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Slawomir Kalinowski

Associate professor University of Warmia and MazuryDepartment of Chemistry
Work address: University of Warmia and Mazury Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture Department of Chemistry Plac Lodzki 4 Olsztyn 10-109 Poland Work Phone: +48 89 5233711 Cell Phone: +48 883146412

Professional Bio

Professional Bio:

  • Associate professor at the Universiy of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Chemistry, Poland, since 2012.
  • Assistant professor at the Universiy of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Chemistry, Poland, 1997-2012.
  • PhD on Warsaw University, Department of Chemistry, 1997.
  • Assistant in Laboratory on Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Białystok Branch of Warsaw University, 1984-1987
  • MSc in Institute of Chemistry, Białystok Branch of Warsaw University, 1984.


Research interests and experience:

  • Flow analytical methods: development of detection methods, automatization of analytical process.
  • Construction of a system for electrocoagulation of wastewater.
  • Construction of electronic laboratory equipment – electrochemical devices: potentiostats, galvanostats, 3- and 4-electrode capacitance meters; quartz crystal microbalances, chemiluminometric detectors, flashlight reactors, sensors and actuators.
  • Electrochemistry of bilayer lipid membranes: formation, optical and electrochemical observation of the membrane formation process, ion transport through membranes, electroporation and electrostriction phenomena.
  • Equipment for fuel cells, equipment for analysis of ultra-low energetic bioprocesses.
  • 8 patents concerning flow analytical methods and laboratory equipment.
  • Lectures and laboratories: physical chemistry, general chemistry, analytical instrumental methods.


