Slavko Kondrat is a theoretical and computational physicist who works in various fields of condensed matter physics, such as critical phenomena, ionic liquids in nano-confinement, diffusion and reactions in biological systems, etc. Born in Lviv, Ukraine, he graduated from Lviv National University and made his MSc degree by studying polyelectrolytes and surfactant systems with Professor Holovko. He obtained a Ph.D. at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw) by working with Professor Poniewierski on nematic liquid crystals at inhomogeneous substrates. Slavko worked as a post-doctoral fellow and a research associate at Max-Planck Institute in Stuttgart and Stuttgart University (Germany), Imperial College London (UK), and Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany). He is also affiliated with the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw.