DR. JULIAN SITAREK (Universidad de Lodz, Polonia)

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Dr. Julian Sitarek is a senior researcher at the University of Lodz, Poland. He received his PhD in 2011 and habilitation in 2016. He completed his PhD studies with a fellowship (2007-2010) at the Max-Planck-Institute for Physics in Munich, Germany.

Between 2011 and 2014, Dr. Sitarek completed a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral stay at the Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies, Bellaterra (Barcelona).

In recent years (2017, 2021, 2023), he spent three 2-3 month stays as a visiting professor at the Institute of Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan.

His main area of work is observational methods and data analysis with the Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes technique. He also has experience in modelling gamma-ray emission and absorption processes in cosmic sources, both galactic and extragalactic.

Dr. Sitarek has been a member of the MAGIC collaboration for 15 years, where he has held a number of leadership roles over the years, as Software Coordinator and co-coordinator of the AGN Working Group, for example.

Sitarek is currently the Scientific Coordinator of the MAGIC Collaboration. He also leads the Polish LST group and coordinates the joint LST-1+MAGIC analysis efforts.

His publication record includes 186 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

He was awarded twice by the MAGIC collaboration (with MAGIC Prize and Florian Goebel Medal) and in 2014 he received a scholarship for outstanding young researchers from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. In 2017 he was awarded by the Commission 4 of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP C4) with the Young Scientist Award. In 2017 he was awarded the first degree prize of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for his scientific achievements.

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