THE STAFF

The staff of the faculty, about 280 persons, consists of 132 academic teachers including 45 professors, many other highly qualified specialists involved in research, as well as administrative and technical personnel.

The members of the faculty listed, although holding different academic positions, most of them in tenure posts and many in the highest rank of professorship, are all entitled to supervise research leading to PhD in chemistry or in technical sciences. Several faculty members were elected in the past or are actually members or chairmen of different committees of the Polish Academy of Sciences or of scientific councils of research institutes.

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RYSZARD ANDRUSZKIEWICZ, (b. 1949), MSc 1971 TUG, PhD 1976 TUG, DSc 1996 TUG. Visiting fellow, 1979-1981, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA. Research fellow, 1988-1990, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA. Employed in TUG since 1971.

Research: bioorganic chemistry, peptides and non-protein amino acids, enzyme inhibitors, antifungal and antibacterial agents. Published 50 papers.

Teaching: chemistry of biologically active compounds, medicinal chemistry and general chemistry.

Selected publications:

Patent: Silverman R.B., Andruszkiewicz R., Yuen PW., Sobieray D.M., Franklin L.C., Schwindt M.A. 2000. GABA and L-glutamic acid analogs for anti-seizure treatment. US Patent, No 6,028,214.

ADOLF BALAS, (b. 1936), MSc 1959 TUG, PhD 1969, DSc 1984 Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Employed in TUG since 1959.

Research: polymer chemistry and technology, rubber technology, chemistry and technology of microcellular, thermoplastic and cast polyurethane elastomers, industria) applications of polyurethane products.

Teaching: chemistry and technology of polymers, rubber technology, technical applications of polymers.

Selected publications:

BARBARA BECKER, (b. 1946), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DSc 1989 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1969. 1983-85 research and teaching associate, 1993 visiting professor at Universite des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier, France.

Research: chemistry of organosilicon compounds, especially those with silicon-sulfur bond and a unique class of metal complexes with silanethiolate ligands.

Teaching: general, inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry.

Selected publications:

ŚWIETLANA BIAŁŁOZÓR, (b. 1932), MSc 1956 TUG, PhD 1964 TUG, DSc 1974 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1956. Author or co-author of 66 papers and 30 congress communications or lectures.

Research: electrochemistry, electrodic reactions on solid electrodes, cathodic deposition of metals, electrochemical processes on synthetic metals.

Teaching: general chemistry, principles of electrochemistry, industrial electro-chemistry.

Selected publications:

JAN F BIERNAT, (b. 1937), MSc 1960 TUG, PhD 1965 TUG, DSc 1974 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1969-70, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences USSR, Moscow. Visiting professor, 1985, 1987-88, Department of Chemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA; 1989, Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; 1992, 1993, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. Employed in TUG since 1960.

Research: chemistry of amino acids, peptides, macrocyclic peptides and crown ethers, their syntheses, complexing abilities and structures, ion-selective membrane electrodes, metal lon extraction and transport, surface compounds and their application for generation of standard gaseous mixtures of analytes for calibration of analytical instruments.

Teaching: general chemistry, principles of chemistry and biochemistry, chemical technology, supramolecular chemistry, chemistry of surface compounds.

Selected publications:

Patent: Bradshaw J.S., Bocheńska M., Krakowiak K.E., Biernat J.F, Tarbet B.J., Bruening R.L., Izatt R.M. 1990. Process of removing and concentrating desired ions from solutions thereof. US Patent, No 4,952,321.

MAREK BIZIUK (b. 1947), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1977 TUG, DSc 1994 TUG. Post doctoral fellow, 1978-79, Technical University Gheorgiu-Dej in Bucharest, Romania; 1992, French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea, Nantes, France. Visiting profes-sor: 1987, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie, Toulouse (ENSCT), France. Employed in TUG since 1969. Author and co-author of 68 papers, 76 lectures and communications, 4 books.

Field of interest and teaching: analytical chemistry, elemental microanalysis, spectrophotometric methods in analysis, analysis of traces and environmental pollutants, water pollution and ecology.

Selected publications:

MARIA BOCHEŃSKA, (b. 1944), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1977 TUG, DSc 1998 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1987-88, Brigham Young University (BYU), Chemistry Department, Provo, Utah, USA; 1989 ETH, Department of Organic Chemistry, Zurich, Switzerland. 1994-1997 in TEMPUS JEP 8122 on Environmental Monitoring, 1995 and 1996 short stays at City University, London, GB. Employed in TUG since 1968. Author or co-author of 32 published papers, 38 congress communications and 6 patents.

Research: supramolecular chemistry, chemistry of ionophores, their synthesis and structure, sensing materiale, ion-selective membrane electrodes, complex formation studies, extraction and transport studies.

Teaching: general chemistry, chemistry of ionophores, chemical sensors and sensing materials, ion-selective electrodes and their applications.

