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Jerzy Ginalski

Jerzy Ginalski, industrial design educator, consultant. Recipient award Ministry Culture and Art, 1988. Fellow Society Industrial Designers (vice president 1975), Artists Union (board directors 1990-1992), Polish Society Ergonomics (founder), Commission Ergonomics of Polish Academy of Sciences (science secretary 1975).

Background

  • Ginalski, Jerzy was born on December 10, 1932 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Edmund and Zofia (Michalska) Ginalski.

  • Education

    • MEng, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1956. Industrial Designer, Technology University Architecture, Cracow, 1970. Doctor Technology Science, Technology University, Cracow, 1974.

    Career

    • Head department Zootechnical Equipment Works, Cracow, 1956-1971. Assistant professor Technology University Architecture, 1971-1976. Assistant professor industrial design Academy Fine Arts, Cracow, 1976-1984, associate professor, 1984-1992, professor, since 1992, professor industrial design Lódz.

      Founder, manager Research and Development Office for Polish Manufacturers of Medical and Laboratory Instruments, Cracow, 1966-1967. Freelance designer, since 1969. Industrial design consultant, since 1975.

      Design management consultant, since 1990. Vice president industrial design council Ministry Industry, 1990-1992.

    Works

    • Co-author, editor: New Product Development, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals. Author or co-author over 150 design projects.

      Numerous patents in field.

    Membership

    Fellow Society Industrial Designers (vice president 1975), Artists Union (board directors 1990-1992), Polish Society Ergonomics (founder), Commission Ergonomics of Polish Academy of Sciences (science secretary 1975).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, particularly baroque.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Rzonca, September 15, 1955. Children: Piotr, Lukasz.
    • father: Edmund Ginalski
    • mother: Zofia (Michalska) Ginalski
    • spouse: Anna Rzonca
    • children: Piotr Ginalski
    • Lukasz Ginalski
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    • 1956
      Academy Mining and Metallurgy
    • 1970
      Technology University Architecture
    • 1974
      Technology University
    • 1956 - 1971
      Head, department Zootechnical Equipment Works
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1971 - 1976
      assistant, professor Technology University Architecture
    • 1976 - 1984
      assistant, professor industrial design Academy Fine Arts
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
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