Ing. Stanislaw Waclawek, Ph.D.

Ing. Stanislaw Waclawek, Ph.D. QR VCARD
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  1. D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, B. Sobel, R. Torres Mendieta, M. Pawlyta, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, J. Filip, M. Černík, Modification of nZVI with a bio-conjugate containing amine and carbonyl functional groups for catalytic activation of persulfate, Separation and Purification Technology, Elsevier, p. 117880, 11 pages, ISSN: 1383-5866, [Online], 2021
  2. K. Krawczyk, S. Waclawek, D. Silvestri, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Řezanka, M. Černík, M. Jaroniec, Surface modification of zero-valent iron nanoparticles with β-cyclodextrin for 4-nitrophenol conversion, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Elsevier, ISSN: 0021-9797, [Online], 2021
  3. T. Kukulski, S. Waclawek, D. Silvestri, K. Krawczyk, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, R. Fryczkowski, J. Janicki, M. Černík, A Polymeric Composite Material (rGO/PANI) for Acid Blue 129 Adsorption, Polymers, Basel, MDPI, 1, 13 pages, ISSN: 20734360, n. 5, [Online], 2020
  4. E. Nazarzadeh Zare, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, B. Mokhtari, A. Venkateshaiah, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, F. R. Tay, R. Varma, P. Mackvandi, Advances in biogenically synthesized shaped metal- and carbon-based nanoarchitectures and their medicinal applications, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, NETHERLANDS, Elsevier, 1, 25 pages, ISSN: 0001-8686, [Online], 2020
  5. K. Heerah, S. Waclawek, J. Konzuk, J. Longstaffe, Benchtop 19F NMR Spectroscopy as a Practical Tool for Testing of Remedial Technologies for the Degradation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid, a Persistent Organic Pollutant, Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, p. 1-8, 8 pages, ISSN: 0749-1581, [Online], 2020
  6. J. Rao, T. Korumilli, A. KP, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, Development of ZnO Nanoflake Type Structures Using Silk Fibres as Template for Water Pollutants Remediation, Polymers, Basel, Switzerland, MDPI AG, 1, 14 pages, ISSN: 2073-4360, [Online], 2020
  7. P. Saravanan, S. Boominathasellarajan, B. Sobel, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, Effect of CoSi2 interfacial layer on the magnetic properties of Si CoSi2 Sm-Co thin films, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Elsevier, 1, 6 pages, ISSN: 0304-8853, [Online], 2020
  8. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, J. Young Cheong, K. Akshay, P. Makvandi, E. Nazarzadeh Zare, R. Torres Mendieta, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, I. Kim, R. Varma, Electrospun fibers based on carbohydrate gum polymers and their multifaceted applications, Carbohydrate Polymers, NETHERLANDS, Elsevier, 1, p. 116705, 22 pages, ISSN: 0144-8617, [Online], 2020
  9. X. Duan, S. Yang, S. Waclawek, G. Fang, R. Xiao, D. Dionysiou, Limitations and prospects of sulfate-radical based advanced oxidation processes, Journal of environmental chemical engineering, Elsevier BV, 1, 5 pages, ISSN: 2213-2929, n. 4, [Online], 2020
  10. A. Venkateshaiah, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Nagalakshmaiah, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, R. Varma, Microscopic Techniques for the Analysis of Micro and Nanostructures of Biopolymers and Their Derivatives, Polymers, BASEL, SWITZERLAND, MDPI, 1, 30 pages, ISSN: 2073-4360, n. 3, [Online], 2020
  11. J. Němeček, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, Other Chemical Reductive Methods, Advanced Nano-Bio Technologies for Water and Soil Treatment, Cham, Switzerland, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 1, ISBN: 978-3-030-29839-5, p. 53-63, 11 pages, [Online], 2020
  12. R. Torres Mendieta, F. Yalcinkaya, E. Boyraz, O. Havelka, S. Waclawek, J. Maryška, M. Černík, M. Bryjak, PVDF nanofibrous membranes modified via laser-synthesized Ag nanoparticles for a cleaner oily water separation, Applied Surface Science, United Kingdom, Elsevier, 1, 9 pages, ISSN: 0169-4332, [Online], 2020
