University Authorities

Rector
dr hab. Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski, prof. UWM

 

 

dr hab. Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski, prof. UWM - agricultural sciences

Born on 26 September 1964 in Łasin, Kujawy-Pomeranian Province.

 

 

Contact:

Tel: +48 89 523 33 30, 523 33 85 email: jerzy.przyborowski@uwm.edu.pl

Academic career:

name of the university, institute or other organisational unit, specialisation, date of obtaining professional title, degree or academic title, positions held

  1. master of science, engineer – Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn, 1988;
  2. doctor - Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, horticulture - genetics, plant breeding and biotechnology, 1992;
  3. doctor habilitated – University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, agronomy - genetics, plant breeding and biotechnology, 2004.

Employment and positions held

  1. Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn – 1988, technologist;
  2. Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn – 1989, assistant researcher;
  3. Warsaw University of Life Sciences – 1989-1992, doctoral student;
  4. University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn – 1992-2006, assistant professor;
  5. University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn  – since 2006, associate professor;
  6. University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn  – 1.09.2012 – 31.08.2016, Vice-Rector for Education
  7. University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn  – since 1.09.2016, Vice-Rector for Education and Student Affairs
  8. University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn – since 1.09.2020 rector.

Internships and study visits

  1. Czech Republic, Agricultural University in Brno, short-term stay (2 weeks) September 1994;
  2. USA, Montana State University, Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology - research stay, 04.10.1999 -18.05.2000;
  3. Australia, Diversity Arrays Technology Ltd. Canberra, research stay, 5.11.2011 – 5.01.2012;
  4. Finland, Turku 19-21 05.2014 under a project financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education “Support for higher education development policy tools in Poland”;
  5. USA, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, 7-14.02.2015;
  6. UK, London, University College London, project financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education “Leaders in university management”, 6-12.10.2019.

Research projects

  1. Research project PB 0064/S3/94/06 “Extension of genetic variability in Lupinus genus by interspecies hybridisation”, carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, 1994-1996;
  2. Research project 501/P06/97/13 “Assessment of the production potential of wicker (Salix sp.) grown on land used for agricultural purposes in the context of its use for energy and cellulose production”, carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, 1997-2000;
  3. Research project 5P06A A03014 “Evaluation of the variability of mutation lines and hybrids of Andean lupin after the introduction of morphological markers”, carried out at: Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production Higher School of Agriculture in Wrocław and the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, 1998-2001;
  4. Research project 3 P06 R 047 23 -Productivity and characteristics of Salix sp clones biomass as biofuel, carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, 2002-2005;
  5. Research project N 310 059 31 – Optimisation of the basket willow (Salix sp.) production on arable land and its processing into “roasted biomass” as an energy source, carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, 2006 – 2008;
  6. Research project 0602/R/P01/2007/03 – Using intergeneric hybrids obtained by crossing willow and poplar (Salix x Populus) to increase biomass yield and drought resistance, carried out at the Department of General Botany, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production UWM in Olsztyn, Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznań, 2007-2009;
  7. Research project 0883/B/P01/2009/37 – Evaluation of the usefulness of Salix purpurea L. genotypes derived from natural locations for breeding varieties with an increased content of salicylic glycosides in the bark, carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production, UWM in Olsztyn, 2009 – 2011;
  8. Research project 1164/B/P01/2010/38 – Identification of loci of main biomass yield components in Salix spp. and resistance to leaf rust (Melampsora epitea), carried out at the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production, UWM in Olsztyn, Institute of Plant Genetics Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznań, 2010-2012;
  9. Educational project “Subsidised courses as the solution to obtain the best environmental protection specialists” (PLN 8.4 million), POKL 2010-2015, manager.

Major awards and distinctions

  1. 2007 – the Bronze Cross of Merit;
  2. The "Green Phoenix" statuette - a team award of the Green Phoenix Foundation for scientific and research achievements in the field of ecoenergetics;
  3. 2018 – the Medal of the National Education Commission;
  4. “The best of the best” 2019 laurels of the Marshal of the Warmia and Mazury Province.

