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Applied mathematics and mechanics educator

Zbigniew Stanislaw Olesiak, Polish applied mathematics and mechanics educator. Extraordinary professor technical science, since 1963, ordinary professor mathematics, since 1972. Recipient Polonia Restituta Vth class President of Poland, 1972, Home Army Cross, London, 1985.


Olesiak, Zbigniew Stanislaw was born on March 29, 1927 in Katowice, Poland. Son of Stanislaw and Maria (Petrów) Olesiak.


Master of Science in Mechanics, Gdansk Polytechnic, Poland, 1948. Master of Philosophy. in Mathematics, University Warsaw, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1955.


Worker small factory, Lwów, Poland, 1942-1944. Assistant Gdansk Polytechnic, 1946-1949. Constructor Centrala Production Naft, Warsaw, 1950-1954.

Adjunct, extraordinary professor Polish Academy of Sciences, 1954-1966, 68-69. Visiting professor University Houston, 1966-1968. Professor mathematics, computer science and mechanics University Warsaw, since 1969.

Visiting professor University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1981-1982, University Paderborn, Germany, 1984, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1991-1992.


  • Extraordinary professor technical science, since 1963, ordinary professor mathematics, since 1972.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Applications of Integral Transforms, 1975, Strength of Structural Elements, 1991, Thermodiffusion in Solids, 1991, Fracture Mechanics--Coupled Fields, 1992.


With Polish Home Army, 1942-1944. Member Society Natural Philosophy, International Interaction Mechanics and Mathematics, Polish Learned Societies, Polish Society Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (honorary member, president, general secretary 1959-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Classical music, chess.


Married Hanna Maria Ginter, October 18, 1956. Children: Teresa, Zbigniew Junior.

Stanislaw Olesiak

Maria (Petrów) Olesiak

Hanna Maria Ginter

Teresa Olesiak

Zbigniew Junior Olesiak