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Honorary Professors of the Silesian University of Technology

Under the Resolution of the Senate of the Silesian University of Technology, the title of the Honorary Professor has been conferred upon:

12 July 2004

Prof. Józef Szarawara from the Faculty of Chemistry of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding contribution to the development of the Polish School of Chemical Technology and many years of active work to the benefit of the Silesian University of Technology.

12 July 2004

Prof. Ryszard Kowalczyk, University of Beira Interior in Portugal

For outstanding contribution to the development of international cooperation with the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in the field of education and scientific activities.

12 July 2004

Prof. Józef Bendkowski from the Faculty of Organization and Management of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding contribution to the establishment and development of the Faculty of Organization and Management and many years of active scientific and didactic activity.

24 January 2005

Prof. Marian Taniewski, from the Faculty of Chemistry of the Silesian University of Technology

For 50 years of particular care to ensure that chemical technological thought in Gliwice has not lowered its high level, matching its Lviv roots and the best post-war centres in the country.

24 January 2005

Prof. Stanisław Mierzwiński from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For 60 years of contribution to the development and establishment of scientific bases for environmental engineering at the Silesian University of Technology, especially in the field of ventilation, heating and protection of the atmosphere.

January 24, 2005

Prof. Maciej Zarzycki, from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering at the  Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding 60-year contribution to the development of the Silesian University of Technology and promotion of cooperation between the University and scientific and industrial institutions.

25 April 2005

Prof. Frank William Travis, Professor Emeritus, the University of Strathclyde in Great Britain, honorary editor - founder of the Journal of Materials Processing Technology (Elsevier).

For outstanding contribution to the development of the scientific bases of materials process technology, promotion of academic staff in the “Journal of Materials Processing Technology” (Elsevier) and personal achievements in international cooperation with the Silesian University of Technology.

25 April 2005

Prof. Mohammed Sarwar Jang Hashmi from Dublin City University in Dublin, Ireland

For outstanding achievements in the field of manufacturing engineering, promotion of the achievements of the Polish scientific community in the "Journal of Materials Processing Technology" (Elsevier) and scientific and didactic cooperation with the Silesian University of Technology.

25 April 2005

Prof. Marcel Hubert Van de Voorde from Max-Planck Institute in Stuttgart, Germany

For outstanding scientific achievements, shaping a vision for the development of materials engineering in Europe in the present quarter of the century and a European flexible system of three-cycle university studies, and also for personal contribution to the development of international cooperation of the Silesian University of Technology.

25 April 2005

Prof. Józef Gawroński from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For half a century of outstanding contribution towards building the potential of the University and multiplying its achievements as well as for outstanding scientific achievement concerning the establishment of the scientific and engineering personnel in the field of foundry engineering and cast composite materials.

25 April 2005

Prof. Antoni Śliwiński Professor Emeritus of the University of Gdańsk

For outstanding scientific achievements and long-term fruitful contribution to the promotion of scientific staff and development of new directions in research at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

28 November 2005

Prof. Stefan Wojciechowski from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For significant contribution to the development of materials science and engineering in Poland and for fruitful 55-year-long cooperation in this field with the scientific community of the Silesian University of Technology.

28 November 2005

Prof. Jan Adamczyk from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding contribution to the achievements of the Silesian School of Metallurgy and significant merits for the development of materials science and engineering in Poland.

22 May 2006

Prof. Zděnek Hradílek from the Technical University in Ostrava

For his contribution to the development of scientific and didactic cooperation with the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy of the Silesian University of Technology in the field of electroheat and electrical engineering.

22 May 2006

Prof. Zdzisław Trybalski from the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding contribution to the establishment and development of the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science and many years of scientific and didactic activity.

28 May 2007

Prof. Zbigniew Bochniarz Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota, USA

For many years of cooperation with the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy in arranging American-Polish Postgraduate Studies.

26 May 2008

Prof. Rudolf Kawalla from TU Bergakademie, Freiburg

For outstanding achievements in Materials Engineering and contribution to the development of scientific and didactic cooperation between the Silesian University of Technology and Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiburg.

23 November 2009

Prof. Włodzimierz Sitko from Lublin University of Technology

For outstanding achievements in the development of mining and management sciences and his contribution to the development of scientific and didactic cooperation between the Silesian University of Technology and the Lublin University of Technology in the field of strategic management and human resources management.

