Dr. habil. Wacław Makowski

Department of Chemical Education

Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Research Group for Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry II

Faculty of Chemistry
Gronostajowa 2, room. C2-20
30-381 Kraków
Poland

phone: +48 12 686 2471
makowski (at) chemia.uj.edu.pl


Teaching
Research
Selected publications

Polish version


Teaching

chemistry studentsPrinciples of chemistry
(lectures, laboratory, tutorials and calculus classes)

PhD and masters theses
Characterisation of adsorptive properties of zeolites and mesoporous materials

Participation in projects
IRRESISTIBLE: - project aimed at designing activities that foster the involvement of students and the public in the process of Responsible Research and Innovation (7th Framework Programme EU, nr 612367).


Research

Scientific profile: Porosity, adsorption, heterogeneous catalysis, thermal analysis

Scientific interests: Studies of porous structure and surface of adsorbents and catalysts by means of termodesorption techniques.

Adsorption of hydrocarbons and other organic compounds on porous adsorbents.


Selected publications

2018

  1. D. Majda, T. Ikonen, A. Krupa, V.-P. Lehto, W. Makowski
    Application of thermoporometry for characterization of mesoporous silicon: In search for probe liquid aimed at large pores
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 264 (2018) 1-7
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.12.028

  2. W.J. Roth, B. Gil, A. Mayoral, J. Grzybek, A. Korzeniowska, M. Kubu, W. Makowski, J. Cejka, Z. Olejniczak, M. Mazur
    Pillaring of layered zeolite precursors with ferrierite topology leading to unusual molecular sieves on the micro/mesoporous border
    Dalton Transactions, 2018
    doi: 10.1039/C7DT03718J

  3. K. Roztocki, M. Lupa, A. Sławek, W. Makowski, I. Senkovska, S. Kaskel, D. Matoga
    Water-Stable Metal-Organic Framework with Three Hydrogen-Bond Acceptors: Versatile Theoretical and Experimental Insights into Adsorption Ability and Thermo-Hydrolytic Stability
    Inorganic Chemistry, 57 (2018) 3287-3296
    doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00078

  4. A. Sławek, J.M. Vicent-Luna, B. Marszałek, B. Gil, R.E. Morris, W. Makowski, S. Calero
    On the Gate-Opening Mechanism of Hydrophilic-Hydrophobic Metal-Organic Frameworks: Molecular Simulations and Quasi-Equilibrated Desorption
    Chemistry of Materials 2018
    doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01603

2017

  1. A. Sławek, J.M. Vicent-Luna, B. Marszałek, W. Makowski, S. Calero
    Ordering of n-Alkanes Adsorbed in the Micropores of AlPO4-5: a Combined Molecular Simulations and Quasi-Equilibrated Thermodesorption Study
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (2017) 25292-25302
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08927

  2. A. Sławek, J.M. Vicent-Luna, B. Marszałek, W. Makowski, S. Calero
    Quasi-Equilibrated Thermodesorption Combined with Molecular Simulation for Adsorption and Separation of Hexane Isomers in Zeolites MFI and MEL
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (2017) 19226-19238
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b05347

2016

  1. A. Sławek, J.M. Vicent-Luna, B. Marszałek, S.R.G. Balestra, W. Makowski, S. Calero
    Adsorption of n-Alkanes in MFI and MEL: Quasi-Equilibrated Thermodesorption Combined with Molecular Simulations
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (2016) 25338-25350
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06957

  2. D. Majda, B.D. Napruszewska, M. Zimowska, W. Makowski
    Porosity of SBA-15 after functionalization of the surface with aminosilanes
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 234 (2016) 98-106
    doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.07.013

  3. W.J. Roth, B. Gil, W. Makowski, A. Sławek, J. Grzybek, M. Kubu, J. Cejka
    Interconversion of the CDO layered precursor ZSM-55 between FER and CDO frameworks by controlled deswelling and reassembly
    Chemistry of Materials, 28 (2016) 3616-3619
    doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b01302

  4. W.J. Roth, B. Gil, W. Makowski, A. Sławek, A. Korzeniowska, J. Grzybek, M. Siwek, P. Michorczyk
    Framework-substituted cerium MCM-22 zeolite and its interlayer expanded derivative MWW-IEZ
    Catalysis Science & Technology, 6 (2016) 2742-2753
    doi: 10.1039/C5CY02074C

