Econophysics group of Ryszard Kutner
Born in Łódź, Poland, 15 April 1947, married with Anna Maria Sobolska-Kutner, one daughter Joanna Elżbieta Kutner-Pielaszek married with Roman Pielaszek, two grandsons Filip and Adam and one granddaughter Paulina
Tenure Professor (the title of professor of physical sciences from 2011 year)
Position: Professor on the Chair of Econo- and Sociophysics Group in Division of Biomedical Physics, Institute of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Pasteura 5, PL-02093 Warsaw, Poland
Member of the Polish Physical Society (PPS) and European Physical Society (EPS)
Chairman of the Polish Physical Society Section of Physics in Economy and Social Sciences
Coorganizer of the cyclic Polish Symposiums on Physics in Economy and Social Sciences systematically from 2004
Statistics (from scholar.google.com)
total number of my publications = 172 (according PBN)h-index = 24
i10-index = 41 (concerning papers' citations not less than 10 times)
number of paper cited not less than 100 times = 7
total number of citations = 2514
number of citations for last 5 year = 640
maksimal number of citations of a single paper = 278
Attention: The corresponding results taken from the Web of Science reduces all above given results (to good approximation) by 15%.
•Master thesis at University of Warsaw (1970)
•Research scientist at Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw (1970-1977)
•PhD at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw (1977)
•Post-Doc (on Henrich Hertz fund) in Kurt Binder and Klaus Kehr Group, Institut für Festkörperforschung, Kernfoschungsanlage (now Forschungszentrum) Jülich, Germany, (1979-1981).
•Researcher in Kurt Binder and Klaus Kehr group, Institut für Festkörperforschung, Kernfoschungsanlage (now Forschungszentrum) Jülich, Germany, (1983-85).
•Habilitation at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw (1985)
•Invited lecture in Wolfgang Dieterich group, Faculty of Physics, Konstanz University, Germany (1991).
•Researcher in Kazuo Kitahara group, Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (1991)
•Visiting professor: Konstanz University (1993-1995).
•Invited lecture in Joel Lebowitz group, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Center for Mathematical Sciences Research, Rutgers University, US (1999)
•Invited lecture in Eugene Stanley group, Center for Polimer Studies, Department of Physics, Boston University (1999).
•Invited lecture in Wolfgang Dieterich group, Faculty of Physics, University of Konstanz, Germany (2002)
•Invited lecture in Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron group, Institute of Physics, Wrocław University (2010).
•Several other invited talks and lectures on domestic and international conferences, symposiums and schools.
•Referee and distinguished referee of several scientific international journals (Physica A, The European Physical Journal B, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, European Journal of Physics, Journal of Physics A, Physics Letters A, New Journal of Physics, European Physics Letters, ... )
•Several systematic lectures for graduate and PhD students of Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw from about two decades to now - see USOS web:
•Promoted dozens bachelors and masters theses; also 5 doctoral dissertations - see USOS web (login and password delivered separately):
Currently, a supervisor of 4 PhD-students and several master and bachelor ones.
•Reviewer dozens of doctoral, graduate and undergraduate theses and reviewer of Centralna Komisja do Spraw Stopni i Tytułów in a few habilitation procedures as well chairman in such procedures as a referee in procedures concerning the title of professor.
•The member of Kapituła d/s Nagród Naukowych Polskiego Towarzystwa Fizycznego.
Lectures and seminars (from 2005 year to now) https://usosweb.uw.edu.pl/kontroler.php?_action=katalog2/osoby/pokazOsobe&os_id=3025
Some teaching materials for students are placed in the katalog `Econophysics' under the address: http://www.fuw.edu.pl/materialy-IV-V-rok.html
•Member of the first team in Poland which in the years 1987-88 has installed EARN/bitnet at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw (cf. `Rewolucja informacyjna: 10lat Internetu w Polsce', ISBN 83-88374-16-8, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Fizyki, Warszawa 2001.)
•Organizer of Postgraduate Study of Physics and Astronomy at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw (academic years 1988-89) and its head to 1993 year.
•Organizer (in 2006) and chairman of Physics in Economy (Econophysics) speciality on Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw (from 2006 to now).
•Coorganizer, member of scientific committees of domestic and international conferences, and chair of scientific committee of many scientific conferences, for instance, http://science24.com/event/fens2015/ Currently, the main organizer of the international Econophysics Colloquium 2017 in Warsaw.
Fields of research interest
•Various random walks (Gaussian and non-Gaussian, in discrete and continuous times) and diffusions (normal and anomalous) on regular and statically & dynamically disordered lattices and networks.
•Complex systems in physics, econophysics, sociophysics, geophysics, biomedical physics, economy including finance, social science.
•Evolving complex networks and their applications in different branches of science.
•Equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and thermodynamics (theory of phase transitions, multifractality, ...) and their applications.
•Stochastic dynamics, Gaussian and non-Gaussian stochastic processes and their various applications.
•Applications of Extreme Value Theory in finance and geophysics.
•Applications of Catastrophe Theory in finance.
•Power-laws, scaling, universality (in physics and beyond)
•Numerical simulations in physics and beyond
Inter- and cross-disciplinary science
Physics in finance, economy and social sciences
•Physics of complex systems and pattern formation in spatio-temporal structures, dynamical system theory, pattern recognition, self-organized criticality, prediction of complex systems, time series analysis, complex networks, emergency.
