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The International Council


Prof. Jerome Antoni,

National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA Lyon), Professor, Laboratory of Vibration and Acoustics, Francja

Jerome Antoni received the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Technology of Compiegne, Compiegne, France, in 1995, and the Ph.D. degree in signal processing from the Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France, in 2000.

He currently holds a full professor position at the University of Lyon, Lyon, France. He is director of the Laboratory of Vibration and Acoustics. His current research addresses the development of signal processing methods in mechanical applications. This includes vibration-based condition monitoring and the resolution of inverse problems in acoustics and vibration.

Dr. Antoni served as a Handling Editor for the International Journal of Condition Monitoring, the International Journal of Rotating Machinery, and the Diagnostika. He is currently with the Editorial Board of the Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing and Applied Sciences.


Dr. Witold A. Cempel,

InterMarium Sp. z o.o., President of the Management Board, Poland

Theoretician, practitioner and expert in organization and management, promoter of the idea of Solidarity of the Intermarium, eulogist of the Catholic family, amateur philosophy of science and realistic philosophy.

Master of Economics, a graduate of the University of Economics in Katowice, Faculty of Economics, specialization: international economic relations. He received a doctorate in technical sciences at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management at the Poznań University of Technology.

In 2009-2016, assistant professor at the Faculty of Management of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. Author and co-author of books, chapters and articles in the field of management.

Since 2000, an entrepreneur and owner of the training and consulting company Cempel Consulting. From 2016, a shareholder and president of the management board of InterMarium Sp. z o.o. From 2018, the founder and president of the board of the InterMarium Foundation.


Jarosław Gracel,

Astor Sp. z o. o., Member of the Operational Management Board. Industry 4.0 Director, Poland

A graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. At ASTOR, he was responsible for the technical aspects of implementing MES-class production management systems, economic analysis of investments in automation and production management systems.

Member of the ASTOR Group Operations Board, responsible for marketing and customer relationship management.

An expert in the field of economic efficiency analysis of investments in automation systems, IT systems in the area of ​​production and supply chain management, robotization of industrial processes.

At the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, he conducts research on the impact of process automation on building a strategic advantage for production companies and the integration of industrial IT and automation systems.

He is the author of the first articles on the automation of production processes on the Harvard Business Review Polska blog - http://blogi.hbrp.pl/blog-biznesowy/author/jgracel/. He also has international qualifications in the field of project management confirmed by the PRINCE2® Certified Practitioner certificate. He has a "Professional Diploma in Marketing" diploma from the British institute of "The Chartered Institute of Marketing".


Prof. Charaf Hassan,

Budapestt University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Dean, Hungary

Dean -- Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Professor, Head of the Department -- Department
of Automation and Applied Informatics

1987-1992: Student at BME

1992-1995: PhD Student

1996: PhD Nonlinear Sytsem Identification Using Neural Networks

2016: HAS  Doctor, Professor, head of the Department

2019: Dean of the faculty


Ewa Mikos-Romanowicz,

Siemens, Business Development Manager, Poland

AHK Polska, Chairwoman of the Committee on Digitization and Industry 4.0 at AHK Polska, Poland

Director of Business Development and Governmental Affairs Siemens Sp. z o. o

graduate of the University of Wrocław, Freie Universitaet in Berlin; She completed postgraduate European studies at the Warsaw School of Economics and a one-year program at Harvard Business School.

She started working at Siemens Sp. z o.o. in 2001, working in the Strategy Development department, the management office and participating in an international strategic project implemented at the concern's headquarters in Munich.

She is responsible for building relationships and active cooperation with the public sector, local governments and universities.

Represents Siemens Sp. z o.o. in industry organizations and bodies: in the Lewiatan Confederation, the Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce - as the chairman of the Digitization and Industry 4.0 Committee and as the chairman of the Industrial Policy group within the Green Transformation Council in Lewiatan. She is also involved in the work of the OP Digital Poland working group as part of the Ministry's initiative.

Professional interests are related to European issues, mainly in terms of shaping regional policy and its impact on economic development.

He is actively involved in promoting modern education in technical faculties and in pro-innovative activities, including those related to start-ups.


