Zakład Geofizyki Teoretycznej
Instytut Geofizyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk
01-452 Warszawa, ul. Ks. Janusza 64,
tel. +48 22 6915681, fax: +48 22 6915915

Born: April 11, 1929, in Lwów, Poland
M. Sc. in Physics, University of Warsaw, 1952.
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Warsaw, 1959.

Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw, Assistant Professor, 1952-1953;
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; Assistant Professor, 1953-1959; Associate Professor 1959-1967; Professor from 1967.
Deputy Director 1960–1970 and 1972–1989, Director 1970–1972.
Expert UNESCO in International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tokio, 1965-1966. Visiting Profesor: University of Trieste, Italy, 1979-1980; University of Strasbourg, France, 1984; Hokkaido University, Japan, 1999.
Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences: corresponding member from 1969, real member from 1980- ; member of Finnish Academy of Science and Literature from 1975.
Secretary of 7th Department (Earth Sciences and Mining Sciences) of the Polish Academy of Sciences,
Chief of Geophysical Expedition to Vietnam of the International Geophysical Year 1957-1960; two geophysical observatories had been organized there.
UNESCO expert, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Eng., Tokyo, 1965-1966.
Visiting Professor: University of Trieste, Italy, 1979-1980; University of Strasbourg, France, 1984; Hokkaido University, Japan, 1999.
Vicepresident of ESC (European Seismological Commission) 1970–1976, president of ESC 1976–1978.

seismology, continuum theories, General Relativity.
1. Dislocation theory of earthquakes: energy release and thermal processes.
2. Theory of earthquakes precursory processes, among others: variation of electric resistivity and generation of electromagnetic fields.
3. Physics of earthquake processes based on continuous dislocation distribution: stress-dislocation relations and equation of motion for elastic medium contaminated by a dense defect distribution.
4. Earthquake thermodynamics.
5. Theories of continua.
6. Rotation seismology and rotation waves.

Edithor of the journal Acta Geophysica Polonica, -
Edithor of the monograph Fizyka i ewolucja wnętrza Ziemi (Physics and evolution of the Earth interior), 1983, two volumes, Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.
Edithor and co-edithor of six international monographs:
Teisseyre R., ed., 1984–1992, Physics and Evolution of the Earth's Interior, six volumes, Elsevier–PWN.
Teisseyre R., ed., 1995, Theory of Earthquake Premonitory and Fracture Processes, Polish Scientific Publishers PWN.
Teisseyre R. and E. Majewski, eds., 2001, Earthquake Thermodynamics and Phase Transformations in the Earth's Interior, Academic Press.
Teisseyre R., M. Takeo and E. Majewski, eds., 2006, Earthquake Source Asymmetry, Structural Media and Rotation Effects, Springer.
Teisseyre R., H. Nagahama and E. Majewski, eds., 2008, Asymmetric Continuum: Extreme and Fracture Processes, Springer.
De Rubeis, Z. Czechowski and R. Teisseyre, eds., to be published in 2011, Synchronization and Triggering: from Fracture to
Earthquake Processes, Springer.
Author and co-author of many chapters in these books.

Teisseyre R. and W. Boratyński, 2003, Continua with self-rotation nuclei: evolution of
asymmetric fields, Mech. Res. Commun., Vol. 30, 235-240.
Teisseyre R., J. Suchcicki, K.P. Teisseyre, J. Wiszniowski and P. Palangio, 2003, Seismic rotation
waves: basic elements of the theory and recordings, Annals of Geophysics, Vol. 46, 671–685.
Teisseyre R., 2005, Asymmetric Continuum Mechanics: Deviations from Elasticity and Symmetry,
Acta Geophys. Polon., 53: 115-126.
Teisseyre, R., M. Białecki and M. Górski, 2005, Degenerated mechanics in a homogeneous continuum: Potentials for spin and twist,
Acta Geophys. Polon, 53: 219-230.
Jaroszewicz, L.R., Z. Krajewski, L. Solarz and R. Teisseyre, 2006, Application of the fibre-optic Sagnac interferometer
in the investigation of seismic rotational waves, Meas. Sci. Technol., 17 (5), 1186-1193.
Teisseyre R., 2006, Asymmetric Continuum and Anisotropy, Acta Geophysica, 54: 225-238.
Teisseyre R., 2006, Seismic effects and rotation waves, Publs. Inst. Geophys. Pol. Acad. Sci, M-29 (395).
Teisseyre R., 2008, Introduction to asymmetric continuum: dislocations in solids and extreme phenomena in fluids,
Acta Geophysica, 56: 259-269.
Teisseyre R., 2009, Tutorial on New Developments in Physics of Rotation Motions, Bull.
Seismol. Soc. Am., Vol. 99, No 2B, 1028-1039.
Teisseyre R and M. Górski, 2009, Fundamental Deformations in Asymmetric Continuum:
Motions and Fracturing, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., Vol. 99, No 2B, 1132-1136.


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