Gdánsk University of Technology (GUT)
BOZENA KOSTEK is a professor and head of the Audio and Acoustics Laboratory at Gdansk University of Technology (GUT), Poland. She is a corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, and the Audio Engineering Society. Her research activities are interdisciplinary; however, the main research interests focus on cognitive bases of hearing and vision, intelligent signal processing, music information retrieval, musical informatics, Quality-of-Experience, human-computer-interaction (HCI), as well as applications of machine learning and computational intelligence to the mentioned domains. She published more than 600 scientific papers in journals and at conferences. She also authored or coauthored some technological solutions (40). She led a number of research projects sponsored by the Polish Ministry of Science and Education, the Polish National Centre for R&D, and the National Science Centre, as well as participated in EU projects. Prof. Bożena Kostek has been a guest speaker, session, and panel organizer at conferences held in many countries worldwide. Prof. Kostek acted as Editor-In-Chief for the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) and the Archives of Acoustics. In 2013 she served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language. She was also a Guest Editor of several journals. Under her guidance, 20 Ph.D. students supported their doctoral theses and 320 M.Sc. and Eng. works. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including two 1st prizes from the Prime Minister of Poland, several prizes from the Minister of Science, an award from the Polish Academy of Sciences, and a Distinguished Service Medal Award from the Audio Engineering Society.