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Leslaw K. Bieniasz, Dr. Sci.

Cracow University of Technology,
Faculty of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science,
Institute of Network Computing,
ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Cracow, Poland. 
Tel./fax.  (secretariat) + 48 (12) 6282670

Position Assistant Professor (Polish "adiunkt")

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My favourite quote(s):

Albert Einstein:

“Science will stagnate if it is made to serve practical goals.”

Morton Gurtin in his 2004 Timoshenko Medal Acceptance Speech (according to Wikipedia):

“Good theoretical science is done by a few dedicated people working alone or with one or two colleagues; this science does not need the
   large grants that have made prostitutes of most of us, including me. The need to be relevant, the need to be applicable to industry; these
   are not forces that lead to advances; what leads to advances, often spectacular, is simply the curiosity of the individual scientist, just as
   Einstein's curiosity about the structure of space-time led to the theory of relativity. Big science is a driving force for mediocrity.”

Professor Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, in an interview for the radio RMF (translation from Polish):

"Science is like sex: sometimes something useful is born out of it, but this is not the reason why people do it”

Albert Einstein:

“A scientist is a mimosa when he himself has made a mistake, and a roaring lion when he discovers a mistake of others.”

Douglas Hofstadter:

“Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law”

Last Updated: 5 th September, 2017.


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