Prof. Piotr Moncarz,

Stanford University, Consulting Professor, Stanford University, co-founder and chairman of the US-Polish Trade Council, USA

Polish-American engineer, consulting professor at Stanford University.

He specializes in material and civil engineering, implementation of new technologies and in the study of construction disasters.

From 2007, he was a board member of the National Center for Research and Development. He is a long-time employee and vice president of the American corporation Exponent dealing with disasters, whose headquarters is located in the Silicon Valley.

Director of the Top 500 Innovators program, a also co-founder and chairman of US-Polish Trade Council (USPTC). The main purpose of the USPTC is to create a US - Poland Innovation Hub in the Silicon Valley, which is to support Polish companies trying to conquer international markets.


Artur Pollak,

APA Group, President of the Management Board, Poland

Artur Pollak, President of the Management Board of APA Group. An expert in the field of computer control systems. Creator of the ultramodern technology showroom APA Black House in Gliwice. He cooperated with such concerns as: VW, GM, 3M, Daimler, MAN, Roca and Siemens. A proud graduate of the Silesian University of Technology, with which he is associated to this day on many levels.

My mission is to bring advanced technologies to people. Making them take care of his comfort, safety and sustainable development of the world around him. "

  • Member of the Program Council at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology
  • Member of the Smart City Forum Program Council
  • Member of the Program Council of the Modern Manufacturing Forum
  • Member of the Committee for Digitization and Industry 4.0 in the project "Policy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence in Poland for 2019-2027" of the Polish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Dr. Ibrahim Sever,

Rolls-Royce, Associate Fellow - Experimental Vibration, UK

Dr. Ibrahim Sever  received his BSc (1996) and MSc (1999) from Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, and, his PhD, where he studied mistuning and under-platform friction damping problems, from Imperial College London in 2004. He has been working for Rolls-Royce in Derby since 2004 and he is an Engineering Associate Fellow in Vibration and the Global Chief of Measurement & Analysis. His research interests cover a wide range of Structural Dynamics topics including model validation, nonlinear dynamics, full-field & non-contact measurement systems, dynamics of composites, engine data analysis/analytics and digital signal processing.


Andrzej Soldaty,

Initiative for Industry 4.0, founder

Andrzej Soldaty has associated most of his professional career with the area of ​​industrial automation. In the years 1986-1990, managing the Robotization Department at ROBRA "Chemoautomatyka", he participated in the development and implementation of pilot applications of industrial robots in the chemical industry, and also co-created a specialized manipulator for the plastics industry. The next 25 years he worked for Festo, a supplier of solutions and components for industrial automation. During this period, he participated in the development of a number of applications and the implementation of automation projects in various industry sectors. He participated in building and developing the Festo company in Poland, he also conducted international projects in the area of ​​Central and Eastern Europe. In 2010-2015 he was the President of the Management Board of Festo sp.z o.o.

From June 2016 to March 2019, he was an expert in the Industrial Transformation Team established at the Ministry of Development.

From March 2019 to December 2020, he was the President of the Management Board of the Future Industry Platform Foundation.

Andrzej Soldaty has a technical education in the field of mechanics and automation, but also completed doctoral studies in economics at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.


Dr. Lukasz Wisniewski,

Member of the Executive Board and Research Group Manager, Institute Industrial IT – inIT, Germany

Research Group Manager (WG Computer Networks) and Executive board member at the Institute industrial IT – inIT

M.Sc. in Computer Science (TU Opole) and PhD in Engineering of Time Triggered Real-time Communication Systems (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)

IEEE and IES member

IEEE ETFA 2016 – 2021 program co-chair (WiP)

IEEE WFCS 2022, IEEE INDIN 2023 – general co-chair

Organiser of several IEEE Special Sessions

Guest Editor in IEEE Transaction on industrial informatics

Regular reviewer in relevant IEEE Journals

Member of VDI/VDE Technical Committee 7.21

„Industrie 4.0“ Working Group „Quality of Service“

Co-Author of more than 70 papers (2 best paper awards)

Editor of the PROFINET IRT Guideline (PNO)

Co-founder of the AICommunityOWL

Coordinator of the Hardware Accelerator at the TH OWL

Invited expert in CyPhiS PhD Program

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