Department of Environmental Paleobiology


Daniel MADZIA

 M.Sc., Ph.D. Student


phylogeny of dinosaurs, taxonomy and paleoecology of Cretaceous marine reptiles


CURRICULUM VITAE



Personal data

Daniel Madzia
Born 20 March 1989, Třinec, Czech Republic


Academic degrees
  • since 2014 Ph.D. student; International Doctoral Studies Course in the Biological Sciences with the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; scientific supervisor M. Machalski Ph.D., D.Sc., project: Isolated teeth of Cretaceous marine reptiles as a source of taxonomic and ecological data; .
  • 2014 M.Sc. in paleontology; Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw [On the possible conspecificity of Opisthocoelicaudia skarzynskii and Nemegtosaurus mongoliensis (Sauropoda, Titanosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia]
  • 2012 B.Sc. in geology; Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic [The first fossil material of Jurassic theropod dinosaur from the Czech Republic]

Scientific meetings

  • 2015 XIII Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Opole, Poland [3 posters]
  • 2014 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 74th Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany [poster]
  • 2012 Student Geological Conference, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic [oral presentation]
  • 2009 international paleontological seminars, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic [oral presentation]

Field work/expeditions
  • 2007–2014 fieldworks at Krasiejów organized by Opole University, University of Warsaw, and Institute of Paleobiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 fieldworks at Vyazniki (Russia) organized by Institute of Paleobiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2011–2012 fieldworks at Lisowice organized by University of Warsaw and Institute of Paleobiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 fieldworks at Montana (USA) organized by Museum of the Rockies

Grants and international projects
  • 2014 Research Assistant during the National Science Centre (Poland) project (2013/09/D/ST10/04050) “Calibration of the sponge spicular analysis method on Quaternary and extant Caribbean shallow water communities” (1 month at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Bocas del Toro, Panama)

Editorial work
  • 2012 Providing English-to-Polish translations for Palaeontologia Electronica



Publications

Scientific papers


Madzia, D. 2016. A reappraisal of Polyptychodon (Plesiosauria) from the Cretaceous of England. PeerJ 4: e1998. [tekst]

Madzia, D.
2014. The first non-avian theropod from the Czech Republic. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59 (4): 855-862. [text]

Madzia, D.  & Conrad, J.L. in press. Mosasauridae. In: K. de Queiroz, P.D. Cantino and J.A. Gauthier (red.), Phylonyms: a Companion to the PhyloCode. University of California Press, Berkeley.


Conference abstracts and chapters in guide books

Madzia, D., Ivanov, M., & M. Łukowiak. 2015. A juvenile ctenochasmatid pterosaur from the Solnhofen Limestone. In: Jagt, J.W.M. et al. (eds): XIII Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Opole, Poland, 8-12 July 2015, Abstracts: 138. (poster)

Madzia, D. 2015. The dentition of Polyptychodon interruptus (Plesiosauria, Pliosauridae). In: Jagt, J.W.M. et al. (eds): XIII Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Opole, Poland, 8-12 July 2015, Abstracts: 130. (poster)

Madzia, D. & A. Cau. 2015. Insights into the evolutionary history of Mosasauroidea (Squamata) using parsimony and Bayesian inference. In: Jagt, J.W.M. et al. (eds): XIII Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Opole, Poland, 8-12 July 2015, Abstracts: 129. (poster)

Madzia, D.
  & Borsuk-Białynicka, M. 2014. New sauropod material from the Nemegt Formation supports the conspecificity of Opisthocoelicaudia skarzynskii and Nemegtosaurus mongoliensis (Sauropoda, Titanosauria). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34 (Supplement to volume 5): 173A–174A. [poster]

Madzia, D. 2012. První fosilní materiál jurského teropodního dinosaura z České republiky. In: Dziková, L., Šimíček, D. and T. Kumpan (eds), Studentská geologická konference 2012, Sborník abstraktů, s. 35, Ústav geologických věd, Přírodovědecká fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, Brno, Czech Republic. ISBN 978-80-210-5856-9. [lecture]


Popular and review articles

Madzia, D. 2016. Záhadní pliosauři křídových moří. Naše příroda, 5: 82–85.
Madzia, D.
2016. Zagadka zauropodów z pustyni Gobi. Ewolucja, 6: 22–26.
Madzia, D.
2016. Jak pracuje paleontolog? Naše příroda, 2: 78-81.
Madzia, D.
2016. Paleontologové: za dinosaury bez štětečků. Naše příroda, 1: 78-81.
Madzia, D.
2015. Prehistoryczna układanka. Świat Nauki, 12: 18-19.
Madzia, D.
& Machalski, M. 2015. Renesans nieptasich teropodów. Świat Nauki, 1: 10-11.
Madzia, D.
& Machalski, M. 2014. Powrót strasznorękiego. Rocznik Muzeum Ewolucji, 6: 25-32.
Madzia, D.
2012. Klenot jménem Barrandien. Naše příroda, 3, 78–83.
Madzia, D.
2012. Karbonský prales. Naše příroda, 2, 76–81.
Madzia, D.
2011. Po stopách dinosaurů. Naše příroda, 5, 76–81.
Madzia, D.
2011. Velcí savci dob ledových. Naše příroda, 2, 74–81.
Madzia, D.
2010. Velké vymřelé kočkovité šelmy České republiky. Naše příroda, 6, 14–19.
Madzia, D. 2008. Dinosauří fantazie. Svět, 12, 56–57.
Madzia, D. 2007. Rekordy ze světa dinosaurů. Svět, 12, 43–45.
Madzia, D. 2007. Megalodon – největší žralok všech dob. Svět, 7-8, 22–23.
Madzia, D. 2007. Největší dinosauři. Svět, 5, 10–12.
Madzia, D. 2007. Největší dravci pravěku. Svět, 3, 12–14.
Madzia, D. 2007. 32 nových dinosaurů. Svět, 2, 16–18.




Contact


Daniel Madzia
Institute of Paleobiology PAS
ul. Twarda 51/55
PL-00-818 Warsaw, POLAND
e–mail: dmadzia@twarda.pan.pl

phone: (+4822) 697 8893; room 147