225-336-8202Short bio: Jaroslaw Szlichta aka Jarek Szlichta is an Assistant Professor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology from 2014, an Adjunct Professor at University of Waterloo from 2017 and IBM CAS Faculty Fellow from 2016. He has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto  (2013-2014). His research concerns big data, machine learning, business intelligence, data analytics, information integration, data quality, heterogeneous computing  and web search. He received doctoral degree from York University (2009-2013). During that time he spent a 3-year fellowship at IBM Centre for Advanced Studies in Toronto. His research at IBM includes optimization of queries for business intelligence, and its focus is on order dependencies. He is a recipient of IBM Research Student-of-the-Year award (2012) “for having insights and perspective that has significantly contributed to IBM in a matter of great importance”. Previously he worked at Comarch Research & Development on designing and implementing OCEAN GenRap system, which is an innovative data analytics reporting solution. This work was recognized by receiving the prestigious CeBIT Business Award.

Contact Information:

UOIT, University of Ontario – Institute of Technology, Faculty of Science, Computer Science, Room 4020


[jaroslaw] dot [last name] at [uoit] dot [ca]

Favorite Quote:

“What I did not know is that the biggest storm of my life was yet to come.” —Ruben Lenten