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Joze Karl Pirs

Joze Karl Pirs, engineer, educator. Recipient award for science work City of Rijeka, 1968; Nikola Tesla award for science work Socialist Republican Croatia, 1974; medal Stanislaw Staszic University, Cracow, 1979.

Background

  • Pirs, Joze Karl was born on October 22, 1925 in Trbovlje, Sons of the Revolution Slovenia. Son of Josip and Maria (Rezun) Pirs.

  • Education

    • Diploma in engineering, University Ljubljana, 1951, D in Technology Sciences, 1960.

    Career

    • Head metallurgical laboratory Torpedo Factory of Diesel Engines, Rijeka, Croatia, 1951-1960. Assistant professor mechanical engineering University Zagreb, 1960-1966, associate professor, 1966-1971. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1975-1976.

      Professor Technology Faculty Rijeka, Sveuciliste u Rijeci, Yugoslavia, since 1972.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member editorial board Metallography, 1969. Member International Metallographic Society (director 1970-1975), Association Yugoslav Engineers and Technicians (Beograd), Verein Deutscher Eisenhuttenleute (Dusseldorf), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Metallkunde (Stuttgart), International Metallographic Society (Columbus), Yugoslav Society Nondestructive Testing Materials, Yugoslav Society Electron Microscopy (Zagreb), ABIRA (Raleigh, life).

    Connections

    • Married Fides Pellegrini, January 31, 1956. 1 child, Fredi.
    • father: Josip Pirs
    • mother: Maria (Rezun) Pirs
    • spouse: Fides Pellegrini
    • child: Fredi Pirs
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    Born October 22, 1925