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 Robert Banasiak D.Sc. Eng.

Robert Banasiak D.Sc. Eng.



Room: bud. C6 Laboratorium Tomografii Procesow
Telephone: (+48) 42 631 26 89 w. 17
E-mail:
Website: rbanasi.kis.p.lodz.pl/



Education:

2002 - 2007         Ph.D. Program in Computer Science at Lodz University of Technology.

Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science, thesis: “3D visualisation algorithms in industrial electrical process tomography systems” with Mention (10.12.2007).

Ph.D. Supervisor: Professor Dominik Sankowski.

Ph.D. Internal Reviewer: Professor Wasyl Czekurin (Lodz Univ. of Tech.)

Ph.D. External Reviewer: Professor Jan Sikora (Warsaw Univ. of Tech.)

1996 - 2001         M.Sc. Student at Computer Engineering Department at Lodz University of Technology. Specializations: Computer Engineering and Computer Networks

Additional Education:

-          Individual Curriculum of Studies including economy and pedagogic.

-          Cisco Academy (CCNA, WLAN) instructor course

-          TCP/IP Networking Professional course

-          IT project management methodology course

-          IBM AIX 7 Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals course

Employment history:

01.2008 – till now        Assistant Professor in Institute of Computer Science at Lodz University of Technology (full time).                                   

10.2002 – 12.2007             Research Associate in Computer Engineering Department at Lodz University of Technology (part time).

Research experience:

Awards and Fellowships

2013      Minister of Science and Higher Education (2-months) Top 500 Innovators Programme Scholarship

2012      Minister of Science and Higher Education (3-years) Scholarship for young researchers

2012      The Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering Dean’s Scholarship for young researchers.

2011      The Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering Dean’s Scholarship for young researchers.

2011      Lodz University of Technology Rector’s Award for achievements in scientific and teaching work.

2010      Lodz University of Technology Scholarship in the frame of the project titled: „Innowacyjna dydaktyka bez ograniczeń - zintegrowany rozwój Politechniki Łódzkiej - zarządzanie uczelnią, nowoczesna oferta edukacyjna i wzmacnianie zdolności do zatrudniania, także osób niepełnosprawnych”;

2010      Lodz University of Technology Rector’s Scholarship for supporting habilitation degree research work.

2010      The Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering Dean’s Scholarship for  supporting habilitation thesis research work;

2008      Lodz University of Technology Rector’s Award for achievements in scientific and teaching work;

2008      Lodz University of Technology Scholarship in the frame of the project titled: „Innowacyjna dydaktyka bez ograniczeń - zintegrowany rozwój Politechniki Łódzkiej - zarządzanie uczelnią, nowoczesna oferta  edukacyjna i wzmacnianie zdolności do zatrudniania, także osób niepełnosprawnych”;

2007      Lodz University of Technology Rector’s Award for achievements in scientific and teaching work.

International research experience

09.2012 - 10.2012             University of Bath (UK), Research training (2 weeks);

11.2011 - 12.2011             University of Bath (UK), Research training (2 weeks);

07.2008 - 01.2009             University of Bath (UK), Research training (6 months);

06.2003 - 07.2003             University of Manchester (UK), Research training (2 weeks);

Patent applications

NO 10461526.5 – 2209, „A method and a device for measuring component fractions in a multiphase flows”, European Patent Office, application date: 14.07.2010;

Recent projects and participation in research

2011 - 2014         National Science Centre research project no. 2011/01/D/ST6/07209 titled: „Intelligent system for two-phase flow control based on capacitance tomography diagnosis techniques” – a participant of the project.

2010 - 2012         Ministry of Science and Higher Education research project no. 4664/B/T02/2010/38 titled: „Application of three-dimensional electrical capacitance tomography for void fraction determination and structures identification in two-phase gas-liquid flows in horizontal and vertical pipelines”  - the leader of the project.

2009 – 2011        Ministry of Science and Higher Education research project no. 3687/B/T02/2009/37 titled:  „Non-invasive method for bulk solids gravitational flow dynamics measurement” – a participant of the project.

