The HKL Research Award for Physics Students

Since 1997, HKL Research, Inc. has been granting an annual award in memory of Maria Bardadin-Otwinowska for outstanding Master's theses in Physics for students of the University of Warsaw (UW), Poland. To date, the awards have been granted to 26 students, spanning multiple institutes of the Faculty of Physics.

The institutions in the awards list below are abbreviated as follows: the Institute of Experimental Physics (IFD,Instytut Fizyki Doświadczalnej), the Institute of Theoretical Physics (IFT, Instytut Fizyki Teoretycznej), the Institute of Geophysics (IGF, Instytut Geofizyki), the Department of Mathematical Methods in Physics (KMMF, Katedra Metod Matematycznych Fizyki), the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw (OAUW, Obserwatorium Astronomiczne Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego); the Heavy Ion Laboratory (SLCJ, Środowiskowe Laboratorium Ciężkich Jonów).

Year

Awardee

Mentor

UW Affiliation

Current Position and Affiliation of the Awardee (if known)

1997

Maria Sobol

Witold Bardyszewski

IFT

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biophysics and Human Physiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw

1998

Izabela Soliwoda

Brunon Sikora

IFD

 

1998

Paweł Jankowski

Maria Krawczyk

IFT

Head, Division of Biometrics, Department of Econometrics and Statistics, The Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics, Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Warsaw

1999

Piotr Wasylczyk

Czesław Radzewicz

IFD

Head, Photonic Nanostructure Facility, Division of Optics, IFD University of Warsaw, Poland

1999

Krzysztof  Markowicz

Konrad Bajer

IGF

Head, Division of Atmospheric Physics, Institute of Geophysics University of Warsaw,Poland

2000

Magdalena  Zielińska

Tomasz Czosnyka

SLCJ

Researcher, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

2000

Paulina Plochocka

Czesław Radzewicz

IFD

Researcher, Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Intenses, CNRS, Toulouse, France

2001

Arkadiusz Sagan

Tomasz Szoplik

IGF

 

2001

Jan Kurcewicz

Marek Pfuetzner

IFD

ISOLDE Radioactive Ion Beam Facility, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

2002

Jan Suffczyński

Michał Nawrocki

IFD

Assistant Professor,  Division of Solid State Physics, IFD University of Warsaw, Poland

2002

Piotr Sułkowski

Jacek Pawelczyk

IFT

Associate Professor, IFT University of Warsaw, Poland

2003

Piotr Fita

Czesław Radzewicz

IFD

Assistant Professor, Division of Optics, IFD University of Warsaw, Poland

2004

Katarzyna Surowiecka

Andrzej Wysmołek

IFD

 

2005

Wojciech Wasilewski

Czesław Radzewicz

IFD

Associate Professor, Division of Optics, IFD University of Warsaw, Poland

2006

Adam Kwiatkowski

Dariusz Wasik

IFD

Researcher, Division of Solid State Physics, IFD University of Warsaw, Poland

2007

Mateusz Goryca

Piotr Kossacki

IFD

Post-doctoral Associate,  National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, USA

2008

Monika Pawłowska

Czesław Radzewicz

IFD

Researcher, Neurobiology Lab, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland

2009

Łukasz Rudnicki

Iwo Bialynicki-Birula

IFT

Assistant Professor, Center for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

2010

Michał Wrochna

Jan Dereziński

KMMF

Associate Professor,  Institut Fourier, Universite Grenoble Alpes, France

2011

Jakub Kobak

Wojciech Pacuski

IFD

Analyst, BEC a.m.b.a, Denmark 

2012

Szymon Szyszko

Agnieszka Wołoś

IFD

Software Developer 

2013

Michał Pawlak

Igor Soszynski

OAUW

Post-doctoral Associate, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

2014

Michał Jachura

Konrad Banaszek

IFT

Ph.D. student, University of Warsaw, Poland

2015

Przemysław Mróz

Andrzej Udalski

OAUW

Ph.D. student, University of Warsaw, Poland

2016

Filip Kiałka

Andrzej Dragan

IFT

Ph.D. student, University of Vienna, Austria

2017

Rafał Mirek

Barbara Piętka

IFD

Ph.D. student, University of Warsaw, Poland

2018

Jacek Krajczok

Piotr M. Soltan

KMMF

Ph.D. student, University of Warsaw, Poland