Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering 

(last updated Feb. 11, 2000) 
Email: jam@udel.edu, Web: http://www.ece.udel.edu/~murakows/
University of
Delaware, USA
PhD in Physics. Academic advisor: Prof. C. N. Leung. Committee members: Prof. E. H. Kerner, Prof. A. Halprin, Dissertation: Issues
Related to the Fermion Mass Problem. The curriculum included electromagnetic theory and methods of mathematical physics. 
19921998

Imperial
College, University of London, UK
MS in Physics. Academic advisor: Prof. R. Rivers. Thesis: Quantum
Relativity. The curriculum included conformal field theory, quantum electrodynamics, algebra and groups, Lie algebras, differential geometry, and others. 
19901991

Adam
Mickiewicz University in Poznan, PL
MS with distinction in Physics. Academic advisor: Prof. Z. JacynaOnyszkiewicz Thesis:
Pressure Induced Antiferromagnetism in
Fe_{2}P. The curriculum included electricity and magnetism, classical field theory, classical electrodynamics, electronics laboratory, electronics, computer programming, computer science in physics, theory of measurements, solid state theory, condensed state physics, waves and quanta, quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, quantum physics of atoms, physics of atoms and molecules, quantum optics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, mathematics, mathematical methods of physics, differential equations, symmetries of manifolds, algebraic topology, functional analysis, pedagogy, sociology, psychology, and others. 
19851990

University of
Delaware
Travel grant award. CRMCAP Summer School in Banff, Alberta, Canada. 
1994

TEMPUS
TransEuropean Scholarship Award. “Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces.’’ Imperial College, University of London, UK. 
19901991

Adam Mickiewicz
University of Poznan, Poland
Graduated with honors. 
1990

Primus Inter
Pares
Nationwide (Poland) recognition award for academic excellence. Included scholarship from the Association of Polish Students. 
1987,

Nicolas
Copernicus Medal
Prestigious nationwide (Poland) recognition award for academic excellence. 
1988, 1989

Adam
Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland
Best Student of Poznan. 
1988,1989

Scholarship of
the Minister of Education
National award for academic excellence. Included formal reception at the capital; less than fifty were invited nationally. 
1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90.

Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware: Research
Assistant Professor
· Continued research on far field superresolution imaging. 
Sep. 1999 Present

Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware: PostDoctoral
Fellow
· Developed an interferometric method for rapid characterization of quartz blanks; an effort funded by the Center for Nanomachined Surfaces. · Developed software for instrument control and data acquisition in LabView environment. · Perfected a technique for aligning optical elements. · Codeveloped an interferometric PZT tolerance measurement technique. · Developed and improved a terahertz spectroscopic method for real time analysis of car exhaust gasses and detection of energetic materials against human background. · Analyzed viability of coherent detection systems based on Nonlinear Transmission Lines (NLTL). · Devised new mode of operation of coherent detection systems based on NLTLs. · Developed LabView virtual instruments for computer control and data acquisition. · Tested the viability of pulse driving mode of NLTL. · Characterized the theoretical limits of sensitivity and resolution of the electronic terahertz spectroscopic techniques. · Designed and performed finite element simulations of MEMS structures with Algor FEA software package. 
19981999

Department of
Physics and Astronomy,

19931998

Department of
Physics, A. Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland: Research Associate
· Developed a mathematical model of human memory and learning. · Extended the model of quantum spacetime to account for curvature. · Developed a diagrammatic method for general relativity. 
19911992

Department of
Physics Imperial College, University of London, London, UK: Graduate Student
· Developed a mathematical model of quantum spacetime. 
19901991

Department of
Physics, A. Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland: Undergraduate Researcher
· Analyzed binary alloy and lattice gas models in Gaussian Fluctuations Approximation. · Built a microscopic model of interactions in the compound Fe_{2}P. By computer simulations demonstrated that the model explains the complex magnetic behavior of Fe_{2}P under high pressure. · Developed canonical formalism for a dissipative system. · Derived Lorentz transformation using minimum set of assumptions. 
19851990

