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2.07.1982
+447305500199
ann.losiak@gmail.com

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.10.2017–30.09.2020   
University of Exeter, WildFIRE Lab, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Fellow (1,00)
01.10.2013–30.09.2017   
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geological Sciences, Teadur (1,00)
01.03.2010–30.06.2013   
Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Nooremteadur (1,00)
01.05.2008–30.08.2008   
Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, USA, Summer intern visiting researcher (1,00)
01.01.2008–15.05.2009   
Michigan State University, Department of Geological Sciences, USA, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant (0,50)
01.10.2006–30.06.2007   
Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant (0,50)
01.08.2005–20.12.2005   
Carleton University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (Ottawa, Canada), Teaching Assistant for the geomorphology class (0,50)
 
 
Haridustee
01.03.2010–01.06.2013   
PHD, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna
01.09.2007–15.05.2009   
MS, Geological Sciences, Michigan State University
01.10.2004–01.07.2006   
MS, Geomorphology and Sedimentology, Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
01.10.2001–30.06.2004   
BS, Geography, Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2009−2010   
geologist (for civil engineering) and project manager at a Geotech Sp. z o.o., Rzeszow, Poland
2004−2006   
project manager at a small Wolska&Jefremienko s.c. company
 
 
Loometöö
Interview, Finish popular science magazine “Anna Losiakin tiimi lapioi esiin törmäyskraatterin syntyhetket“ (04.2018)
Permanent cooperation with popular science magazine “Focus”: providing short answers to readers questions and consulting geological and planetological articles. 2017-2018.
Interview about impact craters for largest Polish internet platform wp.pl https://tech.wp.pl/impaktolog-to-brzmi-dumnie-polka-jezdzi-po-swiecie-i-bada-miejsca-w-ktorych-spadly-asteroidy-6239069756135553a (04.2018)
Co-organizer of the “Dowodzik jest?” social media action focused on popularization of scientific method (11.2017- currently).
Interview, woman’s magazine “Wysokie Obcasy” (11.2017).
Interview, woman’s magazine “Zwierciadło” (04.2017).
Interview, popular science magazine „Wiedza i Życie”: “7 pytań do Anny Łosiak, geologa planetarnego” (12.2015).
Participated in preparing two press releases for the Polska Agencja Prasowa concerning article “Ephemeral liquid water at the surface of Martian North Polar Residual Cap: Results of numerical modelling, Icarus” and related to it NASA press release showing proves of the liquid water on the surface of Mars (28.09.2015). This information was posted by onet.pl and few smaller radio and local news pages.
Preparing scientific intro to the Polish translation of the audiobook “The Martian” by Andy Weir (09.2015)
Translated a witness account from Russian to English for the “Meteorite Russe Les Lecons de Limpact Celeste” in the Ciel&Espace April 2013.
Contributed to the article: “Śmierć i zmartwychwstanie Marsa” (The death and the resurrection of Mars) by the Wojciech Brzeziński, (14.04.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
Contributed to the article: “Czerwień, błękit, zieleń” (Red, blue, green) by the Wojciech Brzeziński, (14.04.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Le secret du lac Karakul” – The secret of lake Karakul – movie from the field research in Tajikistan (26 minutes) – cooperated on the creation of the movie, served as a translator (Russian) and gave an interview on scientific issues related to the Karakul crater. Introductory clip is available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZLkIho7eSM&feature=youtu.be
TV, radio and movies
Interviews (couple of times a year) for the TokFM about planetary geology (2017-2018)
Interview for the Radio Czworka (Stacja Nauka) about impact craters on Earth (07.2018)
Interview for the RadioWrocław about impact craters (11.2017)
Interviews for the Polsat and Polsat News TV station concerning planetary geology topics (e.g. geology of Pluto, geology of Mars, Rosetta mission, impact craters etc.) (2014-2018)
Interview for the Polish popular science TV program “Horyzont Zdarzeń” concerning various topics on planetary geology 2014-2019
Writing popular science articles
„Wszystkie kolory piasku” – All colors of sand (24.09.2018): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Gorsza bliźniaczka” – Wenus: The Evil Twin (13.03.2018): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Gdzie zaparkować Rover” – Where to park your Rover (26.03.2017): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Oddech Czerwonej Planety” - Breathing of the Red Planet (11.07.2016): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Kiedy urodził się Thor” – When Thor was born (24.08.2015): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Na Tytanie pada deszcz” – It is raining on Titan (01.06.2014): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Zmierzymy tempo ucieczki atmosfery” – We will measure how martian atmosphere is escaping (02.12.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Co się stało z marsjańską wodą” – What happened to Martian water (02.12.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Dziesiąte urodziny misji Mars Express” – Tenth anniversary of the Mars Express mission (26.07.2013): AstroNautilus.
