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Full professor at the Silesian University of Technology since 2005, Director of the Institute of Fundamentals of Machine Design at the Silesian University of Technology and at the same time one of the founders of the SkyTech group, where he is currently the president of SkyTech Research Sp. z o.o.
He has studied theoretical mathematics at the University of Silesia. PhD (1984) and habilitation (1997) at the Silesian University of Technology in the discipline “Construction and operation of machines”. Professor of technical sciences (2003).
Conducts research and research and development works in such areas as: mechatronic systems and intelligent systems, applications of artificial intelligence, approximate modeling, augmented reality systems, mobile robotics, technical diagnostics and knowledge engineering.
He has extensive experience in managing scientific teams implementing multidisciplinary research projects. Author or co-author of over 250 publications: books, chapters in books, scientific articles and other, as well as 5 national and one European patent.
Editor of the journal Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier). Scholarship holder of the Aleksander Humboldt Foundation in the years 1986-87 (Universitaet-Gesamthochschule Paderborn, Germany).
Promoter of 15 completed PhDs.
Licensed pilot of single-engine airplanes. Passionate about tourism and sport.