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2016, January 28 - 5:36pm

The Faculty consists of four Institutes, each possessing  its own scientific achievements.

 


INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS

Director - prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szczepański
tel.:+48 58 523 21 80, fax: +48 58 341 49 14
e-mail: sekretariat@mat.ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Szarek
tel.: +48 58 523 21 62, fax: +48 58 341 49 14
e-mail: tomasz.szarek@mat.ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director Prof. UG, Tomasz Człapiński
tel.: +48 58 523 24 15, fax: +48 58 341 49 14
e-mail: tomasz.czlapinski@mat.ug.edu.pl

Institute of Mathematics consists of nine divisions:

  1. Division of Algebra
  2. Division of Mathematical Analysis
  3. Division of Didactics of Mathematics
  4. Division of Real Functions
  5. Division of Geometry
  6. ​Division of Geometric Topology and Knot Theory
  7. Division of Applied Mathematics and Probability
  8. Division of Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations
  9. Division of Set Theory
  10. Division of Topology

Division of Algebra

Head – Prof. dr hab. Grzegorz Gromadzki
tel.: +48 58 523 21 23
e-mail: grzegorz.gromadzki@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Mapping class groups and their properties
  • Symmetries of Riemann and Klein surfaces
  • Automorphism groups of Klein surfaces

Division of Mathematical Analysis

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Antoni Augustynowicz
tel.: +48 58 523 23 35
e-mail: antoni.augustynowicz@mat.ug.edu.pl

 

Research areas:

  • Approximation of nonlinear boundary problems
  • Nonlinear spectral problems in finite dimension
  • Mathematical structures of quantum mechanics
  • Iterative methods in solving Darboux problem with function dependence
  • Basic problems for functional-differential equations

 

Division of Didactics of Mathematics

Head – Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Człapiński
tel.: +48 58 523 24 15
e-mail: tomasz.czlapinski@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Teaching of gifted students
  • Transition from basic to middle level in teaching mathematics
  • Computers in teaching of mathematics

Division of Real Functions

Head – Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Natkaniec
tel.: +48 58 523 25 04
e-mail:tomasz.natkaniec@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Ideal convergence of sequences of functions
  • Hamel bases and Hamel-like functions
  • Omega-limits of one dimensional dynamical systems
  • Lineability and algebrability of real functions
  • Ideal types of ‘equal’-convergence for sequences of functions

Division of Geometry

Head – Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szczepański
tel.: +48 58 523 21 74
e-mail: andrzej.szczepański@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Knot theory and its generalization
  • Flat manifolds, crystallographic groups
  • Calabi-Yau manifolds
  • Skein modules of 3-dimensional manifolds
  • Topology of wild spaces

Division of Geometric Topology and Knot Theory

Head – Prof. dr hab. Witold Rosicki
tel.: +48 58 523 21 43
e-mail: witold.rosicki@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • classical and generalized knot theory
  • homology and applications of distributive and other algebraic structures useful in the investigation of position of manifolds in codimension 2
  • the theory of skein modules
  • topology of manifolds, polyhedra and continua. In particular the uniqueness of decomposition into Cartesian product

Division of Applied Mathematics and Probability

Head – Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Szarek
tel.: +48 58 523 21 62,fax: +48 58 341 49 14
e-mail: tomasz.szarek@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Markov processes and their stability
  • Random dynamical systems
  • Limits theorems – Central Limit Theorem and Law of Large Numbers
  • Fractal sets
  • Stochastic differential equations in infinite dimensions

 

Division of Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Henryk Leszczyński
tel.: +48 58 523 21 73
e-mail: henryk.leszczynski@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Functional differential equations and their solutions
  • Existence and uniqueness of solutions for partial differential equations corresponding to some models in biology
  • Malliavin calculus and iterative methods for stochastic differential equations
  • Numerical solutions to Schroedinger differential equation
  • Lèvy processes

 

Division of Set Theory

Head – Prof. dr hab. Edward Grzegorek
tel.: +48 58 523 21 23
e-mail: edward.grzegorek@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Isomorphisms of Ellentuck and Hechler topology
  • Ideal convergence of series
  • Axial continuous functions
  • Ideals and sigma ideals defined by density topology

 

Division of Topology

Head – Prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Szafraniec
tel.: +48 58 523 21 74
e-mail: zbigniew.szafraniec@mat.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Polynomial mappings into Stiefel manifolds
  • Homotopy classes of Stiefel-Whitney manifolds
  • Real curve singularities
  • Polynomials mappings from the plane into the plane
  • Real algebraic geometry and singularity theory

