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Ryszard Józef Marczak

educator , researcher , tribological engineer

Ryszard Józef Marczak, Polish tribological engineer, educator, researcher. Recipient 2 group awards Ministry of Defence, 1968, 69, Technology group award, Committee of State awards, 1976, Individual award for Science Achievements, Ministry of Education, 1988.


Marczak, Ryszard Józef was born on June 16, 1927 in Wielun, Poland. Son of Józef and Michalina (Osródka) Marczak.


Master of Science, Technology University, Gdansk, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Science, Technology University, Poznan, Poland, 1971.


Assistant Institute of Physics Technology University, Gdansk, 1950-1952. Assistant professor Military Institute of Armoured Vehicles and Cars Technology, Sulejówek, Poland, 1952-1983, Technology University, Poznan, 1978. Professor Council of State, Warsaw, 1983.

Professor, director Institute Vehicles and Machines Maintenance Technology University, Radom, Poland, since 1983. President Program Council Center of Maintenance Systems in Technology University of Radom, since 1993. Member quality problems academy D.H.C. Technology University, Rostov, Don.


  • Co-author: (with others) (books) Tribology, 1975, Engineer's Small Handbook, 1975, Friction and Lubrication, 1975, review edition, 1994, Selected Problems of Tribology, 1990, International Engineering Encyclopedia, 1994. Editor and co-author: Problems of Friction without Wear in Machines, 1993. Inventor holding 24 patents in fields of tribology and corrosion protection.

    Contributor articles to professional jours. Member program council Journal Tribologia, since 1981, Journal Zagadnienia Eksploatacji Maszyn.


Member Society Polish Mechanical Engineers, Warsaw, 1975, Main Technology Organization (committee on corrosion protection 1978-1992), Warsaw, International Council of Selective Transfer and Frictional Coating, Moscow, since 1990. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (committee on machine construction, section fundamentals of machine maintainence since 1962, section surface engineering since 1994, president tribology group since 1974), Polish Tribological Society (vice president science-technical committee on corrosion protection 1974-1978), Science Society Radom, Polish Hunting Association.


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, bridge.


Married Irena Król, June 9, 1951. Children: Michal, Milosz.

Józef Marczak

Michalina (Osródka) Marczak

Irena Król

Michal Marczak

Milosz Marczak