CMM2005 CMM2005 Czestochowa


Honorary chairman

Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz
O.C. Zienkiewicz

Professor O.C. Zienkiewicz, CBE, FRS, FEng. is Professor Emeritus and Director of the Institute for Numerical Methods in Engineering at the University of Wales Swansea. He holds the UNESCO Chair of Numerical Methods in Engineering at the Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, and the Joe C. Walter Chair of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA.

He was born in England, attended Primary and Secondary schools in Poland, and obtained his BSc, PhD and DSc at Imperial College, London, England. He has received circa 20 honorary degrees including ones from Ireland, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, China, Poland, Scotland, Germany, France, England, Italy, Hong Kong, Hungary and the United States. He has also received many special honours and medals including the title of Commander of the British Empire and the Royal Medal from HM Queen Elizabeth II, the 'Carl Friedrich Gauss' medal of the West German Academy of Science, the Nathan Newmark Medal of the Amercian Society of Civil Engineers, the James Alfred Ewing Medal of the Institution of Civil Engineers, (UK), the Worcester Warner Reed Medal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Newton Gauss Medal at the International Association for computational Mechanics, the Gold Medal of Institution of Structural Engineering in 1978 and is a Foreign Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and of the Polish Academy of Science.

His contributions range over the wide field of mechanics and engineering. Since his first paper in 1947 dealing with numerical approximation to the stress analysis of dams (using relaxation and finite differences) he has published over 500 papers and written or edited 25 books.

National scientific committee

A. Garstecki - chairman
B. Mochnacki - chairman
J. Leszczynski - Scientific Secretary

R. Bedzinski, A. Borkowski, T.Chmielniak, K. Dems, S. Drobniak, H. Dyja, J. Holnicki-Szulc, M. Klasztorny, P. Konderla, T. Lewinski, T. Lodygowski, E. Majchrzak, A. Nowak, W. Ostachowicz, R. Parkitny, J. Rakowski, R. Schaefer, N. Sczygiol, A. Styczek, A. Truty, T. Uhl, Z. Wieckowski, M. Witkowski, L. Ziemianski

International scientific committee

M.H. Aliabadi, K.J. Bathe, T. Belytschko, M. Bonnet, R. de Borst, T. Burczynski, J.L. Chenot, L. Demkowicz, D. Gross, D. Hartmann, H. Herrmann, A. Huerta, T.J.R. Hughes, S. Idelsohn, S. Kaliszky, R. Kacianauskas, A. Kassab, M. Kleiber, V. Kompis, G. Kuhn, M. Lesieur, R.W. Lewis, G. Maier, H.A. Mang, S. Michalowski, Z. Mroz, J.T. Oden, E. Onate, J. Orkisz, D.R.J. Owen, M. Papadrakakis, A. Perelmuter, E. Ramm, F.G. Rammerstorfer, B. Schrefler, I. Smith, E. Stein, M. Tanaka, J.A. Teixeira de Freitas, R.L. Taylor, S. Valliappan, Z. Waszczyszyn, W.L. Wendland, N.E. Wiberg, P. Wriggers, O.C. Zienkiewicz

Organizing committee:

N. Sczygiol - chairman
A. Nagorka - secretary

R. Dyja, A. Florczyk, E. Gawronska, A. Grosser, W. Grzywacz, P. Kopta, S. Lara, B. Malek, J. Mikoda, O. Siedlecka, J. Szopa, G. Szwarc, O. Wodo