Professor Krzysztof Zaremba elected the Rector of Warsaw University of Technology

Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc

   
During the election sitting on 25 June 2020, the Electoral College
elected Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, Phd, DSc, for the post
of the Rector of Warsaw University of Technology for the 2020–2024 term.

Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc – the Rector-elect, will replace
the Rector of Warsaw University of Technology Professor Jan Szmidt, PhD, DSc, who held that function during the previous two terms of office, i.e.
in the years 2012–2016 and 2016–2020. The term of office of the Rector
of Warsaw University of Technology is 4 years and begins on 1 September of the election year
and ends on 31 August of the year when the term of office expires.

Two candidates – Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, (the Dean of the Faculty of Electronics
and Information Technology) and Professor Władysław Wieczorek, PhD, DSc, (the Dean of the Faculty
of Chemistry) – applied for the post of the Rector of Warsaw University of Technology for the 2020–2024 term.

In the voting of the Electoral College, which was selected from the university community, Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, received 71 votes. At the election sitting, there were 115 out of 115 electors. All  the votes were valid.

During the pre-election meeting, which took place on 23 June 2020 and was organised by videoconference, candidates for the post of the Rector of WUT presented their election programmes. According to Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, the most important objectives include:

  • becoming the leading academic centre in the region, contributing to scientific discoveries and shaping trends in the development of tomorrow’s technology;
  • improving the effectiveness of mechanisms for supporting the quality of education;
  • integration and popularisation of the methods for the digital support of didactics, both in terms
    of educational content as well as administrative issues;
  • improving University’s everyday functioning;
  • creating conditions for the better use of common scholarhip and support programmes as well
    as developing Warsaw University of Technology’s own scholarship and support programmes;
  • developing ambitious and creating new technical standards vision of spacial development of Warsaw University of Technology and continuing current activities aimed at improving the quality
    of infrastructure and comfort of use.

  
Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DScthe Dean of the Faculty of Electronic and Information Technology of WUT (in 2012–2016 and 2016–until now), the former Head of the Nuclear and Medical Electronics Division (2004–2016). A member of the team which prepared the application for granting Warsaw University of Technology the status of Research University (2018–2019).

Research and construction interests of Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, are at the crossroads
of Electronics and Physics, and they encompass nuclear electronics, mainly the construction
of radiation detectors and measurement systems, used in radiation research. Professor Zaremba
also conduts research in the field of biomedical engineering. At the beginning, he worked on medical usage of Roentgen fluorescence analysis, then on medical imaging techniques as well as the issues
of data analysis in genomics and proteomics.

He is the author or co-author of over 170 scientific publications published in journals indexed
in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Science Edition database as well as over ten technical reports published in foreign centres. He is the author of many expert reports. Professor Zaremba managed
or manages 24 research projects, three structural and implementation projects and 22 other projects.

 
Please find the full programme, achievements, biographical note of Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, on the website krzysztofzaremba.pl.
  

We would like to congratulate Professor Krzysztof Zaremba, PhD, DSc, and wish him a successful term!