Current issues

Materials and catalytic processes for sustainable development

1.       Isopropyl alcohol conversion over heteropolyacid-oxide systems: physicochemical and catalytic characterization (Bielański)

2.       Catalytic processes with participation of bio-reagents (Drelinkiewicz)

3.       New peroxo - compounds of Mo(VI), W(VI) and V(V). Synthesis, structural studies and applications in oxidation processes (Łasocha)

4.       Studies on the transformations of furfuryl alcohol towards bio-components for fuels and plastics (Rutkowska)

5.       Hydrogenation of the acetol in the presence of metal catalysts supported on mesoporous silicas (Serwicka-Duraczyńska)

6.       The heteropoly compounds as catalysts for the oxidation of cyclohexanone to caprolactone with molecular oxygen (Serwicka-Pamin)

7.       Selective hydrogenation of benzene on metallic catalysts (Serwicka-Połtowicz)

8.       Photocatalytic activity of layered minerals pillared with transient metal
oxides (Serwicka-Warszyński-Nowak)

9.       Mechanism of oxygen reduction reaction on selected cathodic materials for
high temperature fuel cells (Warszyński-Mosiałek)


Physical chemistry of surfaces and nanostructures - experiment and theory 

10.   Computational studies on reaction mechanisms of enzymes and biomimetic systems (Borowski)

11.   Materials with variable porous structures: synthesis, physicochemical and catalytic

       properties, spectroscopic and quantum-chemical studies (Brocławik-Sulikowski)

12.   Structure, electronic properties and dynamics of surfaces and nanostructures: microscopy and spectroscopy under ultra-high vacuum conditions (Korecki)

13.   Studies of the influence of microscopic and physicochemical parameters of systems with potential biomedical importance on their structure and properties (Pańczyk)

14.   Theoretical studies of the catalytic activity of heteropolyacid salts. (Witko-Tokarz)


Nanostructure of soft matter

15.   Topology and electrokinetic properties of protein monolayers on the solid substrate/electrolyte interfaces (Adamczyk)

16.   Influence of ionic and non-ionic surface active substances on kinetics of the three phase contact formation on hydrophilic and hydrophobic solid surfaces  (Małysa)

17.   Functional polyelectrolyte multilayer films (Warszyński)


Physical Chemistry in the Protection of Cultural Heritage

18.   Model development for the particulate matter deposition in the interiors of historical buildings (Kozłowski)