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Wladyslaw Rudolf Gundlach

Wladyslaw Rudolf Gundlach, Polish mechanical engineering educator, researcher. Recipient 7 awards for Research and Development on turbomachinery and metrology, 1966-1991, special award Polish Congress Science, 1973.


  • Gundlach, Wladyslaw Rudolf was born on January 31, 1921 in Lodz, Poland. Son of Ludwik and Julia (Nietz) Gundlach.

  • Education

    • Diploma in mechanical engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1945. Doctor Technology Science, Technology University, Lodz, 1950. Doctor honorary, Technology University, Lodz, 1995.


    • Research and design engineer in turbomachines M.F. Oerlikon and others, Zurich, 1945-1950. Head turbocompressors Research and Development department Thermo-Technology Institute, Lodz, 1950-1953. Professor mechanical engineering Technology University Lodz, 1953-1970.

      Professor, director Institute Turbomachinery Technology University, 1970-1991, consultant professor, since 1991. Board directors TurboSvc. subsidiary Dresser-Rand, Lodz. Constructor and builder gas and steam turbines, compressors, sensors and apparatus for fluid velocity and pressure measurement.


    • Author: Einführung in Technische Therm., 1947, Entropie-Diagr. And Programs, 1990.


    Lieutenant Polish Army, 1940-1945, France. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, German Union Engineers, Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Lodz Science Society (honorary, president technical science department 1974-1994, science award), Polish Science Society Cinematographers (honorary, gold award), Polish Society Mechanical Engineers (gold award), also others.



    Photography, farming.


    • Married Zofia Pszenicka, April 26, 1952.
    • father: Ludwik Gundlach
    • mother: Julia (Nietz) Gundlach
    • spouse: Zofia Pszenicka
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    Born January 31, 1921
    • 1945
      Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
    • 1950
      Technology University
    • 1995
      Technology University
    • 1945 - 1950
      Research and design engineer, in turbomachines M.F. Oerlikon and others
      Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 1950 - 1953
      head, turbocompressors Research and Development department Thermo-Technology Institute
      Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
    • 1953 - 1970
      professor, mechanical engineering Technology University Lodz
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