Maciej Paszyński received his Ph.D. (2003) in mathematics with applications to computer science from the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland and habilitation (2010) in computer science from the AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland. In 2003–2005, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin.
In summer 2006 and 2007 he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Since 2007 he is a frequent visitor at ICES at The University of Texas at Austin, USA, at Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), at the Department of Mathematics, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain and at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. He holds a position as an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at AGH University of Science and Technology of Kraków. His research interests include parallel self-adaptive hp finite element method, parallel direct solvers, models of concurrency and computational science.