Branko Hanžek,

Date of birth:

  • 04/23/1957

Place of birth:

  • Čakovec

Addresses:

  • Address: Ante Kovačića 5, 10000 Zagreb

Phones:

  • Phone +385(0)14698235

Emails:

Academic titles:

  • doctor of Science (12/15/2005 - ...)

Institutions:

  • Scientific Advisor - Institute for history and philosophy of science, Department for history of natural and mathematical sciences (2013. - ...)


I was born in Čakovec, April 4, 1957. Since one year of age I live in Zagreb, where I finished elementary school (1972), grammar school (1976) and graduated physics on the Faculty for natural sciences and mathematics (1981).

After army service, from 1983 to 1993 I was employed in several elementary and secondary schools teaching physics.

From 1993 to 1995 I was a supervisor for education in Zagreb, and from December 21, 1993 I passed the state exam for educational supervisor in front of the committee of Ministry of administration.

From 1995 to 2003 I worked as the educational inspector in then former Ministry of education and sports.

I got my masters degree in physics in 1996 from the Faculty for natural sciences and mathematics, University of Zagreb, and my thesis was “Phase diagrams of Al-Zn system“.

In 2005. I got my D.Sc. degree in history of physics with the thesis  “ Vinko Dvorák – Life and Works".

Since 2001 I am the member of the technical subcommittee TO94/PO5 – Personal safety equipment, Protection of hearing of the National institute for standardization and metrology, working as a volunteer.

From July 15, 2003. I am an employee of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Institute for history and philosophy of science, Department for history of natural and mathematical sciences.  From 2006. I am a docent, from 2009. Associate professor

I am also a member of Croatian physical society, Croatian society for metrology and Zagreb Observatory.

 


updated: 12/02/10
editor: D. Torbica