  13. P. Hrabák, S. Waclawek, Radical Reactions and Their Application for Water Treatment, Advanced Nano-Bio Technologies for Water and Soil Treatment, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 1, ISBN: 978-3-030-29839-5, p. 203-219, 17 pages, [Online], 2020
  14. A. Venkateshaiah, J. Cheong, S. Shin, A. K. P, T. Yun, J. Bae, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, S. Agarwal, A. Greiner, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, I. Kim, R. Varma, Recycling non-food-grade tree gum wastes into nanoporous carbon for sustainable energy harvesting, Green Chemistry, CAMBRIDGE, ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, 1, p. 1198-1208, 11 pages, ISSN: 1463-9262, n. 4, [Online], 2020
  15. K. Krawczyk, S. Waclawek, D. Silvestri, R. Torres Mendieta, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Řezanka, M. Černík, SYNERGISTIC EFFECT OF NANO ZERO-VALENT IRON AND CYCLODEXTRINS: A NANO-STRUCTURE FOR WATER PURIFICATION, Proceedings 11th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research & Application; NANOCON'19, ISBN: 978-80-87294-95-6, p. 279-286, 8 pages, ISSN: 2694-930X, [Online], 2020
  16. D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, A. Venkateshaiah, K. Krawczyk, B. Sobel, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, R. Varma, Synthesis of Ag nanoparticles by a chitosan-poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) polymer conjugate and their superb catalytic activity, Carbohydrate Polymers, Elsevier, 1, 15 pages, ISSN: 0144-8617, [Online], 2020
  17. S. Waclawek, M. Černík, D. Dionysiou, The Development and Challenges of Oxidative Abatement for Contaminants of Emerging Concern, A New Paradigm for Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Singapore, Springer, 1, ISBN: 978-981-13-9446-1, p. 131-152, 22 pages, [Online], 2020
  18. A. Venkateshaiah, J. Cheong, C. Habel, S. Waclawek, T. Lederer, M. Černík, I. Kim, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, S. Agarwal, Tree Gum−Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Films as Gas Barriers, ACS Applied Nano Materials, WASHINGTON, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 1, p. 633-640, 8 pages, ISSN: 2574-0970, n. 1, [Online], 2020
  19. K. Krawczyk, S. Waclawek, E. Kudlek, D. Silvestri, T. Kukulski, K. Grübel, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, UV-Catalyzed Persulfate Oxidation of an Anthraquinone Based Dye, Catalysts, BASEL, MDPI, 1, 15 pages, ISSN: 2073-4344, n. 4, [Online], 2020
  20. D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, Z. Gončuková, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, K. Grübel, M. Černík, A new method for assessment of the sludge disintegration degree with the use of differential centrifugal sedimentation., Environmental Technology, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 1, p. 3086-3093, 8 pages, ISSN: 0959-3330, n. 23, [Online], 2019
  21. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, C. Senan, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, S. Agarwal, R. Varma, Bioplastic Fibers from Gum Arabic for Greener Food Wrapping Applications, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Washington, American Chemical Society, 1, p. 5900-5911, 12 pages, ISSN: 2168-0485, n. 6, [Online], 2019
  22. S. Waclawek, D. Silvestri, P. Hrabák, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, R. Torres Mendieta, M. Wacławek, M. Černík, D. Dionysiou, Chemical oxidation and reduction of hexachlorocyclohexanes: A review, Water Research, Elsevier, 1, p. 302-319, 18 pages, ISSN: 0043-1354, [Online], 2019
  23. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, D. Silvestri, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Wacławek, M. Černík, R. Varma, Disintegration of Wastewater Activated Sludge (WAS) for Improved Biogas Production, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, MDPI AG, 15 pages, ISSN: 1996-1073, n. 1, [Online], 2019
  24. A. Venkateshaiah, D. Silvestri, R. Ramakrishnan, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, R. Varma, Gum Kondagoagu/Reduced Graphene Oxide Framed Platinum Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic Role, Molecules, MDPI, 1, p. 1-11, 11 pages, ISSN: 1420-3049, n. 20, [Online], 2019
