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Jan Aleksander Wajand

designer , engineering educator

Jan Aleksander Wajand, Polish engineering educator, designer. Member Polish Organization Automobile Experts (president 1982-1995, honorary president since 1995), Federation Internationale des Experts en Automobiles (president 1992-1995, honorary president since 1995).

Background

Wajand, Jan Aleksander was born on October 17, 1929 in Katowice, Poland. Son of Jan Teodor Wajand and Gertrud Lucy (Siwiec) Gavel.

Education

Master of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1951. Doctor of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1964.

Career

Head Heat Piston Engine chair Technical University Lodz, 1966-1970, 93—, vice-dean Mechanical Engineering Department, 1966-1973, director Institute Technology and Automotive Engineering, 1973-1993, dean Machine Building Department, 1987-1993. Designer Sulzer AG Winterthur, Switzerland, 1982-1983.

Works

  • Author: Automobile Compression Ignition Engines, 1958, Piston Engines Supercharging, 1962, Automotive Compression Ignition Engines, 1966, 73, 80, 88, Damages of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines, 1969, Measurements of Fast Varying Pressures in Engines, 1974. Co-author: Low and Medium Speed Engines, 1971, 76, 83, Microcomputer Calculations of IC Engines, 1990, Piston IC Engines, 1993, 5th edition, 2005, Research Piston Engines, 1998, 2nd edition, 2003. Contributor more than 140 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Polish Organization Automobile Experts (president 1982-1995, honorary president since 1995), Federation Internationale des Experts en Automobiles (president 1992-1995, honorary president since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, hiking, music.

Connections

Married Donata Teresa Wieczorek, April 29, 1927. 1 child, Jan Tomasz.

father:
Jan Teodor Wajand Gavel

mother:
Gertrud Lucy (Siwiec) Gavel

spouse:
Donata Teresa Wieczorek

child:
Jan Tomasz Wajand