Selected publications:

Patent: Bradshaw J.S., Krakowiak K.E., Izatt R.M., Biernat J.F, Tarbet B. J., Bocheńska M., Bruening R.L. 1990. Process of removing and concentrat-ing desired ions from solution thereof. US Patent, No 4,952,321.

EDWARD BOROWSKI, (b. 1928), MSc 1950 TUG, PhD 1954 TUG. Head of Division of Biochemistry, 1952-1957, Institute of Marine and Tropical Medicine, Gdańsk. Post doc. fellow, 1957-1960, Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., USA. Visiting professor, 1980, University of Minnesota, Austin, Mn, USA; 1986, University P M. Curie, Paris, France; 1980-1994, University of Camerino, Italy, repeatedly. Employed in TUG since 1948. Research: molecular aspects of rational design of chemotherapeutic agents for the control of eukaryotic systems (antitumor and antifungal compounds), mainly antibiotics, membrane active compounds, enzyme inhibitors, and DNA interacting agents. Contribution records include 260 papers, 250 congress communications, 60 patents and 3 books. Member of the Committee of Drug Research, Polish Acad. of Sci., member of New York Acad, of Sci. Supervised 35 doctoral theses. Teaching: in charge of MSc program on biotechnology of pharmaceuticals, lecturing on pharmaceutical biotechnology and antimicrobial chemotherapeutics.

Selected publications:

ANDRZEJ CHIMIAK, (b. 1932), BS 1954 TUG, MSc 1956 TU of Warsaw, PhD 1962 TUG, DSc 1971 TUG. Research associate, 1957-59, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw. Post. doc. fellow, 1963-1964, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Research associate, University of California, Berkeley, USA. Employed in TUG since 1956. Research: organic chemistry, peptide chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry - peptide synthesis, synthesis of uncommon amino acids, syntheses of oxytocin analogues, chemistry of N-hydroxyamino acids, chemistry of hydroxylamine, chemistry of hydroxamic acids, synthesis of N-hydroxypeptides, oxidation of amino acids, protection of thiol group siderophores, ligands for actinides, chemistry of catechols. Teaching: organic chemistry, stereochemistry, molecular spectroscopy.

Selected publications:

Patent: Chimiak A., Przychodzeń W. Preparation of N1, N5, N10, N4-tetrakis(2,3-dihydroxy-4-carbobenzoxybenzoilo) tetraazadekane. Polish Patent, No 167744, B1.

KAZIMIERZ DAROWICKI, (b. 1955), MSc 1981 TUG, PhD 1991 TUG, DSc 1995 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1981.

Research: techniques for characterization of electrodes and electrochemical process, interfacial electro-chemistry, surface coatings, cathodic protection, inhibition of electrode processes. Author or co-author of 80 journal papers, 130 lectures and congress communications, 1 textbook chapter, 6 patents and over 90 studies for the industry. Supervised 5 doctoral theses. Teaching: electrochemistry, corrosion and protection of metals.

Selected publications:

Patent: Darowicki K., Bordzitowski J. 1990. Anticorrosion oil/water emulsion for machine and apparatus protection. Polish Patent, No 163554 B1.

BRONISŁAW DROZDOWSKI, (b. 1928), MSc 1954 TUG, PhD 1964 TUG, DSc 1974 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1968, Halifax Laboratory of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. Employed in TUG since 1954.

Research: chemistry and technology of lipids, mainly chemical and biotechnological modification of fats - hydrogenation, interestrification. Author or co-author of 100 papers, 110 congress communications and lectures, 8 patents, and 4 books on food chemistry. Member of the Committee of Food Technology and Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences. Teaching: lectures in food chemistry, general biotechnology, technology of edible fats, chemical and biotechnological modifications of lipids.

Selected publications:

WACŁAW GRZYBKOWSKI, (b. 1944), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1973 TUG, DSc 1992 TUG. 1983-84 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Oklahoma University at Norman, OK USA; 1992 - 1993 Institut de Chimie Inorganique et Analytique, Universite de Fribourg (Suisse). Employed in TUG since 1968.

Research: phys-ical chemistry of solutions, jon - jon and jon - solvent interactions, molar volumes, transition metal salts in solutions, complex formation and stability, hydrometallurgy, electrochemistry, aquatic and environmental chemistry. Author or co-author of ca. 100 papers and scientific contributions, 4 patents, and 14 educational communications.

Teaching: general, inorganic and physical chemistry, electrochemistry, solution chemistry, statistics and applied mathematics for chemists.

Selected publications:

Patent: Libuś W., Kluczkowski M., Pilarczyk M., Strzelecki M., Pastewski R., Grzybkowski W. 1983. Method of winning copper and accompanying metals from sulfidic ores, post-flotation deposits and waste products in the pyrometallurgical processing of copper ores. US Patent, No 4,269,676.