Research metrics and indicators

total number of publications: 51, in which original: 46, 1 monograph, 2 academic scripts

 IH = 9;

citation index 311;

co-author of 11 varieties of Salix spp. and 1 nucleotide sequence in NCBI GenBank

Major publications:

Przyborowski J. , Haploidy in cucumber., InIn Vitro Haploid Production in Higher Plants., S. K. Sopory, S. Mohan Jain and R.E. Veilleux (eds.), Boston, London, 1996;

 Weeden N.F., Brauner S., Przyborowski J.A., Genetic analysis of pod dehiscence in pea (Pisum sativum L.)., Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2B/7, 2002, 657-663.;

Brauner S., Murphy R.L., Walling J.G., Przyborowski J., Weeden N.F. , STS markers for comparative mapping in legumes., Journal of The American Society for Horticultural Science , 4/127, 2002, 616-622.;

Szczukowski S., Stolarski M., Tworkowski J., Przyborowski J., Klasa A. , Productivity of willow coppice plants grown in short rotations., Plant Soil and Environment  , 9/51, 2005, 423-430;

Sulima P., Przyborowski J.A., Załuski D., RAPD markers reveal genetic diversity in Salix purpurea., Crop Science, 3/49, 2009, 857-863;

Przyborowski J.A., Sulima P. , The analysis of genetic diversity of Salix viminalis genotypes as a potential source of biomass by RAPD markers., Industrial Crops and Products, 2/31, 2010, 395-400;

Przyborowski J.A., Jedryczka M., Ciszewska-Marciniak J., Sulima P., Wojciechowicz K.M., Zenkteler E., Evaluation of the yield potential and physicochemical properties of the biomass of Salix viminalis×Populus tremula hybrids. , Industrial Crops and Products  , 1/36, 2012, 549-554;

Sulima P., Przyborowski J.A., Genetic diversity of Salix purpurea L. and their hybrids with the use of ISSR markers., Acta Biologica Cracoviensia Series Botanica , 2/55, 2013, 1-8;

Przyborowski J.A.; Sulima, P.; Kuszewska, A.; Załuski, D.; Kilian, A., Phylogenetic Relationships between Four Salix L. Species Based on DArT Markers., International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14, 2013, 224113-24125;

Sulima P., Przyborowski J.A., Kuszewska A., Załuski D., Jędryczka M., Irzykowski W., Identification of quantitative trait loci conditioning the main biomass yield components and resistance to Melampsora spp. in Salix viminalis Salix schwerinii Hybrids, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18, 2017, [14 ];

Sulima P., Krauze-Baranowska M., Przyborowski J.A., Variations in the chemical composition and content of salicylic glycosides in the bark of Salix purpurea from natural locations and their significance for breeding, Fitoterapia, 118, 2017,  118-125;

Sulima P., Prinz K., Przyborowski J.A., Genetic diversity and genetic relationships of purple willow (Salix purpurea L.) from natural locations, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19, 2017,  1-14;

Okorski, A., Pszczółkowska, A., Sulima, P., Paukszto, Ł., Jastrzębski, J. P., Przyborowski, J., Makowczenko, K. G., First Report of Willow Anthracnose Caused by Colletotrichum salicis in Poland. Plant disease 2018 v.102 no.10 pp. 2036.

Other activities

  1. Member of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland Commission for IT Infrastructure;
  2. Expert of the Polish Accreditation Commission in the natural, forestry and veterinary sciences team;
  3. Member of the Polish Accreditation Commission Team for Development of Quality Educational Models in Pedagogical Programmes and Programmes with the Teaching Specialty;
  4. Member of the Social Council of the Pomeranian Agricultural Advisory Centre in Lubań;
  5. Member of the Social Council of the Provincial Specialist Children’s Hospital in Olsztyn (since 2019);
  6. Member of the Social Council of the Provincial Rehabilitation Hospital for Children in Ameryka (2014 - 2019).

 

Vice-Rector for Development and Financial Policy
dr hab. Mirosław Gornowicz, prof. UWM

 

Contact: Tel: +48 89 524 51 44, +48 89 523 44 07

Fax: +48 89 523 44 56

Email: gorn@uwm.edu.pl

 

dr hab. Mirosław Gornowicz, prof. UWM - economic sciences
Born on 13 June 1954 in Czersk, Pomeranian Province. Graduated from the Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn in 1979, doctorate 1983, habilitation 2004.

