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Józef Karol Wrzyszcz

chemist , researcher

Józef Karol Wrzyszcz, Polish chemist, researcher. Certified petroleum engineer. Municipality of Wroclaw grantee, 1972; recipient Head of Polish Academy of Sciences award, 1973, 85, Polonia Restituta medal Head of Polish State Council, 1985. Active Polish Unified Workers Party, Wroclaw, 1964-1989. Member Polish Chemical Society (Honor award 1984), Polish Petroleum Engineer Society European Club Catalysis.

Background

Wrzyszcz, Józef Karol was born on January 6, 1932 in Szopienice, Silesia, Poland. Son of Karol Nikodem and Hilaria Józefa (Musiol) Wrzyszcz.

Education

Master of Science, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1961. Doctor of Science, Technology University, Wroclaw, Poland, 1966.

Career

Assistant organic synthesis department Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, 1955-1961. From adjunct to head petrochemistry department Institute Organic Chemistry, 1961-1985. Head catalysis department Institute Low Temperatures and Structure Research, since 1986.

Science council member Institute Catalysis, Cracow, Poland, since 1982. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified petroleum engineer.

Works

  • Co-author: Zolity Syntetyczne I Ich Zastosowanie, 1974. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee elaboration of catalysts and processes for the purification of gases (award 1977), alkylation of naphthols and some of their devivatives (award 1993).

Membership

Active Polish Unified Workers Party, Wroclaw, 1964-1989. Member Polish Chemical Society (Honor award 1984), Polish Petroleum Engineer Society European Club Catalysis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sightseeing.

Connections

Married Maria Stefania Janda, December 18, 1957. Children: Ewa, Alina.

father:
Karol Nikodem Wrzyszcz

mother:
Hilaria Józefa (Musiol) Wrzyszcz

spouse:
Maria Stefania Janda

children:
Ewa Wrzyszcz

Alina Wrzyszcz