ALEKSANDER HERMAN, (b. 1946), MSc 1972 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DSc 1993 Centre of Molecular & Macro-molecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Łódź. Post doc. fellow, 1982, Faculty of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń; 1986-87, 1989, and 1999, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany. Employed in TUG since 1978.

Research: chemistry of silicon-sulphur compounds, polysilylenes and mechanosyn-thesis of silicon diamondoid structures. Published 40 papers, and obtained 3 patents. Teaching: general, inorganic, theoretical chemistry, and nanotechnology.

Selected publications:

Patent: Mtodnicki S., Baliński A., Kluza K., Olszowski T, Wojnowski W., Konieczny S., Herman A., Dręczewski B. 1991. Self hardening sand mixtures for metals or cores, British Patent, No 2.202.856.

MARIA HOFFMANN, (b. 1942), MSc 1965 TUG, PhD 1973 TUG, DSc 2000 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1976, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Yugoslavija. Emploeyd in TUG since 1965. Research: organic chemistry, organic syn-thesis, phosphoric analogues of amino acids and pep-tides, enzyme inhibitors, antibacterial agents.

Teaching: organic chemistry, organic synthesis.

Selected publications:

Patent: Hoffmann M. 1990. Method for production of dibenzyl substituted alkylphosphonates. Polish Patent, No PI 149,515 (CI. C07F9/40), 28 Feb 1990. Appl. 262,533, 21 Nov. 1986.

JAN HUPKA (b. 1948), MSc 1971 TOG, PhD 1978 TOG, DSc 1989 TOG. Since 1997 simultaneously Research Professor at the University of Utah, USA. Developed advanced oily water treatment processes, has extensive experience in organic phase-aqueous phase-solids separations and in the clean-up of oil spills on marine/inland waters and land, implemented new sorbents from scrap tires for oil spili clean-up and significantly contributed to the development of the tar sand research program at the U/U, USA. His major research interest is in oil-water-solids separation, advanced oxidation techniques, waste utilization/disposal, and applied surface chemistry as used in chemical technology and environment protection against pollution. Teaching: chemical and environmental technology and advanced separation techniques.

Selected publications:

Patent: Hupka J., Meyer L., Bokotko R. 1998. Compact coalescent and gravity separator. Polish Patent, No 175862.

ROMUALD JUCHNIEWICZ, (b. 1925) MSc 1948 TUG, PhD 1954 TUG, DSc 1967 TU of Warsaw. Post doc. fel-low, 1957-58, Department of Metallurgy, Cambridge University, England. UNIDO expert on cathodic protec-tion; 1976-1980, Kuwait, Peru, Brazil and Cuba. Employed in TUG since 1947. Member of the International Corrosion Council.

Research: electrochemical methods of anticorrosion protection. Author and co-author of 6 textbooks on corrosion and protection of metals, published 125 papers, author of 63 patents, over 40 lectures and of 300 studies for the industry, most of which have Been implemented finto practice. Supervised 8 PhD theses.

Teaching: corrosion and protection of metals.

Selected publications:

EWA KAMIEŃSKA-PIOTROWICZ, (b. 1946), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1975 TUG, DSc 2000 TUG. Post doc, fellow: 1976, Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Organie Chemistry, Warsaw; 1992, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: physical chemistry of solu-tions, ion solvation and ion-ion interactions in mixed solvents, solution calorimetry, spectroscopy of transition metal ions.

Teaching: physical chemistry.

Selected publications:

MARIAN KAMIŃSKI, (b. 1950), MSc 1973 TUG, PhD 1982 TUG, DSc 1992 TUG, postdoctoral industrial research and development fellow: 1993-94 Wissenschaftliche Geratebau Dr Ing. Herbert Knauer GmbH Berlin (W). Employed in TUG since 1973, since 1993 employed as the manager of Quality Control Department in Rafineria Gdańska S.A.

Research: instrumentation and applications of liquid chromatography, methods of separa-tion and isolation of substances - particularly preparative and industrial scale of HPLC and column technology, process and commercial chemical analysis, particularly - analytical methods, techniques and quality assurance applied to petroleum products.

Teaching: chemical engineering, technical drawing, liquid chromatography, process and commercial analysis, quality control and quality assurance systems. Author and co-author of 35 papers, 75 congress communications, 27 patents, 50 studies and technical projects for industry. Member of Committee of Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1996.

Selected publications:

Patent: Śledzińska B., Kamiński M., Klawiter J., Majer Z., Klauze M. 1987. Preparation of lanatosides A, B, and C from their mixtures. Polish Patents, No 135729 and 137576.

BARBARA KASTERKA, (b. 1935), MSc Medical Academy of Gdańsk (MAG) 1958, PhD 1967 MAG, DSc 1994 TUG. Academic teacher, 1958-67, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, MAG. Employed in TUG since 1967.