 

 

INSTITUTE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS

Director - Prof. UG, dr hab. Aleksander Kubicki
tel.: +48 58 523 25 12,
e-mail: a.kubicki@ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director - Prof. UG. dr hab. Bogumił Linde
tel.: +48 58 523 22 13
e-mail: fizbl@ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director – Dr Maria Alicka
tel.: +48 58 523 22 13
e-mail: fizam@univ.gda.pl

 

Institute of Experimental Physics consists of six divisions:

  1. Division of Acoustics and Nuclear Physics
  2. Division of Atomic Physics
  3. Condensed Matter Spectroscopy Division
  4. Departament of Molecular Spectroscopy
  5. Division of Applied Physics
  6. Division of Didactics of Physics

 

Division of Acoustics and Nuclear Physics

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Bogumił B.J. Linde
tel.: +48 58 523 22 13
e-mail: fizbl@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Ultrasonic spectroscopy (frequency dependence of the absorption and the velocity propagation of ultrasound in fluids)
  • Photo-acoustics spectroscopy (PAS -- investigation of non-radiative processes)
  • Acoustical modal analysis of instruments, room acoustics, noise control, acoustic isolation problems
  • Surface reology of composite organic matter films present as pollutants at air/water interfaces of atmospheric, fresh and marine waters
  • Surface tensometry studies of drug-preservative lecithin pharmaceutical formulations
  • Wettability energetics parameters of natural and artificial solid substrata submerged in natural water bodies as indicators of pollution state level. Wettability characterization of different solid/liquid systems of concern in technology and medicine with a contact angle hysteresis methodology

 

Division of Atomic Physics

Head – Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kowalski
tel.: +48 58 523 22 96
e-mail: fizako@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Spectroscopic studies of collisions between hyperthermal (1-1000 eV and 10-100 keV) ionic or atomic beams and gas targets
  • Spectroscopic studies of collisions of ion beams with solid surfaces in the 1-1000 eV and 10-100 keV energy Ganges
  • Chemiluminescence in the atomic beam-molecule collisions
  • Investigation of forbidden atomic lines by means of traditional spectroscopy with low-temperature plasma sources

 

Condensed Matter Spectroscopy Division

Head – Prof. dr hab. Marek Grinberg
tel.: +48 58 523 25 44
e-mail: fizmgr@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Spectroscopic investigation of optoelectronic materials doped with transition metals and rare earth ions
  • Spectroscopic analysis of the lattice dopand systems under high hydrostatic pressure
  • Analysis and modeling of relaxation and energy transfer process in solids
  • Numerical calculations of energy structure and relaxation process for transition metal rare earth ions in lattices

 

Departament of Molecular Spectroscopy

Head – Prof. dr hab. Piotr Bojarski
tel.: +48 58 523 22 21
e-mail: fizbp@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • optical  hybrid organic-inorganic materials, thin luminescent films, organic luminescent materials
  • Surface plasmon resonance and surface plasmon coupled emission. Experimental techniques and biomedical applications
  • Energy transfer and trapping in polymers, glasses, gels, biological membranes, proteins, solutions and low dimensional systems molecular aggregation
  • Enhanced energy transfer
  • Spectroscopic  properties of biologically and medically active species
  • Time-resolved and steady state luminescence spectroscopy
  • Monte-Carlo simulations and meta dynamics

 

Division of Applied Physics

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Jerzy Kwela
tel.: +48 58 523 22 93
e-mail: fizjk@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • High resolution spectroscopy of atomic systems
  • Precision spectroscopy of atoms in an external fields
  • Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of cardiac and skeletal muscles
  • Synthesis and characterization of new hydrogel nanocomposite polymers
  • containing clay nanoparticles by means of physical methods and NMR
  • spectroscopy to their application in pharmacy and medicine

 

Division of Didactics of Physics

tel.: +48 58 523 22 28
e-mail: fizjks@ug.edu.pl

 

Research areas:

  • methods of physics education which induce dynamic participation, commitment, activeness and initiative of students (the so-called heuristic techniques, exploiting, among others, teaching based on finding answers to questions);
  • issues concerning substantial correctness of physical content being taught (textbooks on physics, in that academic ones, scientific publications and papers for general public);
  • application of micro-computers for automation of measurement processes, in particular, in case of problems concerning interfacing and probes design, providing relevant operating system level software as well as dedicated applications utilizing integrated micro-controllers;
  • application of micro-computers in education of physics in a range of physical experiments.

