Andrzej Jarynowski

Bio
Andrzej Jarynowski is a Polish computational epidemiologist and has an interdisciplinary background combining computational and natural science, sociology and medicine with media coverage in Bloomberg and Reuters among others. Andrzej is graduated form Epidemiology National Specialization Schema  at Military Institute of Epidemiology in Warsaw and became in 2020 spectialist in epidemiology (with honors) as well as PhD candidate in physics of complex systems at Jagiellonian Univ. in Cracow (his PhD thesis on propagation processes on contact networks has been accepted). He also serves as a statistical consultant for the Polish National Sanitary Inspection and he is co-founder of Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Wrocław. He has been postgraduate student of industrial mathematics (Wrocław Univ. of Technology), sociology (Stockholm Univ.), computational physics (Wroclaw Univ.) and theoretical physics (Moldova State Univ. in Kishinev).

Qualifications
BSc (Econophysics), MSc (Mathematics), ECMI-C (Modelling and Data Analysis). C.P-M.S (Physics), OCDT – OR 3 (military epidemiology), Lic (sociology),  specialization in epidemiology (with horors)

Awards
-Award for presentation „Wpływ sieci kontaktów seksualnych na szerzenie się epidemii” at Conference of PhD students in Medicine, Bydgoszcz, 03.2012
-Award for presentation „Modelowanie rozprzestrzeniania się chorób przenoszonych drogą płciową, ich konsekwencje oraz strategie kontroli dla Polski” at Conference of PhD students in Medicine, Bydgoszcz, 04.2013
-Selected as an international talent by ONE BSR (One Baltic See Region) in the field of life sciences/ICT, Gdańsk, 10.2013
-Award for best poster ENIC 2014 for poster ”Agent-based model of great epidemics. Case studies: Wroclaw (smallpox, 1687-1691) and Warsaw (plague, 1624-1625)”
-Award for best poster during Wrocław Days of Public Health 2016 for poster on HIV app
-Award for best presentation during Warsaw Days of Health Promotion 2017 for an intelligent app for a patient
-Award for best poster during Polish Microbiological Meeting for regional surveillance analysis 2017

– Award for the best pitch at IMED Hackaton on “Mosquito Hunter” project, Buenos Aires 2018
– Award for the best young veterinary epidemiologist for talk “Early warning analysis for ASF (African Swine fever) propagation in Eastern Europe” Chongqing 2018, China

Research activities
In particular, Andrzej’s main activity is analyzing pereption of infectious disease as well as modellig sexually transmitted infections, hospital infections and pigs infections. His main expertise is propagation processes on spatio-temporal networks, so his is interested mainly in transmission dynamics and real contact networks. His favorite techniques are Social Network Analysis and Agent Based Modelling. He develops early warning systems and computer-assisted tools for epidemiologists. He focused on post-communistic European countries, because there is a lot of work to do in theirs public health systems, where political transformation and second demographic transition have common patterns. He has also interest in modeling and analyzing any infectious diseases as influenza, African Swine Fever as well as diffusion/propagation of ideas (study of Stop-ACTA movement in Poland, spread of music popularity in Europe, peers leaning process).

Roles
– Principal Investigator in Hospital Infections Intelligence: http://www.sirsz.pl;
– Active member of Polish Infection Control Society and board member of Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Wroclaw with main area of social engagement – sexual health promotion by providing risk calculators (e. g. for HIV);
– Founder of start-up „SIRSZ”: Github fee licence software: http://github.com/sirsz/Elpis;
– Voluntary teaching activities (mathematics, modelling, physics, Polish for foreigners, computational social science, e-health) in low resource settings in Moldova and Ukraine