Research: analytical chemistry - trace analysis, instru-mental methods of tracing impurities in high purity materials, separation and concentration of metal traces by extraction, physico - chemical and kinetic study of analytical reactions with special stress on analysis of selenium, analytical aspects of water purification and waste water treatment. Author and co-author of 57 papers, communications and lectures at conferences and 34 studies for the industry.

Teaching: general chemistry.

Selected publications:

BOŻENNA KAWALEC-PIETRENKO, (b. 1945), MSc 1967 Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), PhD 1977 WUT, DSc 1993 WUT Employed: TUG 1968 -1970, WUT 1970 -1974, TUG since 1974. Research associate: Rheinisch -Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen - 1983, 1985; Universitat Hannover - 1991 - 92; Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe - 1993. Visiting scientist: Oulun Yliopisto, Oulu/Finlandia - 1989; Technische Fachhochschule Berlin - 1994, 1995, Gesellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung, Braunschweig -1994, Toyama University, Toyama/Japan - 2000. Research: hydrodynamice and mass transfer in gas - liquid and gas- liquid -solid air-lift reactors, down-stream processing in biotechnology, separation of suspensions, purification of wastewater and gases, design and construction of multiphase reactors. Published 60 papers, 80 congress communications. Obtained 8 patents. Member of the Executive Board of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. Member of the Committee of Chemical and Process Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Teaching: chemical engineering, chemical and bioprocess engineering.

Selected publications:

ALEKSANDER M. KOŁODZIEJCZYK, (b. 1942), MSc 1966 TU of Silesia, Gliwice, PhD 1973 TUG, DSc 1979 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1979-1980, Medical College of Ohio, USA. Research associate, 1988-1990, Medical College of Ohio. Employed in TUG since 1966.

Research: organic synthesis, synthesis and mechanism of peptide bond formation, liquid chromatography, determination of organic pollutants in water and soil, determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in water and soil, synthesis of compounds consisting of muramyl-peptides and acridine derivatives, potential anti-HIV and anticancer agents.

Teaching: organic chemistry, organic synthesis, organic chemical technology, natural organic compounds, liq-id chromatography.

Selected publications:

ILONA KOŁODZIEJSKA, (b. 1946), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1981 TUG, DSc 2000 TUG. Post. doc. fellow, 1987-1988, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada. Short-term training in microbiology: Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany, 1990 and Universitat Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, 1991. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: protein changes in frozen fish, enzymatic and functional prop-erties of fish and squid proteins, chemical and enzymatic modification of chitin and chitosan, effect of high pressure plus low temperature on microorganisms. Published 42 papers.

Teaching: food chemistry and food microbiology.

Selected publications:

JERZY KONOPA, (b. 1933), MSc 1951 TUG, PhD 1963 TUG, DSc 1975 TUG. Assistant, 1956-1958, Department of General Chemistry, Medical Academy of Gdańsk. Visiting scientist, 1975-1976, Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, USA. Employed in TUG since 1958.

Research: studies on mechanism of action of antitumor compounds and drugs, mainly interacting with DNA and especially inducing DNA crosslinks. Synthesis of new potential antitumor agents, mainly acridine derivatives, which resulted in developing of a few new groups of potent antitumor compounds including imida-zoacridinones and triazoloacridinones.

Teaching: biochemistry, antitumor and antiviral agents.

Selected publications:

JERZY S. KOWALCZYK, (b.1923p MSc 1950 TUG, PhD 1962 TUG, DSc 1966 TUG. Head of Central Laboratory, 1951-1957, Medical Academy of Gdańsk. Visiting pro-fessor, 1979, University of Oviedo, Spain; 1981, Ecole Specjale des Arts at Manufacture, Paris, France; 1981-1982, Ecole Superieure de Chimie, Toulouse, France; 1983-84, New York State University at Buffalo, USA; 1984, University of Toronto, Canada. Employed in TUG since 1957.

Research: analytical chemistry, designing preparative liquid chromatographs as pilot plant installations, application of the above equipment for the isolation and purification of chemical standards, application of electromagnetophoresis for the separation of biological macromolecules and suspended particles. Published 150 papers.

Selected publications:

JÓZEF KUR, (b. 1955), MSc 1979 University of Gdańsk (UG), PhD 1986 (UG1, DSc 1992 UG. Post doc. fellow, 1987-1989, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin (UW), USA. Research associate, 1991, UW. Employed in TUG since 1991.

Research: molecular biology, genetic engineering, molecular biotechnology, medical diagnostics, bacterial taxonomy, molecular characterization of Escherichia co/i viru-lence factors, IHF-like proteins, biotechnological systems of protein overexpression, protein engineering, DNA vaccines. Author and co-author of 80 papers, 130 lectures and communications.

Teaching: general microbiology, technical microbiology, genetic engineering, DNA technology.

Selected publications:

WITOLD M. LEWANDOWSKI (b. 1947), MSc 1973 Chemistry TUG, 1977 Department of Mechanical Engineering TUG, PhD 1980 TUG, DSc 1993 TU of Łódź.

