Pawel Zassowski, MSc

PhD student



  1. Research interests


  • Spectroscopy of organic radical cations/anions
  • Synthesis of organic conjugated molecules
  • Simulation of electronic and spectroscopic properties of organic molecules


  1. Expertise


  • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR)
  • Electrochemical measurements
  • DFT/TDDFT calculations
  • Synthesis of conjugated molecules


  1. Publications (5 most important):


[1] P. Zassowski, S. Golba, L. Skorka, G. Szafraniec-Gorol, M. Matussek, D. Zych, W. Danikiewicz, S. Krompiec, M. Lapkowski, A. Slodek, W. Domagala, Spectroelectrochemistry of alternating ambipolar copolymers of 4,4′- and 2,2′-bipyridine isomers and quaterthiophene, Electrochim. Acta. 231 (2017) 437–452. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2017.01.076.

[2] P. Zassowski, P. Ledwon, A. Kurowska, A.P. Herman, T. Jarosz, M. Lapkowski, V. Cherpak, P. Stakhira, L. Peciulyte, D. Volyniuk, J.V. Grazulevicius, Efficient synthesis and structural effects of ambipolar carbazole derivatives, Synth. Met. 223 (2017) 1–11. doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2016.11.015.

[3] P. Data, A. Kurowska, S. Pluczyk, P. Zassowski, P. Pander, R. Jedrysiak, M. Czwartosz, L. Otulakowski, J. Suwinski, M. Lapkowski, A.P. Monkman, Exciplex Enhancement as a Tool to Increase OLED Device Efficiency, J. Phys. Chem. C. 120 (2016) 2070–2078. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11263.

[4] A. Kurowska, A.S. Kostyuchenko, P. Zassowski, L. Skorka, V.L. Yurpalov, A.S. Fisyuk, A. Pron, W. Domagala, Symmetrically Disubstituted Bithiophene Derivatives of 1,3,4-Oxadiazole, 1,3,4-Thiadiazole, and 1,2,4-Triazole – Spectroscopic, Electrochemical, and Spectroelectrochemical Properties, J. Phys. Chem. C. 118 (2014) 25176–25189. doi:10.1021/jp507838c.

[5] I.A. Wright, N.J. Findlay, S. Arumugam, A.R. Inigo, A.L. Kanibolotsky, P. Zassowski, W. Domagala, P.J. Skabara, Fused H-shaped tetrathiafulvalene-oligothiophenes as charge transport materials for OFETs and OPVs, J. Mater. Chem. C. 2 (2014) 2674–2683. doi:10.1039/c3tc32571g.


  1. Projects


  • “Spectroscopy of electroactive donor-acceptor type organic semiconductors based on triazine core”, 25-08-2014 – 24-08-2017, National Science Centre


  1. Scientific awards:


  • Finalist of Golden Medal of Chemistry, organized by Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, 2012
  • Minister’s scholarship for students for outstanding scientific achievements, 2012
  • Scholar of Doktoris – DoktoRIS – Scholarship Programme for Innovative Silesia, carried out in cooperation with the Marshall’s Office of the Silesian Voivodeship, 2013 – 2015