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Zbigniew Smieszek

Zbigniew Smieszek, Polish metallurgical engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents for 105 patents. Recipient Silver Cross Merit award, Prime Minister, 1971, Polonia Restituta Order award, President Poland, 1976, 1987, 1997.

Background

  • Smieszek, Zbigniew was born on March 22, 1933 in Wadowice, Poland. Son of Mieczyslaw and Dominika Smieszek.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, 1972.

    Career

    • Managing director Institute Non-Ferrous Metals, Gliwice, Poland, since 1975. Vice director strategy and cooperative KGHM Polish Copper, Lubin, Poland, 1991—1992. Vice president, president Research and development Center CUPRUM, Wroclaw, Poland, 1994—1996.

      Chairman The Main Council Research and Development Units, Poland, since 1998. Chairman supervisor board Copper Promotion Center Poland, Wroclaw.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for 105 patents.

    Works

    • Contributor over 60 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: Non-Ferrous Metals Economic Chamber (associate). Member: Polish Academy of Sciences (member committee metallurgy), Society Engineers and Technicians Non-Ferrous Metals Industry (vice president), Academy Engineering Poland (associate).

    Connections

    • Married Irena Smieszek. Children: Anna Smieszek - Koziczynska, Joanna Smieszek - Wilczewska.
    • father: Mieczyslaw Smieszek
    • mother: Dominika Smieszek
    • spouse: Irena Smieszek
    • children: Anna Smieszek - Koziczynska Smieszek
    • Joanna Smieszek - Wilczewska Smieszek
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    Born March 22, 1933
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    • 1956
      Academy Mining and Metallurgy
    • 1972
      Academy Mining and Metallurgy
    • 1975
      Managing director, Institute Non-Ferrous Metals
      Gliwice, Poland
    • 1991 - 1992
      vice director, strategy and cooperative KGHM Polish Copper
      Lubin, Poland
    • 1994 - 1996
      vice president, Research and Development Center CUPRUM
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
    • 1994 - 1996
      president, Research and Development Center CUPRUM
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland