IGF



prof. dr hab. Szymon P. Malinowski

Szymon P. Malinowski
 
Director IGF
Professor
Institute of Geophysics
Atmospheric Physics Department
ul. Pasteura 5, room: B4.42
+48 22 55 32 042
malina@igf.fuw.edu.pl
malina@fuw.edu.pl
  • Physics of clouds and precipitation

  • Atmospheric turbulence

  • Numerical modeling of atmospheric flows

  • Attmospheric airborne measurements

  • Remote sensing

  • Scaling and nonlinear processes in the atmosphere

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, Kanada;

Functions performed

  • since 2020 - chair of the Presideny of the Polish Academy of Sciences interdisciplinary advisory board on climate crisis
  • 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 http://naukaoklimacie.pl/
  • variuos activities in Polish media, Festivals of Science, schools
  • co-author of the film about global warming "It's okay to panic"

Membership in committees and organizations

  • 2019: member Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2016-2019 chair, Committee of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2016-2019  member, Fluid Mechanics Section, Committee of Mechanics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2016-2019 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, Committee of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 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.

Professor reviews

1. dr. hab. Stanisław Pogorzelski, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2012.
2. dr hab. Dariusz Stramski, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2014.
3. dr hab. Jacek Piskozub, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2014.
4. dr Włodzimierz (Walter) Kofman, CBK PAN 2014.
5. dr hab. Jan Błęcki, CBK PAN, 2015.

Awards

2017 - Together with "Nauka o klimacie" winner as team in national copmpetition  "Science educator"

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-AugustPOST,  Monterey, (CA USA );

since 2012 - visits to  Umweltforschungsstation Schneefernenhaus;

2017 - June-July  ACORES ;

2020 - January - February  EUREC4A

  • Stevens B., Bony S., Farrell D., ..., Grosz R., ..., Kumala W., ..., Malinowski S., ..., Nowak J.L., ..., Ziemen F., Zinner T., and Zöger M., 2021: EUREC4A, Earth System Science Data, vol. 13(8) , pp. 4067-4119 , 10.5194/essd-13-4067-2021
  • Devenish, B.J., Bartello, P., Brenguier, J.-L., Collins, L.R., Grabowski, W.W., Ijzermans, R.H.A., Malinowski, S.P., Reeks, M.W., Vassilicos, J.C., Wang, L.-P., Warhaft, Z., 2012: Droplet growth in warm turbulent clouds, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 138 , pp. 1401–1429 , 10.1002/qj.1897
  • Stevens B., Lenschow D.H., Vali G., Gerber, H, Bandy, A., Blomquist, B., Brenguier, J.L., Bretherton, C.S., Burnet, F., Campos, T. Chai, S., Faloona, I., Friesen, D., Haimov, S., Laursen, K. Lilly, D.K., Loehrer, S.M., Malinowski, S.P., Morley, B, Petters, M.D., Rogers, D.C., Russell, L., Savic-Jovac, V., Snider, J.R., Straub, D., Szumowski, M.J., Takagi, H. Thornton, D.C. Tschudi, M., Twohy, C., Wetzel, M., van Zanten, M.C., 2003: Dynamics and chemistry of marine stratocumulus – Dycoms-II, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 84 , pp. 579-593 , 10.1175/BAMS-84-5-579

Research project

Field Experiment

PhD

Msc

Bachelor

Habilitation dissertations


  • Zenon Nieckarz, Instytut Geofizyki PAN, 2017

  • Daniel Jakubczyk, Instytut Fizyki PAN, 2015

  • Piotr Flatau, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Fizyki, 2012

  • Anita Lewandowska, Uniwersytet Gdański, Wydział Oceanografii i Geografii, 2012

  • Paweł Licznar, Politechnika Wrocławska, Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska, 2010

  • Tymon Zieliński, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2007

  • Robert Twardosz, Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, 2006

  • Tomasz Petelski, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2006

  • Hanna Pawłowska, Instytut Geofizyki PAN, 2000

Doctoral dissertation


  • Taraprasad Bhowmick, Politecnico di Torino, 2021

  • Piotr Markuszewski, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2018

  • Tomasz Neumann, Instytut Oceanologii PAN, 2017

  • Lech Gawuć, Wydział Instalacji Budowlanych, Hydrotechniki i Inżynierii Środowiska, Politechnika Warszawska, 2017

  • Mariusz Zieliński, Wydział Nauk Geograficznych, Uniwersytet Łódzki, 2015
  • Modelowanie mieszania podskalowego w modelach numerycznych płytkiej konwekcji
    Dorota Jarecka, Wydział Fizyki UW, 2012

  • Katarzyna Michałowska-Knap, Politechnika Warszawska, Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska, 2012
  • Impact of entrainment and mixing on optical properties of shallow cumulus clouds
    Joanna Sławińska, Wydział Fizyki UW, 2011

  • Marek Kubicki, Instytut Geofizyki PAN, 2011

  • Zenon Nieckarz, Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, 2009

  • Anna Wawrzaszek, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, 2009

  • Krzysztof Dekajło, Instytut Podstawowych Problemów Techniki PAN, 2008

  • Katrin Lehmann, Der fakultat der Physik und Geowissenschafen der Universitat Leipzig, Niemcy, 2007

  • Paulina Wolkenberg, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, 2007

  • Marek Strumik, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, 2006

  • Marcin Zientara, Instytut Fizyki PAN, 2004

  • Małgorzata Zdunek, Politechnika Warszawska, Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska, 2004
  • Chaos and Noise in the Solar Wind Flow
    Stefano Redaelli, Wydział Fizyki UW, 2003

  • Kamil Stelmaszczyk, Wydział Fizyki UW, 2003

  • Joanna Strużewska, Politechnika Warszawska, Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska, 2002
  • Tethered-Ballon Borne Turbulence measurements in the Cloudy Boundary Layer
    Holger Siebert, Universität Leipzig, Fakultät für Physik und Geowissenschaften, Niemcy, 2001

Master of Science Dissartation

Bachelor thesis

Master of Science Dissartation

Bachelor thesis