Chester Sadowski

Chester Sadowski

Graduation Year

  • BA 1957 University College
Inside the Classroom

Outside the Classroom

  • Polish Students’ Club
  • Chemistry Club
  • House League Basketball
Further Education

  • University of Toronto PhD in Chemistry 1961
  • Colorado University Department of Chemistry Post-Doctoral Fellow 1961/62
Career Description

  • 1957 to 1961 Post Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
  • 1961/62 Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., U.S.A.
  • 1962 to 1967 Defence Services Scientific Officer, Defence Research Board, Valcartier, Quebec
  • 1967 to 2002 Professor, Department of Chemistry, York University, Toronto
  • 1973/74 Sabbatical leave at NOAA, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • 1981/82 Sabbatical Leave, University Chemical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • 1982/83(?) Vice President of York University Faculty Association (YUFA) during certification and member of (YUFA) Tenure and Promotion Committee preparing the T&P section of the first collective agreement
  • 1989/90 Associate Dean, Atkinson College, York University
  • 1995/96 Sabbatical Leave, Department of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • 2001/02 Sabbatical Leave, Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, U.K.
  • 2005, 2006 Research, University Chemical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, U.K.
    July 1,1995 to December 31, 1999 Chairman of Chemistry, York University
  • Served on numerous departmental, faculty and university committees, including T&P, University Senate, Nominations, Examinations and Academic Standards, etc.
“I worked very hard and strove to meet the highest levels of academic performance. I was poor and could not socialise as much as I wanted to, but nevertheless I might have extended my extra-curricular interests a bit more.”


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