Aleksander Malinowski received his MS in electronics from the Gdansk University of Technology, Poland in 1990 and Ph.D. with highest honors in Computer Science and Engineering (also received Binford Memorial Award) from the University of Louisville, KY in 1996.
He is an Associate Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Bradley University. He is with Bradley since 1998 and enjoys both teaching and doing research at this medium size private not for profit institution. Before he was visiting with University of Wyoming, and also briefly taught at the Gdansk University of Technology.
Dr. Malinowski is also a Senior Member of IEEE and a Senior Administrative Committee Member for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. He is also a founding member of Web and Information Committee for the society. He used to serve as a Web Page Editor for the society. In November 2003 he received the Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award from the Society.
Dr. Malinowski (as of December 2016) is the author of 11 journal papers, 6 book chapters, 1 solution manual, and 50 other refereed publications. The areas of his main interests include Internet of Things, Networked Cyber-physical system, Computer networks, Ethernet, real time operating systems for small embedded platforms, microcontroller Linux (including Buildroot), computational intelligence, neural networks, and autonomous mobile navigation (including Simultaneous localization and mapping), .
Aleksander "Olek" Malinowski was born in late 1960s in Gdansk, Poland. He is married to Dagmara and has one son, Matthew-Mateusz. Currently he lives in Peoria, Illinois. In his spare time he takes a lot of photographs, he still loves to travel (although he does not travel often enough anymore), and listens to electronic music of Vangelis (Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou), Mike Oldfield, Kraftwerk, Marek Bilinski, and Jean Michel Jarre.