High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Herman Rudolf Günsberg (1827-1879) was a chemist originating in Podkamien, near Brodów who distinguished himself by his fostering of the economic development of Galicia. Initially he launched his academic career by completing a doctoral thesis at the University of Jena. Subsequently he worked as an assistant professor at the Lviv Polytechnic in Lemberg between 1857 and 1868 and after that he started as the full Professor of Applied Chemistry at the same institution until 1879. He published both in Polish and German several scientific written works relating to the organising of higher technical education, industrial chemistry and agricultural chemistry. The following are among the first articles worthy of notice: Die Fachschule für chemische Technik an der K. K. Technischen Hochschule zu Lemberg (1866), Szkoly techniczne. Mysli odpowiedniego urzadzenia szkol technicznych (1868), Die chemisch-technischen Fachschulen (1869). His papers were presented in important Central European, English, American and Scandinavian scientific journals particularly in the latter half of the 19th century.