Authorities 2016 - 2020
Professor Ryszard Górecki
Ryszard J. Górecki, Professor
Rector of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Phone: +48 89 5233330
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE AND TITLE
The degree of doctor of agricultural sciences awarded by the Faculty Agronomy of the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn, Poland, in 1979, on the basis of the thesis entitled: "Physiological and biochemical properties of maternally different seeds of pea, faba bean and yellow lupine". The degree of doctor habilitated of agronomy (specialization of plant physiology) awarded in 1986 on the basis of research and publication “Studies on the vigour of legume seeds”, Olsztyn, Poland. The title of professor of agricultural sciences (specialization in plant physiology). Issued by the Central Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles in Poland, 1993. Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences since 2004.
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
MAJOR RESEARCH INTEREST
Research interests in the first issue mainly comprise physiology and biochemistry of seeds in particular in the field of seed vigour. In recent years research has focused on explaining the molecular basis of value in use of legume seeds with special emphasis on the role of raffinose family oligosacharides and galactosyl cyclitols. Carried out research also apply to plant biotechnology in particular molecular seed biology.
HONORS AND AWARDS
The Second Degree Award of the Ministry of Education for the habilitation thesis
The First Degree Individual Award of the Ministry of Education for organizational achievements from 2000 to 2007
Gold Cross of Merit
Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta
Medal of the National Education Commission
Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
Vice-Rector for Development of Education and Student Affairs
Professor Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski
Professor Jerzy Andrzej Przyborowski, doctor habilitated - Agricultural Sciences
Experience: Shortly before graduating, he was employed by the Agricultural Advisory Center of the Institute for Education in Agriculture at the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn. In February 1989, he assumed the post of assistant trainee at the Genetics and Seed Production Unit of the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production. In April 1989, he became enrolled in a doctoral program in biotechnology at the Department of Plant Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. In 1992, he joined the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production at the Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, initially as an assistant lecturer and, subsequently, as a lecturer.
Research: crop plant biotechnology (molecular genetics and in vitro plant cultures) and plant breeding.
Publications: Professor Przyborowski is the author of 41 original research papers and 23 short communications. He has co-authored one book, two lecture scripts and eight utility models - Salix spp. varieties. 44 citations in the SCOPUS database, h-index (Hirsch index) - 4. Professor Przyborowski has supervised more than ten Master's and Engineer's degree students. He is currently supervising three PhD students.
Member of several scientific associations.
Awards and distinctions: Bronze Cross of Merit, Team Award of Zielony Feniks Foundation for scientific and research achievements in sustainable energy engineering, eight awards granted by the Rector of UWM.
Interests: Classical music, film, theater, hiking.
Telephone: +48 89 523 33 12, +48 89 523 33 60
Vice-Rector for Development and Financial Policy
Professor Mirosław Gornowicz
Professor Mirosław Gornowicz, doctor habilitated - Economic Sciences
Experience: After graduation, he took the post of assistant and, later, senior assistant at the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Organization of the Agricultural University in Cracow. He received his PhD from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn where he assumed the post of lecturer in 1983. He was a lecturer at the Department of Food Industry Economics and the Department of Microeconomics until 2006. In the 1990s, Professor Gornowicz participated in several medium- and short-term internships in Germany, Denmark and Switzerland. In 2005, he became the head of the Department of Microeconomics, and he was awarded the title of Associate Professor a year later. In 2002-2008, he was the Associate Dean for Part-Time Studies, and in 2008-2012, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Economics. Professor Gornowicz was a member of the university's senate committees for education, development and budget policy. He has been a member of the UWM Senate since 2005.
Research: Operating costs, profitability and performance of food processing enterprises, competitiveness of Polish agricultural and food producers on European and global markets.
Publications: Professor Gornowicz is the author of around 150 publications, including 70 original research papers, three monographs, 65 conference abstracts and 12 popular science publications. He has supervised two PhD students and reviewed six doctoral dissertations.
Membership: Long-term Treasurer and Board Member of the Olsztyn Branch of the Scientific Society for Organization and Management, member of the Polish Economic Society, the Committee of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Advisory and Program Committee of the National Cooperative Council, policy and research councils of scientific journals. He has chaired the Budget and Financial Committee of the Olsztyn City Council since 2006.
Awards and distinctions: More than ten awards granted by the rectors of the University of Agriculture and Technology in Olsztyn and the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.
Telephone: +48 89 524 51 44, +48 89 523 44 07
Fax: +48 89 523 44 56
Vice-Rector for Research
Professor Jerzy Jaroszewski
Professor Jerzy Jaroszewski - Veterinary Science
Vice-Rector for Human Resources
Professor Grzegorz Białuński
Professor Grzegorz Białuński, doctor habilitated - Humanities
Experience: after graduation, Professor Białuński worked as a history teacher, including in Giżycko. Having obtained his PhD degree, he assumed the post of lecturer at Wojciech Kętrzyński Center for Scientific Research in Olsztyn. Associate Professor at the Institute of History and International Relations at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn since 2004, head of the Department of Baltic Sea Region History since 2010. In 1999-2010, Professor Białuński lectured at the Private School of Higher Vocational Education in Giżycko (associate professor, head of the Department of Tourism and Recreation from 2001 to 2006).
Research: settlement in Masuria, Teutonic Prussia, Ducal Prussia, Medieval and modern history of Prussia. His recent research interests focus on the disappearance of the (Old) Prussian population, in particular the rise and assimilation of knight dynasties of Prussian origin.
Publications: Professor Białuński is the author of more than 230 research articles, editorial works and reviews, including nine books. He has supervised two PhD students.
Membership: Wojciech Kętrzyński Center for Scientific Research in Olsztyn (Board Member and Vice-President of the History Committee), Pruthenia Association (Board Member), Verein für Familienforschung für Ost- und Westpreussen, Hamburg.
Awards and distinctions: Silver Cross of Merit, two first prizes for academic excellence of the Wojciech Kętrzyński Center for Scientific Research in Olsztyn (1997 and 1999)
Interests: history, music.
Telephone: +48 89 523 35 67, +48 89 523 37 96
Vice-Rector for the Medical Studies and Research
Professor Wojciech Maksymowicz
Professor Wojciech Maksymowicz – medical sciences
1970-1974 - No. 1 Secondary School in Olsztyn
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