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Ignacy Malecki


Ignacy Malecki was Polish engineering educator, consultant. Recipient Gold Cross of Merit, Polish Parliament, 1946, 54, Commander Cross, Polish Parliament, 1983, Cross of Merit, Czechoslavakia Government, 1967, Communications Academy Palms, French Government, France, 1983.


Malecki, Ignacy was born on November 18, 1912 in Pokiewna, Poland. Son of Jan and Emilia (Witkiewicz) Malecki.


Master of Science, Technology University Warsaw, Poland, 1935. Doctor of Science, Technology University Warsaw, Poland, 1942. Doctor (honorary), Technology University Budapest, Hungary, 1965.

Doctor (honorary), Academy Mining, Cracov, Poland, 1984.


Director Institute of Fundamental Technology Problems, Polish Academy, of Sciences 1953-1962 and 1973-1982, Chairman Council for Technology Affairs 1957-1960. Vice-President Institute Council of Scientific LTnions (ICSU) 1963-1970. Chairman Polish National Pugwash Committee 1964-1969.

Vice-Chairman Polish Committee LINESCO Affairs. Director Department, of Science and Promotion of Basic Sciences, UNESCO 72. Adviser to Polish Academy, of Sciences since 1983.

President Institute Commission, on Acoustics 1966-1971: Vice-President Federation Acoustical Societies of Europe 1978. Commander des Palmes Academy (France) 1986. Honorary degree Academy, of Mining, Cracow, Technology University, Budapest.


  • Author: Fundamental of Acoustics, 1967 (State prize 1968). Editor Science of Science journal, (Honorary award 1984).


Polish United Workers’ Party since 1948. Polish Academy, of Sciences since 1953, member Presidium 1956-1981. General Committee, Institute Council of Scientific Unions 1976-1980.

Acoustic Association of S. America. Spanish Acoustic Association 1973. Editorial staff “Outlook on Science Policy" (Oxford) since 1980.


  • Other Interests



Married Maria Malecka Tomczycka, April 20, 1946 (deceased July 10, 1992). Children: Wojciech, Iza Malecki Gassowska.

Jan Malecki

Emilia (Witkiewicz) Malecki

Maria Malecka Tomczycka

Wojciech Malecki

Iza Malecki Gassowska Malecki