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Andrzej Jozef Ziabicki, Polish chemist. Achievements include research in theories of spinnability of fluids, diffusional theory of crystal nucleation. Decorated knight cross Polonia Restituta; recipient science awards Polish Academy of Sciences, 1978, 81, 86, Singapore Smith Memorial medal Textile Institute, 1987, Polish Chemical Society medal, 1999.

Background

Ziabicki, Andrzej Jozef was born on September 9, 1933 in Gdynia, Poland. Son of Modest and Alicja (Szenberg) Ziabicki.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Polytechnic University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1953. Master of Science, Polytechnic University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University, Lodz, Poland, 1960.

Doctor of Science, Polytechnic University, Warsaw, 1965.

Career

Research fellow Institute Synthetic Fibers, Jelenia Gora, Poland, 1956-1959. Engineer nylon spinning factory Poland. Senior research fellow, head laboratory polymer physics Research Institute General Chemistry, Warsaw, 1959-1967.

Professor institute fundamental technical research Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1967. Visiting professor department polymer chemistry Kyoto University, 1981-1982. Consultant in field, 1970-1991.

Member state committee on science and technical, 1989-1991, governmental advisory committee on legislation in science and research, 1992-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in theories of spinnability of fluids, diffusional theory of crystal nucleation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Poliamidy, 1964, Fizyka Procesow Formowania Wlokien, 1970, Fundamentals of Fiber Formation, 1976, Russian edition, 1979, Chinese edition, 1983, (with H. Kawai) High-Speed Fiber Spinning, 1986, Russian edition, 1988, Chinese edition, 1992. Contributor: Man-Made Fibers, Science and Technology, 1968, Applied Fiber Science, 1979. Contributor articles to Journal Chemical Physics, Colloid and Polymer Science, Sen-I Gakkaishi, Journal Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, others.

Membership

Active Solidarity Movement, 1980-1989. Board directors Stefan Batory Foundation, since 1989, vice chairman board, 1992-2000. Member Society for Advancement Sciences and Arts (board directors 1990-2000).

Connections

Married Leslawa Kedzierska, August 4, 1960. Children: Jacek, Joanna.

father:
Modest Ziabicki

mother:
Alicja (Szenberg) Ziabicki

spouse:
Leslawa Kedzierska

children:
Jacek Ziabicki

Joanna Ziabicki