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Zbigniew Stanislaw Olesiak

Zbigniew Stanislaw Olesiak, Polish applied mathematics and mechanics educator. Extraordinary professor technical science, since 1963, ordinary professor mathematics, since 1972. Recipient Polonia Restituta Vth class President of Poland, 1972, Home Army Cross, London, 1985.

Background

  • Olesiak, Zbigniew Stanislaw was born on March 29, 1927 in Katowice, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Maria (Petrów) Olesiak.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Mechanics, Gdansk Polytechnic, Poland, 1948. Master of Philosophy. in Mathematics, University Warsaw, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1955.

    Career

    • Worker small factory, Lwów, Poland, 1942-1944. Assistant Gdansk Polytechnic, 1946-1949. Constructor Centrala Production Naft, Warsaw, 1950-1954.

      Adjunct, extraordinary professor Polish Academy of Sciences, 1954-1966, 68-69. Visiting professor University Houston, 1966-1968. Professor mathematics, computer science and mechanics University Warsaw, since 1969.

      Visiting professor University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1981-1982, University Paderborn, Germany, 1984, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Extraordinary professor technical science, since 1963, ordinary professor mathematics, since 1972.

    Works

    • Co-author: Applications of Integral Transforms, 1975, Strength of Structural Elements, 1991, Thermodiffusion in Solids, 1991, Fracture Mechanics--Coupled Fields, 1992.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    With Polish Home Army, 1942-1944. Member Society Natural Philosophy, International Interaction Mechanics and Mathematics, Polish Learned Societies, Polish Society Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (honorary member, president, general secretary 1959-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Hanna Maria Ginter, October 18, 1956. Children: Teresa, Zbigniew Junior.
    • father: Stanislaw Olesiak
    • mother: Maria (Petrów) Olesiak
    • spouse: Hanna Maria Ginter
    • children: Teresa Olesiak
    • Zbigniew Junior Olesiak
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    Born March 29, 1927
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1948
      Gdańsk Polytechnic
    • 1952
      University Warsaw
    • 1955
      Polish Academy Science
    • 1942 - 1944
      Worker, small factory
      Poland
    • 1946 - 1949
      assistant, Gdansk Polytechnic
    • 1950 - 1954
      constructor Centrala Production Naft
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      visiting professor, University Houston
    • 1969
      professor, mathematics
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