Dr. Przemysław PŁÓCIENNIK
Doctor Przemysław PŁÓCIENNIK was born in Toruń. He received an M.Sc. degree in Physics, specialization in Microelectronics from the Nicolaus Copernicus University (Toruń, Poland) in 1995 and obtained her PhD degree in Physical Sciences, specialization in Atomic and Molecular Physics in 2001. His Ph.D. thesis concerned the Ions and photons counting systems with external synchronization source and its applications for the time-resolved spectroscopy. During his Ph.D. research, he joined the group of Physical Bases of Microelectronics at the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics at the University of Toruń.
Doctor Przemysław PŁÓCIENNIK is a scientist specializing in vacuum techniques, materials engineering, in particular, the fabrication of thin films and nanostructures and the study of their properties in the processes of interaction with external radiation. He has experience in the fabrication of multilayer structures for applications in micro-, optoelectronics and photovoltaics as well as diagnostics and investigations of electrical properties these structures.
He has published over 80 articles in international scientific journals. He has more than 700 citations and his H-index is currently equal to 14.
Prof. Andrushchak Anatoliy
Andrushchak Anatoliy, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Applied Physics and Nanomaterials Science of the Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine.
Scientific work of Professor A. Andrushchak is involved in research in optics and laser physics, optoelectronics, nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, as well as electro-, piezo-, acousto- and nonlinear optical and quasi-optical (terahertz) studies of anisotropic and nanostructured materials.
In 2009 he defended his doctoral dissertation, which in 2014 was nostrified at the Wroclaw Polytechnic (Poland) in microsystems electronics and photonics. He was awarded the Professor's academic degree in 2012.
Professor Andrushchak A. successfully completed three international projects of the Ukrainian Science and Technology Center, the European Grant of the Seventh Framework Program FP7-PEOPLE-2010-IIF and a number of state budget projects funded by the European Union and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. From 2018 to 2023 he is the Principal Coordinator of the international IMAGE grant of the Horizon-2020 Program of the European Union, in which Lviv Polytechnic National University became the coordinating organization for the Staff Exchange program H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017 for the first time in Ukraine. In the frame of this IMAGE grant the high-tech developments which are based on innovative studies of crystalline and nanostructured materials are actively developing and implementing with the involvement of scientists from France, Germany and Poland.
Professor Andrushchak A. has published more than 250 scientific and technical publications, including more than 120 scientific and technical articles, 16 copyright certificates and patents, H-index is 20. In 2012, he has published a textbook "Electrodynamics of Information Systems". In 2019-2021, Andrushchak A. has published a monograph in two volumes: "Spatial anisotropy of induced optical effects in crystalline materials", which is also translated into English.
Prof. Jacek Zakrzewski
Prof. Jacek Zakrzewski has worked throughout his professional life with the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Institute of Physics in Toruń, Poland. He is an author of 63 scientific articles, he presented his scientific research at 40 conferences. Prof. Zakrzewski collaborates with research centers in France, Serbia, Ukraine, and Italy.
His main research interests are II-VI mixed crystals, their growth, and characterization. In his experiments, he concentrated on photothermal methods of the optical and thermal properties characterization - mainly piezoelectric spectroscopy, but also photoacoustic and pyroelectric ones.
Prof. Zakrzewski deals not only with experimental physics, he cooperates with the Koszalin University of Technology in Poland in order to prepare mathematical models for the interpretation of the obtained experimental data.
In 2007, during and after his postdoctoral stay at the University of Maine, France, he started the investigations of the characterization of surface defects with nonlinear acoustics and photoacoustics.
His current interest are the investigations of the influence of the surface preparation on the character of the amplitude and phase photothermal spectra as the proper method of surface treatment of the material is essential for the quality of the semiconductor-based devices.
Dr. Sidiki ZONGO
Dr Sidiki ZONGO graduated from The university of Ouagadougou (currently Université Joseph KI-ZERBO) in Burkina Faso in 2010 with a BSc & Hon. of Physics. In August 2010 He moved to Cape Town in South Africa where he completed his Post-Graduate diplomat at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in June 2011, and obtained a MSc degree in Physics from the University of the Western Cape in March 2013. After receiving Ph.D (under the Supervision of Pr. B. SAHRAOUI/university of Angers and Prof. M. MAAZA ) in Physics in June 2017 from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria, Dr Sidiki returned back in Burkina Faso where he joined since November 2017 the Department of Physics at Université Joseph KI-ZERBO as a lecturer/researcher.
His currently research interests include NLO, materials and nanomaterials for photonics applications. Dr ZONGO authored and co-authored a number of peer-review publications. He has attended numerous meetings and conferences including Nobel Laureates Meeting in Germany. He received seral grants that included the AGNES Junior Research Grant. Dr S. ZONG is an active member of NanoAfnet and the West African Society of Physics.
Dr Ikhwan Syafiq MOHD NOOR
Ikhwan Syafiq MOHD NOOR received his PhD in the field of transport properties of polymer electrolyte and application in solar cells from University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2016. He started his academic career as a senior lecturer in 2017 at the Physics Division, Centre of Foundation Studies for Agricultural Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. His research expertise is on charge transport properties and the use of ionic materials, primarily polymer electrolytes in energy devices especially dye sensitized solar cells, perovskite solar cells and batteries. Currently, he has 35 publications in journals that are indexed in the ISI web of science database. He also wrote 2 chapters in a book and 1 full book. His current H-index was 10 with total of 520 number of citations recorded under Scopus as of May 5, 2022. He presented over than 20 regular and invited conferences (at national and international conferences) as well as invited seminars, and he has been on the organising committees of a total of 10 national and international conferences. He is now supervising 5 master’s students and 2 PhD students.