Silesian University of Technology

Faculty of Chemistry

Department of Physical Chemistry and Technology of Polymers


prof. dr hab. inż. Mieczysław Łapkowski


The Director of Department, Prof. Mieczyslaw Lapkowski has research interests and expertise which cover the following areas: synthesis of electronic conducting polymers, the physicochemical characterization of polymers, oligomers and composite materials, synthesis and characterization of new organic materials for optoelectronics and photovoltaics. He gained important expertise in the field of conductiong polymers by working in different research laboratories around the world, and particularly with the Nobel Prize winner in this field A. Heeger at Uniax company. He is author or co-author of 223 scientific publications, 4 books and 12 patents. He presented 20 invited papers, 87 communications at internationsal conferences and Promoter of 22 defenced Ph.D. Thesis. Prof. Lapkowski has also a good experience in managing research projects. He managed 12 project funded by Ministry of Science and Education I Poland and 2 funded by National Science Fundation. For the excellence in scientific research he was awarded by the Cross of Merit, 1995, Award of Polish Chemical Society, 1991, Scientific Award of the Minister of Science and Higher Education in 1983,and in 1991. Promoter of 42 defenced Master’s Thesis
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