Page of Łukasz Wyrzykowski

 
 

My research interests

  1. BulletDesign and implementation of Gaia satellite’s Science Alert system

  2. BulletGravitational microlensing and its application in studying individual stars, planets, stellar populations and the dark matter

  3. BulletGravitational lensing, detection of strong lenses (galaxies, quasars)

  4. BulletVariable stars, detection and statistical studies: eclipsing binaries, pulsating (RR Lyrae, Cepheids) and transient variables (supernovae, novae, R CrB)

  5. BulletDeciphering the structure of Galaxy with microlensing and variable stars

  6. BulletObservational astronomy - member of the OGLE team since 2000

  7. BulletArtificial intelligence: applications in science, especially in large data sets mining

 

profile




Name: Łukasz Wyrzykowski

(Woo-cash Vi-zhi-kov-ski)

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Status: Married, Child

Hometown: Choszczno/Warszawa, Poland



occupation




Occupation: Astronomer

MSc&PhD: University of Warsaw, Poland

Current post: Since 2005: Postdoc in the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK



Hobbies




Music: I play piano, clarinet and sax. I sing bass. In Cambridge I led a choir of the Polish Parish (2005-2009)

Listening to: Jazz, Classical (Mozart, Bach), Choral

Drawing: see Drawings page

Sport: Sailing, wind-surfing, hiking

Travelling: Because of all work-related travels I do “cuisine-travelling” instead of sight-seeing.

Favourite places: Toskana, Sicily, Israel, Peru

Still to conquer: New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, South Africa



contact




email:

wyrzykow at ast.cam.ac.uk

or

lw at astrouw.edu.pl

Institute of Astronomy

University of Cambridge

Madingley Road

CB3 0HA Cambridge, UK

Hoyle Building Room no. 5

tel. +44 1223 337504

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News

  1. BulletGaia Science Alerts Workshop on Verification and Follow-up - Cambridge, June 29-July 1 2011. Information here.

  2. BulletOGLE-III SMC optical depth paper accepted for publication in MNRAS. On-line data available here. More info on OGLE’s website.

  3. BulletOGLE-III LMC optical depth paper published in MNRAS. On-line data available here. More info on OGLE’s website.

  4. BulletOGLE-II SMC optical depth paper published in MNRAS. On-line data available here. See also OGLE’s website.

all news

List of publications as in May 2009: publications.pdf