Agata Pawlikowska graduated from the Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland with a BSc in Physics in 2005 and from Imperial College London with an MSc in Optics and Photonics working on holographic optical trapping. Between 2008 and 2010 she worked in industry on the design of a minature camera.
In 2011, Agata started an EngD with the Single‑Photon Group and Selex Galileo (now renamed as Leonardo) studying 3D imaging and LIDAR under the supervision of Professor Gerald S. Buller. She completed this in 2016 and took up a fulltime position with Leonardo.
In her spare time, Agata enjoyed yoga, dance and making ceramics.