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Marian Taniewski

Marian Taniewski, Polish chemist, educator. Decorated Cavalier's Cross of the Order "Polonia Restituta", 1977, Officer's Cross of the Order "Polonia Restituta", 1987, Commander's Cross of the Order "Polonia Restituta", 1995, numerous medals and awards.


  • Taniewski, Marian was born on February 5, 1930 in Radom, Poland. Son of Michal and Krystyna (Morawska) Taniewski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1952. Master of Science, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1954. Doctor of Science, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1959.

      Doctor of Habilitation, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1962.


    • Assistant lecturer Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, 1955-1962, docent, 1962-1969, professor, 1969-1975, full professor, since 1975, honorary professor, since 2005, head laboratory organic technical and petrochemistry, 1964—2003, honorary professor, 2005. Postdoctoral British Council scholar Oxford University, 1960-1961. Deputy vice-chancellor Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, 1964-1972, dean Faculty of Chemistry, 1981-1984.

      Managing director Research Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis, Kedzierzyn, Poland, 1985-1989. Member of head office, chief scientific adviser Polish Chamber of the Chemical Industry, Warsaw, 1990-2000.


    • Author: (book) Industrial Organic Synthesis Development Trends, 1991. 1999 (2nd edition) author/editor: (book) Chemical Technology - Raw Materials, 1997, 2nd edition, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Editorial board: Chemical Industry journal, since 1994, Polish Journal of Applied Chemistry, since 1970, Polish Journal Chemical Technology, since 1999. Patentee in field.


    Member State Committee of Scientific Research, 1994-2000, State Committee of Scientific Title and Degrees, Warsaw, 1997-2003. Member Academy of Engineers in Poland, Polish Chemical Society (vice president since 1954), Royal Society of Chemical, Permanent Committee Chemical Technology Congresses (president since 1997).


    • Married Barbara Teresa Milowka, July 17, 1954.
    • father: Michal Taniewski
    • mother: Krystyna (Morawska) Taniewski
    • spouse: Barbara Teresa Milowka
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    Born February 5, 1930
    • 1952
      Silesian Technology University
    • 1954
      Silesian Technology University
    • 1959
      Silesian Technology University
    • 1962
      Silesian Technology University
    • 1955 - 1962
      Assistant, lecturer Silesian Technology University
      Gliwice, Poland
    • 1960 - 1961
      postdoctoral British Council scholar, Oxford University
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