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Wojciech Macyk

Affiliation: Jagiellonian University, Kraków

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Biography: Graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, in 1997, Wojciech Macyk completed his PhD degree in 2000 at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. He continued his work in Erlangen as a postdoctoral fellow for the next 2 years. In 2002 he was appointed as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, where he completed his habilitation in 2009. Since 2011 he has a position of professor; since 2013 he is the head of the Department of Inorganic Chemistry at Jagiellonian University. His research interests include heterogeneous photocatalysis (especially TiO2 photosensitization and activation of small molecules at wide bandgap semiconductors), photocatalytic detoxification and disinfection, as well as photoelectrochemistry of semiconductors. He was awarded the Albert Weller Prize of German Chemical Society (GDCh), the Staedtler Prize, in addition to the fellowships from the Foundation for Polish Science and Polityka magazine. In 2010 he received the Polish Prime Minister’s Prize for the habilitation thesis. At present he carries out research projects funded by the Foundation for Polish Science, 7th Framework Programme, Ministry of Science and the National Science Centre. In 2014 he was a visiting professor at CRC, Hokkaido University, Sapporo.

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