Ada Uminska, PhD
Scientist in the “Precision Interferometry and Fundamental Interactions” department
What is your current position at our institute?
I’m a scientist in the “Precision Interferometry and Fundamental Interactions” department.
What is your academic education?
- Masters Degree in Physics at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
- PhD in Physics (Major Atomic Optics) at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
What were your previous academic positions?
- Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Florida
- Research Assistant Scientist at the University of Florida
Please describe your research in language understandable to scientists from other fields.
I am working on scientific instruments for the LISA Mission, the planned gravitational-wave observatory in space.
Please let us know why you chose the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics for your research.
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics is well known for its great contributions to gravitational-wave science.
What would you recommend to a young woman wanting to start a career in physics?
Don't be shy, you're awesome!