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Jan Kraska

Jan Kraska, Polish science educator. Achievements include patents in field. Grantee Minister of Science and Academy School, Warsaw, 1985-1990, Polish Committee of Scientific Research, Warsaw, 1995-1998, 98-02. Member Polish Committee of Colourist, Lodz, 1952. Member Polish Chemical Society.

Background

  • Kraska, Jan was born on April 4, 1928 in Zagorze, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Jozefa Kraska.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Technology University of Lodz, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University of Lodz, 1963. Doctor of Science, Technology University of Lodz, 1979.

    Career

    • Tutor, researcher Technology University, Lodz, Poland, 1952-1963, lecturer Poland, 1963-1968. Postdoctoral Leeds University/DPT Colour Chemical and Dyeing, England, 1965. Assistant professor Technology University Lodz, 1968-1986.

      Director Institute Dyes/Technology University Lodz, 1968-1998, professor, since 1986. Member Prodean Chemical Faculty, Technology University Lodz, Poland, 1977—1981. Chairman Scientific Council Institute of Dyes and Organic Products, Zgierz, 1972—1991.

      Vice-chairman Scientific Council Institute of Leather, Lodz, 1974—1991. Consultant South Korean Dyes Industry, Seoul, 1991—1995. Visiting professor Manchester Metropolitan University, England, Bradford University, England, Strathclyde University, England, Leeds University, England, Technology University, Dresden, Germany, Technology University Pardubice, Czech Republic, Chemical Technology Institute, Moscow, Technology University, St. Petersburg.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in field.

    Works

    • Member editorial board: Dyes and Pigments, since 1979. Author: 65 science papers in field and 79 other publications.

    Membership

    Member Polish Committee of Colourist, Lodz, 1952. Member Polish Chemical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Ancient history, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Irena Aleksandrowicz, August 16, 1952. Children: Krzysztof, Tom.
    • father: Stanislaw Kraska
    • mother: Jozefa Kraska
    • spouse: Irena Aleksandrowicz
    • children: Krzysztof Kraska
    • Tom Kraska
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    Born April 4, 1928
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    • 1955
      Technology University of Lódz
    • 1963
      Technology University of Lódz
    • 1979
      Technology University of Lódz
    • 1965
      postdoctoral Leeds University/DPT Colour Chemical and Dyeing
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1968 - 1986
      assistant, professor Technology University Lodz
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