Prof. Szefer Piotr
Szefer Piotr, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor, Department of Food Sciences, Medical University of Gdansk. He was dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Gdansk (MUG) (1996-2002) and since 2000 he has been the head of the Department of Food Sciences, MUG. He was awarded full Professorship in 2000. Prof. Piotr Szefer’s life achievement of comprises 220 full-length papers, five books published by Elsevier, CRC Press–Taylor & Francis, Maralte Publishers and European Science Foundation, 30 book chapters, and the editing of 2 special issues, i.e., Applied Geochemistry (Elsevier) and Marine Pollution Bulletin (Elsevier). He has also published 350 conference abstracts and 40 general articles connected with his professional activities. He has given ca 60 lectures at international conferences or at the scientific institutions and universities he has visited. He has cooperated or is cooperating with partners from 28 countries. He has held the posts of ‘Visiting Professor’ or ‘Visiting Researcher’ in many scientific institutions in 16 countries and has hosted researchers from 15 countries in his own laboratory. Professor P. Szefer has written more than 1000 reviews including ca. 800 reviews of manuscripts for 100 international journals. Prof. P. Szefer has been a long-standing member of ca. 40 scientific societies, advisory editorial boards of journals, scientific organizations both at home and abroad including international organizations, e.g. the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR). He was chosen to be an expert in the WG Marine Board – European Science Foundation. Prof. Szefer has supervised 13 Ph.D. students (8 with distinction) and more than 100 MSc theses.