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Personal Data:

Leszek Furman

Home address: Al. Kijowska 48/57, 30-079 Krakow, Poland. Tel. 48 604154104
Office address: AGH - University of Science and Technology
                        Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland. Tel. 48 12 6173915
E-mail address: leszek.furman@fis.agh.edu.pl
Date of Birth:    12 Feb. 1957
Birthplace:        Krakow
Marital Status:  married

Education:

1996 - Ph.D. in Technical Nuclear Physics: "Data Acquisition and Processing System
for Radioisotope Experiments"
AGH - University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, Krakow, Poland

1981 - M.Sc. in Electronics Engineering: "Processing of Pulse Code Modulated Signals"
AGH - University of Science and Technology

Professional Experience:

since 1981 - AGH - University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied
Computer Science, Krakow, Poland - Department of Applied Nuclear Physics, assistant professor

Lectures on computer science (LabView) - "Computer supported measurements"
Development of data analysis techniques - system modeling/simulation by Digital Adaptive Filtering
and Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Investigation of flow processes by means of radioactive tracers and nucleonic gauges.
Hardware and software design:
- PC-based data collection and analysis system for radioisotope measurements.
- Radioisotope imaging techniques.
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2004/2005 - CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research, Accelerator Technology Department,
Geneva, Switzerland

LabView software design for electrical quality assurance of the LHC accelerator interconnections.
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1986-1990 - DESY - Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron,
Hamburg, Germany

Contribution to the construction of superconducting particle accelerator and storage ring HERA.
Development of software, based on a real-time system, for controling strings of superconducting magnets.
Design and production supervision of various radiation hardened electronic units.

Research Grants/Fellowships:

1997-2000 - Participant of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA,
Coordinated Research Project (Grant POL-10055)
"Radiotracer Technology for Engineering Unit Operations Studies and Unit Processes Optimization":
Application of the z-transform method and adaptive signal processing to radiotracer system analysis.

Honors and Awards:

2002 - Bronze Cross of Merit from the President of the Republic of Poland

Publications:
Most recent: www.ftj.agh.edu.pl/pl/139.html

Furman L., Leclerc J.P., Stegowski Z., Tracer investigation of a packed column
under variable flow, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.60, 2005, 3043-3048.

Stegowski Z., Furman L., Radioisotope tracer investigation and modeling of copper
concentrate dewatering process, International Journal of Mineral Processing,
Vol.73, 2004, 37-43.

Stegowski Z., Nowak E., Furman L., Combining CFD simulation with experimental
RTD function for hydrocyclone separator studies, in: Integration of tracing
with computational fluid dynamics for industrial process investigation:
final report of a co-ordinated research project 2001-2003, International
Atomic Energy Agency IAEA, Vienna, (IAEA-TECDOC-1412), 2004, 161-178.

Furman L., Petryka L., Stegowski Z., Wierzbicki A., Data Acquisition and Processing
in Radiotracer Experiments, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B,
Vol.211, no.3, 2003, 436-442.

Furman L., Z-Transform and Adaptive Signal Processing in Analysis of
Tracer Data, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (CJChE),
Vol.80, no.3, 2002, 1-6.