Marian W. Pospieszalski

Scientist, electronics engineer

Born Jan. 22, 1944, Czestochowa, Poland; came to U.S., 1982; son of Karol M. and Maria (Grajkowska); married Maria (Majcher); children: Michal, Anna, Martyna.

Education: Technical University of Poznan (Poland), 1961-63; Master of Electrical Engineering (M.E.E.), 1967, Dr. of Engineering (with honors), 1976, Technical University of Warsaw (Poland).

Career: teaching asst., 1967-68, instructor, 1968-76, assistant prof. (electronics engineering), 1976-82, Technical University of Warsaw; visiting assistant research engineer, University of California, Berkeley, 1977-78; visiting assistant prof., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1982-84; consultant, 1978, 1983, electronics engineering, 1984-91, scientist, 1992 -, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville.

Author: 2 Polish patents; reviewer, Microwave and Guided Wave Letters, IEEE Transaction on Microwave Theory and Technology; over 70 scientific articles, conference papers, research reports and invited talks in the area of microwaves; contributor to major projects, i.a.: Voyager at Neptune, 1985-89, Very Large Baseline Array, 1985-92.

Member of: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Polish Association of Theoretical and Applied Electronics, 1975-82; Technology Program Committee, International Microwave Symposium; Organizing Committee member, International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, Charlottesville.

Honors: award for scientific achievement, Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (Poland), 1977; fellowship, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1992.

Languages: Polish, English.

Home: 209 Chaucer Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation,
New York, NY, 1996.