Andrzej NAPIERALSKI received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Technical University of Lodz (TUL) in 1973 and 1977, respectively, and a D.Sc. degree in electronics from the Warsaw University of Technology (Poland) and in microelectronics from the Université de Paul Sabatié (France) in 1989. Since 1996 he has been the Director of the Department of Microelectronics and Computer Science. In 2002 he has been elected and in 2005 re-elected as the Vice-President of TUL. In 1995 he received the title of Professor, and become the Tenured Professor in 1999. He is an author or co-author of over 1150 publications and editor of 24 conference proceedings and 13 scientific Journals. Citation Scopus 1684 (without self-citations 1391), h-index: 11; Web of Science 1126 (without self-citations 995) h-index: 11; Google Scholar 3528, h-index: 19. He supervised 52 Ph.D. theses; six of them received the price of the Prime Minister of Poland. He is a member of many Scientific Committees of National and International Conferences, and for the last 23 years he has been the General Chairman of Scientific and Organizing Committee of the International Conference „Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems” – MIXDES. He is the member of the Electronic and Telecommunication Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Chairmen of Microelectronics Section of this Committee. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. From 2000 until 2009 he was appointment the Chair of IEEE Poland Electron Devices Chapter and from 2001 until 2009 as the Editor of IEEE EDS Newsletter for Scandinavia and Central Europe. In 2012 he was elected the Chairman of Commission of Electronics and Photonics of URSI and has been nominated to serve as an EDS Region 8 SRC vice-Chair (2013-2015). In 2008 he received the Degree of Honorary Doctor of Yaroslaw the Wise Novgorod State University (Russia). In 2013 he received also the award of the city of Lodz.
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