Rafal is an IEEE Senior Member serving as the Past-Chair of IEEE Young Professionals. Since the beginning of his volunteering career, he has been involved in the activities of Young Professionals, starting from Finland Section, through Region 8 and finally the Global Committee. Since the beginning, his dream was to make IEEE and the Young Professionals Program more relevant to young people and improve product and services offered by IEEE.
Since 2018 Rafal has been working as a Professor in the field of nanotechnology and printed electronics at the University of Oulu, Finland. His interests include fabrication and testing of flexible and printed components, as well as systems used in wearables and IoT. His dream is to advance printed electronics to a stage where fabrication of solar cells or displays will be as easy as printing newspapers, and the technology will serve people without having a negative impact on our environment.