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Wojtek Zakrzewski

Professor Emeritus, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics


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Professor Emeritus, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical SciencesMCS3046+44 (0) 191 33 41525
Professor Emeritus in the Centre for Particle TheoryCM118+44 (0) 191 33 41525

Research interests

  • mathematical physics

Research groups

  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics: Solitons in Field Theory

Esteem Indicators

  • 0000: 'Committee Duties': 'Member of EPSRC College; refereed many EPSRC grant proposals'
  • 0000: 'Committee Duties': 'Member of 5 EU Scientific Evaluation Panels.'
  • 0000: 'Conference organization': 'Co-organizer, LMS Symposium on Topological Solitons, Aug 2004.'
  • 0000: 'Editorial Duties': 'On Editorial Board of Nonlinearity and Journal of Geometry and Symmetry in Physics'
  • 0000: 'Grants': 'Obtained grants (Royal Society, PPARC) for collaboration with scientists in Ukraine (RS) and in the UK (PPARC).'
  • 0000: 'Grants': 'Together with Prof RS Ward have held an ESPRC grant (Research Associate) and with other people in our Department\nhold a PPARC rolling grant.'
  • 0000: 'Invitation to research centres': 'Visited various research centres: longer visits: University of Bayreuth\n- Oct-Dec 2004; Dresden Centre for Complex Systems \n- April-June 2004;'
  • 0000: 'National and International Collaboration': 'I am in active collaboration with people in Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Venezuela and, of course, UK. '
  • 0000: 'Plenary and invited talks': 'Invited speaker at several international conferences: Bansko, Bulgaria (2001), Sao Paolo, Brazil (2002), Kiev, \nUkraine (2 different conferences - 2002 and 2003), Montreal,\nCanada (2003), Dresden, Germany (2004) and Quarks 2004,\nRussia (2004).'

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Europe: Language, literature & culture: Poland & other East European countries including former Soviet Union
  • Europe: Language, literature & culture: their Science & Universities
  • Atomic particles: Basic matter: particle physics
  • Numerical analysis: nonlinear phenomena
  • Particle theory: Elementary particle theory,
  • Elementary Particle Theory: Elementary particle theory,


Authored book

  • (Published). JHEP.

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008). Some Aspects of Dynamics of Topological Solitons. 22nd Max Born Symposium,, Wroclaw.
  • Brizhik, L. Eremko, A. Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W. (2008). Effects of Periodic electromagnetic Field on Charge Transport in Macromolecules. Frohlich Symposium, Biophysical Aspects of Cancer: Electromagnetic Mechanisms.
  • Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2008). Scattering of sine-Gordon Kinks and Breathers on a Finite Width Well. Dynamic Systems and Applications, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Kopeliovich, V.B., Piette, B. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2006). Mass Terms in the Skyrme Model. Quark 2006, St' Petersbourg, Russia.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (2000). Nontopological structures in the baby-Skyrme model. Solitons, Properties, Dynamics, Interactions and Applications,, Springer.
  • Ioannidou, T., Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). Three Dimensional Skyrmions and Harmonic Maps. Halifax.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). Skyrmions and Domain Walls. Properties, Dynamics, Interactions and Applications,, Springer.
  • Ioannidou, T., Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1999). SU(N) Skyrmions and two dimensional CPN Rational Maps. New symmetries and integrable models, Karpacz.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J (1997). Soliton-like structures in two dimensions and their properties.
  • Piette, B.M.A.G. & Zakrzewski, W.J. (1995). Scattering of extended structures in (2+1) dimensional models,. World Scientific.

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article