Łukasz Kornaszewski received his PhD in femtosecond nonlinear optics at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK. After that he spent a year as a project engineer in the Optical Parametric Oscillator group in ICFO, Spain. Then he moved back to Scotland to join M Squared Lasers as a laser design engineer where he stayed for over 8 years. Recently he returned to Poland and became a member of PoB lab serving as a link between the group and industry, namely Warsaw-based manufacturer of femtosecond fibre lasers, Fluence.
Jakub Bogusławski received his Ph.D. in electronics (laser physics and engineering) from Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland in 2018. His studies were focused on the application of novel nanomaterials for femtosecond pulse generation in lasers. He performed three research stays abroad: in Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Aalto University (Finland).
Jędrzej Solarski received his Ph.D. degree in 2016 at Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS in Warsaw. He’s work mainly concern processes of bimolecular energy transfer. After obtaining PhD he joined prof Waluk group of Photophysics and spectroscopy of photoactive systems where he worked on development of upconverting systems for solar cells.
Piotr Węgrzyn received his MSc in Photonics degree, completed with top results, from collaboration of Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Universidad de Barcelona and ICFO in 2018. With support of prestigious and highly competitive grant ICFO Summer Fellowship Piotr prepared his thesis project ,in Medical Optics group at ICFO lead by prof. Turgut Turduran, focus on developing new generation of photoplethysmographic system for application in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
Klaudia Nowacka is currently pursuing her M.Sc. in Optical Engineering and Photonics at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. Since 2017 she serves as a President of Foton Scientific Circle. She is a member of Singular Optics Group under the supervision of Jan Masajada. In 2018 Klaudia participated in the TAPS project at Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, where her main purpose was developing switchable optical vector beam microscopy for high-resolution biomedical imagining.
Kamil Liżewski received his Ph.D. in automatics and robotics (photonics engineering) with an excellence award from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland in 2015. His Ph.D. studies focused on developing new digital holographic microscopy techniques and system for measurement high numerical aperture microoptics.
Slawomir Tomczewski received his Ph.D. from Warsaw University of Technology in 2017. His work was mainly focused on low-coherence interferometry. While finishing his Ph.D. he started working as a Software Engineer at GE Aviation. Later, before joining POB, he moved to UK, where he was working as a Holographic System Engineer at Envisics Ltd.
Onur Çetinkaya received his B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering at Celal Bayar University in Turkey in 2015. After school, he worked in the energy industry (Automation, concentrated solar). Before joining the POB, he worked at the Optical+Biomedical Engineering Laboratory (University of Western Australia) as a research fellow, where he constructed fiber-based OCT imaging probes, scanning systems, and handheld imaging devices.
Jadwiga Milkiewicz has obtained her MSc in Quantum Chemistry at Jan Dlugosz Academy in Częstochowa. She spent one year in scientific company Fastlite, in France, working on Acoustooptic Programmable Dispersive Filter for mid-IR. She moved to UK where at Univeristy of Leeds, she worked on gas phase spectroscopy, using multiphoton ionization.
Angela Pachacz obtained M.S. degree in Applied Physics at Warsaw University of Technology. Both bachelor and master theses were part of research grant, where she examined properties of Polymer Stabilised Liquid Crystals. For 1.5 year she worked in one of polish research institutes, where she developed technical solutions based on optics for medical and fuel industry.