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Professor Lucyna Hołysz

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+48 (81) 537 55 50
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Thusday: 10-12

Personal information


M.Sc. degree (1976) – Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University: “Flotation of ions by mixture of collector with non-ionic substance” , thesis supervisor: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Waksmundzki.

Ph.D. degree (1985) – Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University: “The investigation of the surface energetic changes of some minerals and their floatability” , supervisor of the doctoral dissertation: prof. dr hab. Emil Chibowski.

Habilitation (1998) – Faculty of Chemistry of the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University: “Problems of surface free energy determination and its role in the description of interfacial phenomena”. 

Professor (2009)

Full professor (2012) 

Member of PTCh and LTN


Scientific Activity

 Research topics:

Interfacial phenomena: wetting, spreading, adhesion.

Surface free energy of solids and experimental methods for its determination.

Super-hydrophobic surfaces, their preparation and characteristics.

Physicochemical properties of colloidal systems and their stability.

The influence of magnetic field on the properties of water, solutions and dispersed systems.

Structure and properties of model lipid layers.

Glass and its modification.

The use of low-temperature plasma to modify polymers and other solids.

Selected publications:

  1. E. Chibowski, L. Holysz, Use of the Washburn equation for surface free energy determination. Langmuir 8 (1992) 710–716.
  2. L. Holysz, E. Chibowski, Surface free energy components of a-alumina from thin-layer wicking. Langmuir 8 (1992) 717–721.
  3. H. Radelczuk, L. Hołysz, E. Chibowski, Comparison of the Lifshitz-van der Waals/acid base and contact angle hysteresis approaches to determination of the solid surface free energy, J. Adhesion Sci. Technol. 16 (2002) 1547–1568.
  4. L. Hołysz, A. Szcześ, E. Chibowski, Effects of a static magnetic field on water and electrolyte solutions, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 316 (2007) 996–1002.
  5. M. Gołąbek, L. Hołysz, Changes in wetting and energetic properties of glass caused by deposition of different lipid layers, Appl. Surf. Sci. 256 (2010) 5463–5469.
  6. E. Chibowski, M. Jurak, L. Holysz, Preparation, investigation techniques and surface free energy of solid supported phospholopid layers, in The Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Taylor & Francis Group,Second Edition (2012) 1–22.
  7. E. Chibowski, M. Jurak, L. Hołysz, A. Szcześ, Wetting properties of model biological membranes. Curr. Opinion Colloid Interface Sci. 19 (2014) 368–380.
  8. M. Jurak, M. Gołąbek, L. Hołysz, E. Chibowski, Properties of Langmuir and solid supported lipids films with sphingomyelin. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 222 (2015) 385–397.
  9. E. Chibowski, L. Hołysz, A. Szcześ. Application of thin-layer wicking method for surface free energy determination. Surface Innovations 5 (2017) 9–20.
  10. E. Chibowski, L. Hołysz, A. Szcześ. Wettability of powders. In Adhesion in Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Dental Fields. Ed. By K.L. Mittal and F.M. Etzler. Scrivener Publishing, John Wiley@sons (2017) 23–52.