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

Research interests

  • magnetic and electronic properties of multiorbital systems
  • dynamics of low-dimensional strongly correlated systems
  • many-body localization

Brief résumé

Current appointment

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