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Wladyslaw Marek Turski

Wladyslaw Marek Turski, Polish computer science educator. Fellow British Computer Society (distinguished); member Polish Information Processing Society (honorary, president 1981-1987), Polish Mathematics Society, Polish Astronomical Society, Royal Academy Engineering (foreign member).

Background

  • Turski, Wladyslaw Marek was born on October 17, 1938 in Krakow, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Olga (Ameisen) Turski.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Lomonosov University, Moscow, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw (Poland) University, 1962. Doctor of Science, Staszic University, Krakow, 1966.

    Career

    • Various research positions, head of laboratory Computation Center, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1961-1972. Director software research Polish Computer Manufacturers Trust (MERA), 1972-1977. Professor Institute of Informatics University Warsaw, since 1977.

      Visiting professor Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, 1982-1987. Consultant United Nations Industrial Development Organization, United Nations Development Programme, various industrial organizations.

    Membership

    Fellow British Computer Society (distinguished). Member Polish Information Processing Society (honorary, president 1981-1987), Polish Mathematics Society, Polish Astronomical Society, Royal Academy Engineering (foreign member).

    Connections

    • Married Hanna Chrzaszczewska, February 10, 1962. Children: Stanislaw, Marcin.
    • father: Stanislaw Turski
    • mother: Olga (Ameisen) Turski
    • spouse: Hanna Chrzaszczewska
    • children: Stanislaw Turski
    • Marcin Turski
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    Born October 17, 1938
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    • 1960
      Lomonosov University
    • 1962
      Warsaw (Poland) University
    • 1966
      Staszic University
    • 1972 - 1977
      director, software research Polish Computer Manufacturers Trust (MERA)
    • 1977
      professor, Institute of Informatics University Warsaw