Marek Biskup

Warsaw University, Warsaw    Poland


Marek is a PhD student at Institute of Informatics, Warsaw University.  Currently he is involved in the "Pi of the Sky" astronomical experiment, whose goal is online monitoring of the sky, looking for optical flashes. He stayed at CERN as a technical student working with the ROOT team on improving transparency of the subsystem for parallel data analysis - PROOF. He received Master's degree in Computer Science from Warsaw University, Warsaw and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. The research for his Master's project included development of a parallel grid application for spectral data analysis (biophysics). Apart from his Computer Science studies Marek is finishing his Master's Degree in Experimental High Energy Physics. His research interests include parallel programming and distributed systems, computing for physics as well as theoretical computer science.