Dr Magdalena Mrokowska

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Hydrodynamics Department

Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
addres: Księcia Janusza 64, 01-452 Warsaw
phone: +48 22 6915-849, e-mail: m.mrokowska@igf.edu.pl

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Employment

Institute of Geophysics PAS

  • Assistant Professor, 2014 - present
  • Research Assistant, 2011-2014
  • Head of Hydrodynamic Models Laboratory, 2017 - present

Research interests

  • particle settling dynamics in stratified liquids and in non-Newtonian liquids (impact of exopolymers) with links to marine environemnt
  •  impact of properties of particles on their transport in hydro-environment (marine snow, microplastics, microorganisms) 
  • gravity currents
  • flow resistance, bed load transport in steady and unsteady flow,
  •  experimental methods, laboratory techniques.

Publications

  • Przyborowski Ł., Nones M., Mrokowska M., Książek L.,  Phan C.N., Strużyński A., Wyrębek M., Mitka B., Wojak S., 2022Preliminary evidence on laboratory experiments to detect the impact of transient fow on bedload transport, Acta Geophysica, doi.org/10.1007/s11600-022-00743-5

  • Mrokowska, M.M., 2020: Influence of pycnocline on settling behaviour of non-spherical particle and wake evolution. Scientific  Reports 10: 20595, DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-77682-y
  • Mrokowska, M.M., 2020. Dynamics of thin disk settling in two-layered fluid with density transition. Acta Geophysica 68:1145–1160. DOI:10.1007/s11600-020-00455-8
  • Mrokowska M.M., Krztoń-Maziopa A. 2019: Viscoelastic and shear-thinning effects of aqueous exopolymer solution on disk and sphere settling, Scientific Reports, 9: 7897, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44233-z

  • Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M. 2019Impact of Unsteady Flow Events on Bedload Transport: A Review of Laboratory Experiments. Water, 11(5), 907, DOI: 10.3390/w11050907

  • Mrokowska M.M., 2018 Stratification-induced reorientation of disk settling through ambient density transition. Scientific Reports, 8, 412, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18654-7

  • Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M., Książek L., Strużyński A., Wyrębek M., Radecki-Pawlik A., 2018: Laboratory studies on bedload transport under unsteady flow conditions, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 66, 1, 66, 23–31, DOI: 10.1515/johh-2017-0032

  • Kalinowska, M.B., Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M., 2018: Sensitivity Analysis for the Water-Air Heat Exchange Term, In (ed. M.B. Kalinowska I in.) Free Surface Flows and Transport Processes; Series: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences; Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-70914-7_13
  • Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M., 2017: Bed shear stresses and bed shear velocities - ubiquitous variables in river hydraulics, In: A. Radecki-Pawlik, S. Pagliara, J. Hradecky (Eds) Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology: For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers,CRC Press, pp. 180-195
  • rokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M., Książek L., Strużyński A., Wyrębek M., Radecki-Pawlik A., 2016: Flume experiments on gravel bed load transport in unsteady flow – preliminary results, In (eds. P. Rowiński, A. Marion) Hydrodynamic and mass transport at freshwater aquatic interfaces. Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 221-233, DOI 10.1007/978-319-27750-9_18
  • Mrokowska,M.M., Rowiński, P. M., and Kalinowska, M. B., 2015: A methodological approach of estimating resistance to flow under unsteady flow conditions, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 4041-4053, DOI 10.5194/hess-19-4041-2015
  • Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński R.M., Kalinowska M.B., 2015: Evaluation of friction velocity in unsteady flow experiments, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 53(5), 659-669,  DOI 10.1080/00221686.2015.1072853
  • Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M., Kalinowska, M.B., 2013: The uncertainty of measurements in river hydraulics – the case of the friction velocity evaluation based on an unrepeatable experiment, In (ed. P. Rowiński) Experimental and Computational Solutions of Hydraulic Problems; Series: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences; Springer Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 195-206, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-30209-1_13
  • Mrokowska M.M., M. Osuch, 2011: Assessing validity of the dead zone model to characterize transport of contaminants in Wkra River, In (ed. P. Rowiński)  Experimental methods in hydraulic research, Experimental Methods in Hydraulic Research, Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 235-246, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-17475-9_16

 

Editorial Boards and Scientific Committees

  • Senior Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 2020 - present
  • Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 2018 - 2020
  • Guest Editor Acta Geophysica 2021 - 2022
  • Kalinowska M.B., Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M. (Eds.), 2020: Recent Trends in Environmental Hydraulics; Series: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences; Springer
  • Kalinowska M.B., Mrokowska M.M., Rowiński P.M. (Eds.), 2018: Free Surface Flows and Transport Processes; Series: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences; Springer
  • Organising and Scientific Committee member: International School of Hydraulics
  • Chair of Scientific Committee: XVIII International School of Hydraulics
  • Scientific International Committee member: Symposium and Exhibition on Hydro-Environment Sensors and Software 2019

Research Grants

  • Principal investigator of the research project funded by National Science Centre, (2019/35/D/ST10/01135):  Experimental studies on the effects of exopolymers on the settling dynamics and interactions between solid particles in density-stratified
    aquatic systems
    (2020- 2023)
  • Principal investigator of  IG PAS Young Researchers Grant: Experimental studies on the impact of density gradient in a liquid column on the settling dynamics of non-spherical particles (2018-2020)
  • Principal investigator of Young Researchers Grant of IG PAS: Physical modeling of particles settling in density stratified fluid (2016 - 2017)
  • Principal investigator of Young Researchers Grant of IG PAS: Setting up laboratory hydraulic channel - construction and preliminary research (2014 - 2016)
  • Principal investigator of the research project funded by National Science Centre, (2011/01/N/ST10/07395):  Resistance to flow under flood conditions (2011- 2015)
  • Researcher – team member. Project Iuventus Plus funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, (028772): The analysis of two-dimensional warm water transport in flowing surface waters (2014 - 2016)

Awards

  • Professor Kacper Rafał Rybicki Scholarship for outstanding basic research in Earth Sciences, geophysics, 2018
  • Award of Director of Institute of Geophysics for outstanding publication record in 2018
  • Award of Director of Institute of Geophysics for outstanding publication record in 2015
  • Award of the Scientific Board of Institute of Geophysics PAS for outstanding PhD thesis