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doc. Ing. Stanislaw Waclawek, Ph.D.

doc. Ing. Stanislaw Waclawek, Ph.D.

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E stanislaw.waclawek@tul.cz

  • (OECH): Department head
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Head of the Environmental Chemistry Department

Stan obtained his Ph.D. at TUL in 2017 and habilitation (D.Sc.; 2022) at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, becoming an associate professor (at TUL) in 2022. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cincinnati (US), Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz (DE) and has completed a half-year internship at the SiREM/Geosyntec company and two months internship at the University of Guelph (Guelph, ON, Canada). His field of interest is nanomaterials in the environment, remediation techniques, and catalysis. He is coordinator/manager of several research projects. His Czech GAČR jr project was graded as Excellent in 2023. He is also an Editorial Board Member of Chemical Engineering Journal and Catalysts journals. Stanisław Wacławek is in 2% of the most-cited scientists in the world according to Scopus (2021, 2022), and a Publons 2019 awardee: Top reviewers (1%) in Environment and Ecology – September 2019 and Top reviewers (1%) in Cross-Field – September 2019.

Other info: https://greenercatalysis.com/stanislaw-waclawek/

H-index = 31

GS: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=aQxAvAsAAAAJ&hl=pl&oi=ao

RG: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stanislaw-Waclawek






  • VENKATESHAIAH, A. et al. A comparative study of the degradation efficiency of chlorinated organic compounds by bimetallic zero-valent iron nanoparticles Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology RSC, 2021, vol. 8, issue 1. P. 162 – 172. ISSN: 2053-1400. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/ew/d1ew00791b/unauth
  • VENKATESHAIAH, A. et al. Alkenyl succinic anhydride modified tree-gum kondagogu: A bio-based material with potential for food packaging Carbohydrate Polymers 1. ed. Oxon: ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2021, vol. 266, issue August. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 0144-8617. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861721005130
  • RAMAKRISHNAN, R. K., WACLAWEK, S., ČERNÍK, M. , and VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V. Biomacromolecule assembly based on gum kondagogu-sodium alginate composites and their expediency in flexible packaging films International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 1. ed. NETHERLANDS: Elsevier, 2021, vol. 177, issue April. P. 526 – 534. ISSN: 0141-8130. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0141813021004542
  • EDIYILYAM, S. et al. Chitosan/Gelatin/Silver Nanoparticles Composites Films for Biodegradable Food Packaging Applications Polymers 1. ed. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI, 2021, vol. 13, issue 11. P. neuvedeny (18 stran). ISSN: 2073-4360. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/11/1680
  • NARATH, S. et al. Cinnamomum tamala Leaf Extract Stabilized Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: A Promising Photocatalyst for Methylene Blue Degradation Nanomaterials 1. ed. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI, 2021, vol. 11, issue 6. P. neuvedeny (17 stran). ISSN: 2079-4991. https://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/11/6/1558
  • GHANBARI, F. et al. Comparative investigation of acetaminophen degradation in aqueous solution by UV/Chlorine and UV/H2O2 processes: Kinetics and toxicity assessment, process feasibility and products identification Chemosphere 1. ed. Elsevier BV, 2021, vol. 285, issue December. P. neuvedeny (12 stran). ISSN: 0045-6535. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653521019275
  • WACLAWEK, S. Do We Still Need a Laboratory to Study Advanced Oxidation Processes? A Review of the Modelling of Radical Reactions used for Water Treatment Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S 1. ed. Sciendo, 2021, vol. 28, issue 1. P. 11 – 28. ISSN: 1898-6196. https://www.sciendo.com/article/10.2478/eces-2021-0002
  • RAMAKRISHNAN, R. K. et al. Eco-Friendly and Economic, Adsorptive Removal of Cationic and Anionic Dyes by Bio-Based Karaya Gum—Chitosan Sponge Polymers 1. ed. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI, 2021, vol. 13, issue 2. P. 251 – 271. ISSN: 2073-4360. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/13/2/251
  • GHANBARI, F. et al. Electrochemical activation of peroxides for treatment of contaminated water with landfill leachate: Efficacy, toxicity and biodegradability evaluation Chemosphere 1. ed. Elsevier, 2021, vol. 279, issue September. P. neuvedeny (12 stran). ISSN: 0045-6535. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S004565352101081X
  • K. P, A. K. et al. Electrospun fibers based on botanical, seaweed, microbial, and animal sourced biomacromolecules and their multidimensional applications International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 1. ed. NETHERLANDS: Elsevier, 2021, vol. 171, issue February. P. 130 – 149. ISSN: 0141-8130. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014181302035385X
  • WACLAWEK, S. Greener Catalysis for Environmental Applications Catalysts 1. ed. MDPI, 2021, vol. 11, issue 5. P. 585 – 587. ISSN: 2073-4344. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4344/11/5/585
  • RAMAKRISHNAN, R. K. et al. Hierarchically Porous Bio-Based Sustainable Conjugate Sponge for Highly Selective Oil/Organic Solvent Absorption Advanced Functional Materials 1. ed. Wiley‐VCH GmbH, 2021, vol. 31, issue 18. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 1616-301X. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/adfm.202100640
  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. Influence of catalyst zeta potential on the activation of persulfate Chemical Communications 1. ed. ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, 2021, vol. 57, issue 63. P. 7814 – 7817. ISSN: 1359-7345. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/cc/d1cc01946e/unauth#!divAbstract
  • GHANBARI, F. et al. Insights into paracetamol degradation in aqueous solutions by ultrasound-assisted heterogeneous electro-Fenton process: Key operating parameters, mineralization and toxicity assessment Separation and Purification Technology 1. ed. Elsevier, 2021, vol. 266, issue July. P. neuvedeny (13 stran). ISSN: 1383-5866. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1383586621002343
  • ETTEL, D. et al. Laser-synthesized Ag/TiO nanoparticles to integrate catalytic pollutant degradation and antifouling enhancement in nanofibrous membranes for oil-water separation Applied Surface Science 1. ed. United Kingdom: Elsevier, 2021, vol. 564, issue OCT. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 0169-4332. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.150471
  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. Modification of nZVI with a bio-conjugate containing amine and carbonyl functional groups for catalytic activation of persulfate Separation and Purification Technology 1. ed. Elsevier, 2021, vol. 257, issue February. P. neuvedeny (11 stran). ISSN: 1383-5866. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1383586620323534
  • WACLAWEK, S. et al. Selective spectrophotometric determination of peroxydisulfate based on a by-product formation Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 1. ed. Elsevier, 2021, vol. 344, issue October. P. neuvedeny (7 stran). ISSN: 0925-4005. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925400521007838
  • KRAWCZYK, K. et al. Surface modification of zero-valent iron nanoparticles with β-cyclodextrin for 4-nitrophenol conversion Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 1. ed. Elsevier, 2021, vol. 586, issue March. P. 655 – 662. ISSN: 0021-9797. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021979720314752
  • ŚWISŁOWSKI, P. et al. The Application of Active Biomonitoring with the Use of Mosses to Identify Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in an Atmospheric Aerosol Molecules MDPI, 2021, vol. 26, issue 23. P. neuvedeny (11 stran). ISSN: 1420-3049. https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/26/23/7258



