Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland
WOJCIECH CELLARY received the M.Sc. (1974), Ph.D. (1977) and Dr. Hab. (1981) degrees all from the Technical University of Poznan (Poland). In 1989 he received the title of Professor. From 1974 to 1992 he was with the Technical University of Poznan, from 1987 to 1991 serving as the scientific director of the Institute of Computing Science. From 1992 to 1996 he served as the vice-president responsible for research of the Franco-Polish School of New Information and Communication Technologies. In 1996 he joined the Poznan University of Economics and Business. Currently he is head of the Department of Information Technology. He has been a visiting professor at the following universities: University of Nancy I, University of Nancy II, University of Paris-Sud, University of Paris-Dauphine, France, University of Genova, University of Ancona, Italy, United Nations University in Macao and United Nations University in Guimaraes (Portugal). He has lead numerous industrial projects on the development of hardware and software of computer systems and their applications in telecommunications, the computer industry, the electric power industry, and education. The projects were supported by Polish, French and American industry, Polish Ministry for Research and Higher Education, as well as UE Framework Programmes. He is co-author of 3 European patents. He served as a consultant to the Polish Ministries of: Science, Education, Telecommunications, Interior, Administration, Digitization and Regional Development, Polish Parliament and Senate, as well as many research institutes and governmental projects. In 2010-2011 he chaired the Council for Digitization, an advisory body to the Minister of the Interior and Administration in Poland. He has been a main organizer of over 40 scientific national and international conferences and he has been a member of the program committees of additional 330 conferences. He is author or co-author of 10 books, an editor or co-editor of 15 books, author of 28 chapters in books, and over 150 articles in journals and conference proceedings. Currently his department is specializing in Virtual/Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, e-economy, e-business and e-governance.