Short CV/Education and training

  • ​Ewa Damek has graduated from University of Wrocław in 1982. Five years later she has received a PhD degree, whereas her habilitation has been completed in 1995. She was honored with the title of a full professor in 2000. Since then, she has successfully supervised 7 PhD students. Between 2002 and 2007 Ewa Damek was a Chairman of the Institute of Mathematics at University of Wrocław.

  • Her most spectacular scientific success was formulation in 1992 of an answer (together with Fulvio Ricci) to the Lichnerowicz conjecture, which originally has been described in 1944. Co-authors defined spaces referred later on by other mathematicians as Damek-Ricci spaces.

  • Currently Ewa Damek is employed by University of Wrocław, where she pursues research in harmonic analysis and probability, being at the same time the head of the Harmonic Analysis Group. 2012-2016 she was a member of the Committee of Mathematics of Polish Academy of Science.

Selected publications

  • E.Damek, F.Ricci, A class of nonsymmetric harmonic Riemannian

    spaces, Bull. Amer. Math.Soc. 27(1), 1992, 139-142.

  • D. Buraczewski, E. Damek, Y. Guivarch, A. Hulanicki, R.Urban, On tail properties of stochastic recursions connected with generalized rigid motions, Probability Theory Related Fields, 145 ( 3-4), 2009, 385--420.

  • D. Buraczewski, E. Damek, Y. Guivarc'h, Convergence to stable laws for a class of multidimensional stochastic recursions, Probability Theory and Related Fields, 148 (3-4), 2010, 333-402.

  • D.Buraczewski, E.Damek, T.Mikosch, J.Zienkiewicz, Large deviations for solutions to stochastic recurrence equations under Kesten's condition, Annals of Probability, 41(4), 2013, 2755-2790.

  • E. Damek, T. Mikosch, J.Rosinski, G. Samorodnitsky, General inverse problems for regular variation, Journal of Applied Probability, special issue 51 A, 2014, 229-251.

  • E.Damek, R.Latała, P.Nayar, T.Tkocz, Two-sided bounds for L_p-norms of combinations of products of independent random variables, Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, 125, 2015, 1688-1713.

  • D.Buraczewski, J.Collamore, E.Damek, J.Zienkiewicz, Large deviations estimates for exceedance times of perpetuity sequences and their dual processes, Annals of Probability 44, 2016, 3688-3739.

  • D. Buraczewski, E. Damek, T. Mikosch, Stochastic Models with Power Law Tails. The Equation X=AX+B}, Springer Series in Operations Reasearch and Financial Engineering, Springer, Switzerland, 2016.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • FP6 Transfer of Knowledge ,``Harmonic Analysis, Nonlinear Analysis and Probability'' contract nr MTKD-CT-2004-013389, 1.09.2005-31.08.2009, University of Wroclaw.

  • Random iterations, stationary measures and Poisson kernels, OPUS, National Science Centre, 22.07.2015-21.07.2018.

  • Large deviations and ruin probabilities for random iterated mappings, HARMONIA, National Science Centre, 1.12.2011-30.11.2014.

  • Limit properties of random iterations, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 7.10.2009-6.10.2012.

  • Special Grant for Professors from Foundation for Polish Science, 1999-2003.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • married, one child


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