26 April 2010

Prof. Antoni Tajduś from AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow

For significant scientific achievements and contribution to the development of cooperation between the Silesian University of Technology and AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow.

26 April 2010

Prof. Karel Tomašek from the Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

For his merits in initiating new areas of cooperation between the Silesian University of Technology and the Technical University of Košice.

26 April 2010

Prof. Wojciech Zieliński, Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology

In recognition of his long-standing and active contribution to the benefit of the Silesian University of Technology.

26 November 2010

Prof. Pedro Riesgo Fernandez, University of Oviedo

For outstanding achievements in the development of mining and geological sciences, exemplary exchange and care of Polish students and academic teachers, and significant contribution to the development of scientific and didactic cooperation between the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas Universidad de Oviedo from Spain and the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology.

30 September 2011

Prof. Danuta Szewieczek from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding professional achievements and extremely effective contribution to the development of the Silesian University of Technology, in particular, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

27 October 2011

Dr ing. Gerd Dobmann

For outstanding achievements in the field of non-destructive testing, promotion of the achievements of the Polish scientific community in "NDT&E International" (Elsevier) and scientific and didactic cooperation with the Silesian University of Technology

25 November 2011

Prof. Jindrich Ciganek from the Technical University of Ostrava

For outstanding achievements in the development of mining and geological sciences, exemplary exchange and care of Polish students and academic teachers and significant contribution to the development of scientific and didactic cooperation between the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Vysoká Skola Banská Technical University in Ostrava and the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology.

2 October 2012

Prof. Antoni Rosikoń from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

26 November 2012

Prof. Jan Marciniak from the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding research and teaching achievements in the field of biomedical engineering and activities resulting in the development and promotion of the good name of the Silesian University of Technology.

29 November 2012

Prof. Józef Sułkowski from the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding achievements in the development of mining sciences in the field of mining aerology, exemplary education of students, engineering and scientific personnel, fruitful cooperation with the mining industry of Poland and Ukraine and significant contribution to the explanation of the causes of mining disasters caused by dust explosions and mine fires.

17 May 2013

Prof. Marek Hetmańczyk form the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy, Silesian University of Technology

25 May 2013

Prof. Nina Juzwa from the Faculty of Architecture, Silesian University of Technology

27 September 2013

Prof. Korneliusz Miksch from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering, Silesian University of Technology

27 September 2013

Prof. Andrzej Ziębik from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

1 October 2013

Prof. Wojciech Cholewa from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology

1 October 2013

Prof. Andrzej Swierniak from the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science of the Silesian University of Technology

29 November 2013

Prof. Jan Szlązak from the Faculty of Mining and Geology

For outstanding achievements in the development of mining sciences in the field of management, mine rescue and work safety in the mining sector.

16 May 2014

Prof. Ludovít Dobrovský from VSB in Ostrava

For outstanding scientific achievements in the discipline of metallurgy and significant contribution to the development of scientific cooperation between the Silesian University of Technology and the VSB-Technicka Univerzita in Ostrava.

16 May 2014

Prof. Remigiusz Sosnowski from the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy of the Silesian University of Technology

For achievements in the development of technical sciences in the discipline of metallurgy, for special merits in organisational activities, education of scientific and engineering personnel, significant contribution to the development of the Silesian University of Technology and shaping its image on an international and international arena.

1 October 2014.

Prof. Jerzy Suwiński from the Faculty of Chemistry of the Silesian University of Technology

For outstanding scientific achievements, training of scientific staff and merits for his contribution to the current shape of the Faculty of Chemistry.

28 November 2014

Prof. Jan Palarski from the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of modern mining technologies and promotion of the Polish mining industry and the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology in the world.

15 September 2015

Prof. Andrzej Wilk from the Faculty of Transport

Honoured for his contribution to the development of the Silesian University of Technology, his involvement in the establishment and development of the Faculty of Transport and his noble achievements in conducting scientific research and development of the academic staff.

25 September 2015

Prof. Michał Bodzek from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of Polish science, especially development of disciplines related to environmental engineering, for creating a Polish membrane school of international renown, for the training of scientific staff, in recognition of his significant contribution to the development and promotion of the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering and the Silesian University of Technology.

25 September 2015

Prof. Ryszard Wilk from the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering

Honoured for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish science, in particular for the development of disciplines related to environmental engineering and power engineering, for outstanding scientific achievements in the field of fuel combustion and recycling, for the training of scientific staff, in recognition of significant contribution to the development and strengthening of the position of the Faculty of Power and Environmental Engineering and the Silesian University of Technology.

