The Cullen College of Engineering offers its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik, who passed in September after a battle with brain cancer.
Zagozdzon-Wosik retired from her position as an associate professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the end of 2022, taking on the title of professor emeritus.
“Wanda's curiosity and passion for learning, research and working with students remained unwavering throughout her career,” according to her obituary. “She left a lasting impression on everyone she met, living by her principles and adding charm to the lives of her family and friends with her unique sense of humor and intelligence.”
Born in Warsaw, Poland, Zagozdzon-Wosik graduated from Warsaw University of Technology and began her career at the Institute of Technology in Warsaw. She joined the faculty of the University of Houston in 1993. Dating back to 1983, she was a listed author on 55 papers.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Jarek Wosik, a research professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; her loving son, Jedrek; her admired sister, Hanna Milczarek; and her adored grandson, Henry.
A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Częstochowa Church in Houston, with a gathering afterwards. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for gifts to the Wanda Wosik Memorial Fund in Wanda’s memory.