Bartłomiej Twardowski is a research team leader at the IDEAS NCBR research institute and a researcher at the Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He earned his Ph.D. in 2018, specializing in recommender systems and neural networks. Following his doctoral studies, he spent 1.5 years as an assistant professor in the AI group at Warsaw University of Technology before embarking on a post-doctoral program at the Computer Vision Center, UAB. With over 12 years of industry experience, including international giants like Zalando, Adform, Huawei, and Naspers Group (Allegro), Bartłomiej has also collaborated with startups on research projects, such as Sotrender and Scattered. His research portfolio encompasses a range of projects, from €40k to €1.4M, and he’s a Ramón y Cajal fellow. He boasts a prolific publication history in esteemed conferences like CVPR (2020, 2 papers), NeurIPS (2020), ICCV (2021, 2023), ICLR (2023), and ECIR (2021, 2023). Bartłomiej is also an active reviewer for renowned AI/ML conferences, including AAAI, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, ICML, and NeurIPS. Currently, his research is centered on lifelong machine learning in computer vision, efficient neural network training, transferability and domain adaptation, alongside information retrieval and recommender systems.