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Adam Karol Smolinski

consultant , electrical engineering educator

Adam Karol Smolinski, Polish electrical engineering educator, consultant. Recipient prize Polish State, 1964, Honorary Teacher award, 1981, Order of the Banner of Labor, 1980, 88, Commander Cross Polonia Restituta Order Polish State, 1973.


Smolinski, Adam Karol was born on October 1, 1910 in Radziechow, Poland. Son of Antoni and Helena (Brüch) Smolinski.


Diploma in engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 1933. Doctor in Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 1945. Doctor in Engineering (honorary), Military Academy Technology, 1990.


Constructor, technical manager State Radio Plant, Warsaw, 1933-1948. Section head State Institute Telecommunications, 1949-1951. Department head, vice director Institute Fundamental Technology Research, 1952-1965.

Professor, dean electronics Warsaw University of Technology, 1945-1981. Honorary research associate University College, London, 1957. Rector Science School Optoectronics, Warsaw, since 1987, professor emeritus, since 1981.

Vice president International Union of Radio Sciences, Brussels, 1978-1984. Vice president management committee European Microwave Conference, 1975-1978.


  • Author: Zasady Wzmacniania, 1947, Optoelektronika, 1985, Optolektronika, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals including Proceedings Institution of Electrical Engineers London and Journal Applied Physics.


Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Centennial medal 1984), Institution Electrical Engineers (London). Member Polish Academy of Sciences (honorary chairman electronics and telecommunications committee 1993), Association Polish Electrical Engineers (honorary), New York Academy of Sciences, Electromagnetic Academy.


Married Wanda Emilia Zaruska in 1934 (deceased April 1993). 1 child, Ewa.

Antoni Smolinski

Helena (Brüch) Smolinski

Wanda Emilia Zaruska

Ewa Smolinski