Janusz Kacprzyk#

Janusz Kacprzyk
Email:kacprzyk 'at' ibspan.waw.pl
Membership Number:3779
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:POLAND
Homepage: http://www.ibspan.waw.pl/~kacprzyk

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1970 - present Professor (full time), Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • 1998 - present Professor (part time), WIT – Warsaw School of Appied Information Technology and Management, Poland
  • 2007 - present Professor (part time), Industrial Institute of Automation and Measurements (PIAP), Warsaw, Poland
  • 2010 - present Professor (part time), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cracow University of Technology, Poland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Artificial and Computational Intelligence, notably multivalued and fuzzy logic
  • Representation of uncertainty and imprecision and applications in computer science, decision analysis, control, etc.
  • Use of natural language in the representation of systems and reasoning schemes, notably via computing with words and natural language generation
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery, notably for decision support systems
  • Linguistic summaries of big data sets and applications in computer systems, business and finance, etc.
  • Flexible database queries reflecting imprecise, bipolar, etc. user preferences and intentions
  • Computational models of group decision making, social choice and voting, and consensus reaching
  • Multistage optimal fuzzy control, notably using dynamic programming

Honours and Awards
  • Memberships of national and foreign academies:
    • 2013: Foreign member, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    • 2010: Full member, Polish Academy of Sciences
    • 2007: Foreign member, Spanish Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences (RACEF)
    • 2002: Member-correspondent, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Fellowships in international professional and scientific organizations:
    • Fellow, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), since 2006.
    • Fellow, IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association), since 1997.
  • Pioneer, lifetime achievement and similar awards:
    • 2014: WAC (World Automation Congress) Lifetime Achievement Award in Soft Computing.
    • 2013: IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association) 2013 Award for outstanding academic contributions and life time achievement in the field of fuzzy systems, and a continuous support of IFSA.
    • 2010: Medal of the Polish Neural Network Society for exceptional contributions to the advancement of computational intelligence in Poland.
    • 2007: Pioneer Award for Outstanding Contributions to Granular Computing and Computing with Words, Silicon Valley IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Chapter.
    • 2006 Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, for pioneering works on multistage fuzzy control, in particular fuzzy dynamic programming.
    • 2006: 6-th Kaufmann Award and Gold Medal for pioneering works on the use of fuzzy logic in economics and management, SIGEF and FEGI Foundation.
    • 2000: AutoSoft Journal Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of pioneering and outstanding contributions to the field of soft computing.
    • 2010-2013: Distringuished Lecturer, IEEE ComputationalIntelligence Society
  • Current functions in national and international organizations:
    • President, Polish Operational and Systems Research Society (PTBOiS), since 2007.
    • Past President, International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA), 2009-2011.
    • Member, Adcom (Administrative Committee), IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, since 2010.
    • Member, Award and Fuzzy Pioneer Committee, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, since 2010.

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