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Ryszard Stanislaw Gessing

electronics educator

Ryszard Stanislaw Gessing, Polish electronics educator. Recipient award, Minister Higher Education, Warsaw, 1964, 1970, 1981, 1982, 1988, 2000, 2006, Province award, Katowice Province Council, 1974, University award, Silesian Technology University Senate, Gliwice, 1979, Bechelar's Cross Polonia Restituta, State Council, Warsaw, 1981, Officer's Cross of Polonia Restituta, President Poland, 2000.


Gessing, Ryszard Stanislaw was born on November 20, 1935 in Swierze, Chelm, Poland. Son of Witold and Zofia (Kurkowska) Gessing.


Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1965. Doctor of Science, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1969.


Assistant Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, 1960-1961, assistant lecturer, 1961-1965, lecturer, 1965-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1976, associate professor, 1976-1989, professor, since 1989, head postgraduate studies faculty on automation, 1970-1980, dean faculty, 1984-1987, vice head science Institute Automatic Control, 1981-1992, head control theory group, 1972—2006, head institute, 1992—2006.


  • Co-author: Nonlinear Control Systems, 1981. Member editorial board Journal Archives of Automation and Telemechanics, 1985-1991, Archives of Control Sciences, since 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of International Federation Automatic Control (committee on theory 1985-1993, committee on adaptive system 1994-1999, committee of large-scale sys since 1994, robust control committee member 1994-1999, since 2008), Polish Academy of Sciences (committee on automation since 1978, vice chairman 1984-1987), Leading Technology Organization in Poland (head committee on theory 1983-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Music, swimming, sailing.


Married Jadwiga Helena Kopacz, December 26, 1968. 1 child, Urszula.

Witold Gessing

Zofia (Kurkowska) Gessing

Jadwiga Helena Kopacz

Urszula Gessing