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Mathematician

Józef Ignaczak, Polish mathematician. Achievements include pure stress treatment of elastodynamics, and contributions to hyperbolic thermoelasticity. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, Polish State Council, 1974, Polonia Restituta Cross, Polish State Council, 1983. Member American Mathematics Society, Planetary Society (Pasadena, California), Acoustical Society of America, The New York Academy of Science.

Background

Ignaczak, Józef was born on January 24, 1935 in Pabianice, Poland. Son of Jan and Antonina (Janczak) Ignaczak.

Education

Master in Science and Mathematics, Warsaw University, Poland, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1960. Habilitated Docent, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1963.

Career

Assistant Polish Academy of Sciences, 1957-1964. Research associate Brown University, Providence, 1961-1962. Assistant professor mechanics Polish Academy of Sciences, 1964-1972, associate professor, 1972-1983, professor, since 1983.

Visiting research fellow Flinders University, Australia, 1990. Senior lecturer Monash University, Australia, 1965-1969. Reader Ibadan (Nigeria) University, 1974-1975.

Professor Naples (Italy) University, 1985, 86, visiting research professor Rochester Institute of Technology, 1992, 93, 94-95. Lecturer in field; invited general lecturer, 3d International Congress on Thermal Stresses, Crocow University of Technology, 1999, 15th Brazilian Congress of Mechanical Engineering, São Paulo, 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pure stress treatment of elastodynamics, and contributions to hyperbolic thermoelasticity.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial board Journal Thermal Stresses, 1978.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Planetary Society (Pasadena, California), Acoustical Society of America, The New York Academy of Science.

Connections

Married Krystyna Swiatkiewicz, April 5, 1964. Children: Anna, Agnieszka.

father:
Jan Ignaczak

mother:
Antonina (Janczak) Ignaczak

spouse:
Krystyna Swiatkiewicz

children:
Anna Ignaczak

Agnieszka Ignaczak