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Zbigniew Wladyslaw Semadeni

educator , mathematician

Zbigniew Wladyslaw Semadeni was Polish mathematician, educator. Vice president International Commission Mathematics Instruction, 1983-1986. Member Polish Mathematics Society (president Warsaw branch 1969-1971, Sierpinski prize 1972), American Mathematics Society, Warsaw Science Society.

Background

Semadeni, Zbigniew Wladyslaw was born on March 1, 1934 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Tadeusz and Irena (Konopacka) Semadeni.

Education

Master of Arts in Physics, University Poznan, Poland, 1955. Master of Arts in Mathematics, University Poznan, Poland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, University Poznan, Poland, 1959.

Habilitation Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1963.

Career

Assistant, adjunct department mathematics University Poznan, Poland, 1954-1961. Visiting assistant professor department mathematics University Washington, Seattle, 1961-1962. Docent, professor, deputy director institute mathematics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1962-1985.

Director institute mathematics University Warsaw, 1991-1996, professor institute mathematics, 1986—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Visiting professor York University, Toronto, Canada, 1982-1983, University Sydney, 1984, University California, Davis, 1989-1990.

Works

  • Author: Banach Spaces of Continuous Functions, volunteer 1, 1971, Primary Mathematical Education (tv lectures), 1975-1978. Editor-in-chief Wiadomosci Matematyczne Journal, 1967-1993.

Membership

Vice president International Commission Mathematics Instruction, 1983-1986. Member Polish Mathematics Society (president Warsaw branch 1969-1971, Sierpinski prize 1972), American Mathematics Society, Warsaw Science Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, gardening.

Connections

Married Ewa Wierzchleyska, April 25, 1958. Children: Beata, Dorota, Monika.

father:
Tadeusz Semadeni

mother:
Irena (Konopacka) Semadeni

spouse:
Ewa Wierzchleyska

children:
Beata Semadeni

Dorota Semadeni

Monika Semadeni