About Me

Ph.D. candidate in polymer chemistry in Matyjaszewski Group at Carnegie Mellon University. Working on controlled radical polymerization (ATRP, RAFT) - synthetic methods and kinetic simulations.


Pawel Krys


Carnegie Mellon University

Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry (advisor: Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski) 2012-today

Theoretical and Mechanistic Studies of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) and synthesis of complex polymer architectures.

Wroclaw University of Technology

M.Sc. in Materials Engineering (advisor: Prof. Andrzej Trochimczuk) 2011-2012

Synthesis and properties of polymeric resins containing ionic liquid analogues

Wroclaw University of Technology

B.Sc. in Chemistry (advisor: Prof. Andrzej Trochimczuk) 2007-2011

Synthesis of sulfonic ion exchangers for esterification catalysis


University of Goettingen, Germany

Visiting Student in Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry Group
(under supervision of Prof. Michael Buback) 06/2014 - 07/2014

Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Macromonomers under High Pressure

Ecole des Mines d’Alès, France

Visiting Student in Centre for Materials Engineering
(under supervision of Dr Eric Guibal) 07/2011 - 09/2011

Encapsulation of ammonium molybdophosphate and zirconium phosphate in alginate matrix for the sorption of rubidium(I)


Organic Synthesis (small molecules and polymers, controlled radical polymerization,
high pressure polymerization, Glovebox and Schlenk techniques)
Material Characterization (GPC, NMR, MS, UV-Vis, FTIR, DLS, GC, HPLC, DSC, TGA)
Software: Linux, MS Office, OriginPro, PREDICI, EndNote, Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)