Curriculum Vitae
Citizenship:Polish
Languages:English (CPE, CAE, IELTS), Polish (native)

Course of education

2004Master of Science with Distinction in Advanced Software Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
2003Awarded a Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE - Grade A)
2001 - 2003Master of Science in Computer Science
Graduation Summa Cum Laude from Poznan University of Technology, Poland
2002Awarded a Certificate in Advanced English (CAE - Grade A)
1998 - 2001Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Poznan University of Technology, Poland
1993 - 1998 Graduated with disctinction from Bohaterowie Monte Cassino High School (Zespol Szkol Zawodowych im. Bohaterow Monte Cassino), Wrzesnia, Poland
1993 Graduated with distinction from Powstancy Wielkopolscy Primary School (Szkola Podstawowa im. Powstancow Wielkopolskich), Strzalkowo, Poland

Work experience

09/2007 - 11/2009 Software Developer at OpenX
10/2004 - 08/2007 Research programmer with Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
10/2003 - 06/2004 A member of the R&D group at Genesys Solutions, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
07/2003 - 09/2003 Software Design Engineer Intern with Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, USA
08/2000 - 07/2003 Part-time Java software developer with Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Awards

09/2004 European Academic Software Award -- A special award in the category of research tools for the Carrot2 project.
09/2004 Awarded the Fretwell-Downing prize for the best MSc dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK
07/2003 Awarded the British Chevening Scholarship 2003
04/2003 Primus Inter Pares 2003 - an Award for the best student of Poznań University of Technology
12/2002 Awarded a Polish Ministry of Education Scholarship
09/2001 Awarded a Polish Ministry of Education Scholarship
06/2001 First Place Team Award at the IEEE Computer Society Second Annual International Design Competition, Washington DC.
09/1997 Awarded a Polish Prime Minister Scholarship

Achievements

09/2004 "Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Search Results Clustering" - Master Thesis, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
06/2003 "LINGO - An Algorithm for Clustering of Web Search Results" - Master Thesis, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
06/2003 "Nabór" -- secondary school recruitment system for the city of Poznań
Responsibilites: client applications design and implementation (Java Swing), user manual
06/2001 BlueEyes - Conscious Brain Involvement Monitor
A group B. Sc. thesis awarded (first place) at the IEEE Computer Society Second Annual International Design Competition, Washington DC.
Responsibilities: Hardware module design and implementation, microcontroller assembler code, project presentation.
03/2000 - 06/2003 A member of BooBoo - The Scientific Circle of Computer Science Students, a webmaster of the club's website.

Professional skills

Computer Science Experienced in both high (UML) and low level (object oriented) software design techniques.
Experienced in design, evaluation and implementation of graphical user interfaces
Experienced in implementation of complex combinatorial algorithms
Programming languages: Java (JSP, Servlet, JDBC, RMI, Swing), C, C++, 8051 assembly language.
Web technologies: HTML/CSS, XML/XSLT, XSL-FO, Java, PHP
Familiar with: Windows, Linux, AmigaOS, Oracle RDBMS, PostgreSQL
Electronics Digital electronics and microcontroller design and implementation experience, practical knowledge of Bluetooth technology.