ALUMNUS JERZY ORKISZEWSKI AWARDED THE GOLDEN BOOK DIPLOMA FOR HIS ACHIEVEMENTS BY THE WARSAW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
On November 16, 2015, during the celebrations of 100 Years of Revival of the Warsaw University of Technology, the first Polish technical university, Mr. Jerzy Orkiszewski, has been awarded the Golden Book Diploma for his achievements and inducted into the prestigious Alumni Hall of Fame.
In an interview with PAP – Science & Scholarship in Poland, News of Polish Science – the featured alumnus, Mr. Jerzy Orkiszewski, offered his readiness and support for the mentorship program involving the most talented students from the Warsaw University of Technology. Mr. Orkiszewski, as a co-founder of a Silicon Valley-based company, Cutera, Inc., and president of US- Polish Trade Council, brings to the mentorship program over 30 years of experience in conducting research related to the use of industrial lasers and design of medical equipment as well as his passion for aviation as a pilot and music as a guitar player. In his address to the Warsaw University of Technology’s students, Mr. Jerzy Orkiszewski said that he did not only expect academic knowledge from them but also their versatility and awareness that they need to grow and learn throughout their whole careers.
More about the interview with Mr. Orkiszewski can be found at PAP (only in Polish).