Master of Science, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, 1972.
Managing director Institute Non-Ferrous Metals, Gliwice, Poland, since 1975. Vice director strategy and cooperative KGHM Polish Copper, Lubin, Poland, 1991—1992. Vice president, president Research and development Center CUPRUM, Wroclaw, Poland, 1994—1996.
Chairman The Main Council Research and Development Units, Poland, since 1998. Chairman supervisor board Copper Promotion Center Poland, Wroclaw.
Fellow: Non-Ferrous Metals Economic Chamber (associate). Member: Polish Academy of Sciences (member committee metallurgy), Society Engineers and Technicians Non-Ferrous Metals Industry (vice president), Academy Engineering Poland (associate).
Married Irena Smieszek. Children: Anna Smieszek - Koziczynska, Joanna Smieszek - Wilczewska.