“Mars 2013 – kosmiczne manewry” – The MARS2013 – space maneuvers (05.03.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Zagrożenie z kosmosu” – The Danger from the Sky (25.02.2013): Przegląd.
“Prawdziwy koniec swiata” – The real end of the world (01.12.2012): Polonika.
„Dlaczego badamy Marsa?” – Why should we study Mars? (01.09.2012): AstroNautilus.
„Metryka Ukryta w Kraterze” – Dating planetary surfaces (01.05.2012): Wiedza i Zycie.
Lecture at the Kuffner-Observatory, Vienna, Austria, titled "Impact craters: importance, formation and recognition" (2013).
Lecture at the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien for the students of the Polish University of the Third Age in Vienna titled: “Meteorites and the Solar System” (2012). http://www.polonika.at/utw-hide/221-pierwszy-wyklad-na-polskim-uniwersytecie-trzeciego-wieku-w-austrii
Organised a 2-day workshop “young astronauts training” during the Slaski Festiwal Nauki (2019).
Co-organizing workshop during the Pyrkon 2018 focused on showing geology of Mars through a specially developed video game (2018).
Co-organizing a meteorite exhibit during the Pyrkon 2018.
Set of workshops for primary and secondary school children focused on planetary geology at the Szkoła Podstawowa nr 86 SKiE (05.2018).
Analog Mars Research for children during European Rover Challenge meeting (2015, 2016).
Organized cycle of workshops titled: „Jak działa nauka? Samouczek odkrywania tajemnic topnienia lodowców w Austrii i na Marsie” (How science works? Self-guide of discovering mysteries of glaciers melting in Austria and on Mars). This project was funded by program Engage of the Foundation for Polish Science.
Organized cycle of workshops titled: “Planetary Geology” for high-schools students in Warsaw (2008).
Organized one week science-teaching program for pupils from a small village school in Wolka Czepowa, Poland (2002).
Organized one year program of supplementary science classes for pupils with special needs or with problems with learning from secondary school in Brodno, Warsaw, Poland (2002-2003).
Space Hub Warsaw, Poland (remotely): “Water on Mars: Where, How much, and How to get it” (2019)
Slaski Festiwal Nauki, Katowice, Poland: „Astrobiology; How to create a habitable planet”, „Space collisions: how impact craters are made” (2019).
Pint of Science in Exeter: “Cosmic crashes & formation of impact craters” (2018).
Invited lectures (as a VIP level 1 ( :-D ) ) during the Pyrkon (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) titled: “Wakanda – the truth behind the vibranium resources” and “Creating habitable planets – a constructors manual” (2018).
Lecture at the Noc Perseidów in Truszczyn Observatory (2017).
Lecture and workshop at the Pyrkon 2017 (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) about meteorites.
Lecture at the Copernicus Science Centre titled: Woda na Marsie, czyli o uprawianiu ziemniaków (Water on Mars – how to grow potatos on Mars) (01.12.2016).
Co-organized short lectures and workshops on Mars exploration and meteorites during the 3rd European Rover Challenge in Chęciny (04-06.09.2016)
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: Mars geology (2016).
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: “How not to melt glaciers” It was co-presented by students of the XII LO in Wrocław who presented results of their study on influence of albedo and emissivity on development of cryoconites on ice (2015).
Co-organized short lectures and workshops on impact craters and Mars exploration during the 2nd European Rover Challenge in Chęciny (04-06.09.2015)
Lecture during Polcon 2015 (fan convention in Poznan) titled: “Kosmczne Zderzenia: źródło Życia, Śmierci I Legend” (Impact craters: the source of life, death and legends) (2015).
Lecture during Dni Fantastyki (fan convention in Wrocław) titled: “Kratery impaktowe: źródło życia, śmierci i legend” (Impact craters: the source of life, death and legends) (2015).
Lectures at the Pyrkon (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) about the danger or asteroid impacts on Earth (2015)
Invited lecture at the Copernicus Science Centre “Armagedon. What can really hurt us and how to save your skin?” (2015).
Lecture at the Dni otwarte ING PAN titled: “Co się dzieje gdy asteroida uderza w Ziemię?” (2014).
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: “The end of the world according to Hollywood: how to not save the world” (2014).
Presentation at the the European Space Expo in Warsaw titled: “Making maps for astronauts during MARS2013 Analog Field Simulation” (2013).
Lecture for university students titled “Planetary Geology” (2010) Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University.
Planetary Geologist consultant for the ABM Space Sp. z o.o. Toruń, Poland helping design a computer game that was taking place on Mars.
 
