Zbigniew Romanowicz, Ph.D., was an outstanding teacher and a well-known proponent of mathematics among young people. He belonged to the great Russian-Polish school of mathematics. He served as Director of the Institute of Mathematics at the Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland. In the years 1992–2004, he chaired the jury of the Polish Mathematics and Logic Games championship, which is within the works of the Paris-based ‘Comite International des Jeux Mathematiques’. He ran the popularly acclaimed interscholastic math clubs. For 10 years, he was chairman of the Committee of Regional Mathematical Olympiads. He was an avid promoter of mathematics and an activist of the Polish Mathematical Society.