Dr. Pawel Chmielarz - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Pawel Chmielarz

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

Bio

  • 10/2013: Doctor of chemical sciences (Ph.D.), Chemical Science, Rzeszow University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry.
  • 10/2009-09/2013: International PhD Studies in the field of Chemical Science –Chemistry, Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow acting with Rzeszow University of Technology.
  • 10/2004-06/2009: Master of Engineering (M.Sc. Eng.), Chemical Technology, Rzeszow University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry.

Publications

  1. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of the PS-b-PU-b-PS tri-block copolymers using tetraphenylethane-urethane macroinitiator through ARGET ATRP” Colloid and Polymer Science 2014, submitted.
  2. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Biodegradable linear polyurethanes”, Przemysl Chemiczny (in Polish) 2014, submitted.
  3. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of the PS-b-PU-b-PS tri-block copolymers through ARGET ATRP method. Part II. Structural studies, thermal and surface properties” Polimery (in Polish) 2014, in press.
  4. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of the PS-b-PU-b-PS tri-block copolymers through ARGET ATRP method. Part I. Synthesis and mechanism of  ARGET ATRP” Polimery (in Polish) 2014, in press.
  5. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz, Bozena Krol: “Comparison of hydrolytic resistance of polyurethanes and poly(urethane-methacrylate) copolymers in terms of their use as polymer coatings into contact with the human body”, Polish Journal of Chemical Technology 2014, 16, 16-26.
  6. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Recent advances in ATRP methods in relation to the synthesis of copolymer coating materials”, Progress in Organic Coatings 2014, 77, 913-948.
  7. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Synthesis of poly(urethane-methacrylate) copolymers using tetraphenylethane-urethane macroinitiator through controlled radical polymerization ARGET ATRP method”, Polimery (in Polish) 2014, 59, 203-216.
  8. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz, Joanna Wojturska: „Assessment of susceptibility to hydrolytic degradation of different types of polyurethanes in terms of their use as biomaterials”, Polimery (in Polish) 2013, 58, 282-291.
  9. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of PMMA-b-PU-b-PMMA tri-block copolymers through ARGET ATRP in the presence of air”, Express Polymer Letters 2013, 7, 249-260.
  10. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz, Joanna Wojturska: „Confocal microscopy to evaluate polymer coatings”, Plastics in Industry (in Polish) 2012, 5, 22-27.
  11. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Controlled radical polymerization (CRP) methods in the synthesis of polyurethane copolymers”, Polimery (in Polish) 2011, 56, 530-540.
  12. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Review of the most important methods of controlled radical polimerization (CRP). Part II. CRP with atom transfer and its industrial applications”, Polimery (in Polish) 2011, 56, 429-438.
  13. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Review of the most important methods of controlled radical polimerization (CRP). Part I. The main CRP characteristics and CRP with chain transfer”, Polimery (in Polish) 2011, 56, 349-359.
  14. A. Zięba, A. Drelinkiewicz, P. Chmielarz, L. Matachowski, J. Stejskal: „Transesterification of triacetin with methanol on various solid acid catalysts: A role of catalyst properties”, Applied Catalysis A: General 2010, 387, 13–25.
  15. Bozena Krol, Piotr Krol, Stanislaw Pikus, Pawel Chmielarz, Krzysztof Skrzypiec: “Synthesis and characterisation of coating polyurethane cationomers containing fluorine built-in hard urethane segments”, Colloid and Polymer Science 2010, 288, 1255-1269.

Experience

  • 07/2014-present: Visiting scientist (Postdoctoral fellow), Matyjaszewski's group, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • 05/2010-present: Teaching Assistant, Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland.
  • 02-05/2013: Scientific-technical specialist, Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland.
  • 11/2010-09/2013: Project Manager of the project titled „Podkarpacki scholarship fund for doctoral students”, Poland.
  • 12/2009-09/2012: Scientific specialist, Department of Polymer Science, Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland.
  • 10/2009-09/2010: Project Manager of the project titled „Strengthening institutional system of implementation in years 2007-2013 in Podkarpackie Province”, Poland.
  • 10/2009-09/2013: PhD student, Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow acting with Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland.
  • 09/2008: Internship, Faculty of Chemistry, Rzeszow University of Technology, Rzeszow, Poland.
  • 07/2008: Internship, Institute of Plant Protection, National Research Institute, Rzeszow, Poland.