Employment: After graduation, he started working at the Institute of Economics and Organisation of Agriculture of the Agricultural Academy in Krakow as an assistant and then as a senior assistant. At the same time, he pursued full-time doctoral studies at his home university in Olsztyn where, in 1983, after obtaining a doctoral degree, he started to work as an assistant professor. He worked in this position in the Department of Food Industry Economics, and then in the Department of Microeconomics until 2006. In the 1990s, he completed several medium- and short-term research stays and study visits in Germany, Denmark and Switzerland. In 2005, he became the Head of the Department of Microeconomics and, a year later, an associate professor. Since 2019, he has been the Head of the Department of Market and Consumption. In 2002-2008 he was the Deputy Dean for Part-Time Studies and in 2008-2012 – the Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences. In 2002-2008 he was a member for the Senate Committee for Didactics and in 2008-2012 – The Committee for University Development and Budget. Since 2005, he has been a member of the UWM Senate and since 2012 - a Vice-Rector.

Activity outside the university: Member of the Main Scientific Council of the Scientific Society for Organisation and Management Member of the Polish Economic Society. Since 2006, councillor and Chair of the Committee on Budget and Finance of the Olsztyn City Council. Since 2009, a member of the Supervisory Board of Piłka Siatkowa AZS UWM Olsztyn S.A. Member of the Monitoring Committee of the Regional Operational Programme Warmia and Mazury 2014-2020. In 2012-2016 a member and, in 2016-2020, the Chair of the University Finance Committee of the Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities.

Research: His research interests concern the costs and profitability of food industry enterprises and the competitiveness of the Polish agri-food sector in the European and global market.

Scientific achievements: About 150 publications, including 70 original papers, 4 monographs, 65 scientific reports in conference materials and 12 popular science papers. He was the supervisor of three doctors and reviewed six doctoral dissertations.

Awards and prizes Medal of the National Education Committee, Bronze Cross of Merit, Golden Badge of Merit of the UWM in Olsztyn Alumni Association, several awards of the Rector of the Academy of Agriculture and Technology and the UWM.

Hobby: sports

 

Vice-Rector for Research and Scientific Policy
prof. dr hab. Jerzy Jaroszewski

 

prof. dr hab. Jerzy Jaroszewski - veterinary sciences

Born on 6 June 1964 in Brodnica, Kujawy-Pomeranian Province. Graduated from the Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn - 1989. Doctorate - 1993, habilitation - 2004. The title of professor of veterinary sciences conferred in 2010.

 

Contact:

Tel: +48 89 523 35 67, +48 89 523 34 60

Email: jerzyj@uwm.edu.pl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 EDUCATION

1979-1983

secondary school - General Secondary School in Brodnica

1983-1989

Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn. Diploma of veterinary surgeon

 

ACADEMIC DEGREES AND TITLES

Degree of doctor of veterinary sciences conferred in 1993 by the Council of the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of the Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn on the basis of a doctoral dissertation titled: “The effect of oxytocin and norepinephrine in the early luteal phase on the secretory function of the ovary and on the length of the estrous cycle in cattle”. Degree of doctor habilitated of veterinary sciences in pharmacology awarded in 2004 by the Council of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Olsztyn, on the basis of a habilitation dissertation entitled “The effects of nitric oxide synthase inhibitors and nitric oxide donors on the secretory function of the bovine corpus luteum”. The title of professor of veterinary sciences in pharmacology conferred in 2010 by the Central Commission for Degrees and Titles.

