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Andrzej Maria Pelczar

mathematics educator , researcher , scientist

Andrzej Maria Pelczar, Polish scientist, mathematics educator, researcher. Recipient prizes Ministry Education, Ministry Higher Education, Science and Technology.


Pelczar, Andrzej Maria was born on April 12, 1937 in Gdansk, Poland. Son of Marian Wiktor and Maria Klara (Trnka) Pelczar.


Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1964. Doctor of Science, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1971.


Assistant Academy Mining and Metalurgy, Cracow, 1960-1961. Assistant professor mathematics Jagiellonian University Institute of Mathematics, 1964-1971, associate professor (docent, extraordinary professor), 1971-1990. Professor Jagifllonian University Institute of Mathematics, since 1990.

Director institute mathematics Jagiellonian University, 1981-1984, 87-90, vice rector, 1984-1987, rector, 1990-1993. Associate assistant Faculty Sciences University Paris, 1967-1968. Associate professor department mathematics Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1978-1981.

Vice chairman General Council Higher Education Poland, 1993-1996, chairman, since 1996. Member permanent committee Conference Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents European Universities, 1990-1994. Visiting, lecturer or visiting professor varous universities, including Liege, Belgium, Rome, Florence, Italy, Trieste, Italy, Udine, Italy, Turin, Italy, Orsay, France, Angers, France, Arlington, Texas, Buffalo, Orlando, Florida, Bratislava, Slovakia, Berlin, Glasgow, Scotland, Vilnius, Lithuania, Ruse, Bulgaria.

Participant International Congress Mathematicians, 1970, 82, 86, 94, 98.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Member Polish Mathematics Society (past member committee mathematics, vice president 1985-1987, president 1987-1991, Zaremba award, 1972), American Mathematics Society, Polish Academy of Sciences and Arts, European Mathematics Society (Polish Mathematics Society representative to council 1990-1998, representing individual members since 2000, vice president 1997-2000).


Married Janina Felicja Fajczak, February 6, 1961 (deceased 1995). Children: Maria, Anna.

Marian Wiktor Pelczar

Maria Klara (Trnka) Pelczar

Janina Felicja Fajczak

Maria Pelczar

Anna Pelczar