New Director of IN&ME - PhD, DSc, Eng. Jakub Karczewski, professor at Gdańsk Tech | Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics at the Gdańsk University of Technology

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Date added: 2023-05-15

New Director of IN&ME - PhD, DSc, Eng. Jakub Karczewski, professor at Gdańsk Tech

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On May the 1st, 2023, the position of director of the Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering was assumed by PhD, DSc, Eng. Jakub Karczewski, professor at Gdańsk Tech., after the resignation of Prof. Wojciech Sadowski, who had been heading the Department of Solid State Physics, transformed in September 2021 into the Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering, continuously since 1998.

Dr Jakub Karczewski graduated from the Faculty of Applied  Physics and Mathematics at the Gdańsk University of Technology. He received his master's degree in technical physics in 2006. Five years later – in 2011 – he obtained the degree of doctor of physical sciences. From 2022 he is a habilitated doctor in the field of natural sciences / physical sciences.

Ever since the beginning of his studies, Dr. Karczewski has been associated with the Gdańsk University of Technology, the Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics, the Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering. For a short time he was the head of the Division of New Functional Materials for Energy Conversion at INME, and today he is taking the position of the director of the Institute.

Scientifically he is engaged in the research of new materials for oxide fuel cells and electrolysers. He takes care of most of the microscopes at the Institute. He is a co-author of over two hundred scientific publications, an active academic teacher, highly esteemed by students, he is also a supervisor of the Scientific Club of Physics Students. He enjoys the trust and respect of the employees of the Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering, whose voice, expressed strongly in a ballot, was important for decision-makers.

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