Prof. Katarzyna Chalasinska-Macukow
Professor of Physics ( Optics) at Univ of Warsaw
SPIE Involvement:
Board of Directors | Education Committee | Fellows Committee | Nominating Committee | Scholarship Committee | Fellow status | Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
optical/digital information processing , optics in computing , real-time optical information processing , Fourier optics and holography , biometrics
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Profile Summary

Prof. Katarzyna Chalasinska-Macukow is a full professor at the Faculty of Physics, Div. of Information Optics, University of Warsaw. She earned her Ph.D. in Physics (optics) at the Faculty of Physics in 1979 and a habilitation in the same field in 1988. She was nominated professor in physics at the University of Warsaw in 1997.
Since 2005 she is Rector of University of Warsaw. Before her appointment as the Rector she was vice-Rector fo Finance and Personnel (2002-2005) and Dean of the Faculty of Physics (1996-2002). In 2008 she was elected as President of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools of Poland (CRASP).
In years 1982-1983 she was asistant professor at the Laboratoire de Recherches an Optique et Lasers, Dept. de Physique, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada. She made several stays as a senior researcher at the Laboratoire de Physique Generale et Optique, Universite Franche-Comte, Besancon, France (1991-1995) and as an invited professor at the Department od Optics, Autonomous University of Barcelona (1991-2003). In 2009 she was awarded an honorary doctorate for her research in the field of information processing and for her valuable collaboration by the UAB.
She was Vice-President of International Commission for Optics (1993-1999), member of OSA, EOS and Polish Physical Society.
Publications (29)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 23, 2005
Proc. SPIE. 5954, Optical Security Systems
KEYWORDS: Internet, Wavelet transforms, Biometrics, Databases, Wavelets, Fingerprint recognition, Fourier transforms, Signal processing, Optical correlators, Phase only filters

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 23, 2005
Proc. SPIE. 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Optical filters, Optical sensors, Detection and tracking algorithms, Sensors, Pattern recognition, Composites, Electronic filtering, Signal analyzers, Signal detection

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 26, 2004
Proc. SPIE. 5566, Optical Security and Safety
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Diamond, Wavelet transforms, Facial recognition systems, Wavelets, Physics, Computer simulations, Optical correlators, Geophysics, Phase only filters

SPIE Journal Paper | August 1, 2004
OE Vol. 43 Issue 08
KEYWORDS: Wavelets, Wavelet transforms, Composites, Distortion, Optical filters, Image filtering, Optical correlators, Algorithms, Fingerprint recognition, Computer simulations

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | December 26, 2001
Proc. SPIE. 4435, Wave Optics and VLSI Photonic Devices for Information Processing
KEYWORDS: Cameras, Fourier transforms, Modulators, CCD cameras, Spatial light modulators, Quantization, Nonlinear filtering, Optical pattern recognition, Optical correlators, Binary data

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 30, 2001
Proc. SPIE. 10302, Optoelectronic Information Processing: Optics for Information Systems: A Critical Review
KEYWORDS: Optical filters, Pattern recognition, Complex systems, Control systems, Optoelectronics, Nonlinear dynamics, Joint transforms, Optical correlators, Tolerancing, Lead

Showing 5 of 29 publications
Conference Committee Involvement (2)
Systems of Optical Security
1 September 2005 | Warsaw, Poland
Wave-Optical Systems Engineering II
3 August 2003 | San Diego, California, United States
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