  25. K. Grübel, S. Waclawek, M. Kuglarz, M. Wacławek, M. Černík, Improvement of the thermophilic anaerobic digestion and hygienisation of waste activated sludge by synergistic pretreatment, Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering, Philadelphia, PA, Taylor & Francis, 1, p. 694-700, 7 pages, ISSN: 1093-4529, n. 7, [Online], 2019
  26. P. Saravanan, S. Boominathasellarajan, B. Sobel, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, A. Talapatra, J. Mohanty, M. Černík, Interfacial layer formation during high-temperature deposition of Sm-Co magnetic thin films on Si (100) substrates, Intermetallics, Elsevier, 1, p. 36-47, 12 pages, ISSN: 0966-9795, [Online], 2019
  27. R. Torres Mendieta, O. Havelka, M. Urbánek, M. Cvek, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, D. Jašíková, M. Kotek, M. Černík, Laser-assisted synthesis of Fe-Cu oxide nanocrystals, Applied Surface Science, Netherlands, Elsevier, 1, p. 1007-1015, 9 pages, ISSN: 0169-4332, [Online], 2019
  28. K. Grübel, M. Kuglarz, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, R. Varma, Microwave-assisted sustainable co-digestion of sewage sludge and rapeseed cakes, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, 1, 9 pages, ISSN: 0196-8904, [Online], 2019
  29. D. Silvestri, J. Mikšíček, S. Waclawek, R. Torres Mendieta, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, Production of electrospun nanofibers based on graphene oxide/gum Arabic, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, Elsevier, 1, p. 396-402, 7 pages, ISSN: 0141-8130, [Online], 2019
  30. D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, R. Ramakrishnan, A. Venkateshaiah, K. Krawczyk, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, B. Sobel, M. Černík, The Use of a Biopolymer Conjugate for an Eco-Friendly One-Pot Synthesis of Palladium-Platinum Alloys, Polymers, MDPI, 1, 14 pages, ISSN: 2073-4360, n. 12, [Online], 2019
  31. A. Machnicka, K. Grübel, S. Waclawek, K. Sikora, Waste-activated sludge disruption by dry ice: bench scale study and evaluation of heat phase transformations, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer, 1, p. 26488-26499, 12 pages, ISSN: 0944-1344, [Online], 2019
  32. D. Silvestri, Z. Gončuková, S. Waclawek, K. Adach, M. Fijalkowski, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, A comparative study of gold nanoparticles synthesized with a 'green' approach, NANOCON 2017 - Conference Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application, Ostrava, Tanger Ltd., 1, ISBN: 9788087294819, p. 416-421, 6 pages, 2018
  33. D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, B. Sobel, R. Torres Mendieta, V. Novotný, N. Nguyen, A. Ševců, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, J. Müllerová, M. Stuchlík, M. Petrangeli Papini, M. Černík, R. Varma, A poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-chitosan polymer conjugate for the synthesis of safer gold nanoparticles and their applications, Green Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1, p. 4975-4982, 8 pages, ISSN: 1463-9262, n. 21, [Online], 2018
  34. S. Waclawek, Z. Gončuková, K. Adach, M. Fijalkowski, M. Černík, Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Artemisia dracunculus extract: control of the shape and size by varying synthesis conditions, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Heidelberg, Springer Nature, 1, p. 24210-24219, 10 pages, ISSN: 0944-1344, n. 24, [Online], 2018
  35. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, S. Waclawek, Green Synthesis of High Temperature Stable Anatase Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Using Gum Kondagogu: Characterization and Solar Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Dye, Nanomaterials, BASEL, MDPI, 1, 19 pages, ISSN: 2079-4991, n. 12, [Online], 2018
  36. S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, Major Advances and Challenges in Heterogeneous Catalysis for Environmental Applications: A Review, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, Opole, Poland, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 1, p. 9-34, 26 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 1, [Online], 2018
