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educator , engineer

Joze Karl Pirs, engineer, educator. Recipient award for science work City of Rijeka, 1968; Nikola Tesla award for science work Socialist Republican Croatia, 1974; medal Stanislaw Staszic University, Cracow, 1979.

Background

Pirs, Joze Karl was born on October 22, 1925 in Trbovlje, Sons of the Revolution Slovenia. Son of Josip and Maria (Rezun) Pirs.

Education

Diploma in engineering, University Ljubljana, 1951, D in Technology Sciences, 1960.

Career

Head metallurgical laboratory Torpedo Factory of Diesel Engines, Rijeka, Croatia, 1951-1960. Assistant professor mechanical engineering University Zagreb, 1960-1966, associate professor, 1966-1971. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1975-1976.

Professor Technology Faculty Rijeka, Sveuciliste u Rijeci, Yugoslavia, since 1972.

Membership

Member editorial board Metallography, 1969. Member International Metallographic Society (director 1970-1975), Association Yugoslav Engineers and Technicians (Beograd), Verein Deutscher Eisenhuttenleute (Dusseldorf), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Metallkunde (Stuttgart), International Metallographic Society (Columbus), Yugoslav Society Nondestructive Testing Materials, Yugoslav Society Electron Microscopy (Zagreb), ABIRA (Raleigh, life).

Connections

Married Fides Pellegrini, January 31, 1956. 1 child, Fredi.

father:
Josip Pirs

mother:
Maria (Rezun) Pirs

spouse:
Fides Pellegrini

child:
Fredi Pirs