Piotr Ulański, D.Sc. Ph.D.


 

PUlanski

          Head, Division of Applied Radiation Chemistry

           e-mail:ulanskip@mitr.p.lodz.pl

           phone: (+48) (42) 631 31 96 and 631 31 84

           room: 224

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Synthesis of polymeric nanogels by radiation-induced intramolecular crosslinking
  • Nanogels of stimuli-sensitive polymers and their properties
  • Radiation-induced reactions of synthetic polyelectrolytes and other water-soluble polymers (co-operation with prof. Clemens von Sonntag, Max-Planck-Institute of Radiation Chemistry, Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany and Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, Germany)
  • Sonochemistry of polymers in aqueous solution
  • Mechanism of radical reactions in solution as studied by kinetic methods, product analysis and simulation (in co-operation with prof. Jeremiasz K. Jeszka, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Science)
  • Application of radiation-chemical and sonochemical techniques for regulating the molecular weight of chitosan (with Dr. Anna Wojtasz-Pajak, Sea Fisheries Institute, Gdynia, Poland)
  • Hydrogels for biomedical purposes (in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna)
  • Radiation-based synthesis of thermoresponsive hydrogels based on Pluronic copolymers (in co-operation with prof. Alan T. Hatton and dr Lev Bromberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
  • Synthesis and sterilization of new, porous polymeric scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration (in co-operation with prof. Małgorzata Lewandowska-Szumiel, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland)

TEACHING

Podstawy nanotechnologii, Technologia Chemiczna (I st), Chemia (I st), sem 6

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Polish Radiation Research Society (PTBR)
  • Member of Polish Chitin Society (PTChit)

SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. thesis:Radiolysis of Poly(acrylic acid) and Selected Model Compounds in Aqueous Solution

1996, Lodz
Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry
Lodz University of Technology
supervisor: Prof.Janusz M. Rosiak

  • master thesis: Radiation-induced Transformations of Chitosan

1990, Lodz
Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry
Lodz University of Technology
supervisor: Prof.Janusz M. Rosiak

PUBLICATIONS

  • S. Kadłubowski, P. Sawicki, S. Sowiński, B. Rokita, K.D. Bures, J.M. Rosiak, P. Ulański
    Novel system for pulse radiolysis with multi-angle light scattering detection (PR-MALLS) – concept, construction and first tests

    Radiat. Phys. Chem. (2017) (DOI:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2017.04.010)
  • M. Matusiak, S. Kadłubowski, P. Ulanski
    Radiation induced synthesis of poly(acrylic acid) nanogels
    Radiat. Phys. Chem. (2017) (DOI:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2017.01.037)
  • K. Szafulera, R. A. Wach, A. K. Olejnik, J. M. Rosiak, P. Ulanski
    Radiation synthesis of biocompatible hydrogels of dextran methacrylate
    Radiat. Phys. Chem. (2017) (DOI: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2017.01.004)
  • W. Mozalewska, R. Czechowska-Biskup, A. K. Olejnik, R. A. Wach, P. Ulanski, J. M. Rosiak
    Chitosan-containing hydrogel wound dressings prepared by radiation technique
    Radiat. Phys. Chem. 134; 1–7 (2017) (DOI: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2017.01.003)
  • The radiation chemistry of polysaccharides, Editors: Saphwan Al-Assaf, Xavier Coqueret, Khairul Zaman Haji Mohd Dahlan, Murat Sen, Piotr Ulanski; International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2016; pp. 467, ISBN: 978-92-0-101516-7
    Chapters:

    • X. Coqueret, S. Sabharwal, H.M.D. Khairul Zaman, R. Czechowska-Biskup, R.A. Wach, J.M. Rosiak, P. Ulanski, S.K.H. Gulrez, S. Al-Assaf, Introduction to the radiation chemistry of polymers; in: The radiation chemistry of polysaccharides, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2016; p. 25 – 76.
    • S. Al-Assaf, S.K.H. Gulrez, R. Czechowska-Biskup, R.A. Wach, J.M. Rosiak, P. Ulanski, Radiation modification of polysaccharides; in: The radiation chemistry of polysaccharides, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2016; p. 77 – 116.
    • M. Sen, P. Taskin, P. Ulanski, R. Czechowska-Biskup, J.M. Rosiak, L. Raimond, S. Al-Assaf, Determination of the degree of deacetylation of chitosan using various techniques; in: The radiation chemistry of polysaccharides, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2016; p. 175 – 196.

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