Andrzej Bartoszewicz received M.Sc. degree in 1987 and Ph.D. degree in 1993, both from Technical University of Łódź, Poland. Then he obtained the degree of doktor habilitowany in control engineering and robotics from Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland. He was visiting scholar at Purdue University, West Lafayette, In., USA and at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. Then for one year he was at the University of Leicester, UK. Currently he is Professor at Technical University of Łódź, head of Electric Drive and Industrial Automation Group and director of Institute of Automatic Control. He has published three monographs and over 300 papers, primarily in the fields of sliding mode control and congestion control in data transmission networks. In the year 2016 professor Andrzej Bartoszewicz was elected a corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.