2008 - 2010         Ministry of Defense research project no. 0010/1/R/T00/2008/05 titled: „Mobile robot for war field reconnaissance and mines detection” – a participant of the project.

2006 - 2010         EU research project: Marie Curie Actions – Host Fellowships for Transfer of Knowledge; „Development of Excellence in Non-Invasive Diagnostic System for Industrials and Scientific Applications”; MTKD-CT-2006-039546; “DENIDIA” – a participant of the project.

2007 - 2011         Ministry of Science and Higher Education research supporting project (SPUB) no.
167/6, PR UE/2007/7 titled: „Development of Excellence in Non-Invasive Diagnostic System for Industrials and Scientific Applications” – a participant of the project.

2005 – 2006        International Research Project no. 12463/R1 Regular Budget Fund (RBF) - International Atomic Energy Agency; “Software Development for Industrial Tomography” – a participant of the project.

Publications

Total number of 64 papers including:

1.                      Banasiak R., Ye Z., Soleimani M., (2012) Improving three-dimensional electrical capacitance tomography  imaging using approximation error model theory, J. of Electromagnetics, Waves and Applications, Vol. 26,     pp. 411-421;

2.                      Brandinsky K., Sankowski D., Dolapchiev I., Banasiak R.,(2012) ECT sensor optimization based on RSM and GA, COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic  Engineering., Vol. 31 Issue 3, Optimization and Inverse Problems in Electromagnetism, pp. 858 - 869  ISSN:     0332-1649;

3.                      Liu Z., Babout L., Banasiak R., Sankowski D., (2010), Effectiveness of Rotatable Sensor to Improve Image Accuracy of ECT System, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation (08 April 2010), ISSN 0955-5986, Elsevier;

4.                      Banasiak R., Wajman R., Sankowski D., Soleimani M., (2010), Three-dimensional nonlinear inversion of electrical capacitance tomography data using a complete sensor model, Progress In Electromagnetics Research PIER, 100, pp. 219-234;

5.                      Banasiak R., Soleimani M., (2010), Shape based reconstruction of experimental data in 3D electrical capacitance tomography. NDT & E International, 43 (3), pp. 241-249;

6.                      Soleimani, M., Mitchell, C. N., Banasiak, R., Wajman, R., Adler, A. (2009). Four-dimensional electrical capacitance tomography imaging using experimental data. Progress In Electromagnetics Research PIER, 90, pp. 171-186;

7.                      Banasiak R., Wajman R., Betiuk J., Soleimani M. (2009) “Feasibility study of dielectric permittivity inspection using a 3D capacitance CT method”, NDT & E International; 42 (4), pp. 316-322;

8.                      Banasiak R., Wajman R., Soleimani M. (2009) „An efficient nodal Jacobian method for 3D electrical capacitance image reconstruction”; Insight – Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring; 51 (1), pp. 36-38;

9.                      Wajman R., Banasiak R., Mazurkiewicz Ł., Dyakowski T., Sankowski D.: „Erratum: Spatial imaging with 3D capacitance measurements”, Meas. Sci. Technol. 18 No 11 (November 2007) 3668-3670; ISSN: 0957-0233;

10.                  Wajman R., Banasiak R., Mazurkiewicz Ł., Sankowski D.  (2007) „Reply to comments on 'Spatial imaging with 3D capacitance measurements'”; Meas. Sci. Technol. 18 No 11 (November 2007) 3668-3670;

11.                  Wajman R., Banasiak R., Mazurkiewicz Ł., Dyakowski T., Sankowski D. (2006) „Spatial imaging with 3D capacitance measurements”; Meas. Sci. Technol. 17 (2006) 2113-2118;

University administrative work:

2012 – till now                   Secretary of Computer Science Courses in the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering at Lodz University of Technology;

2012 – till now                   Microsoft IT Academy coordinator for Institute of Computer Science;

2012 – till now                   Member of Local Organisation Committee of 7th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography 2013, Cracow, Poland;

2008                                     Member of Local Organisation Committee of 5th International Symposium on Industrial Process Tomography 2008, Polska;

2006 – till now                   Member of Polish Information Processing Society.