Maciej J. Ogorzalek is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Head of the Department of Information Technologies, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland – the oldest (1364) higher education institution in the country. He held several visiting positions in Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Japan, Hong Kong. He received a Research Award from the Ministry of Education of Spain in 2000 and worked for one year at the National Microelectronic Center, Sevilla, Spain. In 2001 he received a Senior Award from the Japan Society for Promotion of Science as visiting professor at Kyoto University and in 2005 Hertie Foundation Fellowship at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. 2006 to 2009 he held the Chair of Biosignals and Systems, Hong Kong Polytechnic University under the Distinguished Scholars Scheme.
He is Author or co-author of over 350 technical papers published in journals and conference proceedings, author of the book Chaos and Complexity in Nonlinear Electronic Circuits (World Scientific, 1997). He gave over 40 plenary and keynote lectures at major conferences world-wide. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Circuits and Systems Magazine 2004-2007, Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part I, 1993-1995 and 1999-2001, he was elected Member of the Editorial Board Proceedings of the IEEE 2004-2009. He serves also as an Associate Editor – Journal of the Franklin Institute (1997-), Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Secretary of the Editorial Board for the Quarterly of Electrical Engineering (1993-2000), Member of the Editorial Board of Automatics (both in Polish), and Member of the Editorial board of the International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications (2000- ) and Associate Editr of the NOLTA Journal IEICE Japan. Dr. Ogorzalek is IEEE Fellow (1997). He served the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in various capacities including VP fpr Region 8, Administrative Vice-president and finally 2008 Society President. He was CAS Society Distinguished Lecturer(2004-2005) and received the 2002 Guillemin-Cauer Award, IEEE-CAS Golden Jubilee Award and IEEE CAS Meritorious Service Award. Currently he serves as IEEE Division 1 Director (2016-2017, Member of the IEEE Board of Directors. Until 2006 he was Executive Vice-President of the Sniadecki Science Foundation in Poland. He is Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) and Member of the European Academy of Sciences (Academia Europaea).