Visiting Scientists

Tomasz Pieciak

Visiting Researcher

Dr. Tomasz Pieciak is a postdoctoral researcher at Universidad de Valladolid, Spain. His research focuses on signal and noise modelling in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), data reconstruction algorithms, diffusion MRI, diffusion relaxometry MRI and deep learning in medical imaging. He is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including Siemens Promotional Award for the best doctoral thesis in engineering sciences (Warsaw, 2018), the Award of the Polish Image Processing Society for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of “theory and applications in the field of computer systems for processing, analysis and interpretation of images and scenes (…)” (Warsaw, 2018), a Stipend for outstanding young researches under 35 granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Warsaw, 2018), the ABB Research Center distinction in the competition for the best research work in technical sciences (Kraków, 2019), a Bekker Prize awarded by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (Warsaw, 2020), the winner of the MRI White Matter Reconstruction (MEMENTO) Challenge (subchallenge #1) (Iowa City, 2020), the recipient of the “Best Presentation Award” for the work on the free-water volume fraction of the brain across the adult lifespan at the ISMRM Iberian Chapter Annual Meeting (Lisbon, 2022). In 2022, the Minister of Education and Science honoured him with a departmental distinction for “outstanding contribution to education and upbringing”. The MICCAI’23 put him on the list of the conference’s best reviewers (honourable mention) out of 1,659 experts from around the world.