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Biomedical Physics Division

Institute of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw,

Contact: Biomedical Physics Division, Hoża 69, 00-681 Warsaw, Poland.  
  Tel.: +48 22 6254535 fax: +48 22 5532320.  Head: Jarosław Żygierewicz

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Research: In the center of attention of our Division lies the analysis of biological signals and modeling of the electrical brain activity. We develop models and advanced methods of time series analysis, especially these connected with the nervous system (electro- and magneto- encephalograms, electrocorticograms, event related potentials, local field potentials and otoacoustic emissions in humans and animals) for research and clinical applications. The research involves cooperation with many laboratories, in particular Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Universities of Amsterdam, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology and others.

The results of our investigations allow for determination of sources of brain activity and topographical dynamic patterns of signals propagation, which made possible e.g. finding physical correlates of motor control and elucidation of processes of information transfer in brain. The results were applied e.g. in construction of brain-computer interfaces. 

Methods based upon adaptive time-frequency parameterization of signals (matching pursuit), developed in our Department, provide a unique tool for micro- and macro-scale analysis of the signal, and allow for a unification of the traditional, clinical analysis of EEG with advanced signal processing, which has impact on both clinical and research applications.

Modeling of the oscillatory electrical activity of the neural assemblies during normal and pathological states of brain, in particular, in case of epilepsy is aimed to revel basic mechanisms of seizure generation and to develop rational methods for seizure prediction and control.

Challenges defined by economy and sociology very much enrich our scientific interest, for instance, by various theories of statistical time-series (non-linear and non-stationary ones) as well as by advanced numerical simulations and quantitative modelling. These problems are main topics of research and teaching by a group of Econophysics in our Division.

 

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Katarzyna J. Blinowska, prof. kjbli 133 32322
Beata Brzozowska, dr Beata.Brzozowska 227 32185
Co-ordinator of first-cycle study programme in Medical Physics, 
Member of Faculty Council
Mateusz Denys, mgr Mateusz.Denys S10
Maria Duczymińska mduczym 206 32144
Piotr J. Durka, prof.
durka 133 32321 Member of Faculty Council
Anna Duszyk, mgr Anna.Duszyk 133
32126
Elżbieta Gajewska-Dendek, mgr Elzbieta.Gajewska-  Dendek

Damiano Gentiletti, mgr

 Damiano.Gentiletti 133  32126   
Marta Giżyńka, mgr
marta.gizynska

Tomasz Gubiec, dr
Tomasz.Gubiec S10
Maciej Jagielski, mgr
Maciej.Jagielski S10
Maciej Kamiński, dr hab. moira 133 32126 Co-ordinator of second-cycle study programme in Medical Physics
Paweł Kordowski, mgr
Pawel.Kordowski

Rafał Kuś, dr rkus 133 32126
Ryszard Kutner, prof. dr hab. erka Smyczkowa p.13 33228, 33229
Director of  Ekonophysics Studies
Maciej Łabęcki, mgr Maciej.Labecki
Piotr Milanowski, mgr Piotr.Milanowski
Jakub Pietrzak, mgr
Jakub.Pietrzak

Marcin Pietrzak, mgr Marcin.Pietrzak
Piotr Różański, mgr
Piotr.Rozanski 5810(Banacha)

Tomasz Spustek, mgr
Tomasz.Spustek

Andrzej Suda, inż. suda 128 32157
Piotr Suffczyński, dr hab.
suffa 133 32321 Co-ordinator of second-cycle study programme in Neuroinformatics
Mateusz Wiliński, mgr
Mateusz.Wilinski S10
Bartłomiej Włodarczyk, mgr
Bartlomiej.Wlodarczyk

Weronika Wolszczak, mgr
weronika.wolszczak

Jarosław Żygierewicz, dr hab.
jarekz 206 32425 Head of Division
Co-ordinator of  second-cycle stydy programme in Biomedical Physics
Co-ordinator of first-cycle study programme in Neuroinformatics

 

 

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