Pawel Krys-Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Pawel Krys

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-802
Phone: (412) 268-3208

Bio

Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
July 2012
M.S. in Materials Science (specialty: Polymer Engineering and Technology)

Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
January 2011
B.S. in Chemistry

Publications

  • D. Konkolewicz, P. Krys, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Explaining Unexpected Data via Competitive Equilibria and Processes in Radical Reactions with Reversible Deactivation
    Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47 (10), 3028–3036;
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar500199u
  • D. Konkolewicz, Y. Wang, P. Krys, M. Zhong, A. A. Isse, A. Gennaro, K. Matyjaszewski,
    SARA ATRP or SET-LRP. End of controversy?
    Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4396-4417;
    dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4PY00149D
  • D. Konkolewicz, P. Krys, J. R. Góis, P. V. Mendonça, M. Zhong, Y. Wang, A. Gennaro, A. A. Isse, M. Fantin, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Aqueous RDRP in the Presence of Cu0: The Exceptional Activity of CuI Confirms the SARA ATRP Mechanism
    Macromolecules, 2014, 47 (2), 560-570;
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma4022983
  • D. Konkolewicz, Y. Wang, M. Zhong, P. Krys, A. A. Isse, A. Gennaro, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization in the Presence of Metallic Copper. A Critical Assessment of the SARA ATRP and SET-LRP Mechanisms
    Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (22), 8749-8772;
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma401243k
  • Y. Zhang, K. Schröder, Y. Kwak, P. Krys, A. N. Morin, T. Pintauer, R. Poli, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate and Styrene Mediated by Alkyl Dithiocarbamates and Copper Acetylacetonates
    Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (14), pp 5512-5519;
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma400539s
  • M. Zhong, Y. Wang, P. Krys, D. Konkolewicz, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (10), pp 3816-3827;
    Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization in the Presence of Metallic Copper. Kinetic Simulation
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma4001513
  • C. Peng, M. Zhong, Y. Wang, Y. Kwak, Y. Zhang, W. Zhu, M. Tonge, J. Buback, S. Park, P. Krys, D. Konkolewicz, A. Gennaro, K. Matyjaszewski,
    Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization in the Presence of Metallic Copper. Activation of Alkyl Halides by Cu0
    Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (10), pp 3803-3815;
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma400150a

Research Experience

  • 06.2014 – 07.2014 University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.
    Visiting Student with Professor Michael Buback, Institute of Physical Chemistry
    • Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization under High Pressure
  • 01.2011 – 07.2012 Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland.
    Research Assistant with Professor Andrzej Trochimczuk, Chemistry Department
    • Synthesis and properties of polymeric resins containing ionic liquid analogues
  • 06.2011 – 09.2011 Ecole des Mines d'Alès, Alès, France.
    Research Intern with Professor Eric Guibal
    • Hybrid macroporous Pd catalytic discs for 4-nitroaniline hydrogenation: Contribution of the alginate-tetraalkylphosphonium ionic liquid support
    • Encapsulation of ammonium molybdophosphate and zirconium phosphate in alginate matrix for the sorption of rubidium(I)
  • 02.2010 – 01.2011 Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland.
    Research Assistant with Ewelina Ortyl, Ph.D., Chemistry Department
    • Photochromic polymers with azobenzene groups
  • 02.2010 – 01.2011 Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland.
    Research Assistant with Professor Andrzej Trochimczuk, Chemistry Department
    • Sulfonic ion exchangers as esterification catalysts

Awards

  • 07.2012; Best Graduate in Department of Chemistry
  • 12.2011; Scientific Scholarship of Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 11.2011; Rector’s Scholarship for Best Students
  • 11.2010, 04.2012; Wroclaw University of Technology Rector’s Award
  • 2008-2010; Scientific Scholarship of Wroclaw University of Technology (3 years)

Affiliations

  • Polish Chemical Society
  • Graduate Student Assembly at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Scientific Group of Chemistry Students "Allin"
    • Vice President (06.2010 – 02.2012)
    • Full member (10.2008 – 06.2012)
  • Student Government at Department of Chemistry at Wroclaw University of Technology