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Address

Mt.Stromlo & Siding Spring Observatories Institute of Advanced Studies,

The Australian National University, Private Bag,

Weston Creek Post Office, ACT2611, Australia


Biographical Data

Birthdate & Place: 28 October 1946, Kraslice, Czechoslovakia

Nationalities: Australian and British Languages: English and French

Marital Status: Married (Patricia Anne-Marie), son Igor Roland, born August 1977.


Education

1968 BA Honours in Natural Science, Wadham College, Oxford University.

1973 MA (Oxon), PhD (Manchester).

Advisor: Prof. J. Meaburn,

Thesis: "The Temperature Structure of two High Density Galactic H II Regions"


Career Milestones

1973 October Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Manchester University.

1974 October Selected by the Royal Astronomical Society as UK Young Astronomer

to attend the opening of the Anglo-Australian Telescope.

1975 August Research Fellow at the Australian National University.

1975 September Member of the International Astronomical Union.

1979 November Fellow at the Australian National University.

1982 March Australian Project Scientist to the STARLAB project.

1983 June-AugustVisiting Astronomer to Cerro Tololo Observatory, La Serena,Chile

1983 December Senior Fellow at the Australian National University.

1985 April Project Scientist to the ENDEAVOUR project.

1986 July Science Team Leader to the LYMAN project. Visiting Scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, USA.

1989 June Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.

1994 July Appointed Professor at the Australian National University.

1994 Vice President IAU Commission #34, ISM

1996 Elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)


Honours and Awards

1983 April Pawsey Medal of the Australian Academy of Sciences for outstanding research in the Natural Sciences by a researcher younger than 36.

1996 Elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)


Professional Societies

International Astronomical Union,

Astronomical Society of Australia,

American Astronomical Society,

Russian Astronomical Society.


Membership of Editorial Boards

Member of the Board of Editors, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 1990-1993. Member of the Board of Editors, Astrophysics and Space Science 1994-1997 Member of the Board of Editors, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia 1994-1997.


Publications:

Has co-edited one book, 166 papers in refereed journals and 56 papers in conference proceedings of which 35 were invited.

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