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Geological Scientist Piotr Krzywiec to Lecture at W&L on Geology in Central Europe Piotr Krzywiec will give a lecture on “Geology in Central Europe – How It All Started: The Early (XVI – XVII Cent.) Development of Earth Sciences in Central Europe.”

The Geology and History Departments at Washington and Lee University will host geological scientist Piotr Krzywiec on Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Science Center Room A214. Krzywiec will give a lecture on “Geology in Central Europe – How It All Started: The Early (XVI – XVII Cent.) Development of Earth Sciences in Central Europe.”

The event is free and open to the public.

Krzywiec spent 16 years at the Polish Geological Survey in Warsaw before joining the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences as an associate professor.

He has also been an external lecturer in geophysics/seismic methods at various universities around the world. His main research interests include integrated analysis of geophysical and geologic data basin analysis and application of geophysical methods in exploration for conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons.

Krzywiec has authored and co-authored more than 300 conference abstracts, papers and book chapters published in Poland and abroad. He holds an M.S. in geology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in exploration geophysics, and studied at Jagiellonian University and the AGH University of Science and Technology, both in Kraków, Poland, and at Imperial College, London, U.K.

Piotr Krzywiec Lecture