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Dr. Witold Kwapinski

Research Interests

  • Energy and natural resources;
  • Thermo-chemical processes;
  • Biorefinery;
  • Bio-oil upgrading;
  • Bio-gasification;
  • Pyrolysis;
  • Char and nutrition processing;
  • Heat and mass balances;
  • Adsorption processes;
  • Nutrients sorption;
  • Biowaste processing;
  • Numerical modelling of: heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, reaction engineering;
  • Catalyses;

Teaching Interests

Visiting Lecturer at:

Cambridge University, UK

Lodz Technical University, Poland

Aalto University, Espoo/Helsinki Finland

Professional Activities

Patent

  • 2013 13157393.3-1357 - Fertilizer production

Employment

  • 2006 The University of Manchester, U.K. - EXPERIENCED RESEARCHER Fellowship
  • 2001 Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany - RESEARCH ASSISTANT
  • 1994 The Technical University of Lodz - ASSISTANT, RESEARCHER, LECTURER

Association

  • ' Management Committee member of IChemE AIMG (Institution of Chemical Engineers All Ireland Member Group), IChemE

Language

  • Polish
  • English
  • Russian
  • German

Award

  • - The Batory Foundation Conference Travel Financial
  • - Marie Curie Fellowship
  • - EI - FP7 Travel Support
  • - Secondary Education Best Student in Poland
  • - Undergraduate Academic Excellence Research Scholarships
  • - Rector Excellence Scholarship for the Best Student
  • - Leonardo Program Exchange Fellowship
  • - Research Fellowship at the Copernicus University

Other

  • 2012-16 One of two Ireland's delegate Management Committee member to European Science Foundation's Cooperation in the field of Science and Technology Research Action COST TD1203 ‘Food waste valorisation for sustainable chemicals, materials & fuels

    2013-17 Ireland's delegate Management Committee member to European Science Foundation's Cooperation in the field of Science and Technology Research Action COST FP1205 ‘Forests, their Products and Services'

Research Collaborators

  • - Outgoing Visitor - University of Lodz -Poland
  • - Outgoing Visitor - University of Lodz -Poland
  • - Outgoing Visitor - University of Lodz -Poland
  • Agnieszka M. Ruppert - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Agnieszka Saeid - Joint Publication - Wroclaw University of Technology -Poland
  • Agnieszka Ura - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Andrea Baglieri - Joint Publication - University of Catania -Italy
  • Angelina Rosiak - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Bartlomiej Glowacki - Outgoing Visitor - University of Cambridge -England
  • Braulio S. Archanjo - Joint Publication - Inmetro - Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia -Brazil
  • Bryan S. Griffiths - Joint Publication - Scotland's Rural College -Scotland
  • Carlos A. Achete - Joint Publication - Inmetro - Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia -Brazil
  • Chiara Mozzetti Monterumici - Joint Publication - University of Turin -Italy
  • Daniele Rosso - Joint Publication - ACEA Pinerolese Industriale SpA -Italy
  • Etelvino Henrique Novotny - Joint Publication - Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (Embrapa) -Brazil
  • Fiona Low - Joint Publication - Monash University -Australia
  • Gomez Barea - Joint Publication - University of Sevilla -Spain
  • Indranil Pan - Joint Publication - Imperial College London -England
  • Jacek Grams - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Jacek Grams - Visiting Professor/Lecturer - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Jan Naiser - Host Incoming Visitor - Technical University Ostrava -Czech Republic
  • Joanna Kaluzna- Czaplinska - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Joanna Kaluzna- Czaplinska - Host Incoming Visitor - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Joyce R. Araujo - Joint Publication - Inmetro - Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia -Brazil
  • K. M. Czajka - Joint Publication - Wroclaw University of Technology -Poland
  • K. Peters - Joint Publication - University of Copenhagen -Denmark
  • Katarzyna W. Chojnacka - Joint Publication - Wroclaw University of Technology -Poland
  • Katia R.de Souza - Joint Publication - Inmetro - Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia -Brazil
  • Lars Stoumann Jensen - Joint Publication - University of Copenhagen -Denmark
  • Lars Stoumann Jensen - Funding Award - University of Copenhagen -Denmark
  • Lian Zhang - Joint Publication - Monash University -Australia
  • Luc P. L. M. Rabou - Joint Publication - Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands -Netherlands
  • M. Ruppert Agnieszka - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Marco Ginepro - Joint Publication - University of Turin -Italy
  • Michal Niewiadomski - Joint Publication - Lodz University of Technology -Poland
  • Michele Negre - Joint Publication - University of Turin -Italy
  • Mohammad Ahmad - Co-supervision of PhD - American University of Beirut -Lebanon
  • Mohammad Ahmad - Host Incoming Visitor - American University of Beirut -Lebanon
  • Mohammad Ahmad - Host Incoming Visitor - American University of Beirut -Lebanon
  • Mohammad Ahmad - Host Incoming Visitor - American University of Beirut -Lebanon
  • Newton P. S. Falcao - Joint Publication - National Institute of Amazonian Research -Brazil
  • Saptarshi Das - Joint Publication - University of Southampton -England
  • Sven G. Sommer - Joint Publication - University of Southern Denmark -Denmark
  • Sven G. Sommer - Funding Award - University of Southern Denmark -Denmark
  • Tuomas Palopolski - Visiting Professor/Lecturer - Aalto University -Finland
  • Tuomas Palopolski - Host Incoming Visitor - Aalto University -Finland
  • V. N. Tsaneva - Joint Publication - University of Cambridge -England
  • X. Teng - Joint Publication - University of Cambridge -England

Publications

Conference Publication

2012

ISME - The Power of the Small
Fox A., Cullen R., Kwapinski W., Schmalenberger A.

Peer Reviewed Journal

2014