## CURRICULUM VITAE

Jacek KoronackiAugust 20, 2004 (with list of publications regularly updated)## Personal data:

Born in Sopot, Poland, on August 1, 1945. Married, two children.## Academic degrees:

December 1999 Promotion to Full Professorship in Technical Sciences 1988 Habilitation in Mathematical Sciences (mathematical statistics), Polish Academy of Sciences 1974 PhD in Automatic Control, Polish Academy of Sciences 1969 MSc in Electronics, Warsaw University of Technology## Office:

Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Ordona 21, 01-237 Warsaw, Poland. Phone: (++48-22) 836 28 41, fax: (++48-22) 837 65 64, e-mail: korona@ipipan.waw.pl## Teaching and consulting part time positions at:

Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology, where Professor Institute of Command System Automation and Logistics, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, where Professor NuTech Solutions, Inc., Lucka 11 lok. 508, 00-842 Warsaw, Poland, Phone: (+48 22) 656 3399, Fax (+48 22) 656 3121, where Senior Scientist## Professional career:

1990 - since April 2000, Professor (earlier Associate Professor) in the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; since March 2007 Director of the Institute (from 2003 till February 2007 Director of Research, from 1996 till Feb. 2007 Head of the Department of Artificial Intelligence, and, from 1990 till Feb. 2007, Chairman of the Statistical Inference Group) 2001 - 2002 Senior Scientist and Director of Statistical Group at NuTech Solutions Polska 1997 - 2000 Professor in the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technologies Oct. -- Nov., Visiting Professor in the Department of Informatics, 1998 The National University of San Luis, Argentina 1994/1995 Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas 1993 - Appointed a member of the Advisory Board for Implementation of Statistical Methods, a body affiliated with the Polish Committee for Standardization, and, by the Committee's decision, 1994 - A Polish delegate to the ISO TC 69 (Technical Committee 69, {\it Applications of Statistical Methods}, of the International Organization for Standardization) and there a member of two working groups in SC4 (Subcommittee for Statistical Process Control) and one in SC3 (Subcommittee for Applications of Statistical Methods in Standardization) 1991 - 1994 Co-founder and Director of the Quality Control Task Force Fall 1991 Visiting Associate Professor in the Departament of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas 1991 - 1993 Co-founder and Director of the Quality Control Task Force, a statistical consulting firm based in Warsaw, Poland 1989/1990 Visiting Fellow in the Departament of Statistics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 1975 - 1990 Adjunct in the Dept. of Applied Probability and Statistics, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 1988 Habilitation in Mathematical Sciences from the Polish Academy of Sciences Summer 1986 Visiting Assistant Professor in the Departament of Statistics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1985/1986 Visiting Assistant Professor in the Departament of Mathematical Sciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas February 1980 Visiting Professor in the Institute of Applied Mathematics and and Informatics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy 1969 - 1975 Assistant and then Adjunct in the Institute of Automation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland## Fields of interest, teaching experience:

Statistical multivariate analysis of data; statistical aspects of data mining and knowledge discovery in databases; nonparametric methods of computational statistics, in particular stochastic approximation and curve estimation (both theory and applications); neural networks; quality (or statistical process) control; statistical consulting. Since 1991 teaching courses on statistical process control and applied statistics in industrial settings. Since 1975 teaching university courses at all lelvels, from elementary probability and statistics, operations research, stochastic control, mathematical modelling to advanced probability and statistics. Since the late seventies supervising students for MSc and PhD degrees.Courses taught at:Warsaw University of Technology, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technologies, Warsaw College of Applied Computer Science and Management (Wyzsza Szkola Informatyki Stosowanej i Zarzadzania przy PAN), Warsaw College of Sciences (Szkola Nauk Scislych), The National University of San Luis (Argentina), Rice University, The University of New South Wales, Ohio State University (Columbus), University of Warsaw, Polish Academy of Sciences.## Research projects of which the leader (since 1994):

Jan., 2002 - Dec., 2003 Modern classification methods (incl. boosting, random forests and the like paradigms); supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences In 2001 on leave to NuTech Solutions, Inc. Jan., 2000 - Dec., 2000 Academic textbook in statistics; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences Jan., 1999 - Dec., 1999 Statistical inference for nonlinear time series; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci. July, 1996 - March, 1999 Image processing and reconstruction via estimation of probability distributions; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research Jan., 1995 - Dec., 1997 Statistical inference for knowledge discovery in databases; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci. March, 1994 - Feb., 1996 Estimating multidimensional probability densities and regression functions; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research Jan., 1994 - Dec., 1995 Classification via neural networks techniques; supported by the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Acad. Sci.## Applied projects where leader of statistical part (since 1999):

Spring - Fall 2003 Effectiveness of PKN Orlen loyalty program for private motorists, assessed on the basis of transactions data; NuTech Solutions project (for PKN Orlen, Poland) Spring - Fall 2002 Sensitivities of off-lease vehicles auction prices to seasonal factors, auction volumes and other key factors, modelled on the basis of VIN level data from U.S. auction sites; NuTech Solutions project (for Ford Motor Company) Winter 2001/2002 Maximising return from off-lease vehicles; NuTech Solutions project (for a major U.S. Bank) 2000 Mining data from new and used car markets in the U.S. for useful patterns; NuTech Solutions project (for Ford Motor Company) 1999 Expert system for assessment of suitability for, and early prediction of failing to complete, studies at the Air Force Academy in Deblin, Poland; supported by the State Committee for Scientific Research and Air Force Academy in Deblin## Honors (since 1998):

Member of two advisory bodies within the (Polish) State Committee for Scientific Research Member of Programme Committees of numerous international conferences, most recently of: SIGKDD 2004 Industrial/Government Track, SIAM Bioinformatics Workshop 2004, RSCTC 2004, IEA/AIE 2005, ISMIS 2005, International Conferences on Business Information Systems (2004, 2005), AWIC 2005, yearly IIS Symposia, 1st and 2nd International Conferences on Telemedicine and Multimedia Communication (2004 and 2005). 2002 - Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, Great Britain 2001 Member of the Honor Committee of the European Meeting of Statisticians, Fuchal, Portugal 1998 - 2000 Chairman of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability 1998 - Appointed an expert of ISO, TC 69 (Technical Committee for Applications of Statistics) Membership in Editorial Boards of: Machine Graphics and Vision, Opuscula Mathematica## Membership in professional societies:

Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (Fellow) Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability Institute of Mathematical Statistics International Association for Statistical Computing Polish Mathematical Society## LIST OF PUBLICATIONS SINCE 1980:

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