About

jarekShort bio: Jaroslaw Szlichta aka Jarek Szlichta is an Associate Professor at the Ontario Tech University, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo and a Faculty Fellow at the IBM Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS). Prior to that he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto. His research concerns various topics in data science with special interests in data management, large-scale data analysis, data systems, graph data, and machine learning to obtain trustworthy insights from data. He is a recipient of the CeBIT computer expo Business Award for the work on the OCEAN GenRap analytic reporting tool and the runner-up IBM Project of the Year Award for automatic tuning of the Db2 system. His research grants are from both government (NSERC, MITACS and SOSCIP) and industry (IBM). He received the PhD degree from the York University while he has spent a 3-year student fellowship at IBM CAS (with the IBM Research Student of the Year Award).

Contact Information:

Ontario Tech University, Faculty of Science, Computer Science, Room 4020

E-mail:

[jarek] at [ontariotechu] dot [ca]

Favorite Quotes:

“You’ll never walk alone.” —Gerry Marsden

“Nothing to fear but fear itself.”—Franklin D. Roosevelt