Robert A. Nowakowski,
  Associate Professor
  • M.Sc., 1985 - Faculty of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics, Warsaw University of Technology
  • PhD., 1992 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw
  • D.Sc., 2005 - Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, University of Wrocław
Education and training:
  • 1993 Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite de Paris Sud 11, France
  • 1996-1997 Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College, London, Great Britain (The Royal Society Research Fellow)
  • 1998-1999 Institute of Physics, University of Muenster, Germany (Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow)
Research areas:
  • cover investigations by means of scanning probe microscopic techniques of wide range of physicochemical processes, for example: self organization in molecular level (organic semiconductors on metal substrates), metal-gas interactions (surface processes associated with metal hydride formation), processes in living biological systems.
Selected papers:
  1. Nowakowski R., Cardot P., Coleman A., Villard E., Guiochon G., "Elution mechanism of cyclodextrins in reversed phase chromatography", Anal. Chem. 67, 259-266 (1995)
  2. Nowakowski R., Luckham P., Winlove P., "Imaging erythrocytes under physiological conditions by atomic force microscopy", Biophys.Biochem.Acta 1514, 170-176 (2001)
  3. Nowakowski R., Seidel C., Fuchs H., "Ordered structures of a non-planar derivative of PTCDI on Ag(110) -STM and LEED Investigations", Phys.Rev.B 63, 195418 (2001)
  4. Nowakowski R., Pielaszek J., Du¶ R., "Surface mediated Ag-Hg alloy formation under ambient and vacuum conditions - AFM and XRD investigations", Appl.Surf.Sci. 199, 40-51 (2002)
  5. Nowakowski R., Du¶ R., "AFM studies of thin Pd film response to palladium hydride formation and its reaction with oxygen", Langmuir 19, 6750-6758, (2003)
  6. Nowakowski R., Seidel C., Fuchs H., "In situ STM studies of the ordering process of a nonplanar derivative of PTCDI on Ag(110)", Surf. Sci. 562(1-3), 53-64, (2004)
  7. Du¶ R., Nowicka E., Nowakowski R., "Electron scattering cross section on the surface of thin Ag and Au films induced by atomic deuterium adsorption", Langmuir 20, 9138-9143, (2004)
  8. Fijałkowski M., Nowakowski R., Hołyst R., "A morphological study of the formation of PdHx on thin palladium films", J.Phys.Chem.B 108, 7373-7376 (2004)
  9. J. Niedziółka, B. Palys, R. Nowakowski, M. Opałło, "Characterisation of gold electrodes modified with methyltrimethoxysilane and (3-mercaptopropyl) trimethoxysilane sol-gel processed films", J.Electroanalytical Chemistry 578 (2), 239-245 (2005)
  10. Nowakowski R., Grzeszczak P., Du¶ R., "Hydrogen-induced stress relaxation in thin Pd films: Influence of carbon implementation", Langmuir 23(4),1752-1758 (2007)
Total number of publications: 57
Number of promoted Ph.D. students: 2