ABOUT ME

2021 -- Postdoctoral researcher, ELI beamlines  (Czech Republic) and Flatiron Institute (USA) 

Research experience (Visiting positions and post-doctoral Fellowships)

2019-2020 New-York University (CCPP) and Flatiron Institute (CCA) , USA

2018-2019 Visiting postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University (KIPAC), USA

2019 (2 months) Visiting postdoctoral researcher, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan
2012-2018 Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University, Postdoctoral researcher, Israel

Selected Awards/Grants

2018-2019 Koret Fellowship (Stanford University)
2015-2017 Lady Davis Fellowship (The Hebrew University)

Research interests

Interdisciplinary research: cosmic rays and the emergence of life

- Spin-polarized muons and biological homochirality

- Polarized cosmic radiation at different astrophysical environments

Black hole jets:
- Jet formation, acceleration and collimation (AGNs, GRBs) 

- Physics of the central engine (AGNs, GRBs)

Multi-messenger astroparticle physics:
- Physics of UHECRs accelerators
- Propagation of UHECRs in Galactic and extragalactic magnetic fields

- Production of secondary messengers (γ-rays, neutrinos) 

Publications

21 Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles, 2 submitted, 2 in preparation

6 Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings 

Teaching

2011-2012: Attache Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche at Paris Observatory: 96 hours

2008-2011: Teaching assistant at Paris Observatory: 192 hours
2011-2012: Co-supervisor of M.Sc. students 

2008-2011: Supervisor of observations for graduate students at Solar Tower of Meudon (spectrograph)

Subjects taught (level)

- nuclear magnetic resonance (M.Sc.)
- special and general relativity (M.Sc.)
- solar optics and spectroscopy (M.Sc.)
- dynamics of dilute gases and plasmas (M.Sc.) 

- imagery post-processing (M.Sc.)
- far-infrared detection (M.Sc.)
- astronomy and astrophysics (B.Sc.)
- programming in IDL (B.Sc.)

Outreach

2018 Public outreach activities at San Matteo College

2013-2014: Public outreach activities at Wise Observatory
2008-2011: Public outreach activities at Paris Observatory (open nights, outreach lectures, mentoring of astronomy projects in schools)
2002-2007: Co-founder of the association for Astronomy of Paris XI University

 

 

Misc

Languages: English, Polish (native), French (native), Hebrew (beginner). 

Programming: Fortran, C, C++, IDL. 3D Visualization.

PhD students representative (the doctoral school of Astronomy and Astrophysics of Paris, academic year 2009-2010).

Referee (ApJ, MNRAS, Science, JCAP, PRL, PRD)

Organization of conferences/seminars

Organizer of the astrolunch (weekly seminar) at the Hebrew University (academic years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018). 

Organizer of the High Energy Astrophysics Workshop (Feb. 28, 2017) at the Hebrew University.
SOC member, ”Rencontres du Vietnam: Very High Energy Phenomena in the Universe 2018”, ICISE, Quy Nhon (Vietnam).

Chair of the international conference: Nuclear Astrophysics & Cosmic Rays in the Multimessenger Era, ICISE, Quy Nhon (Vietnam)

Co-chair of the international conference: High Energy Astrophysics Israel Japan Workshop, RIKEN, Wako and Kobe Campus (Japan), July 18-23, 2019.

Junior member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). 

 

Observing experience
2011-2013: Observations at Telescope Bernard Lyot, Observatoire du Pic du Midi (21 nights). Referee: Dr R ́emi Cabanac. Instrument: NARVAL (spectropolarimeter)
2008: Training period of observing and data reduction at the Observatoire de Haute Provence (1 week), France. 

2006: Training period (observations, data analysis) at the Canada France Hawaii Telescope (3 weeks at the summit). Referee: Dr Christian Veillet. Instrument: WIRCam.