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Bogdan Wojciech Burczyk

chemist , educator

Bogdan Wojciech Burczyk, Polish chemist, educator. Decorated Golden Cross of Merit, President Polish Republic, 1972, Knight's Cross, Order of Polonia Restituta, 1977, Officer's Cross, 1990; recipient Research awards Minister National Education, 1971, 81, 86, 98, Education award, 1978, medal Commission National Education, 1983.


Burczyk, Bogdan Wojciech was born on July 25, 1930 in Przeslawice, Pomerania, Poland. Son of Boleslaw and Jadwiga (Kaminska) Burczyk.


Master of Science in Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Technology, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Wroclaw University of Technology, 1962. Doctor of Science, Wroclaw University of Technology, 1970.


Assistant, adjunct, docent Faculty of Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Technology, 1955-1976, professor chemistry, since 1976. Head division chemical technical Institute of Organic and Polymer Technology, Wroclaw, 1972-1996, deputy director, 1972-1981, director, 1991-1996. Member committee of chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1993-1995.

Member Central Commission for Science Title and Degrees, Warsaw, 1994-2002. Research board advisors American Biographical Institute.


  • Author: Green Chemistry, 2006. Co-author: Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, 2002, Novel Surfactants Preparation, Applications and Biodegradability, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Member editorial board Chemical News, since 1978. Patentee in field.


Member of American Biographical Institute (research board advisors), European Colloid and Interface Society, Kolloid-Gesellschaft, International Association Colloid and Interface Scientists, American Oil Chemists Society, Polish Chemical Society.


  • Other Interests

    Classical music, sight-seeing.


Married Krystyna Maria Kaminska, July 11, 1955. Children: Ewa Krystyna, Wojciech Boleslaw.

Boleslaw Burczyk

Jadwiga (Kaminska) Burczyk

Krystyna Maria Kaminska

Ewa Krystyna Burczyk

Wojciech Boleslaw Burczyk