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Aleksander Marian Korzeniowski

wood science and wood technology educator

Aleksander Marian Korzeniowski, Polish wood science and wood technology educator. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, Polish Government, 1973, Polonia Restituta Order, Polish Government, 1975, medal of Merit, Polish Minister of Forestry, 1979, medal of National Education, Polish Minister of National Education, 1986. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (member wood technical committee since 1966, vice president 1984-1990), Lions.

Background

Korzeniowski, Aleksander Marian was born on June 2, 1924 in Romanówka, Poland. Son of Zbigniew Aleksander and Anna Petronela (Kosinska) Korzeniowski.

Education

Master in Agricultural Science, Warsaw (Poland) Agricultural University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Technology Science, Warsaw (Poland) Agricultural University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy habilitatus, Warsaw (Poland) Agricultural University, 1964.

Career

Assistant Warsaw Agricultural University, 1948-1949, senior assistant, 1950-1952, lecturer, 1953-1965, assistant professor, 1966-1973, associate professor, 1974-1984, professor mechanical wood technical, from 1985, chair department, from 1982. Wood technical expert United Nations-Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), Kitwe, Zambia, 1968-1970. Chairman symposium on development of furniture industry United Nations-Electrical and Computer Engineering, Poznan, Poland, 1979.

Organizer International Symposium on Fundamental Research of Wood, Warsaw, 1990.

Works

  • Author: Handbook of Parquet Floors, 1956, Atlas of Wood Species, 1958. Patentee laminated furniture frame.

Membership

Member Polish Academy of Sciences (member wood technical committee since 1966, vice president 1984-1990), Lions.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cultural history, travel.

Connections

Married Krystyna Maria Marber, August 23, 1951. 1 child, Jacek Józef.

father:
Zbigniew Aleksander Korzeniowski

mother:
Anna Petronela (Kosinska) Korzeniowski

spouse:
Krystyna Maria Marber

child:
Jacek Józef Korzeniowski