Adam Gierek


Adam Gierek

Adam Gierek (born on 17 April 1938 in Zwartberg, Belgium)is a Polish politician and
Member of the European Parliament for the Silesian Voivodshipwith the Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej - Unia Pracy,part of the Socialist Group and sits onthe European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. He is a son of Edward Gierek.

Gierek is a substitute for the Committee on Culture and Education, a member of theDelegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia and asubstitute for theDelegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.

Education

* 1961: Master's in Engineering
* 1965: Doctorate
* 1968: assistant professor
* 1972: associate professor
* 1978: Professor of technical sciences

Career

* since 1973: Associate member of the Polish Academy of Sciences ("Polska Akademia Nauk")
* 1961-1962: Assistant
* 1962-1965: post-graduate doctoral student in Moscow
* 1965-1968: Tutor
* 1968-1972: assistant professor
* since 1972: professor at the Silesian University of Technology
* 1969-1972: Head of the foundry institute
* 1972-1982: head of the Metallurgical Sciences and Technology Department, director of the Institute of Materials Engineering
* 1982-1989: Visiting professor at the Technische Universität Dresden
* Head of the Department of Materials Technology
* since 1994: Head of the Department of Technology, Metal Alloys and Composites
* 2001-2004: Senator of the Republic of Poland, member of the Committee on Science, Education and Sport
* 2001-2003: Member of the Committee on Legislation, Law and Order
* 2004: Member of the Committee on Environmental Protection
* since 1970: Member of the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations (NOT)
* Member of the board of the All-Poland E
* since 2001: Gierek Association
* Member of the Polish Nuclear Society (PTN) and committees of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Decorations

* Order of the 'Banner of Labour, Second Class', Knight's Cross of the Order of Poland Reborn, Gold Medal of Merit for Defence of the Nation, National Education Medal

"See also:" European Parliament election, 2004 (Poland)

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