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1989-1991

assistant researcher

Centrum of Agrotechnology and Veterinary Science, Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn

1991-1993

senior assistant researcher

Centrum of Agrotechnology and Veterinary Science, Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn

1993-1995

assistant professor

Centrum of Agrotechnology and Veterinary Science, Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn

1996-2005

assistant professor

Academy of Agriculture and Technology/UWM in Olsztyn

from 2005

associate professor

UWM in Olsztyn

 

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS IN THE UNIVERSITY STRUCTURES

1999-2005

Acting Head of the Department of Pharmacology

2006-2010

Head of the Department of Pharmacology

od 2010  

Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

2005-2012

Vice-Dean for Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UWM in Olsztyn

since 2012

Vice-Rector for Science UWM in Olsztyn

 

RESEARCH STAYS

1998

Pennington Biomedical Research Centre, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA; 3 months;

Cornell University, Ithaca, USA; 3 months.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • first degree studies – general pharmacology and chemotherapy
  • master degree studies – veterinary pharmacology, drug biotechnology
  • supervisor of five dissertations

 

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

The main research interests include: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drugs, immunopharmacology of anti-inflammatory drugs, the effect of biologically active substances on the secretory function of the ovary and smooth muscle contraction activity, in silico analysis of veterinary drugs.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. 113 publications in research journals, of which 102 in JCR-listed journals
  2. 124 papers in domestic and foreign conferences
  3. 1 chapter in a textbook in English
  4. List of selected publications:
  • Jaroszewski J, Kotwica J (1994) Reduction of ovarian oxytocin content from the early luteal phase does not affect the corpus luteum secretory function in cattle. Reproduction Nutrition and Development (currently Animal) 34:175-182.
  • Jaroszewski JJ, Hansel W (2000) Intraluteal administration of a nitric oxide synthase blocker stimulates progesterone and oxytocin secretion and prolongs the life span of the bovine corpus luteum. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (currently Experimental Biology and Medicine) 224:50-55.
  • Jaroszewski JJ, Skarzynski DJ, Blair RM, Hansel W (2003) Influence of nitric oxide on the secretory function of the bovine corpus luteum: dependence on cell composition and cell-to-cell communication. Experimental Biology and Medicine 228:741-748.
  • Jaroszewski JJ, Bogacki M, Skarzynski DJ (2003) Progesterone production in bovine luteal cells treated with drugs that modulate nitric oxide production. Reproduction 125:389-395.
  • Skarzynski DJ, Jaroszewski JJ, Bah MM, Deptula KM, Barszczewska B, Gawronska B, Hansel W (2003) Administration of a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor counteracts prostaglandin F2a-induced luteolysis in cattle. Biology of Reproduction 68:1674-1681.
  • Jaroszewski JJ,Skarzynski DJ, Hansel W (2003) Nitric oxide as a local mediator of prostaglandin F2a-induced regression in bovine corpus luteum: an in vivo study. Experimental Biology and Medicine 228:1057-1062.
  • Grabowski T, Jaroszewski JJ (2009) Bioavailability of veterinary drugs in vivo and in silicoJournal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 32:249-257.
  • Maślanka T, Jaroszewski JJ. (2012) In vitro effects of dexamethasone on bovine CD25+CD4+ and CD25-CD4+ cells. Research in Veterinary Science 93(3):1367-79.
  • Maślanka T, Jaroszewski JJ (2013) In vitro studies on the influence of dexamethasone and meloxicam on bovine WC1+ γδ T cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 151(3-4):248-62.
  • Grabowski T, Jaroszewski JJ, Gad SC, Feder M (2014) Relationship between drug structure and minimal inhibitory concentration value used for acceptable daily intake analysis. International Journal of Toxicology 33(6):490-497.
  • Ziółkowski H, Grabowski T, Jasiecka A, Zuśka-Prot M, Barski D, Jaroszewski JJ (2015) Pharmacokinetics of oxytetracycline in broiler chickens following different routes of administration. The Veterinary Journal 208:96-98.
  • Ziółkowski H, Jasiecka A, Zuśka-Prot M, Przybysz J, Grabowski T, Jaroszewski JJ (2016) Metal ion-oxytetracycline pharmacokinetic interactions after oral co-administration in broiler chickens. Poultry Science 95(8):1927-1933.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • Individual Award of the Minister of National Education and Sport
  • Foundation for Polish Science Grant
  • numerous awards of the UWM Rector
  • Polish Society of Veterinary Science awards
  • Award for Young Researchers of the Polish Physiological Society
  • Silver and Gold Cross of Merit
  • Honorary badge Merito pro Societatae of the Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences

 

Hobby: fishing

 

Vice-Rector for Student Affairs
dr hab. Sławomir Przybyliński, prof. UWM

 

Phone: +48 89 523 33 12

Email: s.przybylinski@uwm.edu.pl

Born on 14 February 1977 in Olsztyn. Head of the Department of Special Education and Resocialisation of the Faculty of Social Sciences. In 2016-2018, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, previously serving two terms as Deputy Dean for Full-Time Studies. From December 2018 to August 2020, he held the position of the Vice-Rector for Human Resources of the UWM in Olsztyn.