Research associate: 1981, Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology of Fuels TU Vienna; 1982, Department of Fluid Mechanic and Heat Transfer TU Vienna; 1986, Department of Chemical Engineering and Coal Gasification RWTH Aachen. Employed in TUG since 1973. Research: chemical machine and apparatus heat transfer, thermal engineering, renewable and non-conventional renewable sources of energy. Author and co-author of 5 books or handbooks, 58 papers, 84 congress communications, 18 patents and 111 studies for the industry, most of which have been put finto practice.

Teaching: technical drawing, mechanical engineering, design of apparatus and mechanical equipment of chemical installations, thermal engineering and renewable sources of energy.

Selected publications:

Patent: W.M. Lewandowski, P Kubski, 1999. System of waste treatment. Polish Patent, No 176835 B1.

ZOFIA LIBUŚ, (b. 1930), MSc 1952 TUG, PhD 1957 TU of Warsaw, DSc 1981 TUG. Post doc. fellow 1957-1962, Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw. Employed in TUG since 1963. Research: physical chemistry of aqueous solutions: complex formation, ion-water interactions, osmotic and activity coefficients of electrolytes.

Teaching: physical chemistry.

Selected publications:

BOGUMIŁA MASIULANIS, (b. 1938), MSc 1961 TUG, PhD 1970 TUG, DSC 1992 TUG. 1961-1962, Pharmaceutical industry "Polfa", Starogard Gd. Post doc. fellow, 1986, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Employed in TUG since 1962.

Research: synthesis, processing and properties of thermoplastic and soluble polyurethanes, polyurethaneureas for leather like materials and poly/urethaneimides) for thermostable electroinsulating materials.

Teaching: technology of polymers production, main and special application of polymers.

Selected publications:

Patent: Masiulanis B., Falkowski C. 1997. New poly(urethaneimide) prepolymers and methods of their synthesis. Polish Patent, No 172521.

JAN MAZERSKI, (b. 1950), MSc 1974 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DSc 1996 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1980, Laboratory of Biomolecular Physics and Chemistry, University Paris VI, France. Employed in TUG since 1974.

Research: molecular mechanisms of interactions between polyene macrolide antibiotics and membrane sterols, quantitative structure-activity relationships, molecular modelling of biologically active agents, molecular dynamics simulations of DNA and ligands intercalated to DNA, chemometric analysis of multivariate relationships.

Teaching: biophysics, computer science, computer modelling, molecular modelling, drug design, chemometrics.

Selected publications:

KRYSTYNA B. MĘDRZYCKA, (b. 1943), MSc 1965 TUG, PhD 1973 TUG, DSc 1991 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1965. Research: physico-chemical properties of solutions of surfactants and of dispersed systems, their application in the environmental technology, eg. foaming of detergents from wastewater, removal of mineral oils from sewage by flotation, removal of organic pollutants from water by solvent sublation and waste-water treatment. Published 50 papers and 45 congress communications.

Teaching: colloid chemistry, environmental chemistry, water and waste-water treatment, waste management.

Selected publications:

MARIA JOLANTA MILEWSKA, (b. 1954), MSc 1979 TUG, PhD 1985 TUG, DSc 2000 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1983. Research: stereochemistry, organic synthesis, inclusion compounds, nuclear magnetic resonance and circular dichroism spectroscopy.

Teaching: organic chemistry, spectroscopic methods.

Selected publications:

Patent: Milewska M. J., Chimiak A. 1990. The method of synthesis of symmetric diamides of citric acid. Polish Patent, No 255519.

SŁAWOMIR MILEWSKI, (b. 1955), MSc 1979 TUG, PhD 1985 TUG, DSc 1994 TUG. The Royal Socjety post doc. fellow 1993-1994, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Employed in TUG since 1979.

Research: mechanism of action of antifungal agents, enzymes involved in biosynthesis and biodegradation of chitin in fungi, rational design of enzyme inhibitors, molecular mechanisms of enzymatic catalysis and regulation of enzyme activity, multidrug resistance in fungi. Published 42 papers. Teaching: biochemistry, environmental biochemistry, enzymology protein chemistry.

Selected publications:

Patent: Andruszkiewicz R., Chmara H., Milewski S., Borowski E., Zaremba M., Borowski J.1993. Tripeptides of N3-4-methoxyfumaryl-L-2,3-diaminopropanoic acid and the method of their obtaining. European Patent, No 0 353 317 B1.

JACEK NAMIEŚNIK, (b. 1949), MSc 1972 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DSc 1985 TUG, professor h.c. Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Romania, 2000. Post doctoral fellowship, 1980 Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie, Toulouse (ENSCT), France. Visiting professor, 1983-84, 1988, 1992, 1995 and 1997 ENSCT; 1993 Roskilde University Center, Roskilde, Denmark. Employed in TUG since 1972. Author and co-author 190 papers, 6 books and 220 lectures, communications and posters. Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Field of interest and teaching: analytical chemistry, environmental pollu-tion, ecology, elemental microanalysis, traces analysis, environmental analytics and monitoring, instrumentation.

