Work address

 

Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, al. Żwirki i Wigury  101, 02-089 Warsaw, Poland, +(4822) 822-02-11 ext. 416. e-mail: Adres poczty elektronicznej jest chroniony przed robotami spamującymi. W przeglądarce musi być włączona obsługa JavaScript, żeby go zobaczyć.

 

Educational histrory

M.Sc., Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland, 1980 (cum laude)

Ph.D., Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland, 1986 (cum laude)

D.Sc., Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland, 2001 (cum laude)

Professional employment

Institute of  Nuclear Research, Warsaw, Poland

Research Associate (May 1980 - December 1986)

Faculty of Chemistry, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland

Research Associate  (January 1987- April 1994)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (April 1994 - present)

Post-doctoral experience

 

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

 

Visiting Research Associate (October 1988 - October 1990)

Visiting Research Associate (October 1994 - September 1996)

Visiting Research Associate (October 2001 - September 2003)

Visiting Research Associate (May - September 1991-93, 1997-99, 2004-2011)

 

Departament Chimie & Environment, Ecole des Mines de Douai, 59508 Douai, Francja

Visiting Professor (May 2011)

Reserch interest

 

The major areas of my research are: atmospheric chemistry, chemical kinetics, analysis of organic compounds using the capillary gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometric detection (GC/MS) as well as a high performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).

Teaching experience

 

Analytical chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, radiochemistry chemistry. Head of the post-diploma school: Chemistry in the environmental protection. Chromatography course.

 

Some recent publications:

  1. W. Kornacki, P. Fastyn, T. Gierczak, J. Gawłowski, J. Niedzielski, Reactivity of Carbon Adsorbents Used to Determine Volatile Organic Compounds in  Atmospheric Air, Chromatographia, 63, 67-71, (2006)
  2. T. Gierczak, J. Gawłowski and J. Niedzielski, Adsorption of water vapour from humid air by solid sorbents used for sampling volatile organic compounds, Current Topics in Analytical Chemistry, 6, 1-9 (2006)
  3. B. Rajakumar, J.E. Flad, T. Gierczak, A.R. Ravishankara, J.B. Burkholder, Visible absorption spectrum of the CH3CO radical, J. Phys. Chem., 111, 8950-8958 (2007)
  4. B. Rajakumar, T. Gierczak, J. E. Flad, A. R. Ravishankara, J.B. Burkholder, CH3CO quantum yield in the 248 nm photolysis of acetone, methyl ethyl ketone and biacetyl, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 199 (2-3): 336-344 (2008)
  5. H. Stark, S.S. Brown, J.B. Burkholder, M. Aldener, V. Riffault, T. Gierczak, A.R. Ravishankara, Overtone dissociation of peroxynitric acid (HO2NO2) absorption cross sections and photolysis products, J. Phys. Chem., 112(39): 9296-9303 (2008)
  6. T. Gierczak, B. Rajakumar, J. E. Flad, A. R. Ravishankara, J. B. Burkholder, Rate Coefficients for the Reaction of Acetyl Radicals, CH3CO, with Cl2 Between 253 and 384 K, Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 41, 543 - 553 (2009)
  7. T. Gierczak, B. Rajakumar, J. E. Flad, and J. B. Burkholder, Kinetic study of the reaction of the acetyl radical, CH3CO, with O3 using cavity ring-down spectroscopy, Chem. Phys Lett., 484, 160-164 (2010)
  8. B. Witkowski, M. Biesaga, T. Gierczak, Wykorzystanie metod chromatograficznych w analizie spoiw białkowych, Analityka, 4, 34-39, (2010)
  9. T. Thornberry, T. Gierczak, R. S. Gao, H. Vömel, L. A. Watts, J. B. Burkholder, D. W. Fahey, Laboratory evaluation of the effect of nitric acid uptake on frost point hygrometer performance, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 3, 3725-3745, (2010)
  10. K. Kowalewski and T. Gierczak, Multistep derivatization method for the determination of multifunctional oxidation products from the reaction of alpha-pinene with ozone, J. Chromatogr. A, 1218(41), 7264-7274, (2011)

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