 

INSTITUTE OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS AND ASTROPHYSICS

Director - Prof. dr hab. Marek Żukowski
tel.: +48 58 523 22 30
e-mail: marek.zukowski@univie.ac.at

Deputy Director  - Dr hab. Wiesław Miklaszewski
tel.: +48 58 523 22 30
e-mail: fizwm@ug.edu.pl

Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics consists of three divisions:

  1. Division of Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy and Astrophysics
  2. Division of Mathematicsl Methods of Physics
  3. Division o Quantum Optics and Information

 

 

Division of Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy and Astrophysics

Head –dr hab. Janusz Czub
tel.: +48 58 523 25 18
e-mail: fizjc@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Interaction of strong coherent light beams  with atomic medium
  • Propagation of light pulse in atomic medium in presence  of collisional relaxation, magnetic field and strong electromagnetic field
  • Theoretical calculations of potential energies for heavy  two-atomic molecules
  • „Ab-initio” calculations of electronic structure of ionic crystals
  • Theoretical studies of pressure influence on luminescence spectra
  • Investigation of physical conditions in interstellar matter by means of ultraviolet satellite spectra

 

Division of Mathematicsl Methods of Physics

Head – prof. dr hab. Robert Alicki
tel.: +48 58 523 21 94
e-mail: fizra@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Quantum theory of open systems
  • Quantum probability
  • Noncommutative Orlicz spaces and their applications
  • Modeling of synchronization in physiological systems
  • Analysis of physiological signals via computer techniques
  • Quantum thermodynamics

 

Division of Quantum Optics and Information

Head – Prof. dr hab. Michał Horodecki
tel.: +48 58 523 24 49
e-mail: fizrh@ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Theory of quantum correlations
  • Thermodynamic as a  resources theory
  • Theory of quantum resources: entanglement and non-classicality
  • Experimental realizations of quantum information schemes (in collaboration with experimental groups)
  • Quantum interferometry
  • Quantum communication

 

INSTITUTE OF INFORMATICS

Director - Prof. UG, dr hab. Andrzej Szepietowski
tel.: +48 58 523 21 17, fax: +48 58 523 21 58
e-mail: andrzej.szepietowski@inf.ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director - dr Andrzej Borzyszkowski
tel.: +48 58 523 2153, fax: +48 58 523 2158
e-mail: andrzej.borzyszkowski@inf.ug.edu.pl

Deputy Director dr Jakub Neumann
tel.: +48 58 523 22 87,fax: +48 58 523 2158
e-mail: jakub.neumann@inf.ug.edu.pl

 

Institute of Informatics consists of three divisions:

  1. Division of Algorithms
  2. Division of Artificial Intelligence
  3. Division of Formal Languages
  4. Computer Laboratory

Research areas:

  • Mathematical linguistics
  • Space complexity
  • Algorithms in data mining
  • Combinatorics, Ramsey numbers
  • Multi-Agents Systems, Software agents
  • Graph coloring
  • Petri hypernets

 

Division of Algorithms

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Jerzy Topp
tel.: +48 58 523 21 78, fax: +48 58 523 21 58
e-mail: jj@inf.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Ramsey numbers - classical, three color, on-line
  • Graph coloring
  • Discrete and computational geometry
  • Bio-inspired and on-line algorithms  in data mining
  • Statistical methods in data mining

 

Division of Artificial Intelligence

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Joanna Jędrzejowicz
tel.: +48 58 523 21 64,fax: +48 58 523 21 58
e-mail: slawomir.wierzchon@inf.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Multi-Agents Systems
  • Software Agents
  • Petri  hypernets
  • 3D Graphics
  • Digital image processing
  • Nature inspired algorithms

 

Division of Formal Languages

Head – Prof. UG, dr hab. Andrzej Szepietowski
tel.: +48 58 523 21 17,fax: +48 58 523 2158
e-mail: andrzej.szepietowski@inf.ug.edu.pl

Research areas:

  • Mathematical linguistics
  • Combinatorics
  • Mathematical libraries
  • Space complexity
  • Concurrency 

 

Computer Laboratory

Head – Mgr Krzysztof Sikorski
tel.: +48 58 523 25 63, fax: +48 58 523 21 58
e-mail: krzysztof.sikorski@inf.ug.edu.pl

Areas of responsibility:

  • Support for multimedia equipment of Institute of Computer Science and Institute of Mathematics
  • Network management
  • Support for student accounts
  • Support for computer laboratories