Outstanding Croatian Scientists in Diaspora

  • Janko Herak Cratian-American Society


Nine books entitled Distinguished Croatian Scientists in America (two volumes) and Distinguished Croatian Scientists in the World (seven volumes), edited by Janko Herak, have been published by the Croatian-American Society in Zagreb. These books present major scientific achievements and essential biographical data of about eighty Croatian scientists. working in prestigious international institutions. The biographies, presented by a separate chapter for each scientist, have been written by domestic or international experts in the respective fields. In the present report we recall just a few scientists and their noted contribution to the international scientific knowledge. It has been emphasized that the achievements of the Croatian scientists working abroad make a part of the Croatian scientific heritage.