Piotr Przymus PhD
Assistant professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. He defended his Ph.D. dissertation at the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics, University of Warsaw. His main scientific interests are data mining, machine learning, database systems and GPGPU computing. He completed a one-year postdoctoral internship at Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille (LIF) at the University of Aix-Marseille in 2016-2017 on the topic of time series exploration and prediction. Since 2019 he has been on the project’s management committee “CA18131 – Statistical and machine learning techniques in human microbiome studies”. The international scientific community noticed his research: in 2011 he received the “Best Paper Award” at the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, Jeju Island, South Korea, and in 2014 the Best Poster award at the specialist summer school PUMPS 2014 – Programming and Tuning Massively Parallel, Barcelona, Spain. During his doctoral studies, he was awarded twice with the Marshal of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship Scholarship for Ph.D. students “Step into the Future” (2nd and 5th edition).