Selected publications:

Patent: Namieśnik J., Bownik M. Method and system for gas cooling of syn-chronous hydrogen generators of high power. Polish Patent, No P-167530.

JOZEF PACYNA, (b.1949), MSc 1972 TUWr, PhD 1975 TUWr, DSc 1980 TUWr. Visiting professor and post-doctoral fellowships: 1981 Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Lillestrom, Norway, 1982 the University of London, London, UK, 1989 National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA, 1992-93 the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 1994-97 the Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden. Employed at the Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), Kjeller, Norway since 1981, the University of Michigan since 1992 and in TUG since 2000. Author and co-author of 35 books and book chapters and about 300 publications and scien-tific reports. Chairman of the EU ELOISE Working Group on Biogeochemical Cycles and Fluxes, member of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Coastal Panel, member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP) on Land-Ocean Interactions in Coastal Zone (LOICZ).

Field of research interest and teaching: environmental chemistry, environmental engineering, environmental analytics and monitoring, instrumentation, and ecological economics.

Selected publications:

RYSZARD PASTUSZAK, (b. 1939), MSc 1962 TUG, PhD 1973 TUG, DSc 1991 University of Gdańsk. Chemist, 1962-1965, Polcargo, Gdynia. Post doc. fellow and research associate, 5 terms 1976-1985, Universite de Rennes, France. Employed in TUG since 1965. Research: chemistry of tellurium and nobel metals, chemistry and technology of oxynitride com-pounds. Teaching: general and inorganic chemistry.

Selected publications:

JAN PAWLAK, (b. 1943), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DSc 1997 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1981-1983, Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan. Visiting fellow, 1985-1987, Chemistry Department, Columbia University, New York, USA. Employed in TUG since 1970.

Research: struc-ture elucidation of bioactive, natural products. Published 26 papers.

Selected publications:

JERZY PIKIES, (b. 1946), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1978 TUG, DS 1991 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1983-1985, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Technische Universitat Braunschweig and 1991 Universitat Karlsruhe, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellow; 1997-98 Universitat Karlsruhe. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: organosilicon chemistry organophosphorus chemistry, bioorganosilicon chemistry - synthesis and properties of silicon-nitrogen and silicon-sulfur compounds, synthesis and biological properties of silanols.

Teaching: general and inorganic chemistry.

Selected publications:

MICHAŁ PILARCZYK (b. 1941 ), MSc 1965 TUG, PhD 1972 TUG, DSc 1992 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1966. Author or co-author of 50 papers and 50 communications. Research: physical chemistry, thermodynamic characteristics and structure of transition metal complexes in solutions. Teaching: physical chemistry.

Selected publications:

TADEUSZ POŁOŃSKI, (b. 1949), MSc 1972 TUG, PhD 1977 TUG, DSc 1990 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1988-1990, Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno, USA. Employed in TUG since 1972. Research: sterco-chemistry, organic synthesis, supramolecular chemistry - application of inclusion compounds for chiral recognition, design and preparation of self-assembling systems able to form ordered solid state networks, molecular modelling, nuclear magnetic resonance and circular dichroism spectroscopy. Teaching: organic chemistry, spectroscopic methods.

Selected publications:

JANUSZ RACHOŃ, (b. 1946), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1975 TUG, DS. 1985 TUG, Post. doc. fellow, 1975-1980, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Góttingen, Germany. Visiting professor, 1985-1990, Department of Organic Chemistry, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, mechanisms of organic reactions involving single electron transfer processes and free radicals, the chemistry of H-phos-phonates and H-thiophosphonates. Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Teaching: organic chemistry, organic synthesis, the chemistry of free radicals.

Selected publications:

MARIA SADOWSKA, (b. 1943), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1977 TUG, DSc 1994 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1968. Research: rheology of meat, fish and their prod-ucts, physical and chemical properties of collagen, the role of collagen in meat texture and in emulsified lipid-water-protein systems, utilization of collagen for technical purposes. Author or co-author of 45 papers and 8 communications at conferences.

Teaching: food protein chemistry, food resources of animal origin, and food safety.

Selected publications:

ZDZISŁAW E. SIKORSKI, (b. 1930), BS 1954 TUG, MSc 1956 TUG, PhD 1960 TUG, DSc 1965 TUG, Dr h c 1997 Academy of Agriculture, Szczecin. Designer, 1957-1958, Maritime Designing Office, Gdańsk. Teacher, 1960-1961, Fishing Industry High School, Gdynia. Post doc. fellow and visiting assistance professor, 1964-1965, Department of Agricultural Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Senior research fellow, 1975-1976, CSIRO, Tasmanian Fish Research Unit, Hobart, Australia. Scientist, 1981-1982, DSIR, Mount Albert Research Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Visiting research professor, 1990-1991, Department of Marine Food Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan. Employed in TUG since 1954.