•Prediction of crises and extreme events in complex systems (with applications to finance, economics, sociology, biology, medicine (neuroscience, cardiodynamics), geophysics (earthquakes, rupture, climatology).
•Finance and economics: predictability in financial markets, theory of bubbles and crashes, large risks and tail dependence, theory of derivatives, portfolio optimization, trading strategies, insurance, macro-economics, agent-based models, market microstructure
Physics in biomedicine
•Prediction of epileptic seizure and asthma attack
•Study of earthquakes, ruptures, climate changes.
In the last decade a head of few domestic and international scientific grants, e.g.,
Moreover, in the years 1988-2005 I was the head of the four research grants obtained in winning competitions of the MNiSW (or KBN). All grants received high marks final including one excellent.
Science24 (list of publications and their abstracts): http://science24.com/event/econo-erka/journal/?item=3
Google Scholar (list of publications ordered according citations, citation profile): https://scholar.google.pl/citations?user=rIeefdQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
Research Gate: List of publications with abstracts, Skills, Research Expertise, Topics, and Disciplines (Physics and Socio-Economical Sciences), Research Connections: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ryszard_Kutner/
Most significant publications: 2005-2016
 R. Kutner and J. Masoliver: The continuous time random walk, still trendy: fifty-year history, state of art and outlook, The European Physical Journal B (2017) 90:50.
 M. Jagielski, K. Czyżewski, R. Kutner, H.E. Stanley: Income and wealth distribution of the richest Norwegian individuals: An inequality analysis , Physica A 474 (2017), 330.
 M. Kozłowska, M. Denys, M. Wiliński, G. Link, T. Gubiec, T. R. Werner , R. Kutner , and Z. R. Struzik (Tokyo Univ.) : Dynamic bifurcations on financial markets , Chaos, Solitons & Fractals 88 (2016), 126.
 M. Denys, M. Jagielski, T. Gubiec, R. Kutner , H.E. Stanley (Boston Univ.): Universality of market superstatistics , Phys. Rev. E 94 (2016), 042305.
 M. Wiliński, B. Szewczak, T. Gubiec, R. Kutner , Z.R. Struzik (Tokyo Univ.) : Temporal condensation and dynamic lambda-transition within the complex network: an application to real-life market evolution , Eur. Phys. J. B 88 (2015), 1 .
[ 6] M. Jagielski, R. Duczmal, R. Kutner , Income Distribution in the European Union Versus in the United States , Physica A 433 (2015), 36.
 M. Wiliński, A. Sienkiewicz, T. Gubiec, R. Kutner , Z.R. Struzik (Tokyo Univ.) : Structural and topological phase transitions on the German Stock Exchange , Physica A 392 (2013), 5963.
 M.Jagielski, R. Kutner : Modelling of income distribution in the European Union with the Fokker–Planck equation , Physica A 392 (2013), 2130.
 T. Werner, T. Gubiec, R. Kutner , D. Sornette (ETH Zürich): Modeling of super-extreme events: An application to the hierarchical Weierstrass-Mandelbrot Continuous-Time Random Walk in Power-laws in real systems and beyond , The European Physical Journal Special Topics 205 (2012), 27.
 T. Gubiec, R. Kutner : Backward jump continuous-time random walk: An application to market trading , Physical Review E 82 (2010), 046119.
 A. Kasprzak, R. Kutner , J. Perelló (Univ. of Barcelona) , J. Masoliver (Univ. of Barcelona) : Higher-order phase transitions on financial markets , The European Journal of Physics B 76 (2010), 513.
 J. Perelló (Univ. of Barcelona), J. Masoliver (Univ. of Barcelona), A. Kasprzak, and R. Kutner : Model for interevent times with long tails and multifractality in human communications: An application to financial trading , Physical Review E 78 (2008), 036108.
 M. Kozłowska, A. Kasprzak, R. Kutner: Fractional Market Model and its Verification on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, International Journal of Modern Physics C 19 (2008), 453.
 M. Kozłowska, R. Kutner: Anomalous transport and diffusion versus extreme value theory, Physica A 357 (2005), 282.
 J. Hurkała, M. Gall, R. Kutner, M. Maciejczyk: Real-time numerical simulation of the Carnot cycle, European Journal of Physics 26 (2005), 673.
International scientific cooperation
1) Prof. Zbigniew R. Struzik, The Tokyo University
2) Prof. Didier Sornette, ETH Zurich.
3) Research group of prof. Jaume Masoliver, University of Barcelona.
4) Prof. H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University.
R. Kutner, A. Pękalski, K. Sznajd-Weron (eds.): Anomalous Diffusion. From Basics to Applications. Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 519, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 1999.
R. Kutner, J. Hołyst (eds): First Polish Symposium on Econo- and Sociophysics, Acta Physica Polonica B 36(8), 2397 (2005).
D. Grech, J. Hołyst, W. Kamiński, R. Kutner, A. Orłowski (eds): Proceedings of the 7th Polish Symposium of Physics in Economy and Social Sciences, Acta Physica Polonica A 127(3-A), A-1 (2015).
S. Drożdż, D. Grech, R. Kutner, R. Rak (eds.): Proceedings of the 8th Polish Symposium of Physics in Economy and Social Sciences, Acta Physica Polonica A 129(5), 891-1076 (2016) .
R. Kutner, J. Masoliver (eds): Continuous Time Random Walk fifty years on, The European Physical Journal B (2017) Special Issue, in print, http://epjb.epj.org/open-calls-for-papers/123-epj-b/1090-ctrw-50-years-on