Sławomir Nowak: Curriculum Vitae


Scientific work:

since 2005. employment in the position of the adiunkt in Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics of PAS;
since 2007. employment in the position of the lecturer in Academy of Business in Dabrowa Górnicza;
06.2005. The doctors dissertation Computer systems of direct manufacturing. Promoter of work: prof. Stefan Wegrzyn;
2000-2005. working as a professors assistant at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics of Polish Academy of Sciences in Gliwice, in the team of Systems Modeling and Evaluations Computer Systems
12.1999. Master of Science diploma, Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science, (Computer Science), Databases, networks and computer systems


Areas of scientific interest:

Modelling and simulations of computer systems (using DES method), Computer engineering, Systems designing, Systems analysis and models development, Computer networks, Internet technology, Future Networks.


Participation in selected scientific projects:

  • Tools and methods for modeling a distributed wireless networks N N516 407138;
  • Future Internet Engineering, POIG.01.01.02-00-045;
  • Methods and models for congestion control mechanisms and evaluate the effectiveness of the quality of services in the Next Generation N517 025 31/2997;
  • Countourlet transform as applied to the encoding and transmission of stereoscopic images in a scalable multimedia streams, 3 T11C 045 30;
  • Analysis of algorithms, binarization, and developing adaptive binarization algorithm for implementation in Virtex IV FPGA, grant ordered by BAP Image Systems GmbH;
  • Study the feasibility of implementing algorithms JPEG2000 on DSP TMS320C6414 and Xilinx FPGA;


    Experiences in review, projects, evaluations, EU funds

  • Expert and reviewer for Information Processing Institute in Operational Programme 'Innovative economy' (since 2009).
  • Expert and reviewer for Polish Agency for Enterprise Development in "Support for the first implementation of the invention", "Support for R&D and implementation of the results" and other programs (since 20010).
  • Expert and reviewer for Ministry of Economy in the "Support for investment in innovative services and sectors" program (since 2012).
  • Expert and reviewer for Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprises and Silesian Regional Development Agency in the "Support for business activity in the field of e-commerce" and "Support for implementation of B2B solutions" programs (since 2012).
  • Expert and reviewer for National Research and Development Centre (eg. in "Support for R&D projects for business" program, since 2012).
  • Reviewer of GrantPlus program for the Marshal Office of the Lower Silesia region (the Operational Programme 'Human Capital', since 2012).
  • Expierences as the reviewer for scientific journals and technical editor of the quarterly scientific journal "Theoretical and applied informatics". I was also the promoter and reviewer of student diploma thesis.


    Additional experience:

  • 2001, 2002 - research trainings at the Versailles University (France), project Control and services of high speed networks: wireless networks, multimedia, distributed simulation;
  • 2012 - Participant in SSN Training Project, carried out by the EU under the European Social Fund, 8.2 (Developing of the Web Access Cloud Computing Platform - Cloud2B)


    Publishing activity (selected publication since 2009):

    Domańska J., Głomb P. , Kowalski P. Nowak S. Modeling of Internet 3D traffic using Hidden Markov Models, rozdział w książce: Internet - Technical Development and Applications, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing 64, Springer 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-05018-3.

    Domańska J., Domański A., Nowak. S. Performance modeling of selected AQM mechanisms in TCP/IP network, rozdział w książce: Internet - Technical Development and Applications, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing 64, Springer 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-05018-3.

    Nowak. S. , Domańska J., Domański A. Simulation models of fair scheduling for the TCP and UDP streams, Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Vol. 21 (2009), no. 3-4, pp. 193-204. Nowak S., Głomb P., IMAGE CODING WITH CONTOURLET / WAVELET TRANSFORMS AND SPIHT ALGORITHM: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY, proc. of IMAGAPP 2009, International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications, Lisboa, Portugal, 2009.

