Prof. Andrzej Jajszczyk, the first Director of the National Science Centre has been elected as the new Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC) that funds pioneering basic research. Prof. Jajszczyk will be in charge of Physical and Engineering Sciences and will start take up his duties on 1 January 2021.
Prof. Jajszczyk will be one of the three Vice Presidents alongside Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis in charge of Life Sciences and current Vice President Eveline Crone in charge of Social Sciences and Humanities who will continue her mandate.
Prof. Jajszczyk has been a member of the ERC Scientific Council since 2017 and professor at the Department of Telecommunications at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland. Between 2011-2015, prof. Jajsczyk was the Director of the National Science Centre.
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