Artur Binczewski is Head of Network Division at PSNC, the national research and education network in Poland. He leads the team responsible for development and maintenance of the Polish optical Internet network – PIONIER - and the Poznan Metropolitan Area Network – POZMAN.
Artur Binczewski has been involved in several EC projects: SEQUIN, ATRIUM, 6NET, EMANICS, FEDERICA, GEYSERS, NOVI, and GN1/GN2/GN3. He also coordinated the PORTA OPTICA STUDY, PHOSPHORUS, NEWMAN, 100NET, ALIEN projects and currently coordinates the FELIX project. His main research activities concern the architectural aspects of Control and Management Planes in optical networks, protocols for next generation networks, and advanced multimedia streaming (4K and beyond digital cinemas). He received a MSc degree in Computer Science from the Poznan University of Technology in 1993.