Janusz Lewiński,
  • M.Sc., 1980 - Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology

  • Ph.D., 1989 - Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology
  • D.Sc., 2001 - Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology

  • Professor, 2007 - Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Professor, 2007 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw

Professional affiliations:
  • Polish Chemical Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • Award of the Scientific Secretary of the Polish Academy of Science, 1989
  • Kemula Prize of the Polish Chemical Society, 2000
Education and training:
  • 1986, 1988 - Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • 2001 - Rice University, Houston, USA
  • 2002 - Universitaet Dortmund; Universitaet Goettinge, Germany
  • 2004 - Cambridge University, UK
Research areas:
  • main field - crystallography

  • Inorganic and coordination chemistry - activation of molecular oxygen, hypervalent complexes, non-covalent interactions, modelling active sites in catalytic reactions
  • Functional materials chemistry - zinc oxide nanoparticles, single-molecule magnets, inorganic-organic porous materials

Selected papers:
  1. J. Lewiński, J. Zachara, P. Goś, E. Grabska, T. Kopeć, I. Madura, W. Marciniak, I. Prowotorow, "Reactivity of sterically encumbered four-coordinate organoaluminum compounds towards dioxygen. Evidence for spatial requirements in the insertion of oxygen molecule into the Al-C bond", Chem. Eur. J., 6, 3215 (2000).
  2. J. Lewiński, Z. Ochal., E. Bojarski, E. Tratkiewicz, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "First structurally authenticated zinc alkylperoxide: a model system for the epoxidation of enones", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 42, 4643 (2003).
  3. J. Lewiński, W. Marciniak, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "New Insights into the reaction of zinc alkyls with dioxygen", J. Am. Chem Soc., 125, 12698 (2003).
  4. J. Lewiński, J. Zachara, I. Justyniak, M. Dranka, "Hydrogen-bond supramolecular structure of group 13 Schiff base complexes", Coordin. Chem. Rev., 249, 1185 (2005).
  5. J. Lewiński, J. Zachara, K. B. Starowieyski, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, W. Bury, P. Kruk, "A Second Polymorphic Form of Trimethylindium: Topology of Supramolecular Architectures of Group 13 Trimethyls", Organometallics, 24, 4832 (2005).
  6. J. Lewiński, M. Dranka, I. Kraszewska, I. Justyniak, "Divergent coordination mode of magnesium and zinc alkyls supported by the bifunctional pyrrolylaldiminato ligand", Chem. Commun., 4935 (2005).
  7. J. Lewiński, W. Bury, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "Efficient Route to Tetramethyl-alumoxane and Novel Carboxylate Alumoxanes Through the Alkylation of Phthalic Acid", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45, 2872 (2006).
  8. J. Lewiński, W. Śliwiński, M. Dranka, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "Reactions of [ZnR2(L)] Complexes with Dioxygen: A New Look at an Old Problem", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45, 4826 (2006).
  9. J. Lewiński, M. Dranka, W. Bury, W. Śliwiński, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "From Discrete Linear ZntBu2 Molecules to 1D Coordination Polymers and 2D Fabrics", J. Am. Chem Soc., 129, 3098 (2007).
  10. J. Lewiński, W. Bury, M. Dutkiewicz, M. Maurin, I. Justyniak, J. Lipkowski, "Alkylzinc Carboxylates as Efficient Precursors for Zinc Oxocarboxylates and Sulfidocarboxylates", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47, 573 (2008).
Total number of publications: 54