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Andrzej Grzywak 1931 - 2016

Prof. Andrzej Grzywak

Professor Andrzej Grzywak was born on 16 April 1931 in Krakow. He graduated at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice in 1954 - M.Sc., Ph.D. (1960), D.Sc. (1971) in electrical engineering and informatics. From 1954 to 1976 he was with the Institute of Mining Mechanization, where he conducted the works as a Principal Investigator in the design and construction of the first Polish minicomputer (MKJ-25). From 1976 to 1983 he was with the Institute of Controls Systems, where he worked as a director of the Mera–60 computer project. Since 1983, he was a researcher at Silesian University of Technology. He received the title of Full Professor in 1990. In the years 1995 - 2000 he was the Director of the Institute of Informatics Silesian University of Technology.

Prof. Andrzej Grzywak - CN Conference, Zakopane, Poland, 2008

He chaired the Scientific Council of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, and he was a member of the International Federation for Information Processing and a member of the Computer Science Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He was a founding member of the Polish Information Processing Society (PTI). He was founder and organizer of the annual scientific conference on computer networks since 1994 and the longtime chief of the program committee of this Conference.

Prof. Andrzej Grzywak was an author of over a hundred scientific and technical publications, including six books. 26 doctoral dissertations have been written under Professor Grzywak‘s supervision.

Prof. Andrzej Grzywak - CN Conference, Ustroń, Poland, 2011

In the years 2002 - 2004 he was a Vice-Rector and 2004 - 2008 he was a Rector of the Higher Business School in Dąbrowa Górnicza.

Prof. Andrzej Grzywak as the Rector Higher Business School

Professor Andrzej Grzywak died on 17 August 2016 in Katowice. He was buried in the cemetery at Sienkiewicza Street in Katowice.

We lost a great scientist, an eminent teacher, a lecturer, a co-creator of Polish automation and informatics, a man who formed several generations of scientists and engineers.

Based on:
The Photograph 1,2,3 - conference archive, 4 -,m,mg,2


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