Personal data:

Born: 1953
Birthplace: Warszawa, Poland
Nationality: Polish
Citizenship: Polish
Languages: Polish, English, Russian
Sex: male
Marital Status: Married, wife: Maria, 2 daughters (Marta 1984, Katarzyna 1989)


Warsaw University
M.Sc. in Physics – July 1978
Thesis topic: Optical Properties of Mn Dopant in Cadmium Fluoride Crystals.

Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Ph.D. in Physics – November 1984
Thesis topic: The Energy Structure and Recombination Processes of Mn Dopants in CdF2 Crystals.

Habilitation thesis – April 1991
Thesis topic: Excitation Energy Migration and Nonradiative Deexcitation of Mn and Cr Dopants  in Vibronic Laser Materials.


  • Scientific Secretary of Polish Academy of Sciences Awards – 1982, 1989,1990,
  • Gold Cross of Merits of Poland – 2003

Scientific Organizations:

  • Polish Physical Society
  • President of Scientific Advisory Committee of European Physical Journal (2006)
  • Polish Society of Material Research
  • Polish Society for Promotion and Advancement of Science
  • Optical Society of America
  • Institute of Physics
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