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Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

2017 Global Chair of IEEE WIE & Professor of Mathematics & Engineering, IEEE WIE & University of Kansas (KU)


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Bozenna Pasik-Duncan received M.S. degree in mathematics from University of Warsaw, and Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from Warsaw School of Economics, Poland.

She is Professor of Mathematics; Courtesy Professor of EECS & AE; Investigator at ITTC; Affiliate Faculty at Center of Computational Biology, and Chancellors Club Teaching Professor at University of Kansas (KU). She is a strong advocate for STEM education and for women in STEM. She is the IEEE WIE Global Chair, founder of IEEE CSS Women in Control, founder & faculty advisor of Student Chapters of AWM and SIAM, founder & coordinator of KU & IEEE CSS Outreach Programs. She has served in many capacities in several societies. Her current service includes Global Chair of IEEE WIE, member of IEEE CSS & SSIT Board of Governors, Deputy Chair of CSS TC on Control Education, Chair of AACC Education Committee, member of IFAC TB, and Award Committees of AWM & MAA. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic adaptive control and its applications to science and engineering, and in STEM education. She is recipient of many awards that include IREX Fellow, NSF Career Advancement Award, Louise Hay Award, Polish Ministry of Higher Education Award, H.O.P.E., Kemper Fellow, IEEE EAB Meritorious Achievement, Service to Kansas & IFAC Outstanding Service Awards. She is a Fellow of IEEE & Fellow

of IFAC, recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal & IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award.

She is inducted to the KU Women's Hall of Fame.