Prof. Jacek Semaniak

President, Central Office of Weights and Measures

Professor of physical sciences. Graduated in physics from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Higher School of Pedagogy in Kielce.

He received his doctorate in 1995 from the Andrzej Soltan Institute of Nuclear Problems in Świerk. He received his postdoctoral degree from the University of Warsaw in 2002, based on his dissertation Dissociative Recombination in Ion Storage Rings. He received the title of professor of physical sciences on July 3, 2012. His scientific activities are related to the study of collisions of free electrons with molecular ions under low-temperature plasma conditions and the study of the mechanisms of ionization and emission of characteristic X-rays in collisions of ions with atoms.

Employed at Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce since 1988 (head of the department of molecular physics and later of medical physics and biophysics), in 1995-1998 he held scientific internships at Stockholm University of Technology and Stockholm University.

He served as Vice-Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs (2008-2012), Vice-Rector for General Affairs (2012-2020) and Rector (2012-2020) of Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce. He has been a member of the Scientific Policy Committee since 2020.