Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski is a physicist specializing in applied optics, as well as medical and experimental physics.
The main subject of his research is the development of new techniques of in vivo imaging, optical coherence tomography and low coherence interferometry applied to biomedical imaging. He has a significant impact on development of Fourier domain OCT (FdOCT) technique.
From 2016, prof. Wojtkowski heads the Department of Chemical Physics of Biological Systems at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, POB Group. He is the Founder of ICTER and its Chair since 2019.
Former Director of Scientific Research CNRS in Besançon, France.
Technological expertise: novel MOEMS architectures for sensing with the development of miniature parallel on-chip microscopes, experience in transferring IP to industrial companies.
Served as National Secretary of the French Society of Optics (SFO).
Anna Pawlus has been associated with the optics and photonics community since 2016, starting her adventure as a lab manager and coordinator of a research group at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences. She holds M.Sc. degree from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology and completed the International MBA programme at Porto Business School. She gained professional experience in the International Cooperation Office at the U.Porto, IBM Global Delivery Centre in Wroclaw, and Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação, mainly in the areas of coordination and management of international projects.
In 2011, she participated in a project organized by the US non-profit organisation TechnoServe in Africa (Mozambique), working on social entrepreneurship.
Anna volunteers for campaigns supporting gender equality & promotion of multiculturalism. She is also a change advocate in improving communication channels for scientific institutions.
Industrial RD&I experience. Laser systems development (8 years at MSquared UK), product development and customer relations, patent application preparation process, laser laboratory and high-tech production site design and organization, high-tech business development.