  37. K. Grübel, S. Waclawek, A. Machnicka, E. Nowicka, Synergetic disintegration of waste activated sludge: improvement of the anaerobic digestion and hygienization of sludge, Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering, Philadelphia, PA, Taylor & Francis, 1, p. 1067-1074, 8 pages, ISSN: 1093-4529, n. 12, [Online], 2018
  38. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, R. Varma, Tree gum-based renewable materials: Sustainable applications in nanotechnology, biomedical and environmental fields, Biotechnology Advances, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 1, p. 1984-2016, 33 pages, ISSN: 0734-9750, n. 7, [Online], 2018
  39. S. Waclawek, H. Lutze, K. Grübel, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, D. Dionysiou, Chemistry of persulfates in water and wastewater treatment: a review, Chemical Engineering Journal, 1, p. 44-62, 19 pages, ISSN: 1385-8947, n. 15 December, [Online], 2017
  40. S. Waclawek, L. Chronopoulou, M. Petrangeli Papini, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, C. Palocci, J. Kupčík, M. Černík, Enhancement of stability and reactivity of nanosized zero-valent iron with polyhydroxybutyrate, Desalination and Water Treatment, 1, p. 302-307, 6 pages, ISSN: 1944-3986, [Online], 2017
  41. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, S. Waclawek, C. Chandra, M. Černík, J. Kupčík, K. Pešková, H. Somashekarappa, Gum karaya (Sterculia urens) stabilized zero-valent iron nanoparticles: characterization and applications for the removal of chromium and volatile organic pollutants from water, RSC Advances, Cambridge, UK, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1, p. 13997-14009, 13 pages, ISSN: 2046-2069, n. 23, [Online], 2017
  42. E. Kudlek, D. Silvestri, S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Stuchlík, L. Voleský, P. Kejzlar, M. Černík, TiO2 immobilised on biopolymer nanofibers for the removal of bisphenol A and diclofenac from water, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, Opole, Poland, p. 417-429, 13 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 3, [Online], 2017
  43. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, P. Dennis, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, M. Černík, A novel approach for simultaneous improvement of dewaterability, post-digestion liquor properties and toluene removal from anaerobically digested sludge, Chemical Engineering Journal, 1, p. 192-198, 7 pages, ISSN: 1385-8947, [Online], 2016
  44. S. Waclawek, V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, N. Nguyen, J. Calais, A. Ševců, M. Černík, Behaviour of Ag and Si-graphite nanomaterials in environmental and extreme conditions, NANOCON 2016 - Conference Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application, ISBN: 978-80-87294-71-0, p. 643-650, 8 pages, 2016
  45. P. Hrabák, M. Homolková, M. Černík, S. Waclawek, Chemical degradation of PCDD/F in contaminated sediment, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, Opole, Poland, SOC ECOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 1, p. 473-482, 10 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 3, [Online], 2016
  46. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, C. Senan, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, Electrospun fibers based on Arabic, karaya and kondagogu gums, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Elsevier, 1, p. 299-309, 11 pages, ISSN: 0141-8130, [Online], 2016
  47. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, J. Filip, K. Suresh, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, Electrospun membrane composed of poly [acrylonitrile-co-(methyl acrylate)-co-(itaconic acid)] terpolymer and ZVI nanoparticles and its application for the removal of arsenic from water, RSC Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), p. 110288-110300, 13 pages, ISSN: 2046-2069, n. 111, [Online], 2016
