Dr hab. Beata Derkowska-Zielińska

 

Adiunkt

 

 

 

Department of Semiconductor and Carbon Physics

Institute of Physics

Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics

Nicholas Copernicus University

 

Grudziadzka 5/7
87-100 Toruń
Poland

 

 


Telephone: +48 56 611 32 01
Fax: +48 56 622 53 97

 


 


Current Position

 

  • Assistant professor (in Polish nomenclature: adiunkt), Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland

 


Research Interests

 

Optical physics, especially the linear and nonlinear optical properties of semiconductors, crystals and organic materials;

nonlinear optical methods (e.g. DFWM, THG, SHG); Spectroscopy;

 

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Education

 

  • 2013 - 2014 - Postgraduate studies: Project Manager of Research and Development, WSB, Torun, Poland

 

  • 11th December 2013 - D.Sc. (habilitation) in Physics, Institute of Physics, Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

      The nonlinear optical properties of organic and inorganic semiconductor materials

 

  • 7th January 2004 - Doctor of Physics at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

Liniowe i nieliniowe efekty optyczne w półprzewodnikach mieszanych ZnMgSe i ZnAgSe

 

  • 7th June 2001 - Doctor of Physics at the University of Angers, France

Contribution à l’étude des propriétés optiques linéaires et non linéaires des semi-conducteurs AIIBVI

(Contribution to linear and nonlinear optical properties investigation of AIIBVI semiconductors)

Laboratory POMA, UMR CNRS 6136, Université d’Angers, 2 Bd. Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France 
 

  • 1998 - 2001 - Ph.D. studies at the Laboratory of Optical Properties of Materials and their Applications (POMA)

at the University of Angers, France

 

 

  • 25th June 1997 - Master of Physics at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

Institute of Physics, Nicholas Copernicus University, Grudziadzka 5/7, 87-100 Toruń, Poland
 

  • 1992 - 1997 - Master studies in the Physics Department, specialization: the Physical Foundation of the

Microelectronics at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

 

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Postdoctoral training

 

  • 2.11.05 – 30.09.06 - Postdoctoral Fellow, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers, France

    prof. Bouchta Sahraoui - Contribution to study and diagnostic the nonlinear optical properties of phthalocyanine using

                                         for optoelectronic application

 

 

  • 17.11.02 – 16.11.03 - Postdoctoral Fellow,  University of Toronto, Department of Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter

    and Quantum Optics, Toronto, ON, Canada

    prof. Henry van Driel - Ultrafast phenomena in semiconductors: optically injected spin current, coherent control

                                      of an optically injected spin-polarized current

 

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Scholarship and stage attended

 

·       8.06 – 14.06.2014 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, Institute of Sciences and Molecular Technologies of Angers MOLTECH Anjou - UMR CNRS 6200 Molecular Interaction Nonlinear Optics and Structuring MINOS University of Angers, Angers (France)

 

·       2.07.2013–30.07.2014 - Nicholas Copernicus University Scientific Research Grant

 

·       14.05.2010 - 31.08.2012 - Tutor of the University Research Team for children of secondary schools as part of the program “Development through Competence” http://www.rozwojprzezkompetencje.eduportal.pl/Aktualnosci.aspx

 

·       15.03 – 30.11.2010 - Nicholas Copernicus University Scientific Research Grant

 

·       1.10.2009 – 30.04.2010 - Conducting extracurricular classes for children of secondary schools from the Kuyavia and Pomerania Province within a framework of Regional Physical, Mathematical, Computer Circles http://www.fizyka.umk.pl/rkf/

 

·       8.12 – 18.12.2009 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers, France

 

·       7.07 – 31.07.2008 - Stage STSM COST MP0702 (Short Term Scientific Mission within the European Co-Operation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research scientific programme on Towards Functional Sub-Wavelength Photonic Structures)

at Advanced Materials Research Group, School of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,

University of Nottingham, Nottingham (UK)

and Nonlinear Optics Group, The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Physics Department,

Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh (UK)

On the subject: Nonlinear Optical Properties of Chalcogenide Glasses using for Photonic Applications –

prof. Angela B. Seddon, prof. Trevor Benson and prof. Ajoy Kar

 

·       28.05 – 6.06.2008 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers, France

 

·       11.02 – 14.02.2008 - Stage at Nonlinear Optics Group, The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Physics Department, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

On the subject: Nonlinear Optical Properties of Chalcogenide Glasses using Z-scan experiment - prof. Ajoy Kar

 

·       14.01.08 – 24.02.2008 - UK Royal Society Grant at Advanced Materials Research Group, School of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

On the subject: Chalcogenide Glasses: Nonlinear Optical Properties for Photonic Applications - prof. Angela B. Seddon and prof. Trevor Benson

