Brostow, Witold Konrad (DSc)

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Positions:
Professor of Materials Science
and Professor of Physics and
Professor of Chemistry,
University of North Texas.
Director of Laboratory of Polymers and
Composites (LAPOM), 1989-

Telephone: 
940-565-4358

Fax: 
940-565-4824

Email: 
brostow@unt.edu

Website:
http://www.unt.edu/LAPOM/

Address: 
Department of Materials Science,
University of North Texas,
Denton, TX 76203-5310, USA. 

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RESEARCH:

Polymer and composite science and
engineering,  including:prediction of reliability and
service performance;  materials for biomedical
applications;  epoxy-based composites;  ceramic +
polymer composites;  polymer liquid crystals and
blends;  friction and wear control.

Education

MS  (in Chemistry),  
University of Warsaw;   
DSc (in Physics),  
University of Warsaw;
DSc (in Chemistry),  
Polish Academy of Sciences,  
Warsaw.

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Teaching Experience

Undergraduate (U) and Graduate (G):
General Chemistry (U);
Materials Physics (G);
Materials Laboratory (U);
Materials Science and Engineering (U, G);  Physical Chemistry (U);
Polymer Mechanics (G);
Polymer Science and Engineering (U, G);
Reliability of Polymeric Materials (G);
Statistical Physics (G);
Thermodynamics of Materials (U, G);
Viscoelasticity of Polymers (G).

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS:

Science of Materials 
in 2 American, 1 Spanish and
2 German editions.

Polymeric Materials and their Reliability  
(Springer, New York City,  2001).

170 refereed research papers.

Editor of: Failure of Plastics
(joint with Roger D. Corneliussen,
1986, 1989, 1992);

Mechanical and Thermophysical Properties 
of Polymer Liquid Crystals 
(1998)

Performance of Plastics 
(2001).

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HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS:

 

Doctor honoris causa in Chemistry,
Technical University of Lviv,
September 14, 1999  
(the second honorary doctorate 
since World War II in the University 
founded in 1844);

 

Opening Lecturer on 
"Research and Development (R&D) in 
the United States and the Western 
Hemisphere" 
at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Meeting on R&D,  
Almaty,  September 7-11, 1999;

 

Visiting Professor of Polymer Engineering,  
University of Minho,
Guimaraes,  June 1999;

 

Visiting Professor of Physics,
National University of San Luis,
summer 1998;

 

Fred A. Schwab International Award 
of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 
1997 (one of 6 annual prizes for 38 000 members);

 

University of North Texas 
International Education Award,  
1995 (one per year);

 

Corresponding Member,
Union for Polymer Research,  Berlin -
elected 1994;

 

Visiting Professor,
Institute of Polymer Mechanics 
of the National University of Latvia, Riga,
summers 1992 and 1995
(funded by NATO,Brussels);

 

Chair,  Scientific Committee of 
International Conferences on 
Polymer Characterization 
(50 countries represented),  
1992- ;

 

Visiting Professor,  
Department of Polymer Science,  
University of Helsinki,  
summer 1993;

 

Visiting Professor,  
Department of Polymer Technology,  
The Royal Institute of Technology,  
Stockholm,  
summers in 1982, 1984, 1989 and
1997;

 

U.S. Navy Distinguished Visiting Professor 
at the Naval Surface Warfare Center,  
summer 1988;

 

Visiting Professor of Physical Chemistry,  
Johannes Gutenberg University,
Mainz,  1986-7;

 

International Council on Materials Education,  
University Park, PA:
President 1998 - ;

 

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry,  
London - elected 1981;

 

Full Member of the National Academy of Sciences,  
Mexico City - elected
1977;

 

Visiting Scholar,  
Laboratory of Prof. Paul J. Flory 
at Stanford University,  
1969-70.

 

PERSONAL DATA:

 

Married to Anna ne Zujko, 
Son Gabriel born 1976,  
Daughter Diana born 1979.
U.S. citizen.

 

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