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Zdzisław Latajka, Prof. - Short Scientific Biography and Honors

Biography and Honors

  • Rector of the Wrocław University (2002-2005).
  • Vice-Rector of the Wrocław University (1995-1999).
  • Deputy Director of the Institute of Chemistry (1993-1995).
  • Corresponding Member of the European Academy of Sciences, Arts and Humanities (since 2001).
  • Member of the General Council of Higher Education in Poland (1999-2002).
  • Vice-Chairman of the Users Council of the Wrocław Supercomputer and Networking Center (1997-2002).
  • Member of the Senate of the Wrocław University (since 1999).
  • Member of the University Accreditation Commission (1997-1999).
  • Visiting professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Université de Nancy I, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy.
  • Member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Molecular Structure - THEOCHEM (1991-1996).
  • Wiadomości Chemiczne (since 1994).
  • Secretary of the Wrocław branch of the Polish Chemical Society (1992-1995).
  • Secretary of the Commission of Theory and Structure of Molecular and Condensed Systems.
  • Polish Academy of Sciences - Wrocław branch (1993-1995).
  • Member of the Polish Chemical Society, World Association of Theoretical Organic Chemists.
  • International Society of Theoretical Chemical Physics.
  • Orders, decorations and medals

  • Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta - (2009).
  • Gold medal of the University of Wrocław - (2009).
  • Officer's Cross of the Order of the Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany - (2007).
  • Honourable Medal for 300th Anniversary of the University of Wrocław - (2006).
  • Decoration "For the service in the development of academic sport", Main management Board of the Academic Sports Association - (2005).
  • Brown Badge "Well-deserved for the fire protection" - (2005).
  • Golden Order of Merit of the Society of Veterans of the Republic of Poland and Former Political Prisoners - (2004).
  • Brown Order of Merit for Police - (2004).
  • Golden Order of Merit for the Country's defence - (2004).
  • Medal of Commission of National Education - (2001).
  • Gold Cross of Merit - (2000).