 
Lisainfo
Journal Reviewer and Community Service
Co-organized or assisted in organizing conferences and workshops:
• EPEC Annual Week 11-15.06.2018, International Space University Strasbourg, France.
• “Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of life” 25.06-04.07.2017, Kuressaare, Estonia.
• Annual Meeting of the COST ORIGINS group: 03-07.04.2017, Warszawa, Poland.
• AMADEE-15 Science Workshop: 18-19.02.2016, Graz, Austria.
• MPSE2014 (Mars – connecting planetary scientists in Europe), 3-5 June 2014, Warsaw, Poland.
• Second Mars Cryosphere Workshop 2014, 10-12 February 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
Reviewer for the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, Geological Magazine, Rocznika Polskiego Towarzystwa Meteorytowego, Geological Quarterly, Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences, Planetary and Space Science.
Reviewer for NASA through NSPIRES (NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System) Czech Science Foundation, and COST.
Active member of the Europlanet’s working groups: Diversity Committee, Europlanet Central-European Hub, Europlanet Early Career Network.

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2018, Anna Izabela Losiak, Short Term Scientific Mission COST TD1308 grant
2017, Anna Izabela Losiak, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship (IF)
2016, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland)
2016, Anna Izabela Losiak, Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research
2014, Anna Izabela Losiak, A year outreach grant from the Foundation for Polish Science, progam eNgage
2013, Anna Izabela Losiak, Three year research grant from the Polish National Science Centre (2013) „Północna czapa lodowa Marsa: wietrzenie krzemianów i powstawanie siarczanów - modelowanie numeryczne, badania analogowe i eksperymentalne”.
2012, Anna Izabela Losiak, MetSoc travel award
2011, Anna Izabela Losiak, MetSoc travel award
2011, Anna Izabela Losiak, EGU Outstanding student poster award
2009, Anna Izabela Losiak, Student Research Grant Award of the Clay Minerals Society
2009, Anna Izabela Losiak, LPI Career Development Award
2008, Anna Izabela Losiak, Joint Annual Meeting of LEAG-ICEUM-SRR travel grant
2008, Anna Izabela Losiak, GSA graduate students research grant
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Neal Endowed Scholarship
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Lucile Drake Pringle and Gordon H. Pringle Endowed Fellowship
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Fulbright’s Graduate Student Award
2006, Anna Izabela Losiak, M.A degree with honors
2005, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of Ministry of National Education and Sport for the best Polish students
2005, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship from Carleton University
2004, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of Ministry of National Education and Sport for the best Polish students
2004, Anna Izabela Losiak, Bachelor degree with honors
2003, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship for the best students of University of Warsaw funded by PZU ZYCIE S.A
2001, Anna Izabela Losiak, Finalist of National Geographic Contest (The Geographic Olympics)
2000, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of the Prime Minister of Poland for the best students of high schools
1997, Anna Izabela Losiak, Finalist of National Biologic Contest (The Biologic Olympics)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P420 Petroloogia, mineroloogia, geokeemia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Impact craters
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P460 Sedimentoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.3. Kosmoseuuringud ja astronoomia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P520 Astronoomia, kosmoseuuringud, kosmosekeemia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P510 Füüsiline geograafia, geomorfoloogia, mullateadus, kartograafia, klimatoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: T510 Kronoloogia, vanusemääramise tehnoloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
• Representative of the Early Career Investigators in the COST action “Origins and evolution of life on Earth and in the Universe (ORIGINS)”.
• Serving as a Science Team Lead of the Austrian Space Forum 2013-2015.
• Participated in the AMADEE-15 Mars analog mission in Tyrol as a Remote Science Support Team Lead while working in the Mission Support Center (2015).
• Summer School Alpbach (08.2014) and Post-Alpbach Workshop (11.2014).
• Nordic-NASA Summer School “Water Ice and the Origin of life at the Universe” (2015).
• Participated in the “PRoViDE Summer School Berlin 2015” dealing with usage of data from Mars rovers.
• Participated in the Introduction to Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences 09-13 November 2015, GFZ Potsdam.
• Participated in the international project: “Mapping the Northern Plains of Mars: Origins, Evolution and Response to Climate Change”.
• Developed and participated in an international project focused on studying crater Kaali in 2014-2016, focused on dating this impact structure and analyzing proximal ejecta.

• Participated in the summer course "Impacts and their role in the Evolution of Life" (2013).
• Participated in the MARS2013 mission by Austrian Space Forum (managed a group responsible for preparation of maps of the analog research area and participated in the traverse planning) (2012-2013).
• Participated in the “Geochronology Summer School” (09.2012).
• Participated in the field trips to South Africa (Vredefort and Tswaing craters 2010), Germany (Ries and Steinheim craters 2010), Tajikistan (Kara-Kul crater 2011), Hawaii (Big Island 2012) and Australia (Gosses Bluff, Boxhole, Kelly West and Amelia Creek craters 2012).
• Participated in the “Accelerator Mass Spectrometry short class” (2011).
• Participated in the “Nanobeams PhD School” (2011-2012).
• Participated in the “Field Training and Research Program at Meteor Crater” (2010).

