1915 Born, in
1945 Dipl. Ing. Warsaw Inst.of Tech. (in exile) London
1945 DIC (Diploma of Imperial College) London
1945 Ph.D. (Eng.) University of London
1976 D.Sc. (Eng.) University
1945-48 Lecturer, City and Guilds College of Imperial College, University of London
1948-50 Assistant Professor, Stanford University
1950-54 Assistant Professor, U.C., Berkeley
1954-58 Associate Professor, U.C., Berkeley
1958-86 Professor of Mech. Eng., U.C., Berkeley
1960-61 Profeseur Associè, The Sorbonne, Paris
1961-62 Miller Research Professor, U.C., Berkeley
1973 Profeseur Associè, University of Poitiers
1980 Profeseur Associè, University of Poitiers
1986 Professor Emeritus,
1949 Water Arbitration Prize of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) for "The Calculation of Compressible Fluid Flow" published in 1948
1958 Fellow, ARS (currently Amer.Inst.of Aero.& Astronautics.)
1963 Member, International Academy of Astronautics
1966 Fellow, Amer. Society of Mech. Engineers
1966 Pendray Award of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
"for outstanding contributions to the literature of the flight sciences"
1978 Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineering
1981 Numa Manson Medal of the Institute for Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems "for outstanding contributions to gasdynamics of explosions and reactive systems"
1981 Doctor honoris causa, University of Poitiers
1987 Dionizy Smolenski Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences "for outstanding contributions towards advances in the knowledge of combustion and especially to dynamics of explosions and reactive systems"
1988 Berkeley Citation of the University of California, "the highest honor the campus bestows"
1989 Oppenheim Prize inaugurated by the Institute for Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems to be awarded bi-annually to "an active scientist/engineer who has achieved distinction through analysis of significant problems or the interpretation of scientific data."
1989 Doctor honoris causa, Technical University of Warsaw
1989 Honorary Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1991 Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers
1995 FIC (Fellow of Imperial College, London)
1997 Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)