 

·       1.09 – 30.09.2007 - Stage STSM COST P11 (Short Term Scientific Mission within the European Co-Operation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research scientific programme on Physics of linear, non-linear and active photonic crystals) at POMA Laboratory, University of Angers, France

On the subject: Study the nonlinear optical properties of organic compounds using for optoelectronic application - prof. Bouchta Sahraoui

 

·       25.06 – 7.08.2007 - Nicholas Copernicus University Grant for Young Scientific Worker, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers, France 

 

  • 18.06 – 24.06.07 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers,

France

 

  • 1.03 - 30.11.2007 - Nicholas Copernicus University Scientific Research Grant

 

  • 1.02 - 9.02.2007 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers,

France

 

  • 1.09 - 30.09.2005 - Nicholas Copernicus University Grant for Young Scientific Worker, POMA Laboratory,

University of Angers, France

 

  • 24.06 - 30.06.2005 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers,

France

 

  • 1.03 - 30.11.2005 - Nicholas Copernicus University Scientific Research Grant

 

  • 21.06 - 29.06.2004 - Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Programme, POMA Laboratory, University of Angers,

France

 

  • 1.03 - 30.11.2004 - Nicholas Copernicus University Scientific Research Grant

 

  • 1998 - 2001 - Council Region Maine and Loire Scholarship (France) (2 months), French Government Scholarship (10 months) and University of Angers Scholarship (2 months)

 

  • 24.09 - 4.10.2000 - NATO School: SOLITON DRIVEN PHOTONICS, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Swinoujscie, Poland

 

  • 7.02 - 11.02.2000 - Stage in Saclay CEA-LETI (Technologies Avancées), DEIN/SPE, CE Saclay, F91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France

      On the subject: Third order optical nonlinearities in crystals using THG method – prof. François Kajzar

 

  • 25.11 - 22.12.1998 - Brussels Scholarship and stage STSM COST P2 at the Laboratory of Optoelectronics and Nonlinear Optics, Department of Electronic Engineering, Terza University of Rome, Italy

On the subject: Optical signal switchingprof. Gaetano Assanto

 

  • 1997 - 2001 - Seminars in Microelectronics Division, Nicholas Copernicus University in Torun and in POMA Laboratory, University of Angers

 

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Awards

 

·        Individual distinction of Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University for the achievements obtained in the field of organizational in the academic year 2014

 

  • Team award of The President of the Nicholas Copernicus University for the achievements obtained in the scientific activity in the academic year 2010 (second rank)

 

  • Individual award of The President of the Nicholas Copernicus University for the achievements obtained in the scientific activity in the academic year 2007 (fourth rank)

 

  • Team award of The President of the Nicholas Copernicus University for the achievements obtained in the scientific activity in the academic year 2006 (first rank)

 

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Books chapter

  • Beata Derkowska

Third order nonlinear optical properties of metallophthalocyanines (MPcs)

Nonlinear Optics Research Progress, Chapter 9, pp. 189 – 222,

Editors: James L. Davies and Daniel A. Hall, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2008

 

  • M. Wojdyła, M. Rębarz, P. Dalasiński, W. Bała, Z. Łukasiak, B. Derkowska, B. Sahraoui

Optical properties of metallophthalocyanines, Alq3 and perylene derivatives investigated by photoluminescence,

absorption, reflection, and photomodulated spectroscopy

Trends in Optical Materials Research, Chapter 1, pp. 1- 54,

Editor: Owen G. Gardens, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2006

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Working experiences

 

Expert:

from November 2014

 

Active Expert of evaluate research proposals in Horizon 2020 http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html

 

 

Member:

28.01 – 2.02.2017

 

 

 

Member of the Program Committee of SPIE PHOTONICS WEST OPTO –

Optoelectronic Materials and Devices - Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XIX,

San Francisco, USA

 

26.09 – 29.09.2016

 

 

 

 

Member of the Program Committee of SPIE Security + Defence 2016, Optical Materials

and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology, Edinburgh, UK

http://spie.org/ESD/conferencedetails/optical-materials-biomaterials-security
-defence-systems-technology

 

10.07 – 14.07.2016

 

 

 

Member of the Scientific Committee of 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical

Networks ICTON 2016,Trento, Italy

http://www.nit.eu/icton2016-committees

 

20.03 – 25.03.2016

 

 

 

Member of the Scientific Committee of 4th Workshop on Organic Electronics and Nanophotonics (WOREN 2016), Aussois, France

http://www.woren16.univ-montp2.fr/page3.php

 

15.02 – 17.02.2016

 

 

Member of the Program Committee of SPIE PHOTONICS WEST OPTO – Optoelectronic Materials and Devices - Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XVIII, San Francisco, USA

 

