Tomasz Zawadzki is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Digital Game Design at ARUCAD, Cyprus (2021- ). Dr. Zawadzki previously was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at PolyU, Hong Kong (2021) and a Senior Postdoctoral Researcher on the Building City Dashboards project in the National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG), Ireland (2017-2020). He examined alternative and multi-modal dashboard platforms, including 3D/VR/MR. Tomasz worked as a VFX Specialist for the EvoVRLab company in the Netherlands (2016). From 2014 to 2016, he was an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Fine Arts in Cyprus. In 2011 Tomasz completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland, with the European Social Fund Ph.D. scholarships (2008-2009 and 2012-2014) and a Polish National Centre Ph.D. grant (2011-2013). Tomasz conducted part of his Ph.D. research as a Visiting Scholar at the Florida Institute of Technology, USA (2013). Tomasz participated in e.media 2012, the 3rd International Summer School on Media Informatics and Computer Graphics, at the University of Applied Sciences in Giessen, Germany (2012).
His research focuses on 3D/UI/UX, game design & development, virtual, augmented & mixed reality (XR), VFX, and animation. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers in international conference proceedings, journals, and book chapters.