Marek Tulej


Name:       Marek Tulej

Affilation:    Space Sciences and Planetology, Physics Institute,                                               University Bern 

Address:     Sidlerstrasse 5, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

Phone:       +41 31 631 5546

Fax:           +41 31 631 4405

e-mail:        marek.tulej(at)


Academic Degrees

     Venia Docendi, University Bern, Bern, Switzerland, March, 2011

Venia Docendi, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Oct0ber 2010

Dr. Phil. in Physical Chemistry, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 1999

M.Sc. in Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1990

Positions held

2011-present, Privat Docent, Space Sciences and Planetology, Institute of Physics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2008-2011, ''Oberassitant'', Space Sciences and Planetology,  Physics Institute, University Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2007-2010  Lecturer, Research Associate, Institute for Physical Chemistry, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2001-2007 Scientist, Department of Energy, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI, Switzerland

1999-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory Astrophysics, Institute for Physical Chemistry, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1996-1999 Teaching and Research Assistant, Laboratory Astrophysics, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1995/1996 Research Assistant, Institute of Analytical and  Bio-analytical Chemistry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wi, USA

Jan.-Jul., 1995 Visiting researcher, Insititute of Physical Chemistry, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1991-1994 Teaching and research assistant, Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland


Uni Basel:

Spectroscopy and related aspects/Group theory, FS 2008

Application of spectroscopic methods, WS 2008-2010

From ultrafast to ultracold: modern topics and methods in Physical Chemistry FS 2009-2011

Uni Bern:

Measurements Techniques, WS 2011; co-lecturer, exercises

Mass Spectrometry: co-lecturer, exercises

Exercises Physics 1&2,  FS&WS 2008-present

Proseminar, FS 2008-present


Research Interests

  Physics and chemistry of interstellar clouds,

  Origin and evolution of solar system

  Chemical composition of solar objects

Space instrumentation and development of analytical instrumentation for chemical analysis of solids and gaseous samples


Laboratory Astrophysics and Planetology

Molecular Physics

Plasma Physics and Chemistry

Photophysics and Photodynamics

Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy

Laser based spectroscopic instrumentation

Laser Physics and Optics

Reaction dynamics (unimolecular reaction dynamics and fragmentation)

Mass Spectrometry

Multiplexing instrumentation


 Research projects, grants, and planetary missions

 Member of science team in recent missions:



      JUICE: NIM (ESA)


 Present projects are sponsored by PRODEX and SNF

 Previous projects were sponsored by SNF and BFI

Professional association

Member of ACS, APS, SCS, SGAA and EGU

Reviewing services for several journals

Expert in ProClim http://