D. W. van der Weide, J. Murakowski, and F. Keilmann
“Gas absorption spectroscopy with electronic terahertz techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques, March 1999.
C. N. Leung and J. A. Murakowski, “Padé Interpolation:
Methodology and Application to Quarkonium,” Journal of Mathematical Physics, in
press.
J. Murakowski, “Z > cc, bb decays and the aspon model,” Phys. Rev. D 57, 3175 (1998).
P.A. Wozniak, J. Murakowski and E.J. Gorzelañczyk, “Two components of longterm memory,” Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Vol. 55, p. 301305 (1995).
M. Markowski, J. Murakowski and Z. Onyszkiewicz, “Binary alloy and lattice gas in Gaussian fluctuations approximation,’’ Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 156, 105 (1989).
M. Cywiak, J. Murakowski, and G. Wade, “KnifeEdge Detection for Measuring Local Surface Irregularities,” submitted to the International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology.^{}
D.W. van der Weide, J. Murakowski, and F.
Keilmann, “Spectroscopy with electronic
THz techniques,” at EurOpto ’99, Munich, Germany, 1999. (invited)
D. W. van der Weide, F. Keilmann, V. Agrawal, and J.
Murakowski, “Gas absorption spectroscopy with electronic THz techniques,” at Sixth IEEE International Conference on
Terahertz Electronics, Leeds, UK, 1998.
J. Murakowski, “Pressure Induced Antiferromagnetism in Fe_{2}P,’’ at International Conference on Magnetic Materials ‘90, Poznan, Poland, 1990.
J. Murakowski, K. Marciniak, “Dissipative systems in canonical formalism,” at Winter Kindergarten by twenty fifth Winter School of Theoretical Physics, Karpacz, Poland, 1989.
J. Murakowski, “Big bang in Newtonian gravity,” at Winter Kindergarten by twenty fifth Winter School of Theoretical Physics, Karpacz, Poland, 1989.
J. Murakowski, “Lorentz transformation from minimum assumptions,” at Winter Kindergarten by twenty sixth Winter School of Theoretical Physics, Karpacz, Poland, 1990.
J. Murakowski, “Combination Accelerator and Brake
Control for Vehicles,’’ U.S. patent 5,997,438.
Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware
· ELEG 309, Circuit Analysis I. Analysis and design of electronic circuits. Teaching freshmen class of Electrical Engineering majors. Curriculum includes the operation of diodes, bipolar junction transistors and MOSFET’s, operational amplifiers, frequency response of analog circuits, fundamentals of digital circuit design. · ELEG 312, Circuit Analysis II. Analysis and design of electronic circuits at an intermediate level. Teaching a junior class of Electrical Engineering majors. Curriculum included the operation of MOSFET transistors, design and analysis of differential amplifiers, frequency response, and feedback. 
1999present

Department of
Physics, University of Delaware
· PHYS 313, Physical Optics. Introduction to optics at an intermediate level with emphasis on physical concepts and the properties of waves. Teaching assistant for the laboratory section. Curriculum included geometrical optics, diffractive optics, spectroscopy and others. Set up and explained the experiments to students, supervised progress during the session, and graded lab reports. Attended by many electrical engineering students. · PHYS 208, Fundamentals of Physics II. Calculusbased introduction to physics, with primary emphasis on electricity and magnetism. Teaching assistant for the discussion sections. Guided students through problem solving, graded homeworks and exam papers, assisted in completion of term projects, prepared homework solutions, and lectured. Attended by many electrical eng. students. · PHYS 207, Fundamentals of Physics I. Calculusbased introduction to physics, with primary emphasis on mechanics. Teaching assistant for the discussion as well as lab sections. Set up and explained experiments, supervised progress during lab sessions, graded lab reports, homeworks as well as exam papers, guided students through homework problems, prepared homework solutions. · PHYS 201, Introductory Physics I. Provides a comprehensive introduction to physics for students in physical, biological, health, and environmental sciences. Topics include mechanics, fluid, and thermodynamics. Teaching assistant for the lab sections. Set up and explained experiments, supervised progress during lab sessions, graded lab reports as well as exam papers. 
19921998

Department of
Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland
· Quantum mechanics I/II. Developed a syllabus for intermediate and advanced level, with special emphasis on fundamental understanding and the role of symmetries. Introduction to quantum theory of solids and quantum field theory. · Mathematical methods of physics. Developed a syllabus with the emphasis on practical applications of the learned methods. 
19911992

Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware
· Reviewer for Applied Optics. · Conducted tours and demonstration for admitted Freshmen and their parents to assist in the selection of the University of Delaware as the school of choice. · Provided technical presentations to visitors. 
1999

Center for
Nanomachined Surfaces
· Prepared LabWare LIMS for quartz blanks sample management. Prepared and conducted demonstration for industry representatives. · Prepared quarterly progress reports to funding state agency. · Designed posters demonstrating research effort under way in the lab. 
1998

Consultant for
SuperMemo World
Continued research on long term memory in collaboration with SMW President P. Wozniak. Developed business contacts with software distributors. 
19921995

SuperMemo
World (www.SuperMemo.com)
Participated in research leading to the creation of this software company; joined within two months of its inception. Collaborated during development of educational software, the SuperMemo and related products, whose effectiveness is based on research on and the modeling of human memory and learning. 
1991

Adam
Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland
Organized summer school for advanced physics students. Secured funding, venue, and faculty advisors. Recruited participants. Codeveloped the program. Prepared a series of seminars. 
1988

Adam
Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland
President of the local chapter of Physics Students Association. Organized and presided over meetings, organized seminars, invited speakers, secured funding. 
19881990

Kindergarten
by Winter School of Theoretical Physics
Secured funding for student participation in the event. Recruited students to participate. Delivered talks. 
19881990

Daniel van der Weide, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 1439 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 537061691, Tel: 608/2656561, Fax: 815/3713407, Email: danvdw@engr.wisc.edu.
Moises Cywiak, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, A. C., Loma Del Bosque No. 115 Col. Lomas Del Camprestr, León, Gto, 37150, México. Tel: 5247731017. moi@foton.cio.mx.
W.Andrew Berger, University of Scranton, Dept. of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Scranton, Pa 18510, tel. (570) 9414056, fax (570) 9414085, email: berger@uofs.edu.
Piotr Kruk, Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Department of Bioinformatics, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, P.O. Box 1539, King Of Prussia, PA 19406, tel. (610) 2705772, email: piotr_j_kruk@sbphrd.com.