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Rudolf Henryk Klemens

Rudolf Henryk Klemens, Polish mechanical engineer. Achievements include research in explosion parameters determination and explosion suppression study; patents for powder extinguisher. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, International Group of Experts on the Explosion Risks of Unstable Substances, Polish Academy of Sciences (member combustion section), Polish Astronautical Society (deputy chairman 2001).

Background

  • Klemens, Rudolf Henryk was born on October 1, 1942 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Jan Ferdynand and Eugenia (Plaza) Klemens.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Warsaw University of Technology, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University of Technology, 1978. Doctor of Science, Warsaw University of Technology, 1994.

    Career

    • Assistant Warsaw University of Technology, 1968-1978, assistant professor, 1978-1994, associate professor, 1994-2001, professor, since 2001. Deputy head of division aircraft engines Warsaw University of Technology, 1974-1986, head combustion group, 1983-1988, head postgraduate study in combustion, 1981, 84, head department election committee, 1996. Chairman administration Clean Combustion Foundation, Warsaw, 1994-1996.

      Deputy chairman Clean Combustion Foundation Council, 2000-2004. Secretary supervisory board Polish Combustion Institute, 2001-2005. Deputy director Institute Heat Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 2005.

      Member Polish Combustion Institute, since 2005. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in explosion parameters determination and explosion suppression study. Patents for powder extinguisher.

    Works

    • Author: more than 100 publications in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, International Group of Experts on the Explosion Risks of Unstable Substances, Polish Academy of Sciences (member combustion section), Polish Astronautical Society (deputy chairman 2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    History, classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jadwiga Krysztopik, August 21, 1976. Children: Bartosz, Jacek.
    • father: Jan Ferdynand Klemens
    • mother: Eugenia (Plaza) Klemens
    • spouse: Barbara Jadwiga Krysztopik
    • children: Bartosz Klemens
    • Jacek Klemens
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    Born October 1, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
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    • 1968
      Warsaw University of Technology
    • 1978
      Warsaw University of Technology
    • 1994
      Warsaw University of Technology