Name, title:

Tadeusz KULIK

Ph. D., D. Sc.

Professor of Warsaw University of Technology



Affiliation and Official Address

Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering

Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Warsaw, Poland




Vice-Rector for Scientific Affairs of WUT



English, Russian, Spanish, Polish (mother language)


Education (dates, degrees, universities)

1977, M. Sc. Faculty of Mechanics and Technology, WUT

1983, Ph. D. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, WUT

1998, D. Sc. (Habil. Dr.) Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, WUT


Career/Employment (dates, positions, employers)

in Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics:

1982-1982, Research Assistant

in Warsaw University of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering:

1982-1985, Research Assistant

1986-1991, Senior Scientist

1991-1999, Assistant Professor

1999-2000, Associate Professor

2001-present, Professor

1999-2002, Deputy Dean

2001-2002, Director of University Research Centre – Functional Materials

2002-2005, Dean

2005–present, Vice-Rector for Scientific Affairs


Long-term positions abroad

1984-1985, University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, IN, USA

1991-1993, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Instituto de Magnetismo Aplicado, Spain


Fields of interest

- Rapid Solidification, Crystallization of Metallic Glasses, Phase Transformations, Mechanical Alloying, Magnetically Soft Materials, Recycling of Metals

- Materials: Metallic Glasses, Magnetically Soft Fe-based Nanocrystalline Metals, Tough Al-based Nanocrystalline Alloys, Nanocomposites, Intermetallics

- Experimental techniques: Techniques used: X-Ray Diffraction; Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Measurements of Magnetic Properties, Measurements of Abrasion Resistance, Computer Programming


Other functions and memberships

2002-present, Expert of Polish Government to the Priority 3 of FP6 (Programme Committee and Expert Advisory Group) in the field of nanomaterials

2003-present, Member of the Committee of Materials Science of Polish Academy of Sciences

2003-present, Head of “Nanomaterials” Section of the Committee of Materials Science of Polish Academy of Sciences

2003-present, Member of Scientific Board of Institute of Atomic Energy, Świerk, Poland

2003-present, Member of the Advisory Board of “Archives of Materials Science” (Polish scientific journal, quarterly)


Management activities

National Scientific Network “Magnetic Nanomaterials” – project financed by the Polish Committee for Scientific Research, includes 22 partners from Poland (2002-2006) – Project Coordinator;

Centre of Excellence“ Nanocrystalline Materials: Fabrication, Structure, Modelling, Properties and Applications” (NanoCentre) – project under FP5, contract # G5MA-CT-2002-04043 (2002-2005) – Project Coordinator;

“Soft magnetic nanomaterials for high temperature and high frequency functional application in power electronics” (HiT‑Fcore) – project under FP5, contract # G5RD-CT-2001-03009 (2001-2004) – National Director;

“Manufacture and Characterization of Nanostructured Al alloys” – project under Research Training Networks, FP5, contract # HPRN-CT2000-00038 (2000-2003) - National Director;

“Magnetic Nanocomposites for Transformer Cores and Magnetic Refrigeration” - Project NATO SfP-971930, under „Science for Peace” Programme (1999-2003) – National Director;

Projects financed by the Polish Committee for Scientific Research: 9 (Director of 4 projects and participant in other 5 projects)


Publications and patents

a. Number of publications: 156, of which 95 ISI; 27 Invited talks; 60 Conference Presentations; 1 Monographs; about 600 citations of 57 publications

b. Number of patents (as co-author): 3

      “Method of manufacturing of magnetically soft metallic glass” (UP PRL, # 146 424, 1989),

      “Amorphous alloy of metals” (UP RP, # 151 347, 1991),

      “Amorphous alloy of metals” (UP RP, # 154 378, 1992)