Piotr Pacyna received M.Sc. in Computer Science in 1995 and a Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications in 2005 from AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland, where he is now a lecturer and member of the staff in the Department of Telecommunications.

Research activities focus on next-generation wireless systems, theory of complex networked systems and security.

Piotr Pacyna worked with research labs of major european telecom operators within the framework of research projects founded by the European Commission: ACTS Broadband Trial Integration (1997-2000), IST Moby Dick (2001-2003), in IST Integrated Project Daidalos (2003-2006), as well as DG Enterprise and Industry NI2S3 project (2009-2011). In Daidalos II (2006-2009) he was member of a project management team and a member of the architecture design team.

During years 2010-2012 he was in charge of the national project and is a leading author of OKIT - a methodology for critical infrastructure protection.

Piotr Pacyna spent sabbatical leave in CNET France Telecom in Paris (1997-1998) and he was a visiting professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain (2005-2007).

Along his professional carrier he has been delivering courses on "Next Generation IP Networks", "Secure Communications Systems", "Broadband Communications" and "Theory of switching".

Piotr co-authored several publications in conferences and in top journals, filed one patent application in cryptography and contributed to ITU-T SG17 on Identity Management.

Piotr is a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner on project management and TOGAF 9 Certified (Level 2) on enterprise architecture governance.