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Thaddeus Edward Missala

Thaddeus Edward Missala, Polish electrical engineering educator. Decorated gold and silver Crosses of Merit (Poland); recipient award for invention design, 1976, 78, 85, 87.


  • Missala, Thaddeus Edward was born on August 8, 1926 in Lodz, Poland. Son of Felix and Griselda Juliana (Hans) Missala.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering, Technology University, Lodz, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Technology University, Warsaw, 1963.


    • Engineer PZL Mielec, Poland, 1950-1952, head department Poland, 1952-1953. Head design office PZL Grochow, Warsaw, 1953-1960. Head of lab Institute of Organic Industry, 1960-1964.

      Head of faculty War Technology Academy, 1964-1967. Head of department Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements, 1967-1988, research professor, 1988-1992, quality assurance manager, since 1992. Professor in engineering Indiana Research Institute, 1978.

      Consultant Central Institute for Labor Protection, Warsaw, since 1989. Associate professor Technology University, Warsaw, 1980-1997. Expert, verifier House of Experts of Software Engineering Professionals, Warsaw, since 1964.

      Member General Council for Research Organization, Warsaw, 1992-1995. Assessor of Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture Quaid-i-Azam and PCBC (Polish).


    • Author: Electric Actuators, 1974. Co-author: Electric Measurements, 1971, Safety conformity assessment models for products from the area of automatics, robotics and integrated manufacturing systems, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals
    • inventor.


    Instructor Polish Scouts Organization, Lodz, 1945-1949, instructor highest degree, 1949-1950, instructor highest degree, Warsaw, 1957-1962. Member Society Polish Electrical Engineers, Polish Committee for Automation, Measurements and Robotics (chairman TC 1970-1984), Society for Automation, Measurements and Robotics, International Electrotechnical Commission, The International Federation of Automatic Control.



    Gardening, mountain tourism.


    • Married Irene Ladislave Idzikowska, January 5, 1950 (divorced February 1966). Children: Marc, George, Witold. Married Hedwig Anne Broda, April 9, 1966.

      1 child, Matthew.
    • father: Felix Missala
    • mother: Griselda Juliana (Hans) Missala
    • spouses: Irene Ladislave Idzikowska
    • Hedwig Anne Broda
    • children: Marc Missala
    • George Missala
    • Witold Missala
    • Matthew Missala
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    Born August 8, 1926
    • 1949
      Technology University
    • 1963
      Technology University
    • 1950 - 1952
      Engineer, PZL Mielec
    • 1953 - 1960
      head, design office PZL Grochow
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1960 - 1964
      head, of lab Institute of Organic Industry
    • 1964 - 1967
      head, of faculty War Technology Academy
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