Dr. Mateusz Kwaśnicki from Wrocław University of Science and Technology received the 2018 EMS Gordin Prize, awarded for the first time this year by the European Mathematical Society. The young scientist was awarded for his contribution to the spectral analysis of Lévy processes.
Dr. Łukasz Kołtowski, a cardiologist from the Medical University of Warsaw, became a member of the leadership of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions. The Polish cardiologist will chair the committee responsible for communication and social media - informed the Medical University of Warsaw.
Planck satellite team and mission managers received the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. Polish scientist Prof. Krzysztof Górski has an important role in the team. The $500,000 prize is awarded by the Gruber Foundation at Yale University in the U.S.
Professor Michał Grabowski from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Lodz, has been invited as a representative of Poland to the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) - a network that uses DNA barcodes to monitor and study the diversity of species of animals and plants.