jarekShort bio: Jaroslaw Szlichta aka Jarek Szlichta is an Assistant Professor at University of Ontario – Institute of Technology (from July 2014) . He has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto  (2013-2014). His research concerns big data, machine learning, business intelligence, data analytics, information integration, data quality, heterogeneous computing  and web search. He received doctoral degree from York University (2009-2013). During that time he spent a 3-year fellowship at IBM Centre for Advanced Studies in Toronto. His research at IBM includes optimization of queries for business intelligence, and its focus is on order dependencies. He is a recipient of IBM Research Student-of-the-Year award (2012) “for having insights and perspective that has significantly contributed to IBM in a matter of great importance”. Previously he worked at Comarch Research & Development on designing and implementing OCEAN GenRap system, which is an innovative data analytics reporting solution. This work was recognized by receiving the prestigious CeBIT Business Award.

Contact Information:

UOIT, University of Ontario – Institute of Technology, Faculty of Science, Computer Science, Room 2035


[jaroslaw] dot [last name] at [uoit] dot [ca]

Favorite Quote:

“What I did not know is that the biggest storm of my life was yet to come.” —Ruben Lenten