Dr. Michał Tomza – Resume

Education:

  • 2014 – Ph.D. in Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Physics (with honours), University of Warsaw, Poland and University of Kassel, Germany (cotutelle)
  • 2009-2014 – International Ph.D. Studies in Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Physics at University of Warsaw and University of Kassel
  • 2009 – M.Sc. in Quantum Chemistry (with honours), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • 2006-2010 – Inter-faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Science (Physics + Chemistry), University of Warsaw, Poland

Employment history:

  • Research assistant professor, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, since December 2017
  • Research assistant professor, Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, October 2016-November 2017
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, November 2014-October 2016
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July-August 2014

Other research experience:

  • Visiting scientist, University of Innsbruck and Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austria, May-July 2019
  • Visiting scientist, ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November-December 2017
  • Visiting scientist, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, November-December 2016
  • Visiting scientist, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA, October 2014
  • Visiting PhD student, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July-September 2013
  • Visiting PhD student, University of Granada, Spain, April-June 2013
  • Associate PhD student, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, March 2013
  • PhD student, University of Kassel, Germany, 2011-2014
  • PhD student, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2009-2014
  • MSc student, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2008-2010
  • Visiting research student, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, September-October 2008
  • Research student, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, Poland, 2007-2008

Scholarships and awards:

  • 2019 – Outstanding Reviewer Award, New Journal of Physics, IOP Publishing
  • 2018 – Fellowship to visit ERC grantee – Uwertura grant, National Science Centre Poland
  • 2017-2020 – Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
  • 2016-2019 – Scholarship for outstanding young scientists, Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 2015 – Prof. Świętosławski Award (3th grade), Polish Chemical Society
  • 2015 – START Stipend (with special distinction), Foundation for Polish Science
  • 2014 – START Stipend, Foundation for Polish Science
  • 2014-2016 – ICFOnest+ Postdoctoral Fellowship (Marie Curie COFUND), The Institute of Photonic Science
  • 2009-2013 – International Graduate Fellowship, Foundation for Polish Science
  • 2011 – Prof. Rychlewski Award for the best M.Sc. thesis in quantum chemistry in Poland, Polish Chemical Society
  • 2009 – Dean’s Award for outstanding M.Sc. thesis and academic achievements, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw
  • 2008, 2009, 2010 – Scholarships for outstanding students, Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 2006 – Silver medal at 38th International Chemistry Olympiad, Gyeongsan, South Korea
  • 2005, 2006 – Scholarships for outstanding high school students, Polish Minister of National Education
  • 2005-2006 – Scholarship of Polish Children’s Fund
  • 2002 – Scholarship for young gifted students, President of the Republic of Poland

Research grants:

  • 2019-2022 – First Team grant, Foundation for Polish Science
  • 2017-2020 – Opus grant, National Science Center, Poland
  • 2017-2019 – Homing grant, Foundation for Polish Science
  • 2016-2019 – Sonata grant, National Science Center, Poland