Robert Hołyst,
  • M.Sc., 1986 - Department of Physics, University of Warsaw

  • PhD., 1989 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw

  • D.Sc., 1992 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw

  • Professor, 1998 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw

Education and training:
  • 1989-1991 - Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington, USA 1993, 1994, 1995 (4 months). Visiting Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Science, Mainz, Germany
  • 1995, 1997 (8 months). Visiting Scientist, Ecole Normale Superiere, Lyon, France
  • 1998, 2000-2002 (16 months). Visiting Professor, Ecole Normale Superiere, Lyon, France
  • 1994-1996 Vice-Rector College of Science, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2001 - Head of Department, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Poland
  • 2001 - Professor, College of Science, UKSW, Poland
  • 2003 - Vice-chairmen of Scientific Council, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS
  • 1991-2001 Short time visits (less than 3 weeks) Harvard, MIT, Brandeis University of Chicago, Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris, Universite Paris Sud, Simon Fraser University, University of Paderborn, Johannes Gutenberg University, Brown University, AMOLF Institute in Amsterdam, Leiden University, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Universite de Grenoble, Claude Bernard Universite de Lyon, CEA-Saclay, University of Minnesota, Tokyo University, Nagoya University, University of Reading , Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Technical University of Berlin, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology.
  • 2007 - Editor in Physical Review E
  • 2007 - V-Director of the Institute

Research areas:
  • Soft and living matter: liquid crystals, polymers, microemulsions, Brownian motion, topology and geometry, phase transitions, structure, biochemical networks.
Selected papers:
  1. V. Babin, P.Garstecki and R.Holyst; "Photonic properties of multicontinuous cubic phases"; Phys.Rev.B 66 , 235120, (2002)
  2. M. Graca, S. A. Wieczorek and R. Holyst; "Polymer Domain Growth in Ordered Liquid Crystalline Matrices"; Phys.Rev.Lett. 90 , 115504, (2003)
  3. V. Babin, P.Garstecki and R.Holyst; "Photonic properties of an inverted face centered cubic opal under strech and shear"; Appl.Phys.Lett. 82 1553, (2003)
  4. O. Cybulski and R. Holyst; "Tiling a Plane in a Dynamical Process and its Applications to Arrays of Quantum Dots, Drums, and Heat Transfer"; Phys.Rev.Lett., 95, 088304, (2005)
  5. R. Holyst; "Infinite networks of surfaces"; Nature Materials , 4, 510-511, (2005)
  6. V. Babin and R. Holyst; "Evaporation of a Sub-Micrometer Droplet"; J.Phys.Chem.B , 109, 11367-11372, (2005)
  7. J. Szymanski, A. Patkowski, A. Wilk P. Garstecki, and R. Holyst; "Diffusion and Viscosity in a Crowded Environment: from Nano- to Macroscale"; J.Phys.Chem.B , 110, 25593-25597, (2006)
  8. A. Zywocinski, A. Korda, J. Gosk, S.A. Wieczorek, A. Wilk, and R. Hołyst; "Kinetic Trapping of Large Amount of Long Polymers in Nanopores"; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 13398-13399, (2007)
  9. P. Kowalczyk, R. Holyst, M. Terrones and H. Terrones; "Hydrogen storage in nanoporous carbon materials: myth and facts"; Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 9 , 1786-1792, 2007
  10. J. Szymanski, E. Poboży, M. Trojanowski, A. Wilk, P. Garstecki, and R. Holyst; "Net Charge and Electrophoretic Mobility of Lysozyme Charge Ladders in Solutions of Nonionic Surfactant"; J.Phys.Chem.B , 111, 5503-5510, (2007)
Total number of publications: 150 (and two books in polish)
Number of promoted PhD students: 9
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