Piotr Kędzierzawski, Ph.D.
Education and training:
  • M.Sc., 1970 - Chemistry Department, Warsaw Univerity of Technology

  • Ph.D., 1980 - Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Research areas:
  • Electrocatalysis:
    • HER
    • Fuel cells
    • Methanol electrooxidation
    • Carbon dioxide electroreduction

  • Hydrogen in metals

  • Electrochemistry at elevated temperatures and pressures

  • Dissipative structures

Selected papers:
  1. P. Kedzierzawski, K. Benczek and A, Sadkowski, Alternating Current Method of Determination of Hydrogen Diffusion Coefficients in Metals, Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci. Ser. Sci. Chim., 24, (7) 595 (1976)
  2. P. Kedzierzawski and Z. Szklarska-Smialowska, Oxydation of As(3+) to As(5+) on a Gold Electrode in Aqueous Solutions, J. Electroanal, Chem., 122, 269 (1981)
  3. S. Hettiariachchi, P. Kedzierzawski and D. D. Macdonald, pH Measurements of High Temperature Aqueous Solutions with Stabilized Zirconia Membranes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 132, (8) 1866 (1985)
  4. J. Wilinski, J. Flis and P. Kedzierzawski, Performance of Rotating Disc-Split Ring Electrode in the Study of Corrosion of Iron in Near-Neutral and Alcaline Solutions, Br. Corros. J. 25 (3) 184 (1990)
  5. P. Kedzierzawski and J. Augustynski, Poisoning and Activation of the Gold Cathode during Electroreduction of CO2 , J. Electrochem. Soc., 141, (5) L58 (1994)
  6. M. Dolata, P. Kedzierzawski and J. Augustynski, Comparative Impedance Spectroscopy Study of Rutile and Anatase TiO2 Film Electrodes, Electrochimica Acta, 41 (7/8) 1287 (1996)
  7. B.D. Smith, D.E. Irish, P. Kedzierzawski and Augustynski, A Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Study of the Intermediate and Poisoning Species Formed during the Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper, J. Electrochem. Soc., 144, (12) 4288 (1997)
  8. J. Augustynski , P. Kedzierzawski and B. Jermann, Electrochemical reduction of CO2 at metallic electrodes. Stud. Sur. Sci. and Catal., 114, 107 (1998)
  9. M. Fedurco, P. Kedzierzawski and J. Augustynski, Effect of Multivalent Cations upon Reduction of Nitrate Ions at the Ag Electrode, J. Electrochem. Soc.,146 2569 (1999)
  10. P. Kedzierzawski, D. Oleszak, M. Janik-Czachor, Hydrogen Evolution on Hot and Cold consolidated Ni-Mo Alloys Produced by Mechanical Alloying, Mater. Sci. Eng., A300 (2001) 105
  11. M.Janik-Czachor, J.Bukowska, A.Szummer, A.Molnar, P.Mack, S.M.Filipek, P.Kedzierzawski, A.Kudelski, M.Pisarek, M.Dolata, M.Varga: Modification of Surface Activity of Cu-based Amorphous Alloys by Chemical Processes of Metal Degradation, Applied Catalysis A, 235 (2002) 157-170
  12. Robin Morand, Christian Lopez, Milena Koudelka-Hep, Piotr Kedzierzawski and Jan Augustynski: Photoelectrochemical Behavior in Low-Conductivity Media of Nanostructured TiO2 Films Deposited on Interdigitated Microelectrode Arrays, J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 7218 -7224
Monographic papers:
  • P. Kedzierzawski, Diffusivity of Hydrogen and Its Isotopes in Iron Alloys, in "Hydrogen Degradation of Ferrous Alloys", R.A. Oriani, J.P. Hirth and M. Smialowski Eds., Noyes Publications, Park Ridge NJ p. 251-270
  • P. Kedzierzawski, Hydrogen Trapping In Iron and Iron Alloys, idem p. 271-288
  • J. Augustynski, C. Jorand Sartoretti, P.Kedzierzawski, Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide in "Recovery and Utilisation of Carbon Dioxide", M. Aresta (ed.), Kluver, Dordrecht, 279-290 (2003)