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Janusz Turowski, Polish electrical engineer, educator. Recipient State Cavalier Cross, President of Poland, 1973, State Officer Cross, 1991, medal National Education Commission, 1985, science awards Minister National Education, 1964-1999, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1968, 86.


Turowski, Janusz was born on October 30, 1927 in Kowel, Volhynia, Poland. Son of Boleslaw and Stanislawa (Okolów) Turowski.


Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technology University, Lodz, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Technology University, Lodz, 1958. Doctor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technology University, Lodz, 1963.

Doctor (honorary), University Pavia, Italy, 1998.


Senior assistant electrical engineering Technology University, Lodz, 1949-1964, professor electrical engineering, since 1964, vice-principal, 1990-1996. Design engineer Power Testing Company, Gliwice, 1956. Professor electrical engineering University Pavia, Italy, 1986.

Professor computer science Academy Humanities and Economics in Lodz, since 1999. Director Institute Electrical Machines, Lodz, 1973-1992. Dean faculty Information Technology Management and Transport Academy Humanities and Economics, Lodz, since 2008.

Chairman International Symposium Electro-Magnetic Fields, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, Greece, 1979-2000, honorary chairman since 1992. Consultant Minister National Education, Warsaw, 1983-1992, Crompton G. Transformer Works, Bombay, since 1992, Porto Portugal, 2003, Vigo, Spain, 2003. Chairman Supreme Council Higher Education, Warsaw, 1990-1996.

Chairman Polish United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-University Industry Science Partnership Working Group Science-Business Cooperation, 1996-2004, honorary chairman, 2004. Member steering committee Phare Highter Education Committee, 1996-1997. Member UATI Administrative Board, Paris, 1999-2003.

Lecturer in university and industrial consultant in Poland, Italy, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Russia, North Atlantic Treaty Organization-Advanced Study Institute, Ukraine, China, others.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Technological Electrodynamics, 1969 (1st place award Ministry of Science and Education 1969), Russian edition, 1974, second edition, 1993, Electromagnetic Calculations, 1982 (Minister of National Education award 1983), 2d Russian edition, 1986. Co-author, editor: Electromagnetic Fields in Electrical Engineering, Vols. 1-4, 1989-1994, Analysis and Synthesis, 1990 (1st place award Ministry of National Education 1991).

      Co-author: Computational Magnetics, United Kingdom, 1995, Modern Electrical Drives North Atlantic Treaty Organization Series United Kingdom, 2000, Fundamentals of Mechatronics, 2006. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Polish Association Theoretical and Applied Engineering (president 1976-1982, honorary member since 1986), Conference on Large High Voltage Electric Systems, Association Polish Electricians, Science Society Lodz, International Academy Electrotech. Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences (committee electrical engineering 1999-2006), International Academy Electrotechnical Sciences (Silver medal 2004).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, foreign travel.


Married Maria Krystyna Pawlowska. Children: Marek, Grzegorz.

Boleslaw Turowski

Stanislawa (Okolów) Turowski

Maria Krystyna Pawlowska

Marek Turowski

Grzegorz Turowski