Janusz Kacprzyk, Fellow - IEEE, IFSA

Poland

MIR Labs - Advisory Board member

Janusz Kacprzyk, MS in CS and automatic control, Ph.D. in systems analysis, D.Sc. in CS, Professor since 1997, Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences since 2002. Since 1970 with the Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, currently as professor and Deputy Director for Research. Visiting professor at University of North Carolina, University of Tennessee, Iona College, University of Trento, and Nottingham Trent University. Research interests: soft computing, fuzzy logic and computing with words, in decisions and optimization, control, database querying, information retrieval. 1991 – 1995: IFSA Vice-President, 1995 – 1999: in IFSA Council, 2001- 2005: IFSA Treasurer, 2005: IFSA President-Elect, IFSA Fellow, IEEE Fellow. Recipient of numerous awards, notably 2005 IEEE/CIS Pioneer Award for seminal works on multistage fuzzy control, notably fuzzy dynamic programming. Editor of three Springer's book series: “Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing,” “Advances in Soft Computing,” “Studies in Computational Intelligence,” on editorial boards of 20 journals. Author of 5 books, (co)editor of 30 volumes, (co)author of 300 papers. Member of IPC at 150 conferences.