Prof. Marek Druzdzel
Host institution: Bialystok University of Technology, Faculty of Computer Science
Grant category: U.S. Scholar
Project: English-language Specialty in Data Science at the Bialystok University of Technology and Essential Skills in Science
Academic year: 2016-2017
Grant start date: October 1, 2016
Grant end date: June 30, 2017
Marek Druzdzel is an associate professor in the School of Information Sciences and in the Intelligent Systems Program and the director of the Decision Systems Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh.
He received his M.S. degrees in Computer Science (1985) and Electrical Engineering (1987) from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands (both with distinction) and his Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy (1992) from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Prof. Druzdzel is a recipient of the Faculty Early Career Development Grant (known as CAREER grant) from the National Science Foundation (1996-2000), Outstanding Mentor Award (1997), and University of Pittsburgh’s Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award (2007). He is also a fellow of the Collegium of Eminent Scientists, Kosciuszko Foundation.
His research interests concentrate on probabilistic and decision theoretic methods in decision support systems and human aspect of decision support. More details about Prof. Druzdzel’s research interests and publications are available on line at http://www.pitt.edu/~druzdzel.