Prof. Jacek Leśkow has been appointed by Minister of Digital Affairs Marek Zagórski to the position of the Director of NASK. Previously prof. Jacek Leśkow held a position of the Deputy Director for Administrative-Educational projects at NASK.
Jacek Leśkow, Ph.D. Eng., Prof. at the Cracow University of Technology, works also at the Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Cracow University of Technology. In 1997 he received his doctorate at the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and his habilitation in 1999 at the Wrocław University of Science and TechnologyDuring several years he worked at the University of California (Santa Barbara, USA) as Director of the Consulting Laboratory in the Department of Statistics, he was also Vice Rector for Scientific Research at the Higher School of Business - National Louis University in Nowy Sącz. He specializes in artificial intelligence and statistical signal processing and has 55 scientific publications and 5 books. In addition, Prof. Jacek Leśkow was a member of the Steering Committee of the Małopolska Regional Operational Programme for 7 years, and a member of the Committee of Advisers to the U.S. Ambassador in Warsaw for 2 years.