Associate ProfessorPiotr Nowicki

Associate Professor
  • Chairman of the Carbon Chemistry and Technology Section, Polish Chemical Society (2019-2021)
  • Member of the Committee of Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering, PAN Branch in Lublin (2019 -)
  • Member of the Committee of the Development and Promotion of the Achievements of Young Scientists PAN Branch in Lublin (2016 -)
  • Member of the Polish Carbon Society (2009 -)
  • Member of the Polish Chemical Society (2005 -)
  • Stipend from the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young scientists (2011-2013)
  • Scholarship from Foundation for Polish Science for young, talented researchers (2011)
  • Scientific Scholarship of the City of Poznań for young researchers (2010)
  • Preparation of activated carbons, biochars and mineral-carbon sorbents from fossil coals, biomass and industrial waste materials
  • Modification of carbon materials by introducing nitrogen and oxygen functional groups and thermochemical treatment
  • Application of carbonaceous materials as adsorbents
  • Application of carbon materials in lithium-sulfur batteries and electrochemical capacitors
  1. K. Szewczuk-Karpisz, M. Wiśniewska, P. Nowicki, P. Oleszczuk, Influence of protein internal stability on its removal mechanism from aqueous solutions using eco-friendly horsetail herb-based engineered biochar, Chemical Engineering Journal – 2020, 388: 124156
  2. J. Kazmierczak-Razna, P. Nowicki, R. Pietrzak, Coniferous wood sawdust-based activated carbons as adsorbents obtained with the use of microwave radiation, Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology – 2018, 38: 286-299
  3. Bazan-Woźniak, P. Nowicki, R. Pietrzak, The influence of activation procedure on the physicochemical and sorption properties of activated carbons prepared from pistachio nutshells for removal of NO2/H2S gases and dyes, Journal of Cleaner Production – 2017, 152: 211-222
  4. P. Półrolniczak, P. Nowicki, K. Wasiński, R. Pietrzak, M. Walkowiak, Biomass-derived hierarchical carbon as sulfur cathode stabilizing agent for lithium-sulfur batteries, Solid State Ionics – 2016, 297: 59-63
  5. J. Kazmierczak-Razna, B. Gralak-Podemska, P. Nowicki, R. Pietrzak, The use of microwave radiation for obtaining activated carbons from sawdust and their potential application in removal of NO2 and H2S, Chemical Engineering Journal – 2015, 269: 352-358
  6. P. Nowicki, P. Skibiszewska, R. Pietrzak, Hydrogen sulphide removal on carbonaceous adsorbents prepared from coffee industry waste materials,
  7. Chemical Engineering Journal – 2014, 248: 208-215
  8. P. Nowicki, M. Supłat, J. Przepiórski, R. Pietrzak, NO2 removal on adsorbents obtained by pyrolysis and physical activation of corrugated cardboard, Chemical Engineering Journal 2012, 195 – 196, 7-14
  9. P. Nowicki, R. Pietrzak, Effect of ammoxidation of activated carbons obtained from sub-bituminous coal on their NO2 sorption capacity under dry conditions, Chemical Engineering Journal – 2011, 166: 1039-43
  10. R. Pietrzak, K. Jurewicz, P. Nowicki, K. Babeł, H. Wachowska, Nitrogen-enriched bituminous coal based active carbons as materials for supercapacitors, Fuel – 2010, 89: 3457-3467
  11. P. Nowicki, H. Wachowska, R. Pietrzak, Active carbons prepared by chemical activation of plum stones and their application in removal of NO2, Journal of Hazardous Materials – 2010, 181: 1088-1094
  12. P. Nowicki, R. Pietrzak, Carbonaceous adsorbents prepared by physical activation of pine sawdust and their application for removal of NO2 in dry and wet conditions, Bioresource Technology – 2010, 101: 5802-5807
  13. K. Jurewicz, R. Pietrzak, P. Nowicki, H. Wachowska, Capacitance behaviour of brown coal based active carbon modified through chemical reaction with urea, Electrochimica Acta – 2008, 53: 5469-5475