Professor Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz PhD
Professor Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz, NASK Deputy Director, Director for Research
A graduate of the Faculty of Electronics at the Warsaw University of Technology, where she obtained her PhD and post-doctoral degrees. In 2017 she received a professorial nomination from the President of the Republic of Poland. Since 1st September 2009 she has been NASK Deputy Director - Director for NASK Scientific Affairs.
Member of the Institute of Control and Computation Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology (formerly the Institute of Automation) since 1988, where she obtained her doctorate (1995) and the habilitacja postdoctoral degree (2005). She has overseen and worked on a number of R&D projects, including international efforts (TEMPUS, EU 5th FP, EU 7th FP). Ewa currently holds the position of Associate Professor at the Institute of Control and Computation Engineering and leads the Complex Systems Team. In 2010, she was appointed as Expert of the Polish Accreditation Commission, which operates as part of the Polish university system and works to improve education quality. In 2012, she became member of the Committee on Automatic Control and Robotics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She is also a member of the IEEE.
Professor Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz has worked at NASK since January 2001. Between 2006 and 2009, she led the Movement Engineering and Network Simulation Research Methods Team. She was also a member of the NASK Research Council between 2002 and 2009, and its vice president between 2008 and 2009. Since 1 September 2009, she has held the position of NASK Deputy Director – Director for Research.
Professional interests of Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz involve complex system modelling, simulation, optimisation and control, including ICT networks, software environments for analysing and facilitating decision-making processes in complex systems, as well as parallel and distributed computing. Her recent work has been focused on aspects of ad hoc wireless networks. She is the author of two monographs, a multimedia textbook and more than one hundred and fifty articles and conference papers, as well as numerous research compilations.