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Wladyslaw Rudolf Gundlach

researcher , mechanical engineering educator

Wladyslaw Rudolf Gundlach, Polish mechanical engineering educator, researcher. Recipient 7 awards for Research and Development on turbomachinery and metrology, 1966-1991, special award Polish Congress Science, 1973.


Gundlach, Wladyslaw Rudolf was born on January 31, 1921 in Lodz, Poland. Son of Ludwik and Julia (Nietz) Gundlach.


Diploma in mechanical engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1945. Doctor Technology Science, Technology University, Lodz, 1950. Doctor honorary, Technology University, Lodz, 1995.


Research and design engineer in turbomachines M.F. Oerlikon and others, Zurich, 1945-1950. Head turbocompressors Research and Development department Thermo-Technology Institute, Lodz, 1950-1953. Professor mechanical engineering Technology University Lodz, 1953-1970.

Professor, director Institute Turbomachinery Technology University, 1970-1991, consultant professor, since 1991. Board directors TurboSvc. subsidiary Dresser-Rand, Lodz. Constructor and builder gas and steam turbines, compressors, sensors and apparatus for fluid velocity and pressure measurement.


  • Author: Einführung in Technische Therm., 1947, Entropie-Diagr. And Programs, 1990.


Lieutenant Polish Army, 1940-1945, France. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, German Union Engineers, Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Lodz Science Society (honorary, president technical science department 1974-1994, science award), Polish Science Society Cinematographers (honorary, gold award), Polish Society Mechanical Engineers (gold award), also others.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, farming.


Married Zofia Pszenicka, April 26, 1952.

Ludwik Gundlach

Julia (Nietz) Gundlach

Zofia Pszenicka