21.09 – 24.09.2015

 

 

 

 

Member of the Program Committee of SPIE Security + Defence 2015, Optical Materials and    

Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology, Toulouse, France                

http://spie.org/ESD/conferencedetails/optical-materials-and-biomaterials-in-security-and-defence-systems-technology

 

21.09 – 24.09.2015

 

 

 

Member of the Scientific Committee of 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical

Networks ICTON 2015, Budapest, Hungary   

http://www.nit.eu/icton2015-committees

             

2014 – 2018

 

 

 

Nomination as a Management Committee Substitute to COST Action MP1401: Advanced fibre laser and coherent source as tools for society, manufacturing and lifescience (10.12.2014-9.12.2018) http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/mpns/Actions/MP1401

 

11.12 – 13.12.2008

 

 

 

 

Member of the Scientific Committee of Workshop on Advanced Materials for Nanophotonics Applications (AMNA), 2nd International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks ‘Mediterranean Winter’ 2008 (ICTON-MW’08), Marrakech, Morocco                                       http://www.iaer.eu/icton-mw08/  

 

21.01.2008 – 20.01.2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member of COST Action MP0702: Towards Functional Sub-Wavelength Photonic Structures

http://cost-mp0702.nit.eu/cost-mp0702

Working Group 2 - Hybrid and planar sub-wavelength scale materials and components
     P 2.2 Hybrid photonic-plasmonic structures for light focusing, near-field enhancement and bio-sensing
Working Group 3 - New functionalities
     P 3.2 Non-linear light propagation phenomena
     P 3.4 Photon-phonon interaction, photon-electron interaction

 

6.12 – 8.12.07

Member of the Scientific Committee of Workshop on Advanced Materials for Nanophotonics Applications (AMNA), International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks ‘Mediterranean Winter’ 2007 (ICTON-MW’07), Sousse, Tunisia                 http://www.iaer.eu/icton-mw07/downloads/amna.pdf    http://www.iaer.eu/icton-mw07/

 

 

 

 

Reviewer:

November 2015

 

 

 

Reviewer of Ph.D. thesis:

M. Wielgus Experimental studies of two-photon absorption spectra of molecules in solutions: two-photon solvatochromism”, Department of Physical and Quantum Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland

 

September 2010

 

 

 

Reviewer of Ph.D. thesis:

P.S. PatilSingle crystal X-Ray structures and nonlinear optical studies of chalcone derivatives”, Department of studies in Physics, Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri, India

January 2010

 

 

Reviewer of the papers for International Conference on Engineering and Meta-Engineering: ICEME 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA (6.04 – 9.04.2010)     http://www.iiis2010.org/iceme/

 

September 2008

 

 

 

 

Reviewer of Ph.D. thesis:

V.O. Smokal “Synthesis, polymerization and properties of new phenylmethacrylates based on products of condensation hydroxybenzaldegides”, Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

March 2008

 

 

 

Reviewer of the papers for IMETI 2008 - International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation, Orlando, Florida, USA (29.06 – 2.07.08)

www.infocybereng.org/imeti2008/

 

from Jan 2007

Reviewer of the manuscripts (papers) for: Applied Physics A (1), Applied Physics B (1), Acta Physica Polonica A (2), Central European Journal of Physics (1), Chemical Physics Letters (5), Dyes and Pigments (1), Journal of Quantum Electronics (IEEE) (1), Journal of Alloys and Compounds (8), Materials Science-Poland (5), Materials Chemistry and Physics (5), Optics Express (1), Optics Communications (3), Optical Materials (13), Optical Engineering (1), Photonics Letters of Poland (1), Spectrochimica Acta (1), Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (1), The Journal of Physical Chemistry (1), Journal of Materials (1), Optical and Quantum Electronics (5), European Physical Journal Applied Physics (1), Scientific Reports (1). Totally: 60

 

 

Other:

18.04 – 21.04.2015

 

 

15th Festival of Science and Art, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

on the subject: The spectrum - you do not know!

 

26.01.2015

 

Founder of MultiŚwiat Foundation

 

from November 2012

 

 

Coordinator of Torun Festival of Science and Arts at the Faculty of Physic, Astronomy and Informatics Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun  

http://www.festiwal.torun.pl/

 

2012 – 2015

 

Faculty plenipotentiary for actionGirls to science 

http://www.fizyka.umk.pl/wfaiis/?q=node/16228

 

from 1.01.2007

 

 

Editor of Open Physics (formerly Central European Journal of Physics)

http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/phys

 

21.04 – 23.04.2005

5th Festival of Science and Art, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

on the subject: Computer coils in a roll, so Matrix is without chance

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Projects

·             Rozwój przez Kompetencje

 

·             Regionalne Kółka Fizyczne

 

 

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