Jan Awrejcewicz

Lodz University of Technology, Poland


J. Awrejcewicz has been graduated from the Technical University of Lodz in 1977 (Mechanics) and from the University of Lodz in 1978 (Philosophy). He obtained PhD (Habilitation) in 1981 (1990), and he became a Full Professor in 1997. Now he is a chair person of Department of Automation and Biomechanics, a head of a 4-year PhD Study on Mechanics, and a head of the Mechatronics Study at the Technical University of Lodz. His research is focused on Nonlinear Mechanics. J. Awrejcewicz authored and/or co-authored: monographs-42; textbooks-2; edited books-3; editor conference proceedings-12; journal papers-260; conference papers-300; chapters in books-31. He served as an editor of 5 books, and as an Guest-Editor of 13 journal special issues. He supervised 18 PhD theses. He served in Editorial Boards of 33 journals, gave 60 seminars at international universities, delivered 26 plenary/keynote lectures, actively participated at 230 international and 65 national conferences, as well as he was a member of scientific committees of 100 conferences. He spent 10 years abroad carrying out research at University of California, Berkeley, USA (2001); University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA (1999/2000); Tokyo University, Japan (1990-1992); University of Carolo Wilhelmina in Braunschweig, Germany (1987-1990, 1993); ENTPE, Lyon, France (1995, 2005); Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2003/2004); Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand (1996/1997). J. Awrejcewicz obtained the Humboldt Research Award, Germany, 2011; MASTER Grant Award, Foundation for Polish Science, 2010-2012; Golden Lamp Award (PGNiG) in Technical Sciences, Poland, 2006; awards of the Ministry of Science and Education for monographs in 1996, 2004, 2006, 2008.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2017

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