We are very glad and honored that Dr. Arthur Lorenz, has accepted the position of co-editor of the CI section of the Portal. Dr. Lorenz will coordinate the section with Dr. Nadia Giarbini.

Dr. Lorenz is currently the Head of the Department of Auditory Implant and Perception of World hearing Center of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing , Warsaw, Poland. His scientific experience is in the field of auditory implants, psychoacoustics and auditory perception modeling. He is Member of the Polish Scientific Association of the Hearing and Communication Disorders Member of the American Auditory Society, International Society of Audiology, European Society for Artificial Organs, European Academy of Otology&Neurootology. He was , Scientist in charge of the Hearing Treat Marie Curie EU project (2006-2010). He is principal investigator for four projects of the Polish State Committee for Scientific Research. He has achieved a First Award granted by the Minister of Health and Social Welfare for outstanding achievements in health care, including elaboration and implementation of the brainstem implants program (2000) and First Degree Award for elaboration of the first Polish version of rehabilitation program for the hearing impaired, provided with the cochlear implants (1997), granted by the Minister of Health and Social Welfare in Poland.