Director of the Silesian University of Technology Department of Physical Chemistry and Technology of Polymers.


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 conducting 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 USA, Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Grenoble (CENG) and Université de Nantes. He is author or co-author of 280 scientific publications, four books and 12 patents. He presented 19 invited papers and 95 communications at international conferences.

Prof. Lapkowski has also a good experience in managing research projects. He managed two European projects, nine project funded by Ministry of Science and Education and two funded by National Science Foundation.


Main supervisor of PhD 1 and PhD 2.

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