  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. A new method for assessment of the sludge disintegration degree with the use of differential centrifugal sedimentation. Environmental Technology 1. ed. Taylor & Francis, 2019, vol. 40, issue 23. P. 3086 – 3093. ISSN: 0959-3330. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09593330.2018.1477839
  • VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V. et al. Bioplastic Fibers from Gum Arabic for Greener Food Wrapping Applications ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 1. ed. Washington: American Chemical Society, 2019, vol. 7, issue 6. P. 5900 – 5911. ISSN: 2168-0485. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05896
  • WACLAWEK, S. et al. Chemical oxidation and reduction of hexachlorocyclohexanes: A review Water Research 1. ed. Elsevier, 2019, vol. 162, issue October. P. 302 – 319. ISSN: 0043-1354. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135419305883
  • WACLAWEK, S. et al. Disintegration of Wastewater Activated Sludge (WAS) for Improved Biogas Production Energies Basel, Switzerland: MDPI AG, 2019, vol. 12, issue 1. P. neuvedeny (15 stran). ISSN: 1996-1073. http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/12/1/21/pdf
  • VENKATESHAIAH, A. et al. Gum Kondagoagu/Reduced Graphene Oxide Framed Platinum Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic Role Molecules 1. ed. MDPI, 2019, vol. 24, issue 20. P. 1 – 11. ISSN: 1420-3049. https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/24/20/3643/htm
  • GRÜBEL, K. et al. Improvement of the thermophilic anaerobic digestion and hygienisation of waste activated sludge by synergistic pretreatment Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering 1. ed. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis Informa, 2019, vol. 54, issue 7. P. 694 – 700. ISSN: 1093-4529. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10934529.2019.1579540
  • SARAVANAN, P. et al. Interfacial layer formation during high-temperature deposition of Sm-Co magnetic thin films on Si (100) substrates Intermetallics 1. ed. Elsevier, 2019, vol. 106, issue March. P. 36 – 47. ISSN: 0966-9795. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966979518308161
  • TORRES MENDIETA, R. O. et al. Laser-assisted synthesis of Fe-Cu oxide nanocrystals Applied Surface Science 1. ed. Netherlands: Elsevier, 2019, vol. 469, issue MAR. P. 1007 – 1015. ISSN: 0169-4332. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433218331210
  • GRÜBEL, K. et al. Microwave-assisted sustainable co-digestion of sewage sludge and rapeseed cakes Energy Conversion and Management 1. ed. Elsevier, 2019, vol. 199, issue November. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 0196-8904. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196890419310180
  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. Production of electrospun nanofibers based on graphene oxide/gum Arabic International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 1. ed. AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: Elsevier, 2019, vol. 124, issue MAR. P. 396 – 402. ISSN: 0141-8130. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813018343800?via=ihub
  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. The Use of a Biopolymer Conjugate for an Eco-Friendly One-Pot Synthesis of Palladium-Platinum Alloys Polymers 1. ed. MDPI, 2019, vol. 11, issue 12. P. neuvedeny (14 stran). ISSN: 2073-4360. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/11/12/1948
  • MACHNICKA, A., GRÜBEL, K., WACLAWEK, S. , and SIKORA, K. Waste-activated sludge disruption by dry ice: bench scale study and evaluation of heat phase transformations Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1. ed. Springer, 2019, vol. 26, issue September. P. 26488 – 26499. ISSN: 0944-1344. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-019-05889-2


