Jan Charles (John) ZARNECKI

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1949-11-06
Education Queens' Coll Cambridge (open exhibitioner, MA), UCL (PhD)
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Recreations watching football, cookery, films
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Style Prof John Zarnecki
Career research asst Mullard Space Sci Lab UCL 1974-79, sr systems engr Dynamics Gp Br Aerospace 1979-81; Unit for Space Scis Univ of Kent: sr experimental offr 1981-85, lectr 1985-87, sr lectr 1987-96, reader 1996-2000; reader in space and planetary scis then prof of space sci Planetary and Space Research Inst Open Univ 2000- (head Space Scis Research Gp Planetary and Space Sciences Research Inst); sr visiting scientist Solar System Div European Space Research and Technol Centre European Space Agency 1999-2000; projects incl: involvement with Hubble Space Telescope, project mangr Giotto DIDSY comet Halley spacecraft experiment, princ investigator Surface Science Package and co-investigator Atmosphere Structure Instrument for Huygens probe/lander on Cassini mission to Saturn and Titan, princ investigator Ultraviolet Spectrometer Aurora/ExoMars lander, dep princ investigator PTOLEMY and co-investigator Multi-Purpose Surface and Sub-Surface Science Subsystem (MUPUS) on Rosetta lander; memb: Cncl Royal Astronomical Soc 1995-98 (vice-pres 2009-11), Solar System Working Gp European Space Agency 1995-98, European Space Sci Ctee European Sci Fndn 1997-2000, Cncl PPARC 2005-07 (memb Sci and Soc Advsy Gp 2003-07); memb Shareholder's Ctee Eurotunnel plc 2003-06; memb Bd Milton Keynes Gallery; 5 separate awards from NASA and ESA 1997-2005, Arthur C Clarke Award 2005; author of over 200 scientific and tech pubns; CPhys, memb IAU, FInstP, FRAS
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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