Magdalena Sajdak, PhD

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Doctor from Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain), since 2013 researcher at the Łukasiewicz Research Network – Poznan Institute of Technology, Wood Technology Centre, since September 2021 director of the Polish Academy of Sciences Scientific Center in Paris.

Expert of the European Commission, NCBiR (National Centre for Research and Development) and NAWA (National Agency for Academic Exchange). Fellow of the Minister of Science and Higher Education in the Transformation.doc program at Wageningen University & Research center (Netherlands), COST Action STSM at Università degli Studi di Bari (Italy) and COST Action Training Schools at Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland) and University of Iceland, (Iceland).

In her academic career, she has participated in international projects (including Horizon 2020, ERA-NET), implemented two standards for accreditation, and co-organized conferences with Nobel Prize laureates.
Her research interests include biomass, ecosystem services, green infrastructure, urban forestry, solid biofuels and bioenergy. PhD from the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, research work and participation in European projects, show from the beginning her drive to conduct and develop research at an international scale.

Leading the Polish Academy of Sciences Scientific Center in Paris, she pursues the vision of a modern center promoting interdisciplinary projects, especially in the area of the 5 missions of Horizon Europe, and developing international cooperation.

Scientific Team

Diana Kogaczewska

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She is a graduate student of the University of Bialystok, Faculty of Philology, field: French with English – translation profile. In June 2021, she graduated from Romance Philology at the University of Gdansk with a Master’s degree.

Gaining higher education, she went to study abroad twice as part of the Erasmus+ program. She spent one semester of her undergraduate studies in Paris, continuing her education at the Sorbonne-Paris-Nord University, and she spent one semester of master’s studies at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium.

On September 21, 2021, she began her internship at the Scientific Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Paris as part of the same program and on January 10, 2022, she became a new employee of the Center. Currently, she holds the position of a specialist and is responsible for activities related to the human sciences.

Anna Olczak

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Anna Olczak is a graduate of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Łódź, specializing in molecular biology. She spent several years in France improving her knowledge of French at the Sorbonne and implementing her own projects. In Poland, she worked for French companies, the French Embassy in Warsaw, and then for 12 years she was the deputy director of Alliance Française in Łódź and the Alliance Française Delegation in Poland.

Administrative Team

Michał Grzyska


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Maria Ciepła

Adam Knapik, PhD

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Łukasz Piętka

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