Adam Januszko

Adam Januszko, Head of New Technologies Group Military Institute of Engineer Technology in Wroclaw

Adam Januszko, graduated from the Military University of Technology in Warsaw in 1990. In 1999, he completed his  Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Wroclaw University of Technology. Mr. Januszko is author and co-author of 40 papers (5 patents) on liquid crystals and applied optics. His scientific achivements was awarded by the Golden Key Award from International Institute of Innovators during exhibition “From Science to Industry: Poland” at The London International Inventions Fair in 1997 for novel liquid crystal application in holography.

Mr. Januszko had served in the Polish Army for 19 years. He took part in many international and NATO exercises in USA, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Ukraine and Poland. He was awarded The Rector of the Military University of Technology Award in 1990 for the outstanding Masters Thesis description and The 1st Prize of the Rector of the Land Force Military Academy for the chapter of the high school book: Protection Against Weapon of Mass Destruction.

For his service, he was honored by The Medal “Armed Forces in the Service of the Country” and The Medal “Merit for Defense of the Country”.  Mr. Januszko has been retired since 2004 from the Polish Army in the rank of a Major.

From 2003-2008, Mr. Januszko spent five years at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee,  beginning in the post-doc position, then transitioning to Research Associate and Assistant Professor. He was working on new liquid crystalline materials for electro-optical and nuclear radiation sensory applications. In 2008, he was appointed to the position of the Head of New Technologies Group at the Military Institute of Engineer Technology in Wroclaw, Poland. He is  a partner in a leading textile consortium, Litex-Lubawa-Miranda, which innovates new textile technologies such as multispectral camouflage for the Polish Army. Recently, the consortium signed a MOD for the camouflage delivery to the US Army.

In an effort to further science and industry cooperation, in 2011 Mr. Januszko created a spin-off company BizGate LTD which is responsible for technology development, transfer and R&D commercialization.

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Mr. Januszko  is a member of  the International Liquid Crystal Society, Polish Liquid Crystal Society and Polish Sapper Association.

He is married and has a son and a daughter.