Personal Information

Kazimierz Wojtas, PhD
Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Department,-42, PK

e-mail: kaz_wojtas@o2.pl

Education

Ph. D. degree
Cracow University of Technology
Faculty of Environmental Engineering
Obtained in 1988 on Faculty of Water and Sanitary Engineering in Cracow University of Technology,
Thesis: Mathematical model of condenser of zeotropic mixture of refrigerants in heat pumps

M Sc degree:
Field: Heating, Health and Air-Protection Machines
Obtained in1980 on Faculty of Water and Sanitary Engineering in Cracow University of Technology

Professional career:

Since 1990 has been employed as assistant professor in Institute of Thermal Engineering and Air Protection at Cracow University of Technology
From 1994 to 1997 - Head of Department of Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Systems of Institute of Thermal Engineering and Air Protection at Cracow University of Technology
From 1991 to 2002 employed in Trade & Engineering Company "CONBEST" as Technical Manager
In 1989-1990 employed as Research Fellow in Electricity Research & Development Centre (ERDC) Capenhurst (Anglia)
From 1980 to 1989 employed as assistant in Department of Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Systems of Institute of Thermal Engineering and Air Protection at Cracow University of Technology

Auditory exercises on:

Lectures and design exercises on bachelor's, master and post graduate level on subjects:
ventilation and air - conditioning
refrigeration and heat pumps
control systems of air-conditioning and heating systems
air-conditioning and ventilating systems

Activity in organizations and societes

In 1992-2000 member of Commission E2 ("Heat Pumps & Energy Recovery") of International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) in Paris
Since 1981 member of Polish Society of Sanitary Engineers (PZiTS)
In 1978-1979 Head of Science Board of University Student Organisation (SZSP)

Awards and achievements

In 1992-1996 head of joint project with NIST ("National Institute of Standards & Technology") Gaithersburg, USA, Project Tittle: Investigation of an efficient heat pump employing environmentally benign refrigarant mixtures
1994 Honorowa odznaka Politechniki Krakowskiej)
1986 Ministry Prize (NSWiT) for Scientific Activity
1982, 1984 Rctor's Award for Scientific Achievements of Technical University of Cracow
W latach 1981-1986 head of research in governmental projects (PR-8) and CPBP.02.06
1977 i 1978 Student Prize "Primus Inter Pares"