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Andrzej Jan Barbacki

Andrzej Jan Barbacki, Polish materials scientist, educator. Achievements include essential contribution to finding the mechanism of interphase and fibrous carbide precipitation in steels; patent for new roller bearing steel. Fellow British Council, 1973; recipient Golden Cross of Merit Polish State Authorities, 1982, Knight of Order of Polonia Restituta, 1990.

Background

  • Barbacki, Andrzej Jan was born on April 11, 1938 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Stefan and Krystyna (Jankowska) Barbacki.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Poznan University of Technology, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Poznan University of Technology, 1969.

    Career

    • Engineer Institute Precision Engineering, Warsaw, Poland, 1961. Assistant, lecturer, assistant professor Poznan (Poland) University of Technology, 1961-1989, professor, since 1989, vice-rector, 1993-1996. Chairman materials science commission Polish Academy of Sciences, 1987-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include essential contribution to finding the mechanism of interphase and fibrous carbide precipitation in steels. Patent for new roller bearing steel.

    Works

    • Author: The Attempt on the Generalization of Carbide Precipitation Mechanism, 1978, award, 1979. Co-author, editor: Metal Science for Mechanical Engineers, 1991, 4th edition, 98, Materials in Mechanical Engineering, 2000, second edition, 2006, Electron Microscopy, 2003, second edition, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Fellow Clare Hall College Great Britain. Member Polish Materials Society (central board), Polish Academy of Sciences (materials science committee), Polish Microscopy Society, European Microscopy Society.

    Connections

    • Married Magdalena Firlej, October 28, 1961. Children: Maciej, Stanislaw.
    • father: Stefan Barbacki
    • mother: Krystyna (Jankowska) Barbacki
    • spouse: Magdalena Firlej
    • children: Maciej Barbacki
    • Stanislaw Barbacki
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    • 1961
      Poznan University of Technology
    • 1969
      Poznan University of Technology
    • 1961
      Engineer, Institute Precision Engineering
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1993 - 1996
      assistant, professor Poznan (Poland) University of Technology
    • 1993 - 1996
      lecturer, professor Poznan (Poland) University of Technology
    • 1993 - 1996
      assistant, professor Poznan (Poland) University of Technology