Prof. Szymon P. Malinowski

Prof. Szymon P. Malinowski

University of Warsaw


Degrees and titles

Professor of Earth Sciences, 2008.

PhD in physical sciences, geophysics discipline, specialization in atmospheric physics (IGF PAN), 1998. Thesis title: Fine-scale structure of swirl clouds.

PhD in natural sciences in the field of geophysics, Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IGF PAN), 1988. Thesis title: Behavior of cooling tower and chimney streaks under various weather conditions, with particular emphasis on mixing processes. Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Haman.

Master of Physics, specialization: atmospheric physics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, 1982. Thesis title: Elevation of emissions from chimneys in various weather conditions. Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Haman

Employment and functions

– from 2020 – chairman of the interdisciplinary advisory team for the climate crisis at the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

– since 2016 – director of the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

– 2002-2013 – head of the Department of Atmospheric Physics, Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Interests

– Cloud and precipitation physics

– Atmospheric turbulence

– Numerical modeling of atmospheric processes

– Atmospheric measurements from the plane

– Remote measurements

– Nonlinear processes in the atmosphere

Popularization of science

Co-founder, author, editor of the Nauka o Klimacie portal, co-author of the book under the same title. Laureate of the Science Popularizer 2017 competition in the “team” category. Co-author of the film on global warming “You can panic”, in which he warns of the impending climate catastrophe.

We invite you to watch the movie on the website https://www.itsokaytopanic.org


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