    Domański A., Domańska J., Nowak S., Czachórski T., A contribution to the fair scheduling for the TCP and UDP streams. In Computer Networks A. Kwiecień, P. Gaj, P. Stera (Eds.): CN 2010, CCIS 79, pp. 207-216, 2010, Springer-Verlag.

    Nowak S., Domańska J., Nowak M., Głomb P., Progressive 3D meshes transmission: traffic generating and simulation evaluation. Theoretical and Applied Informatics, vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 247-259, 2010.

    Nowak S., Głomb P., Remote virtual reality: Experimental investigation of progressive 3D mesh transmission in IP networks. W Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks. Proceedings of 6th Working International Conference HET-NETs 2010, Zakopane, January 14th - 16th, 2010, pp. 213-222. Publikacje 2011.

    Nowak M., Nowak S., Pecka P.. Grochla K., Content identification in PI CAN Network. In Computer Networks A., Kwiecień, P. Gaj, P. Stera (Eds.) Communication in Computer and Information Science 160, pp. 164-172, 2011.

    Nowak S., Nowak M., Foremski P., New synchronization method for the parallel simulations of wireless networks. W Smart Spaces and Next Generation Wired/Wireless Networking. LNCS, vol. 6869, pp.404.- 415. 11th International Conference, NEW2AN 2011, and 4th Conference on Smart Spaces, ruSMART 2011 St.Petersburg, August 2011.

    Pecka P., Nowak M., Nowak S., Content localization for non-overlay content-aware networks. W Smart Spaces and Next Generation Wired/Wireless Networking. LNCS, vol. 6869, pp. 520-528.11th International Conference, NEW2AN 2011, and 4th Conference on Smart Spaces, ruSMART 2011 St.Petersburg, August 2011.

    S.Nowak, P.Pecka, M.Nowak, "Content Registry - the Distributed Database of Content Localization for the PI CAN Network". 15th International Telecommunications Network Strategy and Planning Symposium NETWOKS 2012, Rome, Italy, October 2012. DOI: 10.1109/NETWKS.2012.6381724. IEEEexplore.

    S. Nowak, P. Pecka, M. Nowak, "Rozproszona baza danych dla lokalizacji treści w sieci PI CAN", Krajowe Sympozjum Telekomunikacji i Teleinformatyki KSTiT 2012, Warszawa, lipiec 2012 S Nowak, D Sobczak, Progressive 3D Mesh Transmission in IP Networks: Implementation and Traffic Measurements, Internet-Technical Developments and Applications 2, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing Volume 118, 2012, pp 25-37, pp. 25-37, Springer Verlag, 2012.



    Industrial and practical expierence:

    Since 2010: consultant in the System Engeenering department (R&D) in Proximety Poland. Participation in the research, designing and testing in the field of innovative telecommunications technologies.

    Participation in many commercial and applicable R&D projects:
  • Study of binarization algorithms and development adaptive binarization algorithm for implementation in Virtex IV FPGA for BAP Image Systems GmbH (Germany). The project included the implementation of the software used in the commercial version of the platform.
  • Modeling movement of the body in the water slide, developed and implemented for the company Mazur SC (Poland, the polish producer of water slides).
  • Designing of Web Cloud2B platform allowing customers to access to theirs cloud based resources. The project was as a service for the 3SF company (Poland).
  • Designing and implementation (in cooperation with INTI Robots, Poland) of DiDoNEO unit (embedded ARM based solution for X-Ray service) for the QUAR company (Germany).

    Between 2000 and 2005: System administrators in Department of Medical Care RadanMed and RehaVita(Gliwice, Poland)

    Between 1998 and 2002: Owner of the FARGO Information Technology sc. (the design and the implementation of web sites and services)



    Others:

  • Since 2013: Secretary of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics of PAS;



    Teaching and training experience:

  • Computer systems modelling
  • Computer programing (C, C++, C#)
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Computer networks and Advanced Computer Networks (based on Cisco CCNA proram)
  • Nanosystems of informatics
  • UML based modelling
  • Foundations of Computer Science