MSc. Tomasz Wielek



Address Hellbrunner Straße 34
5020 Salzburg
+43 (0) 688 – 6004 8024
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Date of birth 22th August 1987
Nationality Polish


since November 2015 Student of the Doctoral College “Imaging the Mind” funded by the FWF Austrian Science Fund (W1233-G17), University of Salzburg, Austria
since November 2015 PhD student at the Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg, Austria, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCNS), Laboratory for „Sleep and Consciousness Research“. Supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus
October 2015 Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria, Diploma in Biology; Topic of the diploma thesis: „ Sleep pattern of healthy and DOC patients analyzed and classified by artificial neural networks “. Supervisors: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gustav Bernroider, Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Helmut Mayer, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus
September 2013 –
October 2015
Studies of biology (masters’s degree) at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria
October 2010
October 2014
Studies of Cognitive Science (bachelor’s degree) at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
October 2006
June 2009
Studies of biology (bachelor’s degree) The University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland


October 2014 –
October 2015
Research associate in the project “Consciousness research across healthy vigilance states and disorders of consciousness” funded by the FWF Austrian Science Fund (Y-777), Salzburg, Austria


July 2015 Research stay at the ICM – Brain and Spine Institute, MNE-Python workshop, Paris (PD Dr. Denis A. Engemann)
January 2014 –
October 2014
Erasmus Internship at The Laboratory for Sleep, Cognition & Consciousness Research, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria


2016 Lechinger J., Wielek T., Blume C., Pichler G., Michitsch G., Donis J., Gruber W. & Schabus M. Event-related EEG power modulations and phase connectivity indicate the focus of attention in an auditory own name paradigm. Journal of Neurology, 5, doi: 10.1007/s00415-016-8150-z


July 2015 Wielek, T. & Schabus M. (2015). Research progress presentations at

Weill-Cornell/James S. McDonnell Foundation Phase II Coma Consortium, Paris, France, July 4th-7th 2015


September 2016 Wielek T., Ott P., Lechinger J., Wislowska M., Wegenkittl S. & Schabus M. (2016). EEG complexity combined with machine learning – sleep-wake patterns detection in patients with disorders of consciousness Poster presented at the 23th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), Bologne, Italy, September 25th-28th 2016.
July 2015 Wielek T., Lechinger J., Wislowska M., Hodlmoser K., Mayer H., & Schabus M. (2015). Artificial neural networks – a promising tool for sleep staging in healthy individuals and clinical populations. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, France, July 7th – 10th 2015.




Microsoft Office (Advanced)
Matlab (Advanced)
Python (Advanced)
Statistics R (Advanced)
EEG data processing Brainvision Analyzer (Advanced)
MNE-Python (Advanced)




Residual cognitive processing in patients with altered states of awareness

Machine learning