He was conferred a degree of doctor in 2004 and doctor habilitated in 2013. He is an expert for the Polish Accreditation Committee in the Social Sciences Team and the Teacher Training Team. He is also a member of the Resocialisation Pedagogy Section at the Committee of Pedagogical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

His research interests focus on penitentiary issues, imprisonment, crime and rehabilitation. He is also the author of numerous publications in this field, as well as an editor or co-editor of multi-author volumes, publications in collective books and scientific journals and author’s monographs in the vast area of prison studies. He also participated in numerous Polish and foreign conferences, symposia and scientific congresses. He took part in training visits and foreign stays. His teaching work is closely related to his scientific and research interests. The lectures, exercises and seminars that he is conducting or has conducted at the full-time and part-time, first- or second grade, postgraduate or and doctoral studies belong to the field of pedagogy, rehabilitation and penitentiary studies.

 

Vice-Rector of the School of Medicine
prof. dr hab. n. med. Sergiusz Nawrocki

 

prof. dr hab. n. med. Sergiusz Nawrocki – oncologist, specialist in oncological radiotherapy.

Born in 1967 in Opole. Graduated in Medicine from the Poznań University of Medical Sciences in 1993 (at that time, the K. Marcinkowski Medical Academy).

He obtained the degree of doctor of medical sciences in 2001 and the degree of doctor habilitated in 2008 at the Poznań University of Medical Sciences. In 2017, he was conferred the title of professor of medicine.

 

Contact: Tel: +48 89 524 55 90

Email: Sergiusz.Nawrocki@uwm.edu.pl

 

Professional career: After a 3-month scholarship at Delaware University, USA, he worked at the Wielkopolska Oncology Centre (1995-2001) in Poznań and the Department of Cancer Immunology of the Medical Academy in Poznań. From 2003 to 2013, he headed the Radiotherapy Department and radiotherapy wards at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration Hospital with the Warmia and Mazury Oncology Centre in Olsztyn. In 2008-2013, he headed the Department of Oncology at the University of Warmia and Mazury, and from 2013 to 2018 he was head of the Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy at the Medical University of Silesia. Since 2019, he has again been the head of the Department of Oncology at the UWM and the clinical radiotherapy ward of the Warmia and Mazury Oncology Centre in Olsztyn.

 

Research: Cancer immunology, precision treatment (radiotherapy and targeted drugs), basic research in primary brain tumours. Manager of projects financed by the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development. Since 2016, he has been managing the “Gliomed” project financed under the Strategmed III National Centre for Research and Development project, the main aim of which is to develop a liquid biopsy of brain gliomas.

 

Publications: He is the author or co-author of more than 70 full-text articles, book chapters and scientific monographs and the co-author of national cancer treatment guidelines. (IH=8, over 450 Scopus citations).

 

Member of national and international medical societies, including ASTRO, ESTRO, the Polish Society of Radiotherapy and the Polish Oncological Society, holding the position of a Board Member. Currently, he is a member of the Board of the Polish Cancer League, belonging to the ECL (European Cancer Leagues).

 

Hobbies: Endurance sports (triathlon) and aviation - aircraft pilot, Private Pilot Licence (A). Married, four children.

 

 

Vice-Rector for International Affairs
prof. dr hab. Paweł Wielgosz

 

Phone: +48 89 524 55 90

Paweł Aleksander Wielgosz graduated from (1997) the Faculty of Geodesy and Spacial Management of the Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn (currently the University of Warmia and Mazury); doctor of technical sciences in the discipline of geodesy and cartography (2002); doctor habilitated (2011); professor (2019).

His research interests include precise point positioning with the use of GNSS techniques and the application of satellite techniques to monitor the state of the earth's ionosphere and troposphere.

