Rafał Weron#

Rafał Weron
Membership Number:5938
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:POLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2020 - present Rector's Proxy for evaluation of the quality of scientific activity, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • 2019 - present Chairman, Scientific Discipline Council - Management and Quality Sciences, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • 2019 - present Head, Department of Operations Research and Business Intelligence, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • 2016 - present Member, Statistics and Econometrics Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)
  • 2015 - present Full Professor, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • 2009 - 2015 Associate Professor, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Forecasting (primarily electricity price forecasting)
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Computational economics
  • Computational statistics
  • Financial engineering
  • Machine learning
  • Risk management

Honours and Awards
  • Ranked in the Top 1% (Average Rank Score) globally and #1 Polish economist in the IDEAS/RePEc World Ranking of economists (2013-2022; considering publications from the last 10 years, 2nd best in the Lifetime Ranking)
  • Ranked in the World's Top 2% Most Widely Cited Scientists (Ioannidis et al., 2019 - 2021, https://doi.org/10.17632/btchxktzyw.3), both in the Career and Single Year Rankings (#9 in Poland in 2020 across all disciplines)
  • 2019 One of the "30 Creative Minds of Wrocław", for innovative research on electricity price forecasting (Poland)
  • 2018 "Hugo Steinhaus" Main Prize of the Polish Mathematical Society for lifetime achievement, for contributions to modeling and forecasting electricity loads and prices (Poland)
  • 2017 International Institute of Forecasters "Tao Hong" Award for the best paper on energy forecasting published in the International Journal of Forecasting (USA)
  • 2017 Emerald Citation of Excellence Award for the article Weron (2014) "Electricity price forecasting: A review of the state-of-the-art with a look into the future" (UK)
  • 2016 Prize of the Minister of Science & Higher Education for exceptional scientific achievements (Poland)
  • 2016 Medal of the Commission of National Education (Poland)

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