Associate ProfessorBeata Dudziec


  • 2004 –M.Sc.
  • 2008 – Ph.D.
  • 2018 – Habilitation


  • 2019 – prof. UAM position (Associate Professor) at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
  • 2013 - Coordinator of Laboratory Classes in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Awards:

  • 2018 - AMU Rector's Award of 1st Degree for Scientific Achievements
  • 2017 - AMU Rector's scholarship for academic teachers
  • 2015 – 2017- Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists awarded by the Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 2015 - Scholarship for Young Doctors as a part of the project: “AMU: Unique Graduate = Possibilities. Increasing  didactic potential of Adam Mickiewicz University through proinnovative education in the English language, interdisciplinarity, e-learning and human resources investment”, Poznan, Poland
  • 2009 - The Prime Minister's Award for the Ph.D. dissertation
  • 2009 - Award of the Polish Chemical Society and Sigma-Aldrich for distinguished doctoral dissertations of widely comprehended organic chemistry, Warsaw
  • 2006– 2007: Scholarship for the best PhD students in Greater Poland in field of science contributing to the development of strategic areas of the region” Project realized by the Adam Mickiewicz University Foundation – Poznan Science and Technology Park, Poznan
  • 2004: Maxima cum Laude award for the best graduated student – Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Chemistry, Poland
  • homogeneous catalysis of organometallic and especially organosilicon compounds
  • synthesis and modification of molecular organosilicon compounds, in particular the so-called silsesquioxanes (POSS), in stoichiometric and catalytic processes
  • synthesis of functionalized silsesquioxanes and their application in modification of polymers
  • formation of macromolecular, hybrid materials with silsesquioxanes of T8 and double-decker (DDSQ) type as a linker via Transition Metal (TM) catalyzed processes
  • application of silsesquioxanes to obtain advanced functional hybrid materials

Selected publications:

  1. K. Mituła, J. Duszczak, M. Rzonsowska, P. Żak, B. DudziecPolysiloxanes grafted with Mono(alkenyl)Silsesquioxanes - Particular Concept for their Connection
    Materials 2020, 13(21), 4784
  2. M. Rzonsowska, K. Zmudzińska, J. Duszczak, K. Mituła, B. Dudziec, P. Żak “Synthesis of (multi)silylalkynyl-substituted silsesquioxanes obtained via silylative coupling reaction”
    2020, 39, 1, 74-79
  3. P. Żak, M. Bołt, M. Grzelak, K. Rachuta, B. Dudziec, R. Januszewski, B. Marciniec, B. Marciniak „Synthesis and Properties of Chromophore-Functionalized Monovinylsilsesquioxane Derivatives”
    New J. Chem.
    2020, 44, 7659-7664
  4. K. Mituła, M. Dutkiewicz, J. Duszczak, M. Rzonsowska, B. Dudziec Preparation of tri(alkenyl)functional open-cage silsesquioxanes as specific polymer modifiers” Polymers 2020, 12(5), 1063
  5. B. Dudziec, P. Żak, B. Marciniec “Synthetic routes to silsesquioxane-based systems as photoactive materials and their precursors”
    , 2019, 11 (3), 504
  6. J. Duszczak, K. Mituła, R. Januszewski, P. Żak, B. Dudziec, B.Marciniec “Highly efficient route for the synthesis of a novel generation of tetraorganofunctional double-decker type of silsesquioxanesChemCatChem 2019, 11, 1086-1091
  7. B. Dudziec, P. Żak, B. Marciniec “Synthetic routes to silsesquioxane-based systems as photoactive materials and their precursors”
    , 2019, 11 (3), 504
  8. P.Groch, K. Dziubek, K. Czaja, M. Białek, K. Mituła, B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec “Synthesis and structural characterization of ethylene copolymers containing double-decker silsesquioxane as pendant groups and cross-linkage sites by coordinative copolymerization”  Eur. Polym. J. 2018, 100, 187-199
  9. P. Żak, L. Delaude, B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec “N-Heterocyclic carbene-based ruthenium–hydride catalysts for the synthesis of a novel class of unsymmetrically functionalized double-decker silsesquioxanes”
    Chem Commun.
    2018, 54, 4306-4309
  10. F. Kallmeier; B. Dudziec; T. Irrgang, R. Kempe ”Manganese-catalyzed sustainable synthesis of pyrroles from alcohols and amino alcohols”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
    2017, 56, 7261-7265
  11. K. Mituła, J. Duszczak, D. Brząkalski, B. Dudziec, M. Kubicki, B. Marciniec „Tetra-functional double-decker silsesquioxanes as anchors for reactive functional groups and potential synthons for hybrid materials”
    Chem. Commun
    . 2017, 53, 10370 - 10373
  12. B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec „Double-decker Silsesquioxanes: Current Chemistry and Applications”  Curr. Org. Chem. 2017, 28, 2794 – 2813
  13. M. Rzonsowska, B. Woźniak, B. Dudziec, J. Pyziak, I. Kownacki, B. Marciniec „New “one-pot” route for obtaining functionalized alkynylgermanes”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.
    2016, 3, 339–346
  14. M. Rzonsowska, B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec “Synthesis of a new class of silsesquioxanes with alkynyl and germyl functionality”
    Dalton Trans.,
    2016, 45, 17187 - 17194
  15. P. Żak, B. Dudziec, M. Kubicki, B. Marciniec “Silylative Coupling vs. Metathesis - Efficient Methods for Synthesis of Difunctionalized Double-Decker Silsesquioxanes and Precursors of Hybrid Nanomaterials
    Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 9387–9393
  16. M. Rzonsowska, I. Kownacki, B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec “Iridium complex – catalyzed germylative coupling of alkynes with iodogermanes - a new route to alkynylgermanium and alkynylgermasilicon compounds
    Dalton Trans., 2014, 43 (44), 16795 – 16799
  17. I. Kownacki, B. Marciniec, B. Dudziec, M. Kubicki “Silylative Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with Iodosilanes: New Catalytic Activation of sp-Hybridized Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds
    Organometallics 2011,30 (9), 2546–2552
  18. B. Dudziec, B. Marciniec “A New Catalytic Route to Monoalkynyl-Functionalized Di- and Trivinyl-Substituted Cyclosiloxanes and Divinylcyclosilazanes
    Organometallics 2008, 27, 5598-5604
  19. B. Marciniec, B. Dudziec, I. Kownacki “New catalytic route for activation of sp- carbon-hydrogen bond”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 8180-8184

Selected patents:
EP 2076521 (B1), US 8680310 (B2), US 8344169 (B2), US 9108994 (B2), US 9518069 (B2), US 9150596 (B2), PAT.220987 (B1), PAT.221979 (B1),  PAT.224582 (B1), PAT.218555 (B1), PAT.228312 (B1), PAT.233823 (B1), PAT.233702 (B1), PAT.234668 (B1), PAT.236041 (B1)