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Jerzy Piaskowski

Jerzy Piaskowski, Polish metallurgist. Decorated Gold Cross of Merit Government of Poland, 1956; Knight of Cross Polania Restituta, 1962. Active Science Council of Institute History Science, Education, and Technology, Krakow. Member Technology Association Polish Foundrymen, Bibliophiles' Society (president Krakow branch 1969-1984).

Background

  • Piaskowski, Jerzy was born on August 5, 1922 in Zawiercie, Silesia, Poland. Son of Mieczyslaw and Waclawa (Pasierbinska) Piaskowski.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Metallurgy, Academy Mines, Krakow, Poland, 1948. Master of Arts in Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1952. Doctor in Technology Science, Silesian Polytechnic School, Gliwice, Poland, 1960.

      Doctor in Habilitation, Silesian Polytechnic School, Gliwice, Poland, 1963.

    Career

    • Chief malleable cast iron team Foundry Research Institute, Krakow, Poland, 1947-1955, chief physical labor Poland, 1955-1973, chief malleable and ductile cast irons team Poland, 1973-1982, chief department metals examinations Poland, since 1982. Assistant professor Foundry Research. Institute, Krakow, 1974-1987, professor, since 1987.

      Board directors Science Council of Foundry Research Institute.

    Works

    • Author: (with A. Jankowski) Ductile Iron, 1957, 74, (with K. Sekowski and Z. Wojtowicz) Atlas of structures of standardized foundry alloys, 1972, 90, On the Damascene steel, 1974, Technology of Early Objects of Art Casting, 1982. Contributor some 600 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Active Science Council of Institute History Science, Education, and Technology, Krakow. Member Technology Association Polish Foundrymen, Bibliophiles' Society (president Krakow branch 1969-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting old books, metallurgical research.

    Connections

    • Married Helena Ciepierska. Children: Jerzy, January.
    • father: Mieczyslaw Piaskowski
    • mother: Waclawa (Pasierbinska) Piaskowski
    • spouse: Helena Ciepierska
    • children: Jerzy Piaskowski
    • January Piaskowski
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    Born August 5, 1922
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1948
      Academy Mines
    • 1952
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1960
      Silesian Polytechnic School
    • 1963
      Silesian Polytechnic School
    • 1947 - 1955
      Chief malleable cast iron team Foundry Research Institute
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1955 - 1973
      Chief malleable cast iron team Foundry Research Institute
    • 1973 - 1982
      Chief malleable cast iron team Foundry Research Institute
    • 1982
      Chief malleable cast iron team Foundry Research Institute