Grzegorz Brona, PhD
President of the Management Board
University of Warsaw, Master of Science in Physics
University of Warsaw, PhD in Physics and habilitation
Scientific and academic research
University of Warsaw; European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Business experience and achievements
- He became a co-founder (2012) and vice-president, and from 2015 to 2018 he was the president of the management board of Creotech Instruments S.A.;
- He participated in a number of projects carried out by Creotech on behalf of the European Space Agency, including preparation of the Exomars-2016, Proba-3, OPSSAT, ASIM missions;
- From 2015 to 2018, he was in the Council of the Polish Space Agency. On March 12, 2018, he was appointed the president of this institution by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki;
- He signed agreements between the Polish Space Agency, the Israeli Space Agency (ISA) and the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA);
- He also proposed the National Space Program including 54 activities supporting the Polish space sector. His efforts led to legislative changes facilitating the testing of Polish sounding rockets;
- He has completed negotiations related to the accession of Poland to the international EUSST consortium and to the European space robotics cluster PERASPERA.
Scientific experience and achievements
From 2009 to 2011, he worked at the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, where he was responsible for software for radiation detectors and management of one of the research teams working at the Large Hadron Collider, dealing with quantum chromodynamics.
Head of two research groups in the Forward Physic project at CERN: Exclusive Physic and Forward Jets.
He himself wrote a scientific monograph entitled: Forward Physics – a new window on high energy interactions. Results from Large Hadron Collider Run 1 data taking obtained with Compact Muon Solenoid experiment.
Grzegorz Brona is a co-author of over 300 scientific articles published, among others, in international prestigious scientific journals such as “Physical Review Letters”, “Nuclear Instruments and Methods” and “Nature”.
Individual award of the second degree of the Rector of the University of Warsaw for research on quantum chromodynamics.