Curriculum Vitae

Education:

1990 – MSc from Warsaw University. Subject of examination: The use of surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) to probe the interaction of imidazole with the silver surface. Graduation with honours.
1996 – Ph.D. with honours at Department of Chemistry University of Warsaw, supervisor: Prof. dr hab. J. Bukowska. Subject of examination: The charge-transfer contribution to SERS for molecules adsorbed on Au, Ag and Cu electrodes.
2004 – D.Sc. (habilitation) with honours. Subject of examination: Structures of monolayers formed from different HS-(CH2)2-X thiols on Ag, Au and Cu.

Professional:

1990 – 1996 – research assistant,
1997 – 2004 – assistant professor;
since 2004 – associate professor.

International experience:

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 1998-99, 2002-2003 and short visits: 2000,2001
Institute für Spektrochemie und Angewandte Spektroskopie (ISAS), Dortmund, Germany (1998).

Research:

Plasmon-driven synthesis of various nanostructures. Synergic effect in model catalysts. Synthesis of core-shell metal nanoparticles. Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS). Synthesis and applications of silica-covered nanoresonators for SERS measurements. Surface Enhanced Infra-Red Absorption (SEIRA). Raman Optical Activity (ROA) and Surface Enhanced Raman Optical Activity (SEROA).