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Kazimierz Sobczyk

Kazimierz Sobczyk, Polish mathematics and mechanics educator. Member International Society Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics, American Mathematics Society, Polish Society Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, International Association Structural Safety and Reliability, European Mechanics Council.

Background

  • Sobczyk, Kazimierz was born on March 17, 1939 in Radwanow, Poland. Son of Walenty and Marianna (Przepiora) Sobczyk.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Warsaw, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1966. Doctor Habilitowany, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1974.

    Career

    • Research assistant Institute Fundamental Technological Research/Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1961-1965, adjunct, 1966—1976, docent, 1977-1982, professor applied mathematics and mechanical, since 1983. Research fellow New York University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1970-1971, Talbot-Crosbie fellow Glasgow University, 1975-1976. Visiting professor Technology University Denmark, 1985, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1987, University Paris VI, 1988.

      Distinguished visiting professor Florida Atlantic University, 1988. Endowed visiting professor University Notre Dame, 1990-1991, 97-98.

    Works

    • Random Fatigue: From Data to Theory
    • For many years fatigue has been a significant and difficult problem for engineers, especially for those who design structures such as aircraft, bridges, pressure vessels, and cranes.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member International Society Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics, American Mathematics Society, Polish Society Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, International Association Structural Safety and Reliability, European Mechanics Council.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Elzbieta Anna Ferensztajn, September 11, 1966. Children: Joanna, Pawel, Jacek, Marcin.
    • father: Walenty Sobczyk
    • mother: Marianna (Przepiora) Sobczyk
    • spouse: Elzbieta Anna Ferensztajn
    • children: Joanna Sobczyk
    • Pawel Sobczyk
    • Jacek Sobczyk
    • Marcin Sobczyk
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    Born March 17, 1939
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    • 1960
      University Warsaw
    • 1966
      Polish Academy Sciences
    • 1974
      Polish Academy Sciences
    • 1961 - 1965
      Research assistant, Institute Fundamental Technological Research/Polish Academy Sciences
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1966 - 1976
      Research assistant, Institute Fundamental Technological Research/Polish Academy Sciences