Presentations

  1. Pawel Chmielarz: “Studies on the synthesis of hydrophobic copolymers using the ATRP methods” Pre-Research Seminar of the Matyjaszewski Polymer Group, 07/25/2014, Pittsburgh, USA.
  2. Pawel Chmielarz: “Atom transfer radical polymerization” Seminar of Faculty of Chemistry of the Rzeszow University of Technology, 03/05/2014, Rzeszow, Poland.
  3. Pawel Chmielarz: “Studies on the synthesis of hydrophobic poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers using the controlled polymerization method” Seminar of Faculty of Chemistry of the Rzeszow University of Technology, 10/16/2013, Rzeszow, Poland.
  4. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Surface and thermal properties of the poly(urethane methacrylate) tri-block copolymer coatings” 5th International Seminar on Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications, 05/15–17/2013, Cracow, Poland.
  5. Pawel Chmielarz: “Studies on the synthesis of hydrophobic poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers using the controlled polymerization method” Seminar of Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, 04/17/2013, Cracow, Poland.
  6. Pawel Chmielarz: “Studies on the synthesis of hydrophobic poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers using the controlled polymerization method” Seminar of Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, 01/18/2012, Cracow, Poland.
  7. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis and physicochemical properties of the PMMA-b-PU-b-PMMA tri-block copolymers” XX Konferencja Naukowa Modyfikacja Polimerow, 09/12-14/2011, Wroclaw, Poland.
  8. Pawel Chmielarz: “Polymers and Plastics” Seminar “Chosen Issues in Chemistry” on the Faculty of Chemistry of the Rzeszow University of Technology, 02/10-11/2011, Cracow, Poland.
  9. Pawel Chmielarz: “Studies on the synthesis of hydrophobic poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers using the controlled polymerization method” Seminar of Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, 12/15/2010, Cracow, Poland.
  10. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Controlled radical polymerization as the method for modification of polyurethanes by vinyl polymers” 4th International Seminar on Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications, 12/1–3/2010, Cracow, Poland.
  11. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Methods of controlled free-radical polymerization in the application to hydrophobization of polyurethane surface” 53. Zjazd PTChem i SITPChem, 09/14-18/2010, Gliwice, Poland.
  12. Bozena Krol, Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis and physicochemical properties of the films obtained from water-borne polyurethane fluorinated cationomers” Materialy Polimerowe Pomerania – Plast, 06/08–11/2010, Kolobrzeg, Poland.
  13. Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of waterborne polyurethanes” Seminar of Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, 11/25/2009, Cracow, Poland.
  14. Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of waterborne polyurethanes” Seminar of Faculty of Chemistry of the Rzeszow University of Technology, 06/08/2009, Rzeszow, Poland.
  15. Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis of waterborne polyurethanes” Seminar of Faculty of Chemistry of the Rzeszow University of Technology, 05/25/2009, Rzeszow, Poland.

Posters

  1. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz, Joanna Wojturska: „Influence of the chemical composition on chosen properties of polyurethane elastomers in terms of their use as biomaterials”, 5th International Seminar on Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications, 05/15–17/2013, Cracow, Poland.
  2. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Optimization of the poly(urethane methacrylate) tri-block copolymers synthesis using different types of polyurethane macroinitiators”, 5th International Seminar on Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications, 05/15–17/2013, Cracow, Poland.
  3. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “The use of confocal microscopy for surface analysis of polymeric materials”, 7 Kongres Technologii Chemicznej, 07/8-12/2012, Cracow, Poland.
  4. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “The surface properties of materials obtained from poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers”, 7 Kongres Technologii Chemicznej, 07/8-12/2012, Cracow, Poland.
  5. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Synthesis of tri-block copolymers through ARGET ATRP of methyl methacrylate using polyurethane macroiniferter”, Polymers on the Odra River, 07/6-7/2011, Opole, Poland.
  6. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Influence of the catalyst on the synthesis of tri-block copolymers using ARGET ATRP method”, V Kopernikanskie Seminarium Doktoranckie, 06/16-18/2011, Torun, Poland.

Post-conference Proceedings

  1. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz, Joanna Wojturska: „Influence of the chemical composition on chosen properties of polyurethane elastomers in terms of their use as biomaterials”, Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications (in Polish), Edited by K. Pielichowski, Cracow 2013, 5, 279-290.
  2. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Surface and thermal properties of the poly(urethane methacrylate) tri-block copolymer coatings”, Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications (in Polish), Edited by K. Pielichowski, Cracow 2013, 5, 269-278.
  3. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Optimization of the poly(urethane methacrylate) tri-block copolymers synthesis using different types of polyurethane macroinitiators”, Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications (in Polish), Edited by K. Pielichowski, Cracow 2013, 5, 259-268.
  4. Piotr Krol, Bozena Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „The use of confocal microscopy for surface analysis of polymeric materials”, Materialy Kongresowe: 7 Kongres Technologii Chemicznej, Chemik (in Polish), Cracow 2012, 7, 265.
  5. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „The surface properties of materials obtained from poly(urethane-vinyl) copolymers”, Materialy Kongresowe: 7 Kongres Technologii Chemicznej, Chemik (in Polish),  Cracow 2012, 7, 264.
  6. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Synthesis and physicochemical properties of the PMMA-b-PU-b-PMMA tri-block copolymers”, Modyfikacja Polimerow. Stan i perspektywy w roku 2011 (in Polish), Wroclaw 2011, 107-111.
  7. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Synthesis of tri-block copolymers through ARGET ATRP of methyl methacrylate using polyurethane macroiniferter”, Materialy Konferencyjne Polyor (in Polish), Opole 2011, 26.
  8. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Influence of the catalyst on the synthesis of tri-block copolymers using ARGET ATRP method”, Materialy Konferencyjne V KSD (in Polish), Torun 2011, 27.
  9. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: „Controlled radical polymerization as the method for modification of polyurethanes by vinyl polymers”,  Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications (in Polish), Edited by K. Pielichowski, Cracow 2010, 4, 169-174.
  10. Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Methods of controlled free-radical polymerization in the application to hydrophobization of polyurethane surface”, Chemik (in Polish) 2010, 9, 119.
  11. Bozena Krol, Piotr Krol, Pawel Chmielarz: “Synthesis and physicochemical properties of the films obtained from water-borne polyurethane fluorinated cationomers”, Materialy Polimerowe 2010 (in Polish), Edited by T. Spychaj, Szczecin 2010, 341-348.