Adam Szymanski is an internationally recognized film scholar whose research lies at the intersection of psychology, critical theory and cinema. He earned a Ph.D in Film and Moving Image Studies from Concordia University.
He currently holds the postdoctoral fellowship position in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago and holds two prestigious fellowships – FRIAS Junior Fellowship and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship from European Union.
Early Life and Education
Adam Szymanski, a software engineer at Argonne National Laboratory, is using artificial intelligence (AI) cameras to track how birds interact with solar facilities – potentially helping reduce bird mortality near such facilities, according to him.
He is an active member of the Center for Data Innovation and co-wrote an academic paper on this subject in 2016. Their estimates estimate that solar facilities kill between 37,800 and 138,600 birds each year.
He graduated with a computer science degree from Carnegie Mellon University and then obtained a master’s in analytics at the University of Chicago. Szymanski has over 15 years of experience working on various Modeling and Simulation (M&S) projects; additionally he has written multiple articles related to AI applications within science.
Adam has been at the forefront of data visualization and analysis for more than 15 years, having graduated both Carnegie Mellon University and University of Chicago with degrees in computer science, robotics and analytics. Additionally, Adam enjoys rock climbing and learning foreign languages in his free time.
Szymanski was not only known for his academic contributions; he was also renowned for his devotion to family and active social life. He leaves behind his wife Elizabeth, daughters Laura and Kate as well as an active social life. Leo the dog also survives. A native of Adams Massachusetts he attended Saint Stanislaus Kostka School before going on to graduate from Adams Memorial High School in 1968.
Achievement and Honors
Adam Szymanski was a Polish author and lawyer best remembered for his Siberian Sketches series which offered vivid accounts of Polish exile life in Siberia.
Szymanski’s work has been translated and published in multiple languages, including English. His most famous pieces include: Srul from Lubartow,”A Pinch of Salt”and Maciej the Mazur”.
He held two fellowships from FRIAS: Junior Fellow and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship from the European Union, conducting research focused on psychology, critical theory and cinematic arts.
Dr. Jonathan Green currently holds a PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies from Concordia University and works as both Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University and Affiliate Researcher with the Pardee Center. Additionally, he enjoys rock climbing as well as learning languages.
Adam Szymanski is an award-winning author, having published works covering Polish culture and life; this includes an account of his experience living in Siberia.
He currently holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago, as well as FRIAS Junior Fellowship and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship from European Union.
He is also an active filmmaker. He has performed as both actor and director in numerous films such as When We First Met and A Day in the Country.
He is also a member of the Society of Polish Writers and has published books of poetry, prose, and essays. As one of Poland’s best-known authors he has covered Polish history and politics as well as Russian/Soviet culture/politics in his writings.
Adam Szymanski is an American actor and model with an estimated net worth of $5 Million. Beginning his acting career at seven years old as a child actor, Adam has since gone on to appear in numerous commercials and TV shows such as Wizards of Waverly Place and Go Diego Go!. Additionally he lent his voice acting talent for several animated characters like Diego on Go Diego Go!.
Adam is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago where he is working towards his PhD in film and moving image studies. His research explores how psychology, critical theory and cinematic arts intersect.
Adam has extensive experience working on modeling and simulation projects for over 15 years, both as part of research efforts as well as commercial engagements. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in computer science and robotics as well as an MBA with specialization in data visualization and analytics from University of Chicago.