  5. W.J. Roth, B. Gil, W. Makowski, B. Marszalek, P. Eliásová
    Layer like porous materials with hierarchical structure
    Chemical Society Reviews, 45 (2016) 3400-3438
    doi: 10.1039/C5CS00508F

  6. K.A. Tarach, J. Tekla, W. Makowski, U. Filek, K. Mlekodaj, V. Girman, M. Choi, K. Góra-Marek
    Catalytic dehydration of ethanol over hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites: studies of their acidity and porosity properties
    Catalysis Science & Technology, 6 (2016) 3568-3584
    doi: 10.1039/C5CY01866H

  7. D. Majda, A. Korzeniowska, W. Makowski, A. Michalik-Zym, B.D. Napruszewska, M. Zimowska, E.M. Serwicka
    Thermoporosimetry of n-alkanes for characterization of mesoporous SBA-15 silicas - refinement of methodology
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 222 (2016) 33-43
    doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.10.002

2015

  1. A. Pacuła, P. Nowak, W. Makowski, R. Socha
    The influence of layered double hydroxide composition on the morphology, porosity and capacitive properties of nitrogen-doped carbon materials prepared via chemical vapor deposition
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 201 (2015) 1-9
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.09.006

  2. D. Majda, W. Makowski, M. Mańko, K. Mlekodaj, A. Michalik-Zym, B.D. Napruszewska, M. Zimowska, E.M. Serwicka
    Porosity characterization of SBA-15 silicas with thermoporosimetry of water and n-alkanes - the effect of the probe liquid nature
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 201 (2015) 141-150
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.09.021

  3. B. Gil, W.J. Roth, W. Makowski, B. Marszalek, D. Majda, Z. Olejniczak, P. Michorczyk
    Facile evaluation of the crystallization and quality of the transient layered zeolite MCM-56 by infrared spectroscopy
    Catalysis Today, 243 (2015) 39-45
    doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2014.07.031

2014

  1. W.J. Roth, W. Makowski, B. Marszalek, P. Michorczyk, W. Skuza, B. Gil
    Activity enhancement of zeolite MCM-22 by interlayer expansion enabling higher Ce loading and room temperature CO oxidation
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 38 (2014) 15722-15725
    doi: 10.1039/C4TA03308F

  2. M. Inger, M. Wilk, M. Saramok, G. Grzybek, A. Grodzka, P. Stelmachowski, W. Makowski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Cobalt spinel catalyst for N2O abatement in the pilot plant operation – long term activity and stability in tail gases
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53 (2014) 10335-10342
    doi: 10.1021/ie5014579

  3. W. Makowski, M. Mańko, P. Zabierowski, K. Mlekodaj, D. Majda, J. Szklarzewicz, W. Łasocha
    Unusual adsorption behavior of volatile hydrocarbons on MOF-5 studied using thermodesorption methods
    Thermochimica Acta, 587 (2014) 1-10
    doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2014.04.016

  4. W. Makowski, K. Mlekodaj, B. Gil, W.J Roth, B. Marszalek, M. Kubu, P. Hudec, A. Smieskova, M. Hornacek
    Application of quasi-equilibrated thermodesorption of linear and di-branched paraffin molecules for detailed porosity characterization of mono-layered zeolite MCM-56, in comparison to MCM-22 and ZSM-5
    Dalton Transactions, 43 (2014) 10574-10583
    doi: 10.1039/C4DT00232F

  5. B. Gil, W. Makowski, B. Marszalek, W.J. Roth, M. Kubu, J. Cejka and Z. Olejniczak
    High acidity unilamellar zeolite MCM-56 and its pillared and delaminated derivatives
    Dalton Transactions, 43 (2014)10501-10511
    doi: 10.1039/C4DT00130C

  6. K. Tarach, K. Góra-Marek, J. Tekla, K. Brylewska, J. Datka, K. Mlekodaj, W. Makowski, M.C. Igualada López, J. Martínez Triguero, F. Rey
    Catalytic cracking performance of alkaline-treated zeolite Beta in the terms of acid sites properties and their accessibility
    Journal of Catalysis, 312 (2014) 46-57
    doi: 10.1016/j.jcat.2014.01.009

