Prof. Jerzy Józef Sobczak, DSc, Ph.D. Eng, DHC

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8878-1037

SCOPUS ID: 7006445616

Research Gate:

researchgate.net/profile/Jerzy_Sobczak

E-mail: jerzy.sobczak@agh.edu.pl

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Current position:

Profesor

Scientific disciplines:

Materials science

Directions of scientific activity and specialties:

metalcasting,

special metalcasting methods and techniques,

theory and practice of metal matrix composites,

synthesis of alloys,

high technologies


EDUCATION and TITLES
doctor honoris causa - 2017

Technical University of Varna (title)

full professor – 2002

(title and position)

professor – 1996

(position)

doctor of science (DSc, hab.) – 1993

Technical University of Poznan

doctor engineer (Ph.D) – 1982

Technical University of St. Petersburg

master of science – 1978

(with honors) AGH University of Science and Technology and Technical University of St. Petersburg


EMPLOYMENT

from 2018 – full professor at AGH University of Science and Technology Faculty of Foundry Engineering

from 2018 – expert of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with Hydroaerodynamics Centre “Acad. Angel Balewski”

2018 – 2019 full profesor at Foundry Research Institute

from 2017 – R&D Counsellor at Foundry Research Institute

2007-2017 – executive director of Foundry Research Institute

2006-2017 – advisor of the director (Motor Transport Institute)

2002-2007 – assistant for R&D (Foundry Research Institute)

2001-2002 – head of the Material Testing and Recycling Laboratory (Motor Transport Institute)

2001-2002 – head of the Laboratory of Composites (Motor Transport Institute, Warsaw)

1994-2000 – research associate and visiting professor (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee)

from 1989 – head of the Lightweight Laboratory (Foundry Research Institute, Krakow)

PUBLIKACJE

497 (jointly scientific, technical, elaborate and popularizing), including 234 scientific in:

  • Journal of Materials and Alloys
  • Scripta Materialia
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry and Physics
  • Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
  • Transactions of JWRI
  • China Foundry Journal
  • Colloids and Surfaces
  • Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Foundryman
  • AFS Transactions

Author and co-author of 61 books and scripts in Polish and English, including:

NUMBER OF PROMOTED DOCTORS : 3

PUBLIC RELATIONS

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATIONS

  • visiting professor w Osaka University (2002), Tohoku University (2003), University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (1996, 1997)
  • scholar holder of Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport of Japan (Mambusho) (2000)
  • scholarship holder of UN – UNIDO in the USA (1993) and Polish American Joint Fund named Maria Skłodowska – Curie (1995-1998)
  • a multiple member of organizational and scientific committees of national and international conferences
  • lectures ordered at home and abroad (including USA, Japan, Great Britain, Slovenia, Germany, France)
  • student and associate of an outstanding metallurgist, professor at the Technical University of St. Petersburg, Boris B. Gulayev (1976-1994)
  • associate of the „father of composites”, professor at the UWM – Pradeep K. Rohatgi (from 1992)
  • close associate professor Zbigniew Górny, an outstanding scholar and organizer of foundry science in Poland, Doctor Honoris Causa of the Poznan University of Technology and the AGH University of Science and Technology
  • speaks English and Russian (sworn translator)

HOBBY:

  • music and poetry (original guitar accompaniment)
  • sailing
  • history of civilization