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30.03.2020
2.07.1982
+447305500199
ann.losiak@gmail.com
I am a planetary geologist. I study impact craters and surface of Mars.

Career

Institutions and positions
01.10.2017–30.09.2020   
University of Exeter, WildFIRE Lab, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Fellow (1,00)
01.10.2013–30.09.2017   
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geological Sciences, Researcher (1,00)
01.03.2010–30.06.2013   
Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, PHD student-researcher (1,00)
01.05.2008–30.08.2008   
Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, USA, Visiting Researcher (1,00)
01.01.2008–15.05.2009   
Michigan State University, Department of Geological Sciences, USA, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant (0,50)
01.10.2006–30.06.2007   
Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, Other staff (Teaching) (0,50)
01.08.2005–20.12.2005   
Carleton University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (Ottawa, Canada), Other staff (Teaching) (0,50)
 
 
Education
01.03.2010–01.06.2013   
PHD Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna
01.09.2007–15.05.2009   
MS, Geological Sciences, Michigan State University
01.10.2004–01.07.2006   
MS, Geomorphology and Sedimentology, Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
01.10.2001–30.06.2004   
BS, Geography, Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2009−2010   
geologist (for civil engineering) and project manager at a Geotech Sp. z o.o., Rzeszow, Poland
2004−2006   
project manager at a small Wolska&Jefremienko s.c. company
 
