CV of Maciej Maśka

EDUCATION

  • Professor: 2011
  • Habilitation: University of Silesia, 2004
    Thesis: “Superconductivity in magnetic field”
  • Ph.D.: University of Silesia, 1995
    Thesis: “Antiferromagnetism and superconductivity in the t-J model”
    Advisor:  J. Zielinski
  • M.S.: University of Silesia, 1988
    Thesis: “Cosmic strings in theories with extra-U(1) symmetry”
    Advisor: R. Manka

EMPLOYMENT
  • Professor, University of Silesia, 2007- present
  • Visitor, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA, 2011
  • Guest Researcher, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA, 2009
  • Associate Professor, University of Silesia, 2004-2007
  • Assistant Professor, University of Silesia, 1995-2004
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Silesia, 1988-1995

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS, HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Full professor, 2011
  • Chair of XXXIVth, XXXVIth and XXXVIIIth International Conferences on Theoretical Physics "Correlation and Coherence at Different Scales", Ustroń 2010, 2012, 2014
  • Chair of XXXth International Conference on Theoretical Physics "Electron Correlations inNano- and Macrosystems", Ustroń 2006
  • Member of the Election Commission of the Polish Physical Society, 2002-present
  • Head of the Silesian Branch of the Polish Physical Society, 2006-2009
  • Reviewer of Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, Central European Journal of Physics
  • Guest Editor of "Electron Correlations in Nano- and Macrosystems", special issue of physica status solidi, 2007
  • Guest Editor of "Strongly correlated electron systems and high Tc superconductivity", World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 1990
  • Member of Organizing Committee of International Conference on Theoretical Physics, Szczyrk, Ustron: 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008
  • Member of the Program and Publication Committees of the SCES Conference, Kraków 2002
  • Awards of Rector of the University of Silesia: 1995, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2007
  • Ph.D. awarded with distinction, 1995
  • M.S. awarded with distinction, 1988

RESEARCH GRANTS
  • DEC-2013/11/B/ST3/00824 "Correlations and Coherence at Different Scales" - National Science Centre
  • NN 202 128 736 "Unconventional superconductivity and quantum critical phenomena in selected fermion systems"
  • 1 P03B 071 30 “Electron correlations in inhomogeneous systems” - Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Principal Investigator)
  • 2 P03B 050 23 “New description of quantum states and pairing in correlated systems and nanosystems” - State Committee for Scientific Research (co-Principal Investigator)
  • 2 P032 050 18 “Superconductivity in strongly correlated systems” - State Committee for Scientific Research
  • 2 P03B 079 09 “Strong correlations and symmetry of the order parameter” - State Committee for Scientific Research
  • 2 P03B 054 12 “Vortex corrections to the Eliashberg equations for 2-dimensional Hubbard model” - State Committee for Scientific Research

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
  • Coordinator of the Distance Learning Project, 2004-present
  • Member of the Advisory Board for the Department of Computer Sciences, 2000-present
  • Member of the Provost Committee on Computing and Networking, 1998-2002
  • Member of the Library Council, 2012-present
  • Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, 1995-present

RESEARCH AREAS
  • Superconductivity (superconductivity in the presence of magnetic field, pseudogap, d-density wave scenario, triplet pairing in cobalt oxide superconductors, Fulde-Farrel-Larkin-Ovchinnikov phase, gap inhomogeneity in high-temperature superconductors)
  • Inhomogeneous systems (Monte Carlo simulations for the Falicov-Kimball model, Anderson localization)
  • Nanophysics (properties of superconducting nanorings, role of Coulomb correlations in nanosystems, transport through nanosystems)
  • Ultracold atoms (Monte Carlo simulations of mixtures of ultracold atoms in optical lattices)

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Polish Physical Society
  • American Physical Sciety