Invited Talk by Krzysztof Grudzień

On Wednesday, June 28, 2023, the Interactive Technologies Institute at the Hub Criativo do Beato had the privilege of hosting an esteemed guest, Associate Professor Krzysztof Grudzień from the Institute of Applied Computer Science at Lodz University of Technology (TUL) in Poland. The talk, which drew a diverse audience of researchers, students, and industry professionals, shed light on Grudzień’s fascinating work in the fields of data acquisition, processing and analysis algorithms, as well as human-computer interaction research.

For over two decades, Grudzień has dedicated himself to pushing the boundaries of Technical Information Technology and Telecommunications. His research focuses on non-invasive measurement and diagnostics of industrial processes, with a particular emphasis on data acquisition, processing, and analysis algorithms. His expertise lies in developing functional prototypes for human-computer interaction research, including wearable devices, and exploring solutions for processing tomographic data in industrial systems.

Throughout his distinguished career, Grudzień has made significant contributions to his field. He has authored and co-authored over 120 scientific publications, which have garnered international recognition. Additionally, he has been involved in numerous research projects funded by prestigious organizations such as the National Science Centre, the National Centre for Research and Development, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the European Union (FP7), and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Grudzień’s talk at the Interactive Technologies Institute provided an overview of his recent research findings and highlighted the advancements in interactive technologies that he and his team have been working on. His expertise in developing algorithms for non-invasive measurement and diagnostics resonated with the audience, given the increasing demand for innovative solutions in various industrial sectors.

The interactive session allowed participants to engage in a stimulating discussion with Grudzień, gaining valuable insights into the practical applications of wearable devices and the future of human-computer interaction. Attendees were particularly intrigued by his work on embedded systems, which involve the design and construction of hardware using sensors and actuators.

Furthermore, Grudzień’s extensive involvement in the academic community was evident through his role as the chairman of the Council for the Human-Computer Interaction Degree at the Lodz University of Technology. His commitment to advancing the field and nurturing the next generation of researchers was commendable, inspiring many in attendance.

The Interactive Technologies Institute is honored to have hosted Krzysztof Grudzień and wishes to express its gratitude for his valuable contribution to the research community. His work serves as a testament to the power of interdisciplinary collaboration and the immense potential of interactive technologies in transforming various industries.

As the event drew to a close, attendees left with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and a greater understanding of the possibilities that lie ahead. The visit of Krzysztof Grudzień from Poland not only strengthened the ties between the Interactive Technologies Institute and the research community in Lodz but also served as a reminder of the importance of global collaboration in advancing knowledge and innovation in the field of interactive technologies.