 
Creative work
Interview, Finish popular science magazine “Anna Losiakin tiimi lapioi esiin törmäyskraatterin syntyhetket“ (04.2018)
Permanent cooperation with popular science magazine “Focus”: providing short answers to readers questions and consulting geological and planetological articles. 2017-2018.
Interview about impact craters for largest Polish internet platform wp.pl https://tech.wp.pl/impaktolog-to-brzmi-dumnie-polka-jezdzi-po-swiecie-i-bada-miejsca-w-ktorych-spadly-asteroidy-6239069756135553a (04.2018)
Co-organizer of the “Dowodzik jest?” social media action focused on popularization of scientific method (11.2017- currently).
Interview, woman’s magazine “Wysokie Obcasy” (11.2017).
Interview, woman’s magazine “Zwierciadło” (04.2017).
Interview, popular science magazine „Wiedza i Życie”: “7 pytań do Anny Łosiak, geologa planetarnego” (12.2015).
Participated in preparing two press releases for the Polska Agencja Prasowa concerning article “Ephemeral liquid water at the surface of Martian North Polar Residual Cap: Results of numerical modelling, Icarus” and related to it NASA press release showing proves of the liquid water on the surface of Mars (28.09.2015). This information was posted by onet.pl and few smaller radio and local news pages.
Preparing scientific intro to the Polish translation of the audiobook “The Martian” by Andy Weir (09.2015)
Translated a witness account from Russian to English for the “Meteorite Russe Les Lecons de Limpact Celeste” in the Ciel&Espace April 2013.
Contributed to the article: “Śmierć i zmartwychwstanie Marsa” (The death and the resurrection of Mars) by the Wojciech Brzeziński, (14.04.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
Contributed to the article: “Czerwień, błękit, zieleń” (Red, blue, green) by the Wojciech Brzeziński, (14.04.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Le secret du lac Karakul” – The secret of lake Karakul – movie from the field research in Tajikistan (26 minutes) – cooperated on the creation of the movie, served as a translator (Russian) and gave an interview on scientific issues related to the Karakul crater. Introductory clip is available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZLkIho7eSM&feature=youtu.be
TV, radio and movies
Interviews (couple of times a year) for the TokFM about planetary geology (2017-2018)
Interview for the Radio Czworka (Stacja Nauka) about impact craters on Earth (07.2018)
Interview for the RadioWrocław about impact craters (11.2017)
Interviews for the Polsat and Polsat News TV station concerning planetary geology topics (e.g. geology of Pluto, geology of Mars, Rosetta mission, impact craters etc.) (2014-2018)
Interview for the Polish popular science TV program “Horyzont Zdarzeń” concerning various topics on planetary geology 2014-2019
Writing popular science articles
„Wszystkie kolory piasku” – All colors of sand (24.09.2018): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Gorsza bliźniaczka” – Wenus: The Evil Twin (13.03.2018): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Gdzie zaparkować Rover” – Where to park your Rover (26.03.2017): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Oddech Czerwonej Planety” - Breathing of the Red Planet (11.07.2016): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Kiedy urodził się Thor” – When Thor was born (24.08.2015): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Na Tytanie pada deszcz” – It is raining on Titan (01.06.2014): Tygodnik Powszechny.
„Zmierzymy tempo ucieczki atmosfery” – We will measure how martian atmosphere is escaping (02.12.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Co się stało z marsjańską wodą” – What happened to Martian water (02.12.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Dziesiąte urodziny misji Mars Express” – Tenth anniversary of the Mars Express mission (26.07.2013): AstroNautilus.
“Mars 2013 – kosmiczne manewry” – The MARS2013 – space maneuvers (05.03.2013): Tygodnik Powszechny.
“Zagrożenie z kosmosu” – The Danger from the Sky (25.02.2013): Przegląd.
“Prawdziwy koniec swiata” – The real end of the world (01.12.2012): Polonika.
„Dlaczego badamy Marsa?” – Why should we study Mars? (01.09.2012): AstroNautilus.
„Metryka Ukryta w Kraterze” – Dating planetary surfaces (01.05.2012): Wiedza i Zycie.
Lecture at the Kuffner-Observatory, Vienna, Austria, titled "Impact craters: importance, formation and recognition" (2013).
Lecture at the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien for the students of the Polish University of the Third Age in Vienna titled: “Meteorites and the Solar System” (2012). http://www.polonika.at/utw-hide/221-pierwszy-wyklad-na-polskim-uniwersytecie-trzeciego-wieku-w-austrii
Organised a 2-day workshop “young astronauts training” during the Slaski Festiwal Nauki (2019).
Co-organizing workshop during the Pyrkon 2018 focused on showing geology of Mars through a specially developed video game (2018).
Co-organizing a meteorite exhibit during the Pyrkon 2018.
Set of workshops for primary and secondary school children focused on planetary geology at the Szkoła Podstawowa nr 86 SKiE (05.2018).
Analog Mars Research for children during European Rover Challenge meeting (2015, 2016).
Organized cycle of workshops titled: „Jak działa nauka? Samouczek odkrywania tajemnic topnienia lodowców w Austrii i na Marsie” (How science works? Self-guide of discovering mysteries of glaciers melting in Austria and on Mars). This project was funded by program Engage of the Foundation for Polish Science.
Organized cycle of workshops titled: “Planetary Geology” for high-schools students in Warsaw (2008).
Organized one week science-teaching program for pupils from a small village school in Wolka Czepowa, Poland (2002).
Organized one year program of supplementary science classes for pupils with special needs or with problems with learning from secondary school in Brodno, Warsaw, Poland (2002-2003).
Space Hub Warsaw, Poland (remotely): “Water on Mars: Where, How much, and How to get it” (2019)
Slaski Festiwal Nauki, Katowice, Poland: „Astrobiology; How to create a habitable planet”, „Space collisions: how impact craters are made” (2019).
Pint of Science in Exeter: “Cosmic crashes & formation of impact craters” (2018).
Invited lectures (as a VIP level 1 ( :-D ) ) during the Pyrkon (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) titled: “Wakanda – the truth behind the vibranium resources” and “Creating habitable planets – a constructors manual” (2018).
Lecture at the Noc Perseidów in Truszczyn Observatory (2017).
Lecture and workshop at the Pyrkon 2017 (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) about meteorites.
Lecture at the Copernicus Science Centre titled: Woda na Marsie, czyli o uprawianiu ziemniaków (Water on Mars – how to grow potatos on Mars) (01.12.2016).
Co-organized short lectures and workshops on Mars exploration and meteorites during the 3rd European Rover Challenge in Chęciny (04-06.09.2016)
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: Mars geology (2016).
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: “How not to melt glaciers” It was co-presented by students of the XII LO in Wrocław who presented results of their study on influence of albedo and emissivity on development of cryoconites on ice (2015).
Co-organized short lectures and workshops on impact craters and Mars exploration during the 2nd European Rover Challenge in Chęciny (04-06.09.2015)
Lecture during Polcon 2015 (fan convention in Poznan) titled: “Kosmczne Zderzenia: źródło Życia, Śmierci I Legend” (Impact craters: the source of life, death and legends) (2015).
Lecture during Dni Fantastyki (fan convention in Wrocław) titled: “Kratery impaktowe: źródło życia, śmierci i legend” (Impact craters: the source of life, death and legends) (2015).
Lectures at the Pyrkon (largest multigenre fan convention in Poland) about the danger or asteroid impacts on Earth (2015)
Invited lecture at the Copernicus Science Centre “Armagedon. What can really hurt us and how to save your skin?” (2015).
Lecture at the Dni otwarte ING PAN titled: “Co się dzieje gdy asteroida uderza w Ziemię?” (2014).
Lecture at the Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki titled: “The end of the world according to Hollywood: how to not save the world” (2014).
Presentation at the the European Space Expo in Warsaw titled: “Making maps for astronauts during MARS2013 Analog Field Simulation” (2013).
Lecture for university students titled “Planetary Geology” (2010) Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University.
Planetary Geologist consultant for the ABM Space Sp. z o.o. Toruń, Poland helping design a computer game that was taking place on Mars.
https://remotemarsyard.com/
 
