Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor Poland Australia England

Biography of Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor

Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor, Matriculation signature 1945
Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor, Matriculation signature 1945

Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1949 with a BSc in Electrical Engineering. He came from Otocznia in Poland and his father, also named Tadeusz, was a colonel in the Polish Army.

Jawor matriculated at the Faculty of Engineering in 1941, aged 18, and attended classes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Drawing, General Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Design and Advanced Mathematics, among others. His studies were funded by a scholarship from the Interim Treasury Committee.

After graduating, Jawor worked as an engineering test room assistant in London. From the late 1950s onwards he also invented several electrical devices, for which he received US and UK patents.

Although retired, Jawor took up the offer of a five-year position in Sydney with Rothman’s in 1982. He settled with his family in Strathfield, New South Wales, where he died in 2003.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/62/5 Matriculation Slips 1941-1942 (Men) I-L
  • DC183/11/99 Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow January 1st, 1974
  • R8/5/66/5 Matriculation Slips 1945-1946 (Men) I-L
  • R8/5/67/5 Matriculation Slips 1946-1947 (Men) I-L
  • R8/5/68/8 Matriculation Slips 1947-1948 (Men) J-L
  • R8/5/69/8 Matriculation Slips 1948-1949 (Men) I-K


Tadeusz Bronisław Jawor
Born 13 September 1923.
Died 2003.
GU Degree: BSc, 1949; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, electrical
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 19th Dec 2012

Country Associations

Poland Poland, Rypin, Otocznia
Place of Birth

Australia Australia, New South Wales
Place of Death

England England, London

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate