Dr hab. inż. Kinga Pielichowska

A3, room 207
+48 12 617 22 39


  • DSc (habilitation) in Materials Science (2018), AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Technology (2004), Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Technology (2001), Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology


  • polymer blends and (nano)composites, thermal analysis of polymeric materials, polymeric thermal energy storage materials, crystallization of polymers, degradation of polymers, polymeric biomaterials

External trainings

  • Slovak Academy of Sciences, Polymer Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia (2013, 1 week)
  • Industrial Chemistry Research Institute, Warsaw (2008, 1 week)
  • University of Applied Sciences, Münster, Germany (2002–3weeks)


  • The Polish Society of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis
  • Polish Society for Biomaterials


  • Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of National Education, 2000/2001
  • Ph.D. thesis with distinction (2004)

Representative publications


  • K. Pielichowska, Polyoxymethylene Processing, in "Polyoxymethylene Handbook", 107-151. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2014.
  • K. Pielichowska, Preparation and characterisation of polyoxymethylene nanocomposites, in "Manufacturing of Nanocomposites with Engineering Plastics", edited by V Mittal. Woodhead-Elsevier, 2015, in press.


  • K. Pielichowska, Thermooxidative degradation of polyoxymethylene homo- and copolymer nanocomposites with hydroxyapatite: kinetic and thermoanalytical study, Thermochimica Acta, 2015, 600, 7–19.
  • P. Król, B. Król, K. Pielichowska, M. Spirkova, Composites prepared from the waterborne polyurethane cationomers – modified with graphene. Part I. Synthesis, structure and physicochemical properties, Colloid and Polymer Science, 2015, 293, 421-431.
  • K. Pielichowska, K. Pielichowski, Phase change materials for thermal energy storage, Progress in Materials Science, 2014, 65, 67–123
  • K. Pielichowska, E. Dryzek, Z. Olejniczak, E. Pamuła, J. Pagacz, Study on the melting and crystallization behaviour of polyoxymethylene-copolymer/hydroxyapatite nanocomposites, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2013, 24, 318–330.
  • K. Pielichowska, P. Król, B. Król, J. Pagacz, TOPEM DSC study of glass transition region of polyurethane cationomers, Thermochimica Acta, 2012, 545, 187– 193.
  • K. Pielichowska, Polyoxymethylene-homopolymer/ hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for biomedical applications, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2012, 123(4), 2234–2243
  • K. Pielichowska, A. Szczygielska, E. Spasówka, Preparation and characterization of polyoxymethylene-copolymer/hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for long-term bone implants, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2012, 23, 1141–1150
  • K. Pielichowska, S. Błażewicz, Bioactive polymer/hydroxyapatite (nano)composites for bone tissue regeneration, Advances in Polymer Science 2010, 232, 97–207.


  • Polymers
  • Polymeric materials
  • Composite materials technology
  • Artificial organs and implants