 
Additional information
Journal Reviewer and Community Service
Co-organized or assisted in organizing conferences and workshops:
• EPEC Annual Week 11-15.06.2018, International Space University Strasbourg, France.
• “Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of life” 25.06-04.07.2017, Kuressaare, Estonia.
• Annual Meeting of the COST ORIGINS group: 03-07.04.2017, Warszawa, Poland.
• AMADEE-15 Science Workshop: 18-19.02.2016, Graz, Austria.
• MPSE2014 (Mars – connecting planetary scientists in Europe), 3-5 June 2014, Warsaw, Poland.
• Second Mars Cryosphere Workshop 2014, 10-12 February 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
Reviewer for the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, Geological Magazine, Rocznika Polskiego Towarzystwa Meteorytowego, Geological Quarterly, Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences, Planetary and Space Science.
Reviewer for NASA through NSPIRES (NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System) Czech Science Foundation, and COST.
Active member of the Europlanet’s working groups: Diversity Committee, Europlanet Central-European Hub, Europlanet Early Career Network.

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2018, Anna Izabela Losiak, Short Term Scientific Mission COST TD1308 grant
2017, Anna Izabela Losiak, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship (IF)
2016, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland)
2016, Anna Izabela Losiak, Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research
2014, Anna Izabela Losiak, A year outreach grant from the Foundation for Polish Science, progam eNgage
2013, Anna Izabela Losiak, Three year research grant from the Polish National Science Centre (2013) „Północna czapa lodowa Marsa: wietrzenie krzemianów i powstawanie siarczanów - modelowanie numeryczne, badania analogowe i eksperymentalne”.
2012, Anna Izabela Losiak, MetSoc travel award
2011, Anna Izabela Losiak, MetSoc travel award
2011, Anna Izabela Losiak, EGU Outstanding student poster award
2009, Anna Izabela Losiak, Student Research Grant Award of the Clay Minerals Society
2009, Anna Izabela Losiak, LPI Career Development Award
2008, Anna Izabela Losiak, Joint Annual Meeting of LEAG-ICEUM-SRR travel grant
2008, Anna Izabela Losiak, GSA graduate students research grant
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Neal Endowed Scholarship
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Lucile Drake Pringle and Gordon H. Pringle Endowed Fellowship
2007, Anna Izabela Losiak, Fulbright’s Graduate Student Award
2006, Anna Izabela Losiak, M.A degree with honors
2005, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of Ministry of National Education and Sport for the best Polish students
2005, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship from Carleton University
2004, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of Ministry of National Education and Sport for the best Polish students
2004, Anna Izabela Losiak, Bachelor degree with honors
2003, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship for the best students of University of Warsaw funded by PZU ZYCIE S.A
2001, Anna Izabela Losiak, Finalist of National Geographic Contest (The Geographic Olympics)
2000, Anna Izabela Losiak, Scholarship of the Prime Minister of Poland for the best students of high schools
1997, Anna Izabela Losiak, Finalist of National Biologic Contest (The Biologic Olympics)
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P420 Petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry ; SPECIFICATION: Impact craters
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P460 Sedimentology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.3. Space Research and Astronomy; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P520 Astronomy, space research, cosmic chemistry
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P510 Physical geography, geomorphology, pedology, cartography, climatology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: T510 Chronology, dating techniques
 
 
Additional information
• Representative of the Early Career Investigators in the COST action “Origins and evolution of life on Earth and in the Universe (ORIGINS)”.
• Serving as a Science Team Lead of the Austrian Space Forum 2013-2015.
• Participated in the AMADEE-15 Mars analog mission in Tyrol as a Remote Science Support Team Lead while working in the Mission Support Center (2015).
• Summer School Alpbach (08.2014) and Post-Alpbach Workshop (11.2014).
• Nordic-NASA Summer School “Water Ice and the Origin of life at the Universe” (2015).
• Participated in the “PRoViDE Summer School Berlin 2015” dealing with usage of data from Mars rovers.
• Participated in the Introduction to Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences 09-13 November 2015, GFZ Potsdam.
• Participated in the international project: “Mapping the Northern Plains of Mars: Origins, Evolution and Response to Climate Change”.
• Developed and participated in an international project focused on studying crater Kaali in 2014-2016, focused on dating this impact structure and analyzing proximal ejecta.

