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Zygmunt Szymon Kolenda

Zygmunt Szymon Kolenda, Polish energy engineering educator. Recipient postdoctoral fellowship University New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, 1969; named European Engineer, European Federation of National Engineering Associations, Paris, 1975.


  • Kolenda, Zygmunt Szymon was born on March 28, 1936 in Tarnów, Poland. Son of Jakub and Kazimiera (Graczyk) Kolenda.

  • Education

    • Master in Engineering, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1965. Doctor of Science, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1968.


    • Senior assistant University Mining & Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1962-1965, adjunct professor, 1965-1972, assistant professor, 1972-1976, associate professor, 1976-1981, professor, since 1981. Chairman department of theroretical metallurgy, University Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, since 1973, vice-director research, 1973-1978, dean 1978-1981, 84-85. Visiting professor Institute for Advanced Studies, Saltillo, Mexico, 1992, 94, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kyoto University, Tokyo, 1993.


    • Author: (book) Mathematical Method in Heat Transfer, 1982. Co-author (book) Least Squares Method in Energy Engineering, 1984. Editor Conference Proceedings Energy Stystems and Ecology, 1993.

      Contributor over 130 articles to professional journals and presented numerous papers to science conferences.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    President Citizen Com Cracow, 1983-1993, member, Regional Solidarity Union, Cracow, Chairman University Union, 1988-1992. Member Citizen's Committee for Lech Walesa, 1992-1993. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, American Mathematics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Arts and Sciences (correspondent), member academy of Arts and Sciences.



    Tennis, skiing.


    • Married Malgorzata Bogumila Wlosinka, February 3, 1941. 1 child, Katarzyna.
    • father: Jakub Kolenda
    • mother: Kazimiera (Graczyk) Kolenda
    • spouse: Malgorzata Bogumila Wlosinka
    • child: Katarzyna Kolenda
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    Born March 28, 1936
    • 1960
      Polytech University
    • 1965
      Polytech University
    • 1968
      Polytech University
    • 1962 - 1965
      Senior, assistant University Mining & Metallurgy
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland