Experts - physics

Anatol Roitman

Anatol Roitman

Studied at the University in Novosibirsk. Holds PhD degree in physics. Poet and Russian translator of the Polish poetry. Author of numerous publications in Nowaja Polsza. A special five-language version of Czesław Miłosz’s poem Orpheus and Eurydice (Cracow, 2002) contains his Russian translation. Lives in Akademgorodok.  

Stanislav Shushkevich

Stanislav Shushkevich

Politician, physicist. Head of the Belarusian Parliament of the Supreme Soviet of the Belarus (1991–1994). On 8th December 1991, together with the Presidents of Russia (Boris Yeltsin) and Ukraine (Leonid Kravchuk), signed the Declaration dissolving the Soviet Union. He supported free market reforms and played a key role in the creation of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Before his Presidency he was a prominent Belarusian Scientist, a corresponding Member of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences; Doctor and Professor in Physics and Mathematics, author of award–winning textbooks (over 150 articles and 70 inventions), and recipient of numerous state awards. Chairman of the political party Gramada running for the 2006 presidential elections. In June 2006 he was awarded the Jan Nowak Jeziorański Award. 

Łukasz Turski

Łukasz Turski

Professor of Physics. Graduated from Warsaw University and Warsaw Technical University. Laureate of the Hugo Steinhaus Prize and the Golden Medal of the European Physical Society. Author of numerous publications in journals and several radio and TV programs on science and society. Creator and ongoing chair for the Warsaw Scientific Picnics (since 1997). Chair for Copernicus Science Center Council. Member of the Polish Adam Smith Center Council. From 1996 till 2003 chair of the Polish Public Radio Commission on Education Programs. From 2000-2004 elected member of the State Committee for Research (KBN). Visiting Professor in Universities and Research Institutions in the US, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden. Full professor of physics in the Center for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (since 1985) and since 2002 full professor in the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Department of the Cardinal Wyszyński University.

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