PERSONAL DATA
Marek Górski

MAS postdoctoral researcher
Universidad de Concepcion
Casilla 160-C
Concepcion, CHILE

mgorski (at) astro-udec.cl
EDUCATION
2014 - PhD Astronomy: Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw
2009 - MSc Astronomy: Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
SUBSIDIES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
  • 2009 - 2010 : Foundation for Polish Science FOCUS scholarship.
  • 2010 - 2014 : Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw scholarship.
  • 2011 - 2014 : Foundation for Polish Science TEAM scholarship.
  • 2012 - 2014 : Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, research quality scholarship.
  • 2013 - 2014 : Polish National Science Center PRELUDIUM subsidy.
  • 2014 - : Millennium Institute of Astrophysics postdoctoral scholarship.
OBSERVING EXPERIENCE
Over 100 nights of optical photometry, near-infrared photometry and spectroscopy.
  • South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO): 0.75 m. telescope
  • La Silla European Southern Observatory (ESO): NTT, 3.6 m. telescope
  • Paranal European Southern Observatory (ESO): VLT
  • Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO): 1 m. telescope, SOAR
  • Las Campanas Observatory (LCO): Magellan, Swope
CONFERENCES AND INTERSHIPS
Universidad de Concepcion, four - one month interships, years 2011-2014
University of Cape Town, two interships - June 2013, November 2012

Summer Schoool: New Era of the Cosmic Distance Scale.
Tokyo, Japan, July 2015

Araucaria Workshop.
Observatoire de Nice, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nince, France, August, 2013

28th General Assembly of IAU.
Beijing, China, August, 2012

The Fundamental Cosmic Distance Scale: State of the Art and the Gaia Perspective.
Naples, Italy, May, 2011

MSc

Measuring distances to the nearby galaxies based on the near-infrared photometry of the TRGB.
PhD

Precise distance measurements to selected Local Group galaxies.