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Krzysztof Maruszewski

Portrait of Krzysztof Maruszewski

Prof. Dr. Maruszewski graduated in 1988 from the Faculty of Basic Problems of Technology of the Wrocław Technical University, Poland.  He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Marquette University, USA in 1989, where he continued research as an Associate Researcher during his post-doctoral work (1992 – 1995).

In 1995, he started working in the Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research in Wrocław and in the Chemistry Department of the Opole University. He was first vice-Director and then Director of the Institute of Materials Science and Applied Mechanics of the Wrocław University of Technology.

In February 2007, he took the post of Director of Programmes and Stakeholders Relations at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Brussels. In November 2009, he moved to the position of Director of JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements in Geel, Belgium. From January 2013, he was Director of the JRC's Institute for Health and Consumer Protection in Ispra, Italy.

Following an organisational re-structuring at the JRC in July 2016, he was appointed Director of the Knowledge Management Directorate.