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prof. dr hab. Marek Potrzebowski

Marek J. POTRZEBOWSKI,  Professor

Head of the Department of Engineering of Polymer Materials

Director  of CMMS



Department of Structural Studies,
Laboratory for Analysis of Organic Compounds and Polymers
Tel.: (+48-42)6803240 fax: (+48-42)6803261


Scientific career:
1979 Technical University of  Łódź, Poland M. Sc. and Eng. degree.
1979-1983 Engineer, after two years; Research Assistant at Laboratory of Heteroorganic Compounds in CMMS PAS
1983 Senior Research Assistant
1986 Senior Research Assistant at Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Laboratory of CMMS PAS
1986 Ph.D. in Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences (Supervisor Prof. J. Michalski)
1989 Head of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Laboratory of CMMS PAS
1996 D.Sc.(habilitation) in Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences
2004 Full Professor position  in Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences


Foreign laboratories:
1984 One month fellowship at Padua University (Italy),work under supervision  of Professor G. Modena
1986 Two months fellowship at Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany, work under supervision of Professor H. Duddeck
1987-89 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Center for Biological NMR, Texas A&M University, USA, work under supervision of  Prof. A. I. Scott.
1990  NMR training course at Spectrospin AG, Switzerland
1992 NATO ASI-summer school "Modern NMR in Technology", Turkey
1993 Three months EC fellowship at Technical University Dresden, cooperation with Professor G. Grossmann
1993 Two months fellowship as Academic Visitor at Chemistry Department of University of Cambridge, cooperation with Dr. J. Klinowski
1995 NMR Workshop “Modern NMR Spectroscopy” Brasov, Romania.
1995 Two months NATO fellowship at Technical University Dresden,     cooperation with Professor G. Grossmann.
1996 NMR training course at Spectrospin AG, Switzerland.
2003 One month fellowship at  Max Planck Institute, Goettingen, Germany, cooperation with Dr. Marc Baldus  


Membership in scientific organizations:
2002- Member of Advisory Board of Institute of Inorganic Chemistry in Bratislava, Slovakian Academy of Sciences

Chairman of NMR Section at Polish Society of Chemistry



Current research area:
  • Application of high field NMR spectroscopy in solution and solid state to structural problems in relation to biological compounds and synthetic materials.
Selected references:


1.       B. Marciniec, K. Szubert, M. J. Potrzebowski, I. Kownacki, K. Łęszczak
Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of a Well-Defined Rhodium Siloxide Complex Immobilized on Silica. 
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2008, 47,
2.       S. Olejniczak , J. Mikuła-Pacholczyk , C. E. Hughes and M. J. Potrzebowski
15N and 13C high-resolution solid state NMR study of the polymorphic domain of L-enantiomer of N-Benzoyl-Phenylalanine.
J. Phys. Chem. B,
2008, 112, 1586-1593.
3.       A. Jeziorna, S. Kaźmierski and M. J. Potrzebowski    
NMR spectroscopy as a tool for searching of chiral organic compounds in the non-isotropic phases.
Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part A, 2008, 32A(3) 201–218.
4.       M. J. Potrzebowski, W. M. Potrzebowski, A. Jeziorna, W. Ciesielski, J. Gajda,
G. D. Bujacz, M. Chruszcz,  W. Minor
Synthesis and Solid-State Study of Supramolecular Host−Guest Assemblies: Bis[6-O,6-O′-(1,2:3,4-diisopropylidene-α-D-galactopyranosyl)thiophosphoryl] Dichalcogenides
J. Org. Chem. 73, 2008, 4388-4397
5        J. Gajda, S. Olejniczak, I. Bryndal and M. J. Potrzebowski
Elucidation of Structural Restraints for Phosphate Residues with Different Hydrogen Bonding and Ionization States
J. Phys. Chem. B,  2008,
112, 14036-14044.
6.       Sroka-Bartnicka A, Olejniczak S, Sochacki M, Biela T, Potrzebowski MJ
Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy as a Tool Supporting Optimization of MALDI-TOF MS Analysis of Polylactides 
J. Amer. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 
20, 67-72.
7.       Sroka-Bartnicka A, Olejniczak S, Ciesielski W, Nosal A, Szymanowski H, Gazicki-Lipman M,
          Potrzebowski MJ,
Solid State NMR Study and Density Functional Theory (DFT) Calculations of Structure and Dynamics of Poly(p-xylylenes)
J. Phys. Chem. B  2009, 113, 5464-5472.
8.       Marciniec B, Szubert K, Fiedorow R, Kownacki I, Potrzebowski MJ, Dutkiewicz M, Franczyk J.
Catalysis of hydrosilylation by well-defined rhodium siloxide complexes immobilized on silica
Molecul. Cat. A-Chemical 
310 (1-2), 9-16.
9.       Trzeciak-Karlikowska K, Bujacz A, Jeziorna A, Ciesielski W, Bujacz GD, Gajda J, Pentak D,
          Potrzebowski MJ
Solid-State NMR and X-ray Diffraction Study of Structure and Dynamics of Dihydrate and Anhydrous Form of Tyr-Ala-Phe
Crystal Growth & Design
9 (9), 4051-4059.
10.      Marciniec Bogdan, Szubert Karol, Potrzebowski Marek J., Kownacki Ireneusz, Maciejewski Hieronim
Catalysis of Hydrosilylation by Well-Defined Surface Rhodium Siloxide Phosphine Complexes.
ChemCatChem,  2009, 1, 304-310.
11.      Paluch, Piotr; Potrzebowski, Marek J.
Combined solid state NMR and ONIOM studies of reversible crystalline phase reaction for nickel coordination compounds
Solid State NMR, Solid State NMR,  2009, 36, 103-109.
12.      Marek J. Potrzebowski, Sławomir Kaźmierski, Hassan Kassassir and Beata Miksa
Phosphorus-31 NMR Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter
Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy, 2010, 70, 35-114
13.     A. Sroka-Bartnicka, W. Ciesielski, J. Libiszowski, A. Duda, M. Sochacki, M. J. Potrzebowski
Complementarity of Solvent-Free MALDI TOF and Solid State NMR Spectroscopy in Spectral Analysis of Polylactides.
Analytical Chem. 2010, 82, 323-328