  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. A comparative study of gold nanoparticles synthesized with a 'green' approach NANOCON 2017 - Conference Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application 1. ed. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd., 2018 P. 416 – 421. ISBN: 9788087294819.
  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. A poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-chitosan polymer conjugate for the synthesis of safer gold nanoparticles and their applications Green Chemistry 1. ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018, vol. 20, issue 21. P. 4975 – 4982. ISSN: 1463-9262. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/gc/c8gc02495b#!divAbstract
  • WACLAWEK, S. et al. Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Artemisia dracunculus extract: control of the shape and size by varying synthesis conditions Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1. ed. Heidelberg: Springer Nature, 2018, vol. 25, issue 24. P. 24210 – 24219. ISSN: 0944-1344. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-018-2510-4/fulltext.html
  • VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V., ČERNÍK, M. , and WACLAWEK, S. Green Synthesis of High Temperature Stable Anatase Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Using Gum Kondagogu: Characterization and Solar Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Dye Nanomaterials 1. ed. BASEL: MDPI, 2018, vol. 8, issue 12. P. neuvedeny (19 stran). ISSN: 2079-4991. http://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/8/12/1002/pdf
  • WACLAWEK, S., VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V. , and ČERNÍK, M. Major Advances and Challenges in Heterogeneous Catalysis for Environmental Applications: A Review Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S 1. ed. Opole, Poland: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2018, vol. 25, issue 1. P. 9 – 34. ISSN: 1898-6196. https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/eces.2018.25.issue-1/eces-2018-0001/eces-2018-0001.pdf
  • GRÜBEL, K., WACLAWEK, S., MACHNICKA, A. , and NOWICKA, E. Synergetic disintegration of waste activated sludge: improvement of the anaerobic digestion and hygienization of sludge Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering 1. ed. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis Informa, 2018, vol. 53, issue 12. P. 1067 – 1074. ISSN: 1093-4529. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30421665
  • VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V., WACLAWEK, S., ČERNÍK, M. , and VARMA, R. Tree gum-based renewable materials: Sustainable applications in nanotechnology, biomedical and environmental fields Biotechnology Advances 1. ed. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2018, vol. 36, issue 7. P. 1984 – 2016. ISSN: 0734-9750. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0734975018301460





  • KAKOSOVÁ, E., WACLAWEK, S. , and HRABÁK, P. Groundwater Remediation by in Situ Chemical Oxidation - Advantages and Pitfals, 2014 http://www.emec15.cz/
  • NOSEK, J. et al. Laboratorní testy různých metod sanace pro lokalitu TESLA Jablonné [souhrnná výzkumná zpráva].
  • WACLAWEK, S., GRÜBEL, K., MACHNICKA, A. , and NOWICKA, E. Mesophilic-thermophilic Fermentation Process of Waste Activated Sludge After Hybrid Disintegration Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S 1. ed. Versita, 2014, vol. 21, issue 1. P. 125 – 136. ISSN: 1898-6196. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/eces.2014.21.issue-1/eces-2014-0011/eces-2014-0011.xml

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