Andrzej Dziech from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland, is full professor cover 1986. His interests cover digital communication, image and data processing, data compression, information and coding theory, random signals, computer communications networks and signal processing. He has worked in number of foreign universities, most recently in 2001-2003 he worked as a visiting professor at the University of Wuppertal in Germany. He co-authored 180 publications including five books. He promoted 18 Ph.D. students and approx. 100 M.Sc. He was awarded 4 times by Ministry of Education of Poland for his research achievements. He serves as a coordinator of FP7 project INDECT.