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Sylwester Jozef Kobielak

Sylwester Jozef Kobielak, Polish civil engineer, structural engineer, researcher. Registered professional engineer (the expert licensed) in the field of building engineering. Recipient Gold Cross of Merit award Council of State, Poland, 1983, Zenczykowski award Association Polish Civil Engineers, Warsaw, 1993.


  • Kobielak, Sylwester Jozef was born on December 31, 1937 in Zasutowo, Poznan, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Maria (Strzelczyk) Kobielak.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University, 1973. Doctor of Habilitation, Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University, 1992.


    • Technician Wroclaw (Poland) Industrial Company, 1955-1958. Design senior assistant Wroclaw (Poland) Building Company, 1958-1963. Senior designer Copper Mine Company, Wroclaw, Poland, 1964-1967.

      From assistant lecturer to lecturer Wroclaw Technology University, Poland, 1967-1992, associate professor Poland, since 1992. Professor Military Engineering College, Wroclaw, Poland, since 1995. Expert Association of Polish Civil Engineers, Wroclaw, Poland, since 1977.

      Professor University Mosul, Department Architecture, Iraq, 1989. Visiting scholar Northwestern University, Department Civil Engineering, Evanston, Illinois, 1985, visiting scholar Building Engineering Institute, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1975. Vice-chairman, editor conference proceedings international conference Challenges to Civil and Mechanical Engineering in 2000 and Beyond, Wroclaw Technology University, Poland, 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer (the expert licensed) in the field of building engineering.


    • Author: Devices and Methodology of Particulate Solids Pressure Measurements in Bin, 1990, Application of Pressure Cells in Civil Engineering, 1991. Editor: (conference proceedings) Reinforced and Post-Tensioned Concrete Silos and Tanks, 1992. Member editorial board of military journal Opinions and Experiences, 1995.

      Co-patentee in field.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Secretary Building and Mechanical Engineering Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw Branch, Poland, since 1993. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Lehigh University Council on Tall buildings and Urban Habitat, 1991, Polish Academy of Sciences (concrete section), Seismic and Paraseismic Engineering Polish Group, Sciences of Polish Association Civil Engineers and Technicians.



    Swimming, jogging, mountain tourism.


    • Married Barbara Irena Waliszko, May 19, 1964. Children: Piotr, Wojciech, Anna, January.
    • father: Stanislaw Kobielak
    • mother: Maria (Strzelczyk) Kobielak
    • spouse: Barbara Irena Waliszko
    • children: Piotr Kobielak
    • Wojciech Kobielak
    • Anna Kobielak
    • January Kobielak
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    Born December 31, 1937
    • 1963
      Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University
    • 1973
      Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University
    • 1992
      Wroclaw (Poland) Technology University
    • 1955 - 1958
      Technician Wroclaw (Poland) Industrial Company
    • 1958 - 1963
      design senior, assistant Wroclaw (Poland) Building Company
    • 1964 - 1967
      senior, designer Copper Mine Company
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
    • 1967 - 1992
      from assistant, lecturer to lecturer Wroclaw Technology University
    • 1995
      professor, Military Engineering College
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
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