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University of Silesia in Katowice

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Prof. Stanisław TURSKI

Birth date: 15 May 1906

Date of death: 3 January 1986

Award date: 2 October 1975

USil Senate resolution date: 27 June 1975

Application date: 9 June 1975

Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mathematician, professor at the Jagiellonian University (1929–1939), organiser and the first rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology (1949–1951), the Warsaw University of Technology (1949–1951), a professor at and a rector of the University of Warsaw (1951–1969). Chair of the Polish Society of Cybernetics. Prisoner of Nazi concentration camps in Sachsenhausen and Dachau (1939–1941). Honoured with the highest Polish and foreign decorations: the Officier of the Legion of Honour; the Commander, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland

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