Original research papers

  1. Koronkiewicz, S., Trifescu, M., Smoczynski, L., Ratnaweera, H., Kalinowski, S., A novel automatic flow method with direct-injection photometric detector for determination of dissolved reactive phosphorus in wastewater and freshwater samples, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 190 (2018) 133.
  2. Vakh, C., Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Moskvin, L., Bulatov, A., An automatic chemiluminescence method based on the multi-pumping flow system coupled with the fluidized reactor and direct-injection detector: Determination of uric acid in saliva samples, Talanta, 167 (2017) 725-732.
  3. Kalinowski, S., Koronkiewicz, S., Double-beam photometric direct-injection detector for multi-pumping flow system, Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 258 (2017) 146-155.
  4. Smoczyński, L., Kalinowski, S., Ratnaweera, H., Trifescu, M., Pieczulis-Smoczyńska, K., Electrocoagulation of municipal wastewater – a pilot-scale test, Desalination and Water Treatment, 72 (2017) 162-168.
  5. Smoczyński, L., Ratnaweera, H., Kosobucka, M., Kalinowski, S., Kvaal, K., Modelling the structure of sludge aggregates, Environmental Technology (United Kingdom), 37 (2016) 1122-1132.
  6. Nalewajko-Sieliwoniuk, E., Iwanowicz, M., Kalinowski, S., Kojło, A., Application of direct-injection detector integrated with the multi-pumping flow system to chemiluminescence determination of the total polyphenol index, Analytica Chimica Acta, 911 (2016) 82-91.
  7. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Direct-injection chemiluminescence detector. Properties and potential applications in flow analysis, Talanta, 133 (2015) 112-119.
  8. Libecki, B., Kalinowski, S., Application of the PEDD flow detector for analysis of natural dissolved organic substances in coloured water, Water Science and Technology, 68 (2013 29-35.
  9. Benchea, R.E., Cretescu, I., Kalinowski, S., Koronkiewicz, S., A novel pulsed xenon flashlamp photoreactor and its potential applications in flow analysis with chemiluminescence detection, Analytical Methods, 5 (2013) 3650-3656.
  10. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Application of direct-injection detector integrated with the multi-pumping flow system to photometric stop-flow determination of total iron, Talanta, 96 (2012) 68-74.
  11. Kilian, J., Kalinowski, S., Kochana, J., Knihnicki, P., A new capacitive sensor based on electrostriction phenomenon. Application for determination of ionic surfactants, Procedia Engineering, 47 (2012) 1338-1341.
  12. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., A novel direct-injection photometric detector integrated with solenoid pulse-pump flow system, Talanta, 86 (2011) 436-441.
  13. Danet, A.F., Pisoschi, A.M., Kalinowski, S., Ascorbic acid determination in commercial fruit juice samples by cyclic voltammetry, Journal of Automated Methods and Management in Chemistry, (2008) 937651.
  14. Rizea, M.-C., Dǎneţ, A.F., Kalinowski, S., Determination of mercury(II) after its preconcentration on a carbon paste electrode modified with Cadion A, Revista de Chimie, 58 (2007) 266-269.
  15. Kalinowski, S., Koronkiewicz, S., Kotulska, M., Kubica, K. , Simulation of electroporated cell by chronopotentiometry, Bioelectrochemistry, 70 (2007) 83-90.
  16. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Modeling the induction of lipid membrane electropermeabilization Kotulska, M., Kubica, K., Bioelectrochemistry, 70 (2007) 64-70.
  17. Kalinowski, S., Electrochemical Methods and Their Application, Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, 2 (C) 2005, pp. 1-47.
  18. Chivulescu, A.I., Dǎnet, A.F., Kalinowski, S., Determination of hydrogen peroxide and ampicillin using a flow injection analysis method with chemiluminescence detection, Revista de Chimie, 56 (2005) 695-698.
  19. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Influence of cholesterol on electroporation of bilayer lipid membranes: Chronopotentiometric studies, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Biomembranes
  20. 1661 (2004) 196-203.
  21. Kotulska, M., Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Self-similar processes and flicker noise from a fluctuating nanopore in a lipid membrane, Physical Review E – Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 69, 031920 (2004) 1-10.
  22. Dǎneţ, A.F., Apostol, S., Stǎnuş, A., Cheregi, M., Kalinowski, S., Devices arrangement for flux injection for the preconcentratrion and spectrophotometric determination of phenols from water | [Montaj de analizǎ prin injectare în flux pentru preconcentrarea şi determinarea spectrofotometricǎ a fenolilor din ape], Revista de Chimie, 53 (2002) 580-586.
  23. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Bryl, K., Programmable chronopotentiometry as a tool for the study of electroporation and resealing of pores in bilayer lipid membranes, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Biomembranes, 1561 (2002) 222-229.
  24. Kotulska, M., Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Cholesterol induced changes in the characteristics of the time series from planar lipid bilayer membrane during electroporation, Acta Physica Polonica B,
  25. 33 (2002) 1115-1129.
  26. Koronkiewicz, S., Kalinowski, S., Bryl, K., Changes of structural and dynamic properties of model lipid membranes induced by α-tocopherol: Implication to the membrane stabilization under external electric field, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Biomembranes, 1510 (2001) 300-306.
  27. Radu, A., Bucur, B., Cheregi, M., Dǎnet, A.F., Kalinowski, S., Determinarea spectrofotometricǎ a fenolilor din ape utilizând un montaj de analizǎ în flux automatizat, Revista de Chimie, 52 (2001) 41-45.
  28. Kalinowski, S., Łotowski, Z., Morzycki, J.W., The influence of bolaamphiphilic steroid dimer on the formation and structure of bilayer lipid membranes, Cellular and Molecular Biology Letters, 5 (2000) 107-118.
  29. Kalinowski, S., Ibron, G., Bryl, K., Figaszewski, Z., Chronopotentiometric studies of electroporation of bilayer lipid membranes, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Biomembranes, 1369 (1998) 204-212.
  30. Kalinowski, S., Łotowski, Z., Rabiczko, J. Synthesis of dimeric steroids as components of lipid membranes Morzycki, J.W., Tetrahedron, 53 (1997) 10579-10590.
  31. Kalinowski, S., Figaszewski, Z., A four-electrode system for measurement of bilayer lipid membrane capacitance, Measurement Science and Technology, 6 (1995) 1043-1049.
  32. Kalinowski, S., Figaszewski, Z., A four-electrode potentiostat-galvanostat for studies of bilayer lipid membranes, Measurement Science and Technology, 6 (1995) 1050-1055.
  33. Kalinowski, S., Figaszewski, Z., A new system for bilayer lipid membrane capacitance measurements: method, apparatus and applications, BBA – Biomembranes, 1112 (1992) 57-66.
  34. Winkler, K., Kalinowski, S., Krogulec, T., A study of the deposition of iron on mercury and glassy carbon electrodes, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 252 (1988) 303-322.


Books and book chapters

  1. Kalinowski, Application of capacitive detection in flow analysis, in Flow analysis, methods and applications (in Polish), P. Kościelniak, M. Trojanowicz (eds.), Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2011, 89-104 (Chapter in a handbook).
  2. Kalinowski, Electrochemical methods in environmental analysis, in Analysis and environmental monitoring. Theory and practice (in Polish), K. Warmiński ed., Wydawnictwo UWM, 2011, p. 38-70.
  3. Kalinowski, Electrochemical methods and their application, in Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, Vol. 2, Ed. A. Ottova, Elsevier Inc. 2005, p. 1-47, ISBN 0-12-369453-1.
  4. Kalinowski, Electrochemistry of lipid membranes. From biomembranes to biosensors (in Polish), Wydawnictwo UWM, Olsztyn 2004, 284 pp. ISBN 83-7299-325-4. Monograph including 116 figures, 47 tables, 127 structural formulas of chemical compounds.
  5. Smoczyński, S. Kalinowski, J. Wasilewski, F. Karczyński, Basis of physical chemistry with exercises (in Polish), Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warmińsko-Mazurskiego, Olsztyn, 2000, 252 pp.
  6. Kalinowski, S. Koronkiewicz,. Direct-injection detectors. A novel approach to flow analysis, in Flow and Capillary Electrophoretic Analysis, P. Kościelniak and M. Trojanowicz Eds., Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, 259-280.