Seven new Polish Congress Ambassadors from Krakow

Seven new Polish Congress Ambassadors from Krakow
On 5th June the Jury of the Polish Congress Ambassadors selected 20 new Ambassadors. Seven Ambassadors lecture at Krakow universities.

This year’s round was record-breaking, because we received 47 applications from all over Poland. Above all, I am pleased to see that nominations were sent by present Ambassadors and universities which have recognized the programme’s potential – sums up Professor Janusz Lipkowski, the Chair of the Jury.

On the basis of applications, the Jury’s debate and vote, the following twenty new members joined the group of Honorary Polish Congress Ambassadors:

  • Professor Józef Pociecha PhD (dr hab), Head of the Department of Statistics, Krakow University of Economics
  • Grzegorz Jacek Nalepa DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), Polish Artificial Intelligence Society, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Jagiellonian University
  • Professor Bartłomiej W. Loster MD PhD (dr hab), Institute of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Medical College, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
  • Tomasz Rachwał PhD, Pedagogical University of Krakow
  • Iwona Kmieć, Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences at the Jagiellonian University
  • Professor Janusz Kowal DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Department of Process Control
  • Professor Andrzej Dziech DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Professor Wiesław Banyś PhD (dr hab), University of Silesia in Katowice 
  • Professor Magdalena Durlik MD PhD (dr hab), Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Transplantation Medicine and Nephrology, Professor Tadeusz Orłowski Transplantation Institute
  • Professor Adam Dziki MD PhD (dr hab), Military Medical Academy University Teaching Hospital - Central Veterans' Hospital, Head of the General and Colorectal Surgery Department
  • Henryk Handszuh MA (Economics) - Katowice School of Economics 
  • Professor Krzysztof Krygier PhD (dr hab), Head of the Division of Fats and Oils and Food Concentrates Technology of the Faculty of Food Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW)
  • Wacław Kuczmik MD PhD (dr hab), Department of General and Vascular Surgery at the Medical University of Silesia
  • Professor Mirosław Miller DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), International Laboratory of High Magnetic Fields and Low Temperatures, Polish Academy of Sciences in Wrocław
  • Professor Jacek Namieśnik DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), Chemical Faculty at Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Associate Professor Tadeusz Pietrucha MD PhD (dr hab) Department of Medical Biotechnology, Chair of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Medical University of Łódź
  • Professor Leszek Romanowski MD PhD (dr hab), Wiktor Dega Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Clinical Hospital of the Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Department of Traumatology, Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery
  • Professor Andrzej Ruciński DSc PhD (Eng), University of New Hampshire, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering / Space Science Center
  • Professor Wiesław Stręk DSc PhD (dr hab), Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research Polish Academy of Sciences in Wrocław
  • Professor, Honorary Professor of the Silesian University of Technology Andrzej Świerniak DSc PhD (Eng) (dr hab), Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Automatic Control

The Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala concluding the programme activities in 2014 and awarding the titles of Ambassadors will be held in Kielce on 25th September 2014.

Polish Congress Ambassadors are people who attract international conferences to our country through their activities. The honorary title is awarded to a person who has attracted at least one international event to Poland in the last 3 years and whose commitment to promoting Poland was acknowledgment by the Jury. 

source: Krakow Convention Bureau

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