R E S U M E

 

Name:                        Tomas SABOL, MS, PhD

Nationality:                 Slovak

Date of birth:              25 September 1957

Home address:                       Riznerova 1, 040 01 Kosice, Slovak Republic

Work:                         Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Economics

                                   Letna 9, 042 00 Košice, Slovak Republic

                                   Phone: (+421 55) 602 3259

                                   Phone/fax: (+421 55) 602 3258

                                   E-mail: Tomas.Sabol@tuke.sk

 

Education:

·         MSc degree from Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, in Technical Cybernetics, 1981

·         PhD from the Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, in Technical Cybernetics, 1986

 

Further professional development

·         Continuing Education Certification Program - Director, Kennesaw State University, US, May 2002

·         Continuing Education Certification Program - Senior Manager, Kennesaw State University, US, May 2000.

 

University:

Working with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, and Faculty of Economics of the Technical University of Kosice.

2000 -          Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Kosice

1991 -          Associate Professor at the Department of Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence,

                   Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

1987-1991    Assistant Professor at the Department of Technical Cybernetics

1985-1987    Research Worker

 

Managerial positions:

2003 -          Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Kosice

2000-2003    Associate Dean, Faculty of Economics

1994-1997    Vice-Rector of the Technical University of Kosice - responsible for International Relations and Scientific Activities

 

Teaching: Investments, e-Business, Project Management., Artificial Intelligence (at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics)

 

Areas of expertise: e-Government, Knowledge management, e-Business, Investments, Artificial intelligence, Project management, Continuing education.

Published about 90 papers (international conferences, journals, books, workshops etc.)

 

Participation in R&D EU projects:

·       IST-1999-20364 “Web Technologies Supporting Direct Participation in Democratic Processes (Webocracy)“. IST FP5 Project, 2000-2003. Project coordinator.

·       eTEN Project No 517476, Interoperability Initiative for a European e-health area (I2-Health). Support action, eTEN Programme, 2005-2007.

·       IST-2000-29518 eVOTE. IST FP5 Project, 2003-2004, member of the project team of the Kosice Self-governing Region Office.

·       IST-1999-29088 „Providing Innovative Service Models and Assessment (PRISMA)“. IST FP5 Project, 2001-2003, team leader at TU Kosice.

·       IST-2000-26224 “Best eEurope Practices (BEEP)”. IST FP5 Project, 2002-2003, research team leader at TU Kosice.

·       HPSE-CT-2001-00065 „EU Integration and the Prospects for Catch-Up Development in CEECs. The Determinants of the Productivity Gap (Productivity Gap)". FP5 Project, 2001-2004. Application area: Analysis of foreign direct investments and their impact on productivity gap in candidate countries.

·       IST-2000-26393 „European Knowledge Management Forum“. Thematic network.

·       Esprit Project 29065 “Web in Support of Knowledge Management in Company (KnowWeb)”. 4th Framework Programme Project, 1998-2001, team leader at TU Kosice.

·       Esprit Project 29015 “Enriching Representations of Work to Support Organisational Learning (ENRICH)”. FP4 Project, 1998-2000, Research team leader at TU Kosice.

·       COPERNICUS project CIPA‑CT94‑0149 "Environment for Configuration Design (ENCODE)". 1994-1997, local coordinator.

Subcontractor in EU R&D projects:

·         FP6-IST Project 502553 „eInclusion@EU“, coordinator: Empirica Gesellschaft fur Kommunikations − und Technologieforschung Mbh, Germany.

·         FP6-IST Project 507180 „eUser – Evidence-based support for the design and delivery of user-centered online public services”, coordinator: Empirica Gesellschaft fur Kommunikations − und Technologieforschung Mbh, Germany.

 

Management of EU funded educational projects:

·       TEMPUS Phare IB_JEP 14337-99 “Facilitating Accession to EU Market for Slovak SMEs (EXPO)”. 1999-2001, Project Contractor.

·       TEMPUS Phare IB_JEP 13423-98 “Public Administration Training in Support of EU Accession (PATRISEA)”. 1998-2001, Project contractor.

·       Leonardo da Vinci Project SK/98/2/05020/pl/II.1.1.b “Educational Consultation Services and Development of Educational Standards for Vocational Training (EDUCRATOS)”. 1998-2001, Project contractor.

·       TEMPUS Phare Joint European Project (JEP) 11025/96 "Distance Learning Network in Quality Management (DILEMA)". 1996-1998, Project contractor.

·       TEMPUS Phare JEP 09428/95 "Development of Centres for Continuing Education (DECENT)". 1995-1998, Co-ordinator of the project.

 

Participation/subcontractor in tenders issued by the EC:

·         eTEN Study, Contract No. C28955 For the eTEN Unit of DG Information Society, European Commission, contractor: Danish Technological Institute, Denmark.

·         ENISA study: “Member States’ Activities in Information and network Security – Inventory and Best Practices Guide”, contractor: Empirica Gesellschaft fur Kommunikations − und Technologieforschung Mbh, Germany.

 

Membership in committees/boards:

·       Member of the Honorary and Scientific Committee of the European Review of Political Technologies, http://www.politech-institute.org/review.asp?rev=3&page=4

·       National expert and correspondent for e-Business W@tch

 Initiative (http://www.ebusiness-watch.org/)

·       Member of the Science Board of the Hi-Tech Incubator Kosice, http://www.kvti.sk/

·       Member of the eEurope Advisory Group, Expert Chamber, February 2004-present.

·       Reviewer (and rapporteur) of FP5 IST project (EU-Publi.com), July 2004.

·       Evaluator of FP6 IST projects, Call 2 (Strategic Objective 2.3.2.6 "Applications and services for the mobile user and worker"), November 2003.

·       Evaluator of the eEurope Awards for Innovation in eGovernment applications, eEurope Awards Programme (administered by EIPA), www.e-europeawards.org, 2003.

·       Member of the Information Society Technologies Programme Committee (IST PC), 5th Framework Programme, representative of the Slovak Republic, Brussels, 1999-2001.

 

Invited lectures/presentations:

·         Workshop “The Digitisation of European Public Administrations: What's the Political Dimension of Electronic Governance?” (invited speaker), organised by the European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, 31 March - 1 April 2005.

·         eGovernment Research Cluster Workshop “eGovernment research in FP6 and beyond” (rapporteur), Brussels, 1 – 2 March 2005.

·         Seminar “Community support for eGovernment projects in Acceding Countries” (invited speaker), Brussels, 22 March 2004.

·         e-Democracy Seminar, presentation of Webocracy project, Brussels, 12-13 February 2004.

·         Research Advisory Workshop, e-Government, Brussels, 8 December 2003, etc.

 

 

Civil Society experience:

·       Board of the Agency for the Support of Regional Development, Kosice, www.asrd.sk, 2004-2005.

·       Board of the Open Society Foundation, Bratislava, www.osf.sk, 1999-2004.

·       Board of Directors of the Carpathian Foundation (Fund for the Development of the Carpathian Euroregion), 1996-1999.

·       Association of the Carpathian Region Universities (ACRU has 24 member universities from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Ukraine - http://acru.tuke.sk), Secretary General, 1994-present.

 

Short stays at universities and educational/commercial institutions in: USA, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Italy, Austria, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Ukraine.

 

Other: Honorary citizen of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, USA

 

7 June 2005

 

Tomas Sabol