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Józef Karol Wrzyszcz

Józef Karol Wrzyszcz, Polish chemist, researcher. Certified petroleum engineer. Municipality of Wroclaw grantee, 1972; recipient Head of Polish Academy of Sciences award, 1973, 85, Polonia Restituta medal Head of Polish State Council, 1985. Active Polish Unified Workers Party, Wroclaw, 1964-1989. Member Polish Chemical Society (Honor award 1984), Polish Petroleum Engineer Society European Club Catalysis.

Background

  • Wrzyszcz, Józef Karol was born on January 6, 1932 in Szopienice, Silesia, Poland. Son of Karol Nikodem and Hilaria Józefa (Musiol) Wrzyszcz.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1961. Doctor of Science, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1966.

    Career

    • Assistant organic synthesis department Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, 1955-1961. From adjunct to head petrochemistry department Institute Organic Chemistry, 1961-1985. Head catalysis department Institute Low Temperatures and Structure Research, since 1986.

      Science council member Institute Catalysis, Cracow, Poland, since 1982. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified petroleum engineer.

    Works

    • Co-author: Zolity Syntetyczne I Ich Zastosowanie, 1974. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee elaboration of catalysts and processes for the purification of gases (award 1977), alkylation of naphthols and some of their devivatives (award 1993).

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Polish Unified Workers Party, Wroclaw, 1964-1989. Member Polish Chemical Society (Honor award 1984), Polish Petroleum Engineer Society European Club Catalysis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, sightseeing.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Stefania Janda, December 18, 1957. Children: Ewa, Alina.
    • father: Karol Nikodem Wrzyszcz
    • mother: Hilaria Józefa (Musiol) Wrzyszcz
    • spouse: Maria Stefania Janda
    • children: Ewa Wrzyszcz
    • Alina Wrzyszcz
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    Born January 6, 1932
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    • 1956
      Technology University
    • 1961
      Technology University
    • 1966
      Technology University
    • 1955 - 1961
      Assistant, organic synthesis department Polish Academy Sciences
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
    • 1961 - 1985
      from adjunct to head, petrochemistry department Institute Organic Chemistry
    • 1986
      head, catalysis department Institute Low Temperatures and Structure Research