Piotr Ladyzynski
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Piotr Ładyżyński received the M.Sc. degree with major specialization in biomedical engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology in 1990. He started his professional career in biomedical engineering at the Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences (IBBE PAS) in 1991, where he received the Ph.D. (with distinctions) and D.Sc. degrees in technical sciences in 1997 and 2009, respectively. In 2000-2001, Dr. Ładyżyński worked at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (Japan) in the framework of a Fellowship for Foreign Researchers from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

At IBBE PAS, Dr. Ładyżyński has been in the Board of Directors since 2007, and since 2019 he has been the Deputy Director for External Projects. Since 2014, he has been the Director of the International Centre of Biocybernetics PAS. The scientific interests of Dr. Ładyżyński are concentrated on artificial internal organs including artificial pancreas and diabetes treatment, technical support for intensive monitoring and treatments of chronic diseases, applications of ICT in medicine, telemedicine, bio-measurements and decision support in medicine. He has evaluated effectiveness of hemoglobin A1c as an index of metabolic control using own methodology. He has developed and evaluated the clinical effectiveness of several telemedicine and artificial intelligence systems to support people with diabetes, the late complications of diabetes and other chronic diseases. Dr. Ładyżyński authored over 112 publications and materials in conference proceedings. He authored 4 patents and his team received prestigious scientific awards including the Economic Award of the President of the Republic of Poland in R&D, the Innovation for Health 2009 Award and two awards for scientific achievements from the Rector of the Medical University of Warsaw. Since 1997, Dr. Ładyżyński has been a member of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO). He was the President of ESAO from 2019 to 2021. In 2008-2014 he was secretary and since 2016 he has been the chairman of the Industry Working Group (IWG) of IFMBE. He has been a founding member of the Polish Society of Biomedical Engineering, and he was a board member and the treasurer of this society (2001-2007). Since 2017, he has been the Editor-in- Chief of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, and since 2012 he has been the co-editor of IFMBE Proceedings Series.