Piotr Sankowski is Professor of Computer Science at Warsaw University. He received a habilitation in computer science in 2009 and a PhD in computer science in 2005, both from the University of Warsaw, where he was working on combinatorial optimization problems, with special emphasis on dynamic computations and stochastic properties of data. He also received a PhD in physics in 2009 from the Polish Academy of Sciences, where he was working on solid state theory. In 2010, he received an ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, and in 2015 an ERC Proof of Concept grant. He is a co-founder of MIM Solutions.