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Andrzej Jajszczyk is also President of the Krakow Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences. From 2011 to 2015 he served as the founding Director of the National Science Centre, a Polish research funding agency. He received Ph.D. from Poznan University of Technology in 1979. He was a visiting scientist at the University of Adelaide in Australia, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, France. He is the author or co-author of 12 books and over 300 research papers, as well as 19 patents in the areas of telecommunications switching, high-speed networking, network management and reliability, as well as over 60 papers on research funding and higher education. He has been a consultant to industry, telecommunications operators, and government agencies in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Poland, and the USA. He is a corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the IEEE. He serves on editorial boards of various reputed journals. He was the founding editor of IEEE Global Communications and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Communications Magazine. He was Associate Editor-in-Chief of China Communications. He held important positions in IEEE Communications Society, such as: Director of Magazines, Director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, Vice President – Technical Activities. In 2008, he received the Society’s Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications. The same year he received the Foundation for Polish Science Award.

Mandate ERC Scientific Council: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2020 (1st term)