Professor’s Bio

PROF. DR HAB. SZYMON MALINOWSKI

Degrees and titles
  • Titular professorship in Earth Sciences, 2008.
  • Habilitation in Physical Sciences
    branch: Geophysics; specialization: Atmospheric Physics
    Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1998
  • PhD in Geophysics, Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1988
    Dissertation: Cooling Tower and stack plumes in various atmospheric conditions: focus on mixing processes.
    Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Haman.
  • M.Sc in Physics,  Atmospheric Physics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, 1982
    Dissertation: Elevation of stack plumes in various meteorological conditions.
    Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Haman
Employment
  • since 2002: professor, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Institute of Geophysics
  • 1992-2002: adjoint professor University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Institute of Geophysics
  • 1990-1992: research scientist, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
  • 1988-1990: adjoint professor, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Institute of Geophysics
  • 1987-1988: assistant professor, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Institute of Geophysics
  • 1982-1986: PhD student, Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Scholarships and scientific stays abroad
  • 2013-2014: Visiting professor, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
  • 2011: six weeks programme in Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  • 1995-2012: multiple mid length (few weeks to 2 months) Visiting Scientist in the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • 1994-2000: multiple mid-lenghth visits to Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
  • 1993 i 1995: two-week long visits to  Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, Toulouse, France
  • 1990-1992:  research scientist, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
Functions performed
  • since 2016: director of the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
  • 2002-2013: head, Atmospheric Physics Division, Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
Popularizing science
  • co-founder, editor, author of www.naukaoklimacie.pl
  • variuos activities in Polish media, Festivals of Science, schools
Membership in committees and organizations
  • 2019: member Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
  • since 2016: chair, Committee of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • since 2016: member, Fluid Mechanics Section, Committee of Mechanics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • since 2016 member National Committee IUGG
  • 2015-2019: deputy chair Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • since 2014: member European Turbulence Conference committee
  • 2007-2015 deputy chair, Committee of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2006-2010: member, steering committee, International Collaboration in Turbulence Research (ICTR)
  • 2003-2006: member Komitetu Geofizyki PAN
  • 2002-2005: member Program Committee of the Center for Op[en and Multimedia Education, University of Warsaw
  • 2000-2008: członek Executive Committee of the International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation, IAMAS, IUGG
  • since 1999: member, scientific Council, Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
  • 1996-2003, and since 2008: member, Council, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
Activities in scientific societies
  • since 2011: correponding member, Societas Scientarum Varsaviensis
  • since 2020: correponding member, Polish Academy of Sciences
Editorial activities

Redaktor (associate editor) czasopism:

Editor of special volumes:

  • Atmospheric Research Volume 82, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-462 (November 2006), 14th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation14th ICCP, 14th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation Bologna, Italy, Edited by Wojciech W. Grabowski, Alexei V. Korolev, Ulrike Lohmann and Szymon P. Malinowski
  • New Journal of Physics 10 July 2008 focus issue: „Focus on Cloud Physics” Gregory Falkovich and Szymon P Malinowski, 2008 New J. Phys. 10 075012 doi:10.1088/1367-2630
  • Acta Geophysica vol. 59, no. 6, Dec. 2011, topical issue „Modeling Atmospheric Circulations with Sound-Proof Equations, DOI:10.2478/s11600-011-0057-6, editors: Szymon P. Malinowski, Andrzej A. Wyszogrodzki and Michał Ziemiański
Awards
Participation in experiments
  • 1999 July-August: WIFE („Wild Forest Fire Experiment), (Boulder, Co, USA)
  • 2001 July: DYCOMS II (San Diego, Ca, USA)
  • 2003 May: BBC-2 (the Netherlands)
  • 2007 July-August: MACRON w ALOMAR (Norway)
  • 2008 July-August: POST (Monterey, Ca, USA)
  • since 2012: visits to  Umweltforschungsstation Schneefernenhaus
  • 2017 June-July: ACORES
  • 2020 January – February: EUREC4A