Research: smoking of fish, changes in muscle proteins due to freezing, functional properties of food proteins, proteinases of marine foods. Published 200 papers, 11 books in Polish, English, Russion, and Spanish, several of them also as second and third editions, 8 chapters in books of other editors, and 7 patents - all dealing with marine food technology and food chemistry. Teaching: food processing operations and food chemistry.

Selected publications:

Patent: Sikorski Z. E. and Naczk M. 1982. A procedure for obtaining chitin preparations from krill offal. Polish Patent, No C08B37/08.

TERESA SOKOŁOWSKA, (b. 1926), MSc 1949 TUG, PhD 1961 TUG, DSc 1968 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1948.

Research: peptide chemistry and stereochemistry - synthesis of gamma-glutamylpeptides, stereose-lectivity in peptide synthesis, detection of racemization extent in peptide synthesis, synthesis of cell wali muramylpeptides containing diaminopimelic acid.

Teaching: organic chemistry, stereochemistry, chemistry of natural compounds, bioorganic chemistry, metal complexes in organic chemistry, reaction mechanisms, general chemistry.

JANUSZ STANGRET, (b. 1953), MS 1977 TUG, PhD 1983 TUG, DSc 2000 TUG. Research associate, 1989-1990, Institute of Chemistry, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden. Post doc. fellow, 1990-1992, Department of Chemistry, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada. Employed in TUG since 1979.

Research: physical chemistry of solutions, especially intermolecular interactions, hydration, DNA complexation in water solutions, vibrational spectroscopy. Author or co-author of 44 papers and scientific contributions.

Teaching: general and physical chemistry, especially structure of matter, spectroscopy.

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ANDRZEJ STOŁYHWO, (b. 1939), MSc 1961 TUG, PhD 1968 TUG, DSc 1988 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1971-72, The Hormel Institute, Univ. of Minn., USA, Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique Physique; 1981-85, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; 1981-85 including teaching positions; 1982-85, at Universite Pierre et Marie Curie PARIS VI.

Research: analytical chemistry focused on food and food minor constituents. Particular interest in the development of instrumentation (and use) of GLC, HPLC, SFC and capillary electrophoresis. Principal co-inventor of the laser light scattering detector for HPLC. Specialized in analysis of principal and minor components of natural or industrially processed fats and oils, gamma linolenic acid from evening primrose seed oil and other sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Published 55 papers.

Teaching: analysis of food, separation techniques in biotechnology, instrumental analysis, problems related to the legislation of food produced by organic farming.

Selected publications:

Patent: Stotyhwo A. 1979. The flow meter for measurements of very low flow rates of liquids. Polish Patent, No 120841.

JÓZEF SYNOWIECKI, (b. 1942), MSc 1966 Maria Curie Skfodowska University, PhD 1981 TUG, DSc 1994 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1989-1993 and 1995, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Employed in TUG since 1980.

Research: chitin and chitosan properties, immobilization of enzymes, functional properties and nutritional value of proteins from sea animals, isolation and application of muco-polysaccharides and carotenoids, protein hydrolysates, isolation and properties of ther-mostable enzymes from microbial sources. Published 74 papers, 9 book chapters and 25 conference communications. Obtained 2 patents.

Teaching: food preservation, food technology, enzyme technology, and enzymatic modification of food components.

Selected publications:

Patent: Synowiecki J., Naczk M., Sikorski Z.E. 1984. Preparation of chitinous support for enzyme immobilization. Polish Patent, No 126033.

HALINA SZELĄG, (b. 1945), MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1979 TUG, DSc 1999 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: synthesis of surfactants and lipids derivatives, properties of emulsifiers and emulsion systems containing surfactants and lipids derivatives, analysis of surfactants and lipids derivatives. Published 33 papers, 28 congress communications, co - author of 26 studies and technological projects and 3 patents.

Teaching: technology and analysis of surface active agents, chemistry and analysis of lipids and derivatives.

Selected publications:

Patent: Zwierzykowski W., Jurasz K., Szeląg H., Marcinkiewicz J. 1991. Manufacture of glycerol ester emulsifers. Polish Patent, No 115:138678b.

JOLANTA TARASIUK, (b. 1961), MSc 1984 TUG, PhD 1989 TUG, DSc 2000 Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences, Poznań. Post doc. fellow 1989-1990, Health, Medicine and Human Unit, University of Paris 13, France. Employed in TUG since 1984.

Research: mechanisms of action of antitumour agents, mechanisms of the toxicity of anthraquinone derivatives and analogues, enzymes involved in stimulating reactive oxygen species formation, multidrug resistance in tumour cells, rational design of drugs active against multi-drug resistant tumor cells.

Teaching: biochemistry, environmental biochemistry.

