BiographyDr. Justyna Zander is currently running a global non-profit initiative HumanoidWay in modeling and simulation, that follows her role of a Senior Technical Education Evangelist at MathWorks, Inc. (2012-2013).
Before she was a CEO of SimulatedWay that she founded in 2011 and sold in late 2012. She has been working on Model-Based Design and Model-Based Testing, simulation, software quality assurance, and rapid prototyping with worldwide operations focus.
She is involved in creation of scientific programs and teaching Gdansk University of Technology in Poland as a Visiting Professor (since 2011) and at Singularity University in California, USA as a Teaching Fellow (since 2010). Scientifically, she is currently working on the execution engine and application areas related to Computation of Things for Humanity.
Before, she was a postdoctoral research scientist at Harvard University and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Fellow in Cambridge (Boston Area) MA, USA (2009-2012).
Earlier, she was a Project Manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems in Berlin, Germany (2004-2010).
She holds a Doctorate of Engineering Science (2008) and a Master of Science (2005) degrees, both in the field of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Technical University Berlin in Germany, a Bachelor of Science (2004) degree in Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Protection and Management from Gdansk University of Technology in Poland (2003).
She graduated from the Singularity University, Mountain View, CA, USA in a program on exponentially-growing technologies and their efficient and effective management as one of the forty participants selected from 1200 applications in 2009 where she then was a Teaching Fellow in 2010. Before she was a visiting scholar at the University of California in San Diego, CA, USA in 2007, and a visiting researcher at The MathWorks in Natick, MA, USA in 2008.
For her scientific efforts Justyna Zander received grants, awards, and scholarships (listed chronologically) from such institutions as Polish Prime Ministry (1999-2000), Polish Ministry of Education and Sport awarded to 0.04% students in Poland (2001–2004), German Academic Exchange Service (2002), European Union (2003-2004), Hertie Foundation (2004-2005), IFIP TC6 (2005), IEEE (2006), Siemens (2007), Metodos y Tecnologia (2008), Singularity University (2009), Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (2009-2010), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2011), German Academic International Network (2011), German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (2011), Hertie Foundation (2012), U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (2012). Her doctoral thesis on model-based testing was supported by the German National Academic Foundation with a grant awarded to 0.31% students in Germany (2005-2008). She is certified by the International Software Quality Institute.
Member of IEEE, ACM, SingularityU Network, Hertie Foundation Alumni, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes Alumni.
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