• Participated in the summer course "Impacts and their role in the Evolution of Life" (2013).
• Participated in the MARS2013 mission by Austrian Space Forum (managed a group responsible for preparation of maps of the analog research area and participated in the traverse planning) (2012-2013).
• Participated in the “Geochronology Summer School” (09.2012).
• Participated in the field trips to South Africa (Vredefort and Tswaing craters 2010), Germany (Ries and Steinheim craters 2010), Tajikistan (Kara-Kul crater 2011), Hawaii (Big Island 2012) and Australia (Gosses Bluff, Boxhole, Kelly West and Amelia Creek craters 2012).
• Participated in the “Accelerator Mass Spectrometry short class” (2011).
• Participated in the “Nanobeams PhD School” (2011-2012).
• Participated in the “Field Training and Research Program at Meteor Crater” (2010).

Publications

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Determining the age and possibility for an extraterrestrial impact formation mechanism of the Ilumetsa structures (Estonia)Losiak, A.; Jõeleht, A.; Plado, J.; Szyszka, M.; Kirsimäe, K.; Wild, E.M.; Steier, P.; Belcher, C.M.; Jazwa, A.M.; Helde, R.2020Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut
Grid Mapping the Northern Plains of Mars: A New Overview of Recent Water- and Ice-Related Landforms in Acidalia PlanitiaOrgel, Csilla; Hauber, Ernst; van Gasselt, Stephan; Reiss, Dennis; Johnsson, Andreas; Ramsdale, Jason D.; Smith, Isaac; Swirad, Zuzanna M.; Sejourne, Antoine; Wilson, Jack T.; Balme, Matthew R.; Conway, Susan J.; Costard, Francois; Eke, Vince R.; Gallagher, Colman; Kereszturi, Akos; Losiak, Anna; Massey, Richard J.; Platz, Thomas; Skinner, James A. ... Teodoro, Luis F. A.2019Journal of Geophysical Research Planets1.1.
Grid Mapping the Northern Plains of Mars: Geomorphological, Radar, and Water-Equivalent Hydrogen Results From Arcadia PlantiaRamsdale, Jason D.; Balme, Matthew R.; Gallagher, Colman; Conway, Susan J.; Smith, Isaac B.; Hauber, Ernst; Orgel, Csilla; Sejourne, Antoine; Costard, Francois; Eke, Vince R.; van Gasselt, Stephan A.; Johnsson, Andreas; Kereszturi, Akos; Losiak, Anna; Massey, Richard J.; Platz, Thomas; Reiss, Dennis; Skinner, James A.; Swirad, Zuzanna M.; Teodoro, Luis F. A. ... Wilson, Jack T.2019Journal of Geophysical Research Planets1.1.
Grid Mapping the Northern Plains of Mars: Using Morphotype and Distribution of Ice-Related Landforms to Understand Multiple Ice-Rich Deposits in Utopia PlanitiaSejourne, Antoine; Costard, Francois; Swirad, Zuzanna M.; Losiak, Anna; Bouley, Sylvain; Smith, Isaac; Balme, Matthew R.; Orgel, Csilla; Ramsdale, Jason D.; Hauber, Ernst; Conway, Susan J.; van Gasselt, Stephan; Reiss, Dennis; Johnsson, Andreas; Gallagher, Colman; Skinner, James A.; Kereszturi, Akos; Platz, Thomas2019Journal of Geophysical Research Planets1.1.
The Role of Maps During Long-Term Analog Planetary Missions and Future Mars MissionsLosiak, Anna; Gołębiowska, Izabela; Sejkora, Nina; Groemer, Gernot2019Recent Trends in Communication, Computing, and Electronics3.1.
Recognising small impact craters on EarthLosiak, A.; Belcher, C.; Plado, J.; Jõeleht, A.2019Schedule and Abstracts5.2.Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut
Science and ResearchMason, N.; Capova, K. A.; Laine, P.; Losiak, A.; Martins, Z.; Noack, L.; Smith, K.2018Astrobiology and Society in Europe Today3.1.
Grid-based mapping: A method for rapidly determining the spatial distributions of small features over very large areasRamsdale, Jason D.; Balme, Matthew R.; Conway, Susan J.; Gallagher, Colman; van Gasselt, Stephan A.; Hauber, Ernst; Orgel, Csilla; Sejourne, Antoine; Skinner, James A.; Costard, Francois; Johnsson, Andreas; Losiak, Anna; Reiss, Dennis; Swirad, Zuzanna M.; Kereszturi, Akos; Smith, Isaac B.; Platz, Thomas2017Planetary and Space Science1.1.
Dating a small impact crater: an Age of Kaali Crater (Estonia) based on Charcoal emplaced within Proximal EjectaLosiak, A.; Wild, E.M.; Geppert, W.D.; Huber, M.S.; Jõeleht, A.; Kriiska, A.; Kulkov, A.; Paavel, K.; Pirkovic, I.; Plado, J.; Steier, P.; Välja, R.; Wilk, J.; Wisniowski, T.; Zanetti, M.; 2016Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, Geoloogia osakond;
