Professor Kazimierz Banasik has been teaching and researching at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW (www.sggw.pl). He teaches hydrology, erosion and sedimentation, and flood defence at the Department of Water Engineering in the Faculty for Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has also served as a visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://abe.illinois.edu/), USA.
Having obtained a Ph.D. in Hydrology and sedimentation from the Warsaw Agricultural University, became a professor in 2002 and was Dean of his Faculty at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW between 2002 and 2008. He is currently Vice-Rector for Development of his University and Vice President of the International Commission on Continental Erosion of IAHS (http://iahs.info/Commissions--W-Groups/ICCE-Continental-Erosion.do). His research activity has been in hydrology and sediment transport, reservoir sedimentation, water quality and rainfall-runoff as well as urban flood flows (http://ziw.sggw.pl/zaklad/banasik_publication.html). He has been the recipient of several research grants and fellowships. The author of four books and monographs (including a student script) and over 120 papers. He has conducted more than seventy seminars at research institutions abroad and oral presentations at international symposiums. Professor Banasik has received several honours and awards in recognition of his achievements including the Gold medal for long-term services for his country and the Medal of the Commission of National Education.More information (see here)