30 September 2015

Prof. Zygmunt Kolenda from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of Polish science, including in particular energy-related disciplines, for his promotional activities for the Silesian school of thermodynamics and power engineering, and in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of the scientific staff of the Silesian University of Technology.

27 October 2015

Doc. Zofia Cichowska from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Honoured for extremely effective, diversified and effective scientific work, impressive teaching achievements, exceptionally long-lasting publishing and editorial activity to the benefit of the scientific community of the Silesian University of Technology, for her openness, willingness to share knowledge and kindness to her colleagues and students.

27 October 2015

Prof. Tadeusz Glinka from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of electrical machines and drive systems in electric traction, metallurgy, power engineering and mining, excellent promotion of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and significant contribution to the development of scientific staff of the Silesian University of Technology, as well as for his openness, kindness and willingness to share knowledge.

27 October 2015

Prof. Aleksander Sieroń from the Medical University of Silesia

Honoured for his extensive, fruitful, long-lasting cooperation with the staff of the Silesian University of Technology, especially in the area of research on the impact of electromagnetic fields on living organisms, an outstanding personality with rare skills of combining medical knowledge and engineering art in practice to save human health and life.

4 November 2015.

Prof. Andrzej Ajdukiewicz from the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Honoured for outstanding scientific achievements in the field of engineering structures, activity for the development and promotion of Polish science in the international arena, an invaluable contribution to the development of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology and other scientific units, commitment, kindness and willingness to share knowledge and experience with his colleagues.

27 November 2015

Prof. Franciszek Plewa from the Faculty of Mining and Geology

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of underground mining technologies using industrial waste and promotion of the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology.

27 November 2015

Prof. Marian Turek from the Faculty of Organization and Management

Honoured for his outstanding achievements in the development of mining and management science and supporting cooperation between mining engineering and practice.

30 September 2016

Prof. Olga Macedonska-Nosalska from the Faculty of Applied Mathematics

Honoured for extremely effective, diversified and effective scientific, teaching and organisational work to the benefit of the student and scientific community of the Silesian University of Technology, for her openness, kindness and willingness to share knowledge with her colleagues and students.

24 May 2017

Prof. Antoni Niederlinski from the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science

Honoured for his outstanding scientific achievements in the field of industrial automation, process identification and computer control systems. This is to appreciate the extremely strong publication record, the education of many generations of scientists and engineers, as well as the Professor's dedicated organisational activity to the benefit of the Silesian University of Technology.

25 September 2017

 Prof. Tang Boming from Chongqing Jiaotong University in China

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of academic staff and long-lasting and fruitful cooperation with the Silesian University of Technology.

23 October 2017

Prof. Jacek Młochowski from Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of scientific staff and long-lasting and fruitful cooperation with the Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology.

24 May 2018

Prof. Radosław Grzymkowski from the Faculty of Applied Mathematics

Honoured for his extremely effective scientific and teaching work and outstanding organisational achievements to the benefit of the Silesian University of Technology, the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and the Institute of Mathematics.

24 May 2018

Prof. Włodzimierz Starosolski from the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Honoured for scientific and implementation achievements in the field of building structures, active activity for the development and promotion of Polish science, invaluable contribution to the development of the Faculty of Construction of the Silesian University of Technology and other scientific units, commitment, kindness and willingness to share knowledge and experience.

24 May 2018

Prof. Stanisław Kochowski from the Institute of Physics – Centre for Science and Education at Silesian University of Technology

Honoured in recognition of the international importance of his scientific achievements and as an exemplary academic teacher - for his teaching achievements, also for his organisational skills and contribution of his work towards the development of the Silesian University of Technology.

8 October 2018

Prof. Anna Pazdur from the Institute of Physics – Centre for Science and Education at the Silesian University of Technology Honoured for outstanding scientific achievements in the international arena and development of the research potential of the Silesian University of Technology. She is an outstanding specialist in the field of geochronometry and isotopic research. She distinguished herself as an exemplary academic teacher and meritorious organiser whose work contributed to the development of the Silesian University of Technology.

25 March 2019

Prof. Stanisław Majewski from the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Honoured for the implementation of scientific and technical international projects, outstanding scientific, professional, teaching and organisational achievements, thanks to which the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the entire University have gained prestige on a national and international scale.

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