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Andrzej Jozef Ziabicki

Andrzej Jozef Ziabicki, Polish chemist. Achievements include research in theories of spinnability of fluids, diffusional theory of crystal nucleation. Decorated knight cross Polonia Restituta; recipient science awards Polish Academy of Sciences, 1978, 81, 86, Singapore Smith Memorial medal Textile Institute, 1987, Polish Chemical Society medal, 1999.

Background

  • Ziabicki, Andrzej Jozef was born on September 9, 1933 in Gdynia, Poland. Son of Modest and Alicja (Szenberg) Ziabicki.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Polytechnic University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1953. Master of Science, Polytechnic University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University, Lodz, Poland, 1960.

      Doctor of Science, Polytechnic University, Warsaw, 1965.

    Career

    • Research fellow Institute Synthetic Fibers, Jelenia Gora, Poland, 1956-1959. Engineer nylon spinning factory Poland. Senior research fellow, head laboratory polymer physics Research Institute General Chemistry, Warsaw, 1959-1967.

      Professor institute fundamental technical research Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1967. Visiting professor department polymer chemistry Kyoto University, 1981-1982. Consultant in field, 1970-1991.

      Member state committee on science and technical, 1989-1991, governmental advisory committee on legislation in science and research, 1992-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in theories of spinnability of fluids, diffusional theory of crystal nucleation.

    Works

    • Author: Poliamidy, 1964, Fizyka Procesow Formowania Wlokien, 1970, Fundamentals of Fiber Formation, 1976, Russian edition, 1979, Chinese edition, 1983, (with H. Kawai) High-Speed Fiber Spinning, 1986, Russian edition, 1988, Chinese edition, 1992. Contributor: Man-Made Fibers, Science and Technology, 1968, Applied Fiber Science, 1979. Contributor articles to Journal Chemical Physics, Colloid and Polymer Science, Sen-I Gakkaishi, Journal Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, others.

    Membership

    Active Solidarity Movement, 1980-1989. Board directors Stefan Batory Foundation, since 1989, vice chairman board, 1992-2000. Member Society for Advancement Sciences and Arts (board directors 1990-2000).

    Connections

    • Married Leslawa Kedzierska, August 4, 1960. Children: Jacek, Joanna.
    • father: Modest Ziabicki
    • mother: Alicja (Szenberg) Ziabicki
    • spouse: Leslawa Kedzierska
    • children: Jacek Ziabicki
    • Joanna Ziabicki
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    Born September 9, 1933
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    • 1953
      Polytechnic University
    • 1956
      Polytechnic University
    • 1960
      Polytechnic University
    • 1965
      Polytechnic University
    • 1956 - 1959
      Research fellow, Institute Synthetic Fibers
      Jelenia Góra, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
    • 1959 - 1967
      senior, laboratory polymer physics Research Institute General Chemistry
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1967
      head, laboratory polymer physics Research Institute General Chemistry
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1967
      professor, institute fundamental technical research Polish Academy Sciences
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