Tartu Ülikool, Filosoofiateaduskond, Ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, Arheoloogia õppetool
Early Thermal History of Rhea: The Role of Serpentinization and Liquid State ConvectionCzechowski, Leszek; Losiak, Anna2016Acta Geophysica1.1.
The AMADEE-15 Mars simulationGroemer, Gernot; Losiak, Anna; Soucek, Alexander; Plank, Clemens; Zanardini, Laura; Sejkora, Nina; Sams, Sebastian2016Acta Astronautica1.1.
WIP: A Web-based program for indexing planar features in quartz grains and its usageLosiak, Anna; Golebiowska, Izabela; Ferriere, Ludovic; Wojciechowski, Jacek; Huber, Matthew S.; Koeberl, Christian2016Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.
Ephemeral liquid water at the surface of the martian North Polar Residual Cap: Results of numerical modellingLosiak, Anna; Czechowski, Leszek; Velbel, Michael A.2015Icarus1.1.
A Case for Using Ground-Based Thermal Inertia Measurements to Detect Martian CavesGroemer, Gernot; Foresta, Luca; Turetschek, Thomas; Bothe, Claudia; Boyd, Andrea; Dinkelaker, Aline; Dissertori, Markus; Fasching, David; Fischer, Monika; Föger, Daniel; Frischauf, Norbert ... et al.2014Astrobiology1.1.
Be-10 content in clasts from fallout suevitic breccia in drill cores from the Bosumtwi impact crater, Ghana: Clues to preimpact target distributionLosiak, Anna; Wild, Eva Maria; Michlmayr, Leonard; Koeberl, Christian2014Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.
Field Trial of a Dual-Wavelength Fluorescent Emission (LIFE) Instrument and the Magma White Rover during the MARS2013 Mars Analog MissionGroemer, Gernot; Sattler, Birgit; Weisleitner, Klemens; Hunger, Lars; Kohstall, Christoph; Frisch, Albert; Jozefowicz, Mateusz; Meszynski, Sebastian; Storrie-Lombardi, Michael ... et al2014Astrobiology1.1.
Remote Science Support during MARS2013: Testing a Map-Based System of Data Processing and Utilization for Future Long-Duration Planetary MissionsLosiak, Anna; Golebiowska, Izabela; Orgel, Csilla; Moser, Linda; MacArthur, Jane; Boyd, Andrea; Hettrich, Sebastian; Jones, Natalie; Groemer, Gernot2014Astrobiology1.1.
The MARS2013 Mars Analog MissionGroemer, Gernot; Soucek, Alexander; Frischauf, Norbert; Stumptner, Willibald; Ragonig, Christoph; Sams, Sebastian; Bartenstein, Thomas; Haeuplik-Meusburger, Sandra; Petrova, Polina; Evetts, Simon; Sivenesan, Chan; Bothe, Claudia; Boyd, Andrea; Dinkelaker, Aline; Dissertori, Markus; Fasching, David; Fischer, Monika; Foeger, Daniel; Foresta, Luca; Fritsch, Lukas ... Zanella-Kux, Katja2014Astrobiology1.1.
A statistical dynamical study of meteorite impactors: A case study based on parameters derived from the Bosumtwi impact eventGaliazzo, M. A.; Bazso, A.; Huber, M. S.; Losiak, A.; Dvorak, R.; Koeberl, C.2013Astronomische Nachrichten1.1.
Petrology, major and trace element geochemistry, geochronology, and isotopic composition of granitic intrusions from the vicinity of the Bosumtwi impact crater, GhanaLosiak, Anna; Schulz, Toni; Buchwaldt, Robert; Koeberl, Christian2013Lithos1.1.
Science Goal 1c: Establish a precise absolute chronology. Losiak, A.2012A Global Lunar Landing Site Study to Provide the Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon3.2.
ANIE: A mathematical algorithm for automated indexing of planar deformation features in quartz grainsHuber, Matthew S.; Ferriere, Ludovic; Losiak, Anna; Koeberl, Christian2011Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.
Evaporite formation during weathering of Antarctic meteorites--A weathering census analysis based on the ANSMET databaseLosiak, Anna; Velbel, Michael A.2011Meteoritics and Planetary Science1.1.
DENTICLES ON CHAIN SILICATE GRAIN SURFACES AND THEIR UTILITY AS INDICATORS OF WEATHERING CONDITIONS ON EARTH AND MARSVelbel, Michael A.; Losiak, Anna I.2010Journal of Sedimentary Research1.1.
Influence of surface-area estimation on rates of plagioclase weathering determined from naturally weathered 3400 y old Hawaiian basaltVelbel, M. A.; Losiak, A. I.2008Mineralogical Magazine1.1.