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Žarko Dadić

Žarko Dadić, Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Date of birth:

  • 07/11/1930

Place of birth:

  • Split

Addresses:

  • Address: Zavod za povijest i filozofiju znanosti - Ante Kovačića 5, 10000 Zagreb

Phones:

  • Phone: +385 (0)1 46 98 231

E-mails:

Academic titles:

  • Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Doctor of Science

Institutions:

  • Scientific adviser (retired) - Odsjek za povjest prirodnih i matematičkih znanosti, Zavoda za povjest i filozofiju znanosti HAZU

Functions at the Academy:

  • Honorary Director - The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science (10/31/2012 - ...)
  • Deputy secretary - The Department of Mathematical, Physical and Chemical Sciences (01/01/2011 - 12/31/2014)
  • Honorary Director - The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science (11/26/2008 - 11/26/2011)

Membership in Academy:

  • Full member - The Department of Mathematical, Physical and Chemical Sciences (06/18/1992 - ...)
  • Associate member - The Department of Mathematical, Physical and Chemical Sciences (06/07/1977 - 06/18/1992)

Education:

  • Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb, 1954,
  • Dr.sc. in Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb, 1962.

Employments:

  • 1953-1959. Gymnasium, Split
  • 1960-1995. member of Institute of the History of Natural, Mathematical and Medical Sciences of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 1990-1994. director of Research Center of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 1995. retired.

Scientific and educational professions:

  • 1975. scientific adviser
  • 1982. University professor.

Membership and functions at scientific and professional societies:

  • 1978-1992. Collaborating Member of the Croatian Academy of Scioences and Arts
  • 1992. Full Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 1971-1981. corresponding member of International Academy of the history of sciences (Paris)
  • 1981. effective member of International Academy of the History of sciences (Paris)
  • 1967.- Member of International Astronomical Union
    Member: Croatian astronomical society (president 1992-1996), Croatian Society of Natural Sciences (President of Section for the History of sciences 1976-1990), Croatian mathematical society, History of Science Society, USA
  • 1981-1990. President od National Committee for the History of Science of Yugoslavia
  • 1981-1985. President of National Committee for Astronomy of Yugoslavia

Awards:

  • 1981. Bartol Kašić, Award of the Republic of Croatia for Science
  • 1995. Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Award of Foir of Zagreb
  • 2002. Award of Slobodna Dalmacija, Split, for “Life Scientific Accomplishment”