  • 1979 3 months, Leiden University, Huygens Lab., Holland (coll. with J. Mayo Greenberg, on optical properties of interstellar dust grains)
  • 1980 – 1989 a total of 6 months in Uppsala University Observatory (coll. With B.E. Westerlund, on intensities and profiles of diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1985/86 1 year, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (coll. G.A.H. Walker, on families of diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1988-2005 a total of 12 months in Florence University (Arcetri Observatory), Italy (coll. P. Patriarchi and S. Aiello, on interstellar extinction)
  • 1990 1 month, Cagliari University, Italy (coll. P. Benvenuti and I. Porceddu, on peculiarities in diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1990 2 months, Leiden University, Huygens Lab., Holland (coll.J. Mayo Greenberg on locally observed wavelength shifts of diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1992/93 10 months in USA as a Fulbright fellow, coll. L. J. Allamandola (NASA Ames, California), T. P. Snow (University of Colorado at Boulder) and C. Sneden (University of Texas at Austin), on survey of diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1994 1 month in Italy as Rockefeller fellow at the Bellagio Study and conference Center
  • 1995 6 months in USA, University of Texas at Austin as Kościuszko fellow, (coll. C. Sneden, on survey of diffuse interstellar bands)
  • 1998-2000 a total of 3 months in Holland, Leiden University, Huygens Lab., Holland(coll. J. Mayo Greenberg and P. Ehrenfreund, on interstellar molecules)
  • 1995-2006 a total of 7 months in France, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay, (coll. with Louis d'Hendecourt, on spectra of complex molecules).
  • 2003 10 month stay in Catania University supported by the Marie-Curie R40 grant (MCFI-2001-01688), coll. with V. Pirronello.

  • Organization of scientific meetings:

  • Organizer of the scientific meeting Physics and composition
    of interstellar matter in Bachotek near Toruń from 4 to 9 June 1990.
  • A member of the Scientific Organizing Committee of the IAU 137 Colloqium Diffuse Interstellar Bands, 1994
  • The co--director of the NATO Summer School in Erice (Italy) Solid State Astrochemistry, 2000
  • Organizer of the meeting “Absorption spectra of translucent interstellar clouds: observers meet experimentalists” at SAO (Russia), 2008.

  • Awards:

  • 1992 Fulbright Fellowship
  • 1994 Rockefeller Fellowship “Bellagio Residency”
  • 2003 R40 Marie-Curie grant MCFI-2001-01688

  • Professional Societies:

  • International Astronomical Union (since 1982)
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific (since 1988)
  • Polish Astronomical Society (since 1969)
  • Polish Fulbright Alumni Association (since 1993)

  • PhD students:

    Jacek Papaj, Andrzej Megier, Tomasz Weselak, Jaroslaw Nirski, Katarzyna Slyk, Maja Kazmierczak