He is the author or co-author, among others, of more than 60 original scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals and three patents. He has managed seven research projects, including international projects financed by the ESA. Additionally, he participated in several scientific projects in Poland and abroad as a researcher. He is an expert for H2020, the National Science Centre, the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, the Foundation for Polish Science and the National Centre for Research and Development competitions.

In 2002-2005 he completed a research stay in the Ohio State University, USA, during which (in 2004) he won the prestigious Heiskanen Senior Award. In recent years, he has completed short-term research stays abroad, among others, at the ESA, the Universitat Polite`cnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, Wuhan University in China and GeoForschungs Zentrum in Potsdam, Germany.

Since 2017, he held the function of the Dean of the Faculty of Geodesy, Geospatial and Civil Engineering UWM in Olsztyn (the Faculty of Geoengineering since 1 January 2020), previously (in 2012- 2017) he was the Vice-Dean for Science. From 2015 to 2017 he was the Director of the Institute of Geodesy.

He is a member of scientific councils of the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography (since 2017) and the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences (since 2019). Since 2019, he has been a member of the State Geodetic and Cartographic Council. Prof. Paweł Wielgosz is an active member of national and international scientific organisations, namely the International Association of Geodesy – IAG, European Geosciences Union – EGU, International GNSS Service – IGS. In the IAG he holds the function of the Chair of Sub-Commission 4.4: “GNSS Integrity and Quality Control”, and since 2007 he has been a member of the Management Board of Commission 4 “Positioning and Applications”. Since 2015, he has been a member of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS) Science Panel. He is deputy editor-in-chief of “Journal of Geodesy” and a member of publishing boards of: “Journal of Satellite Navigation”, “Artificial Satellites”, “Reports on Geodesy and Geo-informatics”, “Journal of Geodetic Science”, as well as “Geodesy and Cartography”. He is a member of the Committee on Geodesy of the Polish Academy of Sciences (a vice-president in the 2016-2019 term). In 2019 he was appointed the President of the Satellite Geodesy Section of the Space and Satellite Research Committee PAN, and the member of National Committees for the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) and for Cooperation with the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) PAN. Since 1 January 2020, he has been a member of the GNSS Science Advisory Committee (GSAC) at the ESA.

 

Vice-Rector for Education
dr hab. Paweł Wysocki, prof. UWM

 

Phone: +48 89 523 33 12

Email: pawel.wysocki@uwm.edu.pl

Born on 29 August 1970 in Pułtusk. Graduated from the Faculty of Animal Husbandry at the Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn (1994.)

Academic career: After graduation, he started working in the Department of Animal Biochemistry of the Faculty of Animal Husbandry as an assistant researcher. He was conferred the degree of doctor in 1999, and doctor habilitated in 2011 at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. He currently works in the Department of Animal Biochemistry and Biotechnology. In 2016-2020, he held the function of a Vice-Dean for Education at the Faculty of Animal Bioengineering.

Research and scientific achievements: His research interests relate to animal reproduction biology, with a particular focus on molecular andrology issues such as enzymology and semen proteomics. Research works of which he is the author or co-author are related to semen phosphoproteomics, with a particular focus on biochemical characteristics and functions of acid phosphatases in the semen of mammals, birds and fish. His scientific interests are also connected with research on developing methods of semen quality assessment and indicating the determinants of its suitability for preservation. He improved his methodological skills during his research stay at the Institute of Biology and Reproductive Immunology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia and at numerous specialist courses and workshops. He participated in multiple Polish and foreign scientific conferences. He was the manager of a research task in a scientific project and a researcher in four others. His research achievements include about 100 works, including 38 papers in JCR-listed journals (IH = 9).

Member of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (ESDAR) and the Society for Reproductive Biology.

Awards: Diploma of Recognition of the 5th Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences for scientific research, several awards of the Rector of the Academy of Agriculture and Technology and UWM, and the Teacher of the Year at the Faculty of Animal Bioengineering.

Teaching experience: the head of the student laboratory (in the past) and the head of courses (current) in programmes carried out at the Faculties of Animal Bioengineering, Veterinary Medicine, Biology and Biotechnology.

Hobbies: History, cyno- and felinology, oriental culture and art. Married, four children.