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dr Sebastian Szymański (Action Manager)

POSITION
Assistant Professor of the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Sebastian Szymański is a philosopher specializing in ethics and practical ethics. His research interests are focused on the issue of justice and ethical problems regarding new technologies in particular robotics and AI as well as ethics of risk. He teaches AI ethics, roboetics, and ethics of new technologies. His field of competence includes also philosophy of science, especially philosophy of biology.

prof. dr hab. Andrzej Nowak

POSITION
Andrzej Nowak is a professor of psychology working at Department of Psychology at University of Warsaw, where at Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies he directs Center for Complex Systems. He is also a professor at Florida Atlantic University.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Prof. Nowak is an author or editor of 16 books and over 250 papers and chapters. His research is interdisciplinary connecting social sciences, physics and computer science. He specializes in computer simulations of social processes, social influence, social change, group processes, conflict, Self-structure, interpersonal synchronization, and social processes on Internet, but also artificial intelligence, mainly artificial neural networks. He is one of the co-creators of the approach of Dynamical Social Psychology and authors of Dynamical Theory of Social Impact, and the theory of “Bubbles of Social Change”.

prof. dr hab. Marek Trippenbach

POSITION
Marek Trippenbach is a professor at the Faculty of Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Modeling of Complex Systems, Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Optics, Chaos and Complexity.

Marek Trippenbach is a profesor in the Physics Department at the University of Warsaw. He graduated from the same Department and got his Ph.D at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He was a postdoc at Joint Institute Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) in Boulder Colorado and Uniwersity of Rochester. 1995-2000 worked in Israel, at the the Ben Gurion University. In 2005 received Fulbright Scolarship and worked in National Institute of Standard and Technology in Gaithersburg, where he collaborated with William Daniel Phillips, a Nobel Prize Laureate. In 2008-20016 he was appointed vice Dean of Research and International Cooperation at the Physics Department of University of Warsaw. In 2006 received prestigious Wojciech Rubinowicz Prize for his achievements in cold atom physics. Published over 150 scientific papers and he is an expert in the fields of quantum and nonlinear optics and cold atom physics. Recently he was a cofounder of the Center of Systemic Risk at the University of Warsaw, where he participate in the interdisciplinary studies on the border of natural sciences, social studies and even humanities.

matri@fuw.edu.pl

prof. dr hab. Szymon Malinowski

POSITION
Szymon Malinowski is professor and Director of the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Warsaw. In the emerging Centre for Systemic Risk Analysis within the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw he plans to address the topic of climate change threats.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Prof. Malinowski deals with cloud physics, measurements of turbulence in the atmosphere.

szymon.malinowski@fuw.edu.pl

prof. dr hab. Marek Kuś

POSITION
Professor, Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Professor, International Center for Formal Ontology, Department of Administration and Social Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology – Director

RESEARCH INTERESTS
mathematical physics, quantum information theory, fundamentals of quantum theory, application of methods of mathematics and physics in social sciences

prof. dr hab. Andrzej Wróbel

POSITION
Professor at Department of Epistemology, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Dynamics within neuronal systems of behaving animals and humans. Adapting electrophysiological recording techniques and neuroinformatic methods for data analysis in order to understand correlation between activities of known neuronal networks and their behavioral context.

www.wrobelvision.com

dr hab. Fabian Welc, prof. UKSW

POSITION
Professor and Director of the Archaeology Institute at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw and professor at the Faculty of Geology – University of Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Fabian Welc is a trained archaeologist and geologist specializing in broad geoarchaeological research, with particular emphasis on issues of climate change impact on ancient cultures and civilizations.

prof. dr hab. Marek Konarzewski

POSITION
Professor at the Faculty of Biology, University of Białystok and Faculty of Liberal Arts, University of Warsaw; elected corresponding member of Polish Academy of Sciences.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
physiological ecology and the emerging field of evolutionary physiology from molecules to ecosystems

dr Joanna Dreszer

POSITION
Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology of the Institute of Psychology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Dynamics of temporal information processing, complex systems theory in psychophysiology, neuroscience of individual differences, diagnosis of cognitive functioning in the natural environment

dr Jacek Rogala

POSITION
Neurobiologist at The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing and contracted Project Leader at Nencki Institute in Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Jacek Rogala is a neurobiologist specializing in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience. His research interests are focused on the associations between activity of the brain structures and human behavior. In particular he is interested in practical applications of EEG and fMRI neurofeedback.

dr hab. Marcin Napiórkowski

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Assistant professor, Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Marcin Napiórkowski uses semiotic approach to analyze cultural practices of reducing complexity. His research focuses on contemporary myths as narrative practices of dealing with the complex reality. He works with scientists, legislators, and brands to help them to communicate effectively with various audiences, especially in crisis situations.

dr Grzegorz Łach

POSITION
Assistant Professor at the Institute of Theoretical Physics of the University of Warsaw.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Grzegorz Łach is a theoretical physicist specializing in quantum field theory, especially in quantum electrodynamics of atomic and molecular systems. His research interests are focused on numerical methods and computational techniques for quantum physics and statistical physics of complex systems.

dr Piotr Bentkowski

POSITION
Research Fellow in the Center for Systemic Risk Research employed by the Initiative for Excellence - Research University (IDUB) program, where he works on population susceptibility to infectious diseases.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Piotr Bentkowski is a computational biologist specializing in agent-based models. His main interests revolve around evolutionary biology and environmental threats. His work has involved ecotoxicology, bacterial genome architecture's evolution, non-coding RNAs' evolution, major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes, and modelling of epidemics (seasonal influenza, COVID-19). He has studied and worked at universities in Poland, the UK and France.

www.bentkowski.net

Magda Roszczyńska-Kurasińska

POSITION
Magda Roszczyńska-Kurasińska is member of the Center for Complex Systems and New Technologies and the Global Systems Center at The Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies (ISS).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Her primary interest is in understanding of human behavior in social contexts, psychology of decision making, experimental economic psychology, the role of trust in interpersonal relations, policy modelling.