Tadeusz Sendzimir

Engineer, Inventor

1894 – 1989

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Who was Tadeusz Sendzimir?

Tadeusz Sendzimir of Ostoja coat of arms was a Polish engineer and inventor of international renown with 120 patents in mining and metallurgy, 73 of which were awarded to him in the United States.

His name has been given to revolutionary methods of processing steel and metals used in every industrialized nation of the world. Sendzimir was a holder of the Polish Golden Cross of Merit, the Bessemer Gold Medal and the Brinell Gold Medal from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. On the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty he was one of those prominent immigrants honored for their contributions to America.

In 1990 Poland's large steel plant in Kraków was renamed to Tadeusz Sendzimir Steelworks. The AIST Tadeusz Sendzimir Memorial Medal was established in the same year.

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Born
Jul 15, 1894
Lviv
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Lviv Polytechnic
Lived in
  • Lviv
  • Waterbury
Died
Sep 1, 1989

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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