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Józef Ignaczak

Józef Ignaczak, Polish mathematician. Achievements include pure stress treatment of elastodynamics, and contributions to hyperbolic thermoelasticity. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, Polish State Council, 1974, Polonia Restituta Cross, Polish State Council, 1983. Member American Mathematics Society, Planetary Society (Pasadena, California), Acoustical Society of America, The New York Academy of Science.

Background

  • Ignaczak, Józef was born on January 24, 1935 in Pabianice, Poland. Son of Jan and Antonina (Janczak) Ignaczak.

  • Education

    • Master in Science and Mathematics, Warsaw University, Poland, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1960. Habilitated Docent, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant Polish Academy of Sciences, 1957-1964. Research associate Brown University, Providence, 1961-1962. Assistant professor mechanics Polish Academy of Sciences, 1964-1972, associate professor, 1972-1983, professor, since 1983.

      Visiting research fellow Flinders University, Australia, 1990. Senior lecturer Monash University, Australia, 1965-1969. Reader Ibadan (Nigeria) University, 1974-1975.

      Professor Naples (Italy) University, 1985, 86, visiting research professor Rochester Institute of Technology, 1992, 93, 94-95. Lecturer in field; invited general lecturer, 3d International Congress on Thermal Stresses, Crocow University of Technology, 1999, 15th Brazilian Congress of Mechanical Engineering, São Paulo, 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include pure stress treatment of elastodynamics, and contributions to hyperbolic thermoelasticity.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial board Journal Thermal Stresses, 1978.

    Membership

    Member American Mathematics Society, Planetary Society (Pasadena, California), Acoustical Society of America, The New York Academy of Science.

    Connections

    • Married Krystyna Swiatkiewicz, April 5, 1964. Children: Anna, Agnieszka.
    • father: Jan Ignaczak
    • mother: Antonina (Janczak) Ignaczak
    • spouse: Krystyna Swiatkiewicz
    • children: Anna Ignaczak
    • Agnieszka Ignaczak
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    Born January 24, 1935
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    • 1957
      Warsaw University
    • 1960
      Polish Academy Science
    • 1963
      Polish Academy Science
    • 1957 - 1964
      Assistant, Polish Academy Science
    • 1961 - 1962
      research associate, Brown University
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1990
      visiting research fellow, Flinders University
      Australia
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