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Energy engineering educator

Zygmunt Szymon Kolenda, Polish energy engineering educator. Recipient postdoctoral fellowship University New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, 1969; named European Engineer, European Federation of National Engineering Associations, Paris, 1975.


Kolenda, Zygmunt Szymon was born on March 28, 1936 in Tarnów, Poland. Son of Jakub and Kazimiera (Graczyk) Kolenda.


Master in Engineering, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1965. Doctor of Science, Polytech University, Gliwice, Poland, 1968.


Senior assistant University Mining & Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1962-1965, adjunct professor, 1965-1972, assistant professor, 1972-1976, associate professor, 1976-1981, professor, since 1981. Chairman department of theroretical metallurgy, University Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, since 1973, vice-director research, 1973-1978, dean 1978-1981, 84-85. Visiting professor Institute for Advanced Studies, Saltillo, Mexico, 1992, 94, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kyoto University, Tokyo, 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Mathematical Method in Heat Transfer, 1982. Co-author (book) Least Squares Method in Energy Engineering, 1984. Editor Conference Proceedings Energy Stystems and Ecology, 1993.

      Contributor over 130 articles to professional journals and presented numerous papers to science conferences.


President Citizen Com Cracow, 1983-1993, member, Regional Solidarity Union, Cracow, Chairman University Union, 1988-1992. Member Citizen's Committee for Lech Walesa, 1992-1993. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, American Mathematics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Arts and Sciences (correspondent), member academy of Arts and Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing.


Married Malgorzata Bogumila Wlosinka, February 3, 1941. 1 child, Katarzyna.

Jakub Kolenda

Kazimiera (Graczyk) Kolenda

Malgorzata Bogumila Wlosinka

Katarzyna Kolenda