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Teodor Josef Blachut, Polish Research scientist. Researcher field of photogrammetry; as United Nations expert carried out extendedstudies in African countries and China and large pilot projects in Colombia and Peru. Recipient 2 science awards American Society Photogrammetry, honorary medal Technology U., Milan.

Background

Blachut, Teodor Josef was born on February 10, 1915 in Czestochowa, Poland. Son of Alaksander and Helena (Czekanska) Blachut.

Education

Manager Ing., Technology U., Lwow, Poland, 1938; Dr.Sc.Techn., Technology U. Zurich, 1971; honorary Doctor, U. Mining and Metallurgy, Crakow, Poland, 1974.

Career

Assistant, Technology U. E.T.H., Zurich, 1941-1945; engineer, Wild Company, Switzerland, 1945-1951; with, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1951-1979; head photogrammetric research section, National Research Council of Canada. Visiting professor universities. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Researcher field of photogrammetry. As United Nations expert carried out extendedstudies in African countries and China and large pilot projects in Colombia and Peru.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal author, editor: Urban Surveying and Mapping, 1979. Editor and co-author: Historical Development of Photogrammetric Methods and Instruments, Volunteer I, publication in 8 languages, 1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Patentee in field

    • designer novel, dynamic land information systems

    • inventor, developer novel photogrammetric instrument systems.

Membership

Served with Polish Army, 1940. Fellow Royal Society Canada, Polish Academy Science (foreign). Member American Society Photogrammetry, Polish Geodetic Society, Corporation des Arpenteurs-Géomères de Québec (honorary), Brazilian Cartographic Society, Canada Institute Surveying (honorary), Polish Photogrammetric Society (honorary), Pan American Institute Geographyand History (honorary).

Connections

Married Fannie Emilie Schawalder, December 27, 1948. Children— Jan, Daniel, Piotr.

father:
Alaksander Blachut

mother:
Helena (Czekanska) Blachut

spouse:
Fannie Emilie Schawalder