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Department of Theoretical Physics
Wrocław University of Science and Technology
Office: A-1, 503

Research interests

  • strongly correlated systems
  • multiorbital physics
  • nonequilibrium dynamics

Brief résumé

Current appointment

PhD student in the group of dr Jacek Herbrych
Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Thesis: Electronic and magnetic properties of low-dimensional strongly correlated multiorbital systems
since October 2019


MSc Eng in Physics
Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Thesis: Spin transport in disordered Hubbard chains with broken SU(2) symmetry
Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Marcin Mierzejewski
October 2014—July 2019


  1. Instability of subdiffusive spin dynamics in strongly disordered Hubbard chain
    M. Środa, P. Prelovšek, and M. Mierzejewski
    Phys. Rev. B 99, 121110(R) (2019)   |   arXiv:1903.03770
  2. Resistivity and its fluctuations in disordered many-body systems: From chains to planes
    M. Mierzejewski, M. Środa, J. Herbrych, and P. Prelovšek
    Phys. Rev. B 102, 161111(R) (2020)   |   arXiv:2003.00495
  3. Interaction-induced topological phase transition and Majorana edge states in low-dimensional orbital-selective Mott insulators
    J. Herbrych, M. Środa, G. Alvarez, M. Mierzejewski, and E. Dagotto
    Nat. Commun. 12, 2955 (2021)   |   arXiv:2011.05646
  4. Quantum magnetism of iron-based ladders: Blocks, spirals, and spin flux
    M. Środa, E. Dagotto, and J. Herbrych
    Phys. Rev. B 104, 045128 (2021)   |   arXiv:2105.04391
  5. Hund bands in spectra of multiorbital systems
    M. Środa, J. Mravlje, G. Alvarez, E. Dagotto, and J. Herbrych
    Phys. Rev. B 108, L081102 (2023)   |   arXiv:2210.11209
  6. Transition to the Haldane phase driven by electron-electron correlations
    A. Jażdżewska, M. Mierzejewski, M. Środa, A. Nocera, G. Alvarez, E. Dagotto, and J. Herbrych

Conferences, workshops, visits

  1. Talk at the University of Tennessee during a visit to the Correlated Electrons Group, March 2020, Knoxville TN (USA).
  2. Bad Honnef Physics School: Tensor Network based approaches to Quantum Many-Body Systems, October 2020, Bad Honnef (Germany), on-line attendance.
  3. APS March Meeting 2021, (Virtual).
  4. FOR1807 International Conference 2021, September 2021, Göttingen (Germany), on-line attendance.
  5. APS March Meeting 2022, Chicago IL (USA).
  6. Visit to the Jožef Stefan Institute, May 2022, Ljubljana (Slovenia).
  7. Physics By The Lake 2022: UK Graduate School in Condensed Matter Theory, August 2022, Stirling (United Kingdom).
  8. APS March Meeting 2023, Las Vegas NV (USA).