Prof. Zbigniew SURAJ

He works at University of Rzeszów as a full professor. In the years 2006 - 2018 he was the head of Department of Computer Science. Since 1986 to 2005 he was the originator and manager of Section of Computer Science in Institute of Mathematics at Pedagogical University in Rzeszów. He was responsible for organizing and running computer courses at Department of Computer Science at University of Rzeszów. Since 2001 he has been managing Rough Set and Petri Net Group. He was also the associate professor at Institute of Mathematics at Pedagogical University in Rzeszów. From 2006 to 2009 he worked as a visiting professor and also the vice-rector for Development and International Relations and he held the post of the head of Department of Decision Support Systems at State Higher School of Technology and Economics in Jarosław. He was also the head of Chair of Computer Science Fundamentals at University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów.

His present research interests concern concurrency, artificial intelligence, intelligent systems and data science. He has been a participant of many scientific trainings in the country and abroad. He has been an author and co-author of many scientific articles, books and monographs.

He is a member of Editorial Board of Transactions on Rough Sets, and International Advisory Board of International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis. He was also the editor and co-editor of special issues of Fundamenta Informaticae and Transactions on Rough Sets. He is a member of many committee` programmes of national and international conferences. He took an active part not only in the scientific conferences but also in European Union projects (ESPRIT). A manager of several research projects funded by Committee of Scientific Research (currently National Science Centre). He took an active part in the research projects carried out in the other universities or scientific-research units in Poland and abroad.

He has been awarded two prizes of Ministry of Science and Higher Education and many rector`s prizes. He has been awarded the Golden Cross of Merit, Silver Cross of Merit and the Medal of National Education Commission. He is a fellow of several professional Polish and international scientific societies. In particular, he is a member of Gesellschaft für Informatik Special Interest Group FG 0.0.1 Petri Nets and Related System Models, Bonn, Germany and International Rough Set Society. He is a member of IRSS Steering Committee and a senior member. He was the secretary of IRSS, the vice-president of Polish Mathematical Society, Branch in Rzeszów, and also Scientific Society in Rzeszów. At present, he is the chairman of Computer Science Committee of the last Society.

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