Selected publications:

Patent: Stefańska B., Dzieduszycka M., Bontemps-Gracz M., Tarasiuk J., Martelli S., Antonini I., Borowski E. 1997. New derivatives of 6-[aminoalkylamino}-7H-benzo[e] perimidin-7-one, method of their prepa-ration and their use as a medicament. European Patent Application, No PCT/PL97/00031.

IRMINA URUSKA, (b. 1926), MSc 1951 TUG, DSc 1981 TUG. Research: thermodynamic characteristics, structure and SSSSI of molecular and transition metal complexes in ion-aqueous media. Teaching: physical chemistry, especially thermodynamics and structure of matter, application in biology.

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WALDEMAR WARDENCKI, (b. 1944), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1977 TUG, DSc 1997 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1978, Petroleum Research Institute, Baghdad, Iraq. Assistant professor, 1985-1988, Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya. Employed in TUG since 1968.

Research: instru-mentation and application of gas chromatography, envi-ronmental analysis - particularly of sulphur compounds, sample preparation for trace analysis. Author and co-author of 53 papers, 3 book chapters and 52 congress communications and of sev-eral studies and technical projects for the industry.

Teaching: general chemistry, general analytical chemistry, gas chromatography, process analysis, analysis and monitoring of environmental pollutants, air pollu-tion control, environmental science and ecology.

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TADEUSZ WILCZEWSKI, (b. 1944), MSc 1968 TUG, PhD 1974 TUG, DSc 1990 TU of Warsaw. Assistant, 1982 Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie, Toulouse (ENSCT), France. Employed in TUG since 1968. Research: chemistry of cyclopentadienyl-ruthenium and osmium complexes, numerical calculations of heat transfer and fluid flow. Published 33 papers, 49 confer- ence communications, and obtained 15 patents. Teaching: technical drawing, chemical machinery and apparatus design.

Selected publications:

Patent: Wilczewski T. 1991. Synthesis of the new ion-pair dihydride/5-cyclopentadienyl)-bis(triphenylphosphine)-ruthenium(IV) tetraphenyl-borate. Polish Patent, No 151142.

WIESŁAW WOJNOWSKI, (b. 1933), MSc 1957 TUG, PhD 1962 TUG, DSc 1971 TUG. Research associate, 1975-1976, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. Visiting professor, 1980, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA; 1981, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Goettingen, and 1983-1986 and 1993; Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany. Employed in TUG since 1956. Research: chemistry of silicon-sulphur compounds and polysilanes. Published 136 papers, most of them about organosilicon chemistry, and a book on general chemistry, and obtained 22 patents. Supervised 14 PhD theses.

Teaching: general and inorganic chemistry, inorganic structural chemistry

Selected publications:

Patent: Mtodnicki S., Baliński A., Kluza K., Olszowski T, Wojnowski W., Konieczny S., Herman A., Dręczewski B. 1991. Self hardening sand mix-ture for molds or cores. British Patent, No 2.202.856.

JAN ZIELKIEWICZ, (b. 1952), MSc 1977, TUG, PhD 1985 TUG, DSc 1995 TUG. Employed in TUG since 1984.

Research: thermodynamic of non-electrolyte solutions, molecular dynamics simulations of solutions. Published 34 papers, most of them about thermodynamics of solutions. Teaching: inorganic chemistry, thermodynamics of solutions, statistical thermodynamics.

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WŁODZIMIERZ ZWIERZYKOWSKI, (b. 1929), MSc 1956 TUG, PhD 1962 TUG, DSc 1965 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1962, St. Andrew's Univ., Department of Organic Chemistry, Scotland and 1963, CNRS Laboratoire National des Corps Gras, Marseille and Paris, France. Employed in TUG since 1954.

Research: synthesis of surfactants and lipids derivatives, physical chemistry of colloidal systems containing lipids and/nr surfactants, analysis of surfactants and lipids. Published 200 papers.

Teaching: physical chemistry of colloids, kinetics and catalysis, technology of oleochemicals, chemistry and technology of inedible fats, technology of surfactants.

Selected publications:

Patent: Zwierzykowski W., Jurasz K., Szeląg H., Marcinkiewicz J. 1991. Manufacture of ethylene glycol ester emulsifers. Polish Patent, No 115:138678b.

BOGDAN ZYGMUNT, (b. 1946, MSc 1969 TUG, PhD 1976 TUG, DSc 1997 TUG. Post doc. fellow, 1981-1982, The Free University, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Assistant Professor, 1985-1988, Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya. Employed in TUG since 1969.

Research: instru-mentation and application of gas chromatography, environmental analysis - particularly trace organic pollutants, sample preparation for trace analysis. Author and co-author of 50 papers, 2 books and 47 congress communications and of several studies and technical projects for industry.

Teaching: general chemistry, general analytical chemistry, gas and liquid chromatography, analysis and moni-toring of environmental pollutants, air pollution control, water quality control, environmental science and environmental chemistry.

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