Dominik received his MSc in Mathematics (1996) and PhD in Computer Science (2002) from the University of Warsaw. In his early academic career, he worked as a teaching assistant at the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology. Between 2003 and 2006 he worked as an assistant professor at the University of Regina in Canada. He also cooperated with the McMaster and York universities as an adjunct professor. In 2008 he moved back to Poland and rejoined the University of Warsaw, where he is currently holding a professorship position at the Institute of Computer Science. In 2011 he received his ScD from the Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Dominik has been continuously involved in both academic and commercial R&D initiatives, in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data. In 1999 he co-founded QED Software with the aim of developing new easily interpretable methods for Data Exploration. In 2005 he co-founded Infobright – a database software company whose Granular Query Engine was acquired by Security On-Demand in 2017. Currently, apart from the University of Warsaw and QED Software, he is serving as the Chief Scientist at Security On-Demand and as an expert for several EU-funded projects in the fields including Online Game Analytics and Personalized Advisory Systems.
Dominik co-authored over 200 scientific articles and co-invented six US patents. He organized over 20 conferences in Europe, Asia and both Americas. He delivered plenary talks at over 20 international congresses including a keynote at IEEE/WIC/ACM Conference on Web Intelligence in 2015. He is an Associate Editor for several scientific journals and was one of the Founding Editors of Springer’s CCIS Series. Between 2012 and 2014, Dominik served as the President of International Rough Set Society. Currently, he serves as the Vice-President of Polish Artificial Intelligence Society and Vice-President of the IEEE CS Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics.
An enthusiast of artificial intelligence and experienced IT manager. He wrote his first games in mid 1980s on his ZX Spectrum microcomputer. A player of bridge, go, tabletop roleplaying games, logic games and board games, as well as some video games. Former president of the Polish Go Association and a university teacher.
Jacek studied Computer Science and Psychology at the University of Warsaw and Software Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology. He has practice in heuristic tree searching and pathfinding (logic games), neural networks (handwritten character recognition), genetic algorithms and expert systems. Jacek has twenty years of experience in managing development, implementation and support of workflow systems. He worked as an IT system architect, data scientist, business analyst, project manager and project supervisor. Various roles in IT projects for well-known organizations. A Project Manager – Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland (SN), LOT Polish Airlines (PLL LOT), PTC (Era GSM), Polkomtel (Plus GSM), Agora, Netia, Getronics (former Olivetti). A member of Steering Committee: Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW), Polish Television (TVP), Center for Informatics Technology (COI), Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM, Play, T-Mobile Polska, NASK, ATMAN, Kapsch, InONE, Getin Bank, Eurobank, Bank for Environmental Protection (BOŚ), Polpharma, Farmacol, Synthos, USP Zdrowie.
In his spare time Jacek enjoys travel, horse riding, sailing and hacking.
An agile manager, with extensive experience in software development projects, both for the private sector and for public administration. A physicist at heart, he has worked on incredibly interesting topics of high pressure material research (super hard ceramics), as well as solid state optics (blue laser diodes).
His post-academic career brought him to the areas of computer security and software development. Now he is fulfilling his dream of combining two worlds – interesting scientific research and developing useful software. His goal is to put a dent in the universe and make the world a better place.
In private life – sailing the high seas, climbing, mead making, fencing, and dozens of other bizarre topics.