  7. K. Mlekodaj, K. Sadowska, J. Datka, K. Góra-Marek, W. Makowski
    Porosity and accessibility of acid sites in desilicated ZSM-5 zeolites studied using adsorption of probe molecules,
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 183 (2014) 54-61
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2013.08.051

2013

  1. W. Makowski, K. Mlekodaj, D. Majda,
    Characterization of acidic zeolite catalysts by thermodesorption and cracking of n-nonane
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 166 (2013) 137-143
    doi: /10.1016/j.micromeso.2012.04.034

  2. M. Mańko, R. Chal, P. Trens, D. Minoux, C. Gérardin, W. Makowski
    Porosity of micro-mesoporous zeolites prepared via pseudomorphic transformation of zeolite Y crystals: a combined isothermal sorption and thermodesorption investigation
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 170 (2013) 243
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2012.12.016

  3. W. Makowski, M. Mańko, A. Dudek, K. Mlekodaj,
    Application of quasi-equilibrated thermodesorption of hexane and cyclohexane for characterization of porosity of zeolites and ordered mesoporous silicas
    Adsorption, 19 (2013) 537-544
    doi: 10.1007/s10450-013-9476-9

  4. M. Mańko, J. Vittenet, J. Rodriguez, D. Cot, J. Mendret, S. Brosillon, W. Makowski, A. Galarneau
    Synthesis of binderless zeolite aggregates (SOD, LTA, FAU) beads of 10, 70 μm and 1 mm by direct pseudomorphic transformation
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 176 (2013) 145–154
    doi: 0.1016/j.micromeso.2013.04.006

2012

  1. D. Majda, W. Makowski, M. Mańko,
    Pore size distribution of micelle-templated silicas studied by thermoporosimetry using water and n-heptane,
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 109 (2012) 663-669
    doi: 10.1007/s10973-012-2372-9

2010

  1. W. Makowski, M. Leżańska, M. Mańko, J. Włoch
    Porosity and surface properties of mesoporous silicas and their carbon replicas investigated with quasi-equlibrated thermodesorption of n-hexane and n-nonane
    Journal of Porous Materials, 17 (2010) 737-745
    doi: 10.1007/s10934-009-9345-9

  2. D. Majda, W. Makowski,
    Studies on the equilibrated thermodesorption of n-hexane from ZSM-5 zeolite - The influence of the extraframework cations
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 101 (2010) 519-526
    doi: 10.1007/s10973-010-0832-7

  3. M. Mańko, B. Gil, R. Janus, P. Ku¶trowski, W. Makowski
    Characterization of the porosity and surface chemistry of mesoporous silicas by quasi-equilibrated thermodesorption of 1-butanol and n-nonane
    Thermochimica Acta, 511 (2010) 82-88
    doi:10.1016/j.tca.2010.07.028

2009

  1. W. Makowski, L. Chmielarz, P. Ku¶trowski
    Determination of the pore size distribution of mesoporous silicas by means of quasi-equilibrated thermodesorption of n-nonane
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 120 (2009) 257-262
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2008.11.014

2008

  1. W. Makowski, B. Gil, D. Majda
    Characterization of acidity and porosity of zeolite catalysts by the equilibrated thermodesorption of n-hexane and n-nonane
    Catalysis Letters, 120 (2008) 154-160
    doi: 10.1007/s10562-007-9268-5

2007

  1. W. Makowski, D. Majda
    Temperature programmed desorption of n-hexane and n-heptane from MFI and FAU zeolites
    Journal of Porous Materials, 14 (2007) 27
    doi: 10.1007/s10934-006-9004-3

  2. W. Makowski
    Quasi equilibrated temperature programmed desorption and adsorption - a new method for determination of the isosteric adsorption heat
    Thermochimica Acta, 454 (2007) 26-32
    doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2006.12.015

  3. W. Makowski, P. Ku¶trowski
    Probing pore structure of microporous and mesoporous molecular sieves by quasi-equilibrated temperature programmed desorption and adsorption of n-nonane
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 102 (2007) 283-289
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2007.01.009

  4. W. Makowski, Ł. Ogorzałek
    Determination of the adsorption heat of n-hexane and n-heptane on zeolites beta, L, 5A, 13X, Y and ZSM-5 by means of quasi equilibrated temperature programmed desorption and adsorption (QE-TPDA)
    Thermochimica Acta, 465 (2007) 30-39
    doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2007.09.002