Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

  • 1988-1989 Junior teaching fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of A. Mickiewicz University (AMU) in PoznaƄ, Poland
  • 1989 MSc in physics with specialisation in astrometry at AMU. A thesis "Numerical modelling of the brightness variations of minor planets" prepared under supervision of prof. Hieronim Hurnik
  • 1989-1994 Teaching fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of AMU
  • 1994 PhD in astrophysics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun. A thesis "Modelling physical properties of asteroids based on their lightcurves" prepared under supervision of prof. Andrzej Woszczyk.
  • 1995-2010 Assistant professor at the Astronomical Observatory of AMU
  • 2010 Doctor Habilitatus from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun. A thesis "Photometric survey of the Very Small near-Earth Asteroids".
  • 2010- Associate professor at the Astronomical Observatory of AMU

Research grants from the Polish Ministry of Science

PI -- Principal Investigator, CO-I -- Co-Investigator

  • PI, KBN 2P304 020 04, Determination of physical parameters of near-Earth asteroids (1993)
  • CO-I, KBN 2P304 017 06, Asteroid 1620 Geographos: lightcurves and model in support of the planned CLEMENTINE space mission (1994)
  • CO-I, KBN 2P03D 024 09, Studies of the physical properties of asteroids based on the BVRI photometry (1995-1998)
  • PI, KBN 2P03D 005 09, Photometry of asteroid 1991 JX in support of the planned radar observations (1995-1996)
  • CO-I, KBN 2P03D 007 18, Modelling of the photometric and dynamical properties of asteroids (2000-2003)
  • PI, KBN 5P03D 002 20, Spectroscopy and photometry of eclipsing binaries as indicators of the cosmological distance scale (2001-2003)
  • CO-I, KBN 2P03D 007 22, Studies of evolutionary relationships between comets, asteroids, and meteoroids based on the observations and orbital modelling (2002-2005)
  • CO-I, KBN 1 P03D 008 26, Studies of the interrelations among the Flora family asteroids based on photometric and spectroscopic observations (2005-2006)
  • PI, MNiI 5156/IA/128/2005 Fast-response astronomical system (2005)
  • PI, KBN 1 P03D 025 29, Radial velocity studies of cepheids (2006-2008)
  • PI, MNiSW N N203 403739, Internal structure and evolution of the Very Small Asteroids (2010-2013)

Teaching experience

  • Astronomical fundamentals of geography (excercises)
  • General astronomy (lecture, excercises)
  • Observational excercises (laboratory)
  • Astronomy and astrophysics (lecture, excercises)
  • Observational astrophysics (lecture, excercises)
  • Laboratory of astrophysics (laboratory)
  • Introduction to Computer Science (lecture, excercises)
  • Algebra (excercises)
  • Students' Summer Practices in Astronomy (laboratory)
  • Introduction to Astrophysics I (lecture)
  • Modern Astronomy (lecture)
  • Digital photography and image analysis (laboratory)
  • Astrophysics I (lecture)
  • Proseminar (laboratory)