  48. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, Green Synthesis: Nanoparticles and Nanofibres Based on Tree Gums for Environmental Applications, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, Opole, Poland, p. 533-557, 25 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 4, [Online], 2016
  49. S. Waclawek, V. Antoš, P. Hrabák, M. Černík, Remediation of hexachlorocyclohexanes by cobalt-mediated activation of peroxymonosulfate, Desalination and Water Treatment, 1, p. 26274-26279, 10 pages, ISSN: 1944-3986, n. 54, [Online], 2016
  50. S. Waclawek, V. Antoš, P. Hrabák, M. Černík, D. Elliott, Remediation of hexachlorocyclohexanes by electrochemically activated persulfates, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1, p. 765-773, 9 pages, ISSN: 0944-1344, n. 1, [Online], 2016
  51. L. Chronopoulou, C. Palocci, F. Valentino, I. Pettiti, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, M. Petrangeli Papini, Stabilization of iron (micro)particles with polyhydroxybutyrate for in situ remediation applications, Applied Sciences (Switzerland), MDPI, 1, 9 pages, ISSN: 2076-3417, n. 12, [Online], 2016
  52. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, Z. Chłąd, M. Dudziak, M. Černík, The impact of oxone on disintegration and dewaterability of waste activated sludge, Water Environment Research, Water Environment Federation, 1, p. 152-157, 5 pages, ISSN: 1061-4303, n. 2, [Online], 2016
  53. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, M. Černík, The impact of peroxydisulphate and peroxymonosulphate on disintegration and settleability of activated sludge, Environmental Technology (United Kingdom), TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 1, p. 1296-1304, 22 pages, ISSN: 0959-3330, n. 10, [Online], 2016
  54. V. Vellora Thekkae Padil, S. Waclawek, M. Černík, Activated carbon nanofibres from gum kondagogu for remediation of toxic metals, NANOCON 2015. Conference Proceedings., ISBN: 978-80-87294-63-5, p. 189-195, 7 pages, [Online], 2015
  55. P. Crutzen, S. Waclawek, Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene, Chemistry-Didactics-Ecology-Metrology, Versita, 1, p. 9-28, 20 pages, ISSN: 2084-4506, n. 1, [Online], 2015
  56. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, Z. Chłąd, M. Dudziak, M. Černík, Impact of peroxydisulphate on disintegration and sedimentation properties of municipal wastewater activated sludge, Chemical Papers, WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH, 1, p. 1473-1480, 7 pages, ISSN: 0366-6352, n. 11, [Online], 2015
  57. J. Nosek, L. Jiříčková, S. Waclawek, Š. Kvapilová, V. Antoš, Komplexní metodika laboratorních testů za účelem studia podpory redukčních a oxidačních činidel pomocí elektrického pole, [Online], 2015
  58. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, M. Černík, Simple spectrophotometric determination of monopersulfate, Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD, Elsevier, 1, p. 928-933, 6 pages, ISSN: 1386-1425, n. 5 October, [Online], 2015
  59. M. Černík, S. Waclawek, Studium mechanismů nZVI migrace a reaktivity ve stejnosměrném elektrickém poli (KONTAKT II), 2015
  60. S. Waclawek, J. Nosek, L. Jiříčková, V. Antoš, M. Černík, Use of Various Zero Valent Irons for Degradation of Chlorinated Ethenes And Ethanes, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, OPOLE, POLAND, SOC ECOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, OPOLE UNIV, 1, p. 577-587, 10 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 4, [Online], 2015
  61. E. Kakosová, S. Waclawek, P. Hrabák, Groundwater Remediation by in Situ Chemical Oxidation - Advantages and Pitfals, The 15th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, Brno, Brno University of Technology, 1, ISBN: 978-80-214-5073-8, p. 65-65, [Online], 2014
  62. J. Nosek, T. Jiříček, P. Hrabák, S. Waclawek, L. Jiříčková, Laboratorní testy různých metod sanace pro lokalitu TESLA Jablonné, 1 pages, [Online], 2014
  63. S. Waclawek, K. Grübel, A. Machnicka, E. Nowicka, Mesophilic-thermophilic Fermentation Process of Waste Activated Sludge After Hybrid Disintegration, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, Versita, 1, p. 125-136, 12 pages, ISSN: 1898-6196, n. 1, [Online], 2014