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Prof. Kazimierz Maczek
Hauptbereich Lüftungs-, Klima- und Kältetechnik, (S-42)


Prof. Kazimierz Maczek born in 1925 in Felsztyn, dept. Lvov. Graduated in 1955 r. on Faculty of Construction Mechanics in Warsaw Technical University; field: refrigerating machines. Ph D degree obtained in 1970 in Technical Univesrity of Silesia in Gliwice. Post Doctoral Degree (doktora habilitowanego) achieved in 1984 on Technical University of Wroclaw. Professor tittle was conferred in 1987, then in Cracow University of Technology and full professor (tytu³ profesora zwyczajnego) in 1991.

In 1951 to 1971 (partly during studies) was employed in Refrigeration Centre (COCH) in Cracow , on a position of Constructor, Main Constructor and a Head of Research Department of refrigerating and air-conditioning machines. Was a cocreator of the first refrigerating systems on sea fishing boats, constructed in Poland, and many modern refrigerating systems employed in Poland and abroad. Supervised the installation setup in Gdansk Shipyard and in Yugoslavia. Trained by ONZ-UNTAO in Great Britain for the refrigerating and air-conditioning installations.

From 1971 to 1979 r. performed teaching and scientific research in the Institute of Power Engineering and Fluid Mechanics of Wroclaw University of Technology as a nominated Assistant Professor - Head of the Refrigeration Department.

Since 1979 has been appointed to Cracow University of Technology for development teaching and scientific research in the Department of Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Systems in the Institute of Thermal Engineering and Air Protection. From 1981 to 1993 vice-Head of the Institute for scientific research.

Professor has been a promotor of 14 Ph D thesis.

·Member of International Institute of Refrigeration (I.I.R.) in Paris, and for two terms (8 years) was a V-ce President of Scientific Comission B-2, Refrigerating Machinery. Member of Sections: Thermodynamcs, and Heating and Ventilation of Polish Academy od Sciences (PAN). President of Scientific Board of Refrigeration Cetre in Cracow. President of Scientific Board of "Refrigeration" journal (Ch³odnictwo - in Polish) publ. SIGMA Warsaw.

· Holder of many polish Orders and Merits from several Scientific Institutions