APC – AstroCeNT annual meeting

On 17 January 2022 APC and AstroCeNT members met online to sum up the cooperation done in 2021. The main idea of this annual event was to share the results of work, strengthen cooperation and possibly develop new directions. During the meeting, 14 reports were presented that described the work…

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AstroCeNT visit to VIRGO

On December 9-16, 2021, Prof. Tomasz Bulik, Dr. Mariusz Suchenek and PhD student Mateusz Pietrzak made a scientific trip to VIRGO detector. Scientific visit was devoted to the servicing and conservation of infrasound sensors network in the detector area. This network is required to increase the detector’s sensitivity at…

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Agile PM course for AstroCeNT team

To successfully lead a research project, knowledge of the scientific subject is not enough. Understanding how to properly set up processes, how to most effectively organize teamwork so that it turns into synergy, is essential for every research project. From October 21 to November 10 team members of NCAC and…

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A new PhD student at AstroCeNT

On 1 October one more PhD student joined AstroCeNT. Mateusz Pietrzak is not a newcomer to AstroCeNT: he has been working in our team as a technician for some time. Cooperation with scientists has inspired him to continue his path in science, and after successfully passing his entrance exams, he…

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International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP)

The 17th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP), one of the main biennial conferences of the experimental particle astrophysics community, will be held from August 26th to September 3rd. The conference covers recent experimental and theoretical developments in astroparticle physics, in particular: – Cosmology and particle physics – Dark matter and…

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One more master’s thesis was defended at AstoCeNT

On March 8, Mateusz Pietrzak, a student of the Warsaw University of Technology (Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology), defended his master’s thesis.
The work entitled “Monopulse acoustic radar” was carried out under the supervision of Dr.
Mariusz Suchenek, leader of the Electronics and Data Acquisition and Processing group. From September 2020, Mateusz has been working at AstroCeNT as a technician and dealing with sensors and measurements. He is working on improving the stability of quartz in clock oscillators.
Congratulations on your success, Mateusz!

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Barbara Wajnchold – New Director for Scientific Affairs at AstroCeNT

On 1 March 2021 Dr Eng. Barbara Wajnchold joined the AstroCeNT taking the newly created position of the Director for Scientific Affairs. Barbara is an experienced professional who profits from the experience of a scientist to be a high-level manager. Her research interests include mainly physics, in particular optics as…

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Einstein Telescope: Instrument Science Board kick-off

The kick-off meeting of the Instrument Science Board of Einstein Telescope project took place today. More than 60 participants took part in it. ISB was established in December 2020 by the Einstein Telescope Steering Committee. Our colleague, dr Mariusz Suchenek, leader of AstroCeNT research group 3, is one of…

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First master’s thesis in AstroCeNT

On December 11th Robert Szymko, a member of AstroCeNT team, became Robert Szymko, M.Sc.! He defended his master thesis in physics. The thesis was prepared at AstroCeNT under the supervision of prof T. Bulik and dr M. Denys. The title of the thesis was “Seismic characterization of the Virgo detector”.

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Expert meeting on machine learning

On 2 October 2019 AstroCeNT will host a meeting between experts in the field of machine learning. The goal of the of the meeting is to establish a scientific collaboration aiming at finding new methods and applications of machine learning for tele-detection and understanding of images obtained using Earth…

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AstroCeNT is present at LIDINE 2019

The LIDINE (LIght Detection In Noble Elements) conference series is one of the top experimental physics and noble liquid detector technology-oriented conferences internationally and the place where main advances in SiPM and light collection technology are presented. The objective of LIDINE is to promote discussion between members of the particle…

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Conference “Particle Astrophysics in Poland”

The 4th biennial conference “Particle Astrophysics in Poland” will be held on 20-21 May 2019 in Warsaw. It will gather members of the particle astrophysics community, and related areas of astronomy and particle cosmology, in our country. 

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Dr Sebastian Trojanowski received the award of POLITYKA

Dr Sebastian Trojanowski received scholarships from the Foundation of the Weekly Polityka 2021. Sebastian Trojanowski is a chemist, physicist, and mathematician whose research interests lie in the field of theoretical and experimental science exploring the nature of dark matter and its properties. In 2021, Dr. Sebastian joined AstroCeNT Particle Astrophysics research…

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28 October: Dark Matter Day – Polish edition

On October 31, the world celebrates the hunt for the unseen—something that scientists call dark matter. Dark Matter Day is an annual celebration involving laboratories around the world. Organized events focus on exploring the mysteries of dark matter and highlighting experiments that may bring us closer to resolving them. On…

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