Wojciech Domagala, PhD

Assistant Professor


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  1. Research interests


  • Design and characterisation of new photoabsorptive and electroemissive ambipolar π-conjugated polymers
  • Electrochemistry of π-conjugated organic molecules and their electrooligo/polymerisation
  • Electrochemical doping of π-conjugated polymers and the study of their electroconductivity and electrochromism
  • Investigation and characterisation of the spectroscopic properties of photo- and electroluminescent oligomers and polymers
  • Application of spectroelectrochemical techniques for the in situ study of redox processes in solution and in the solid state


  1. Expertise


  • Charge transfer processes taking place in solution and in solid phase
  • Redox reactions of organic molecules
  • Doping induced phenomena in π-conjugated macromolecular structures
  • Electrochemistry and spectroelectrochemistry of ionic species


  1. Publications (5 most important)


  1. “Effect of donor to acceptor ratio on electrochemical and spectroscopic properties of oligoalkylthiophene 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives”
    Aleksandra Kurowska, Pawel Zassowski, Anastasia S. Kostyuchenko, Tatyana Yu. Zheleznova, Kseniya V. Andryukhova, Alexander S. Fisyuk, Adam Pron, Wojciech Domagala Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, DOI:
  2. “The role of structural and electronic factors in shaping the ambipolar properties of donor-acceptor polymers of thiophene and benzothiadiazole”
    Przemyslaw Ledwon, Neil Thomson, Enrico Angioni, Neil J. Findlay, Peter J. Skabara, Wojciech Domagala RSC Advances 5, 2015, 77303–77315
  3. “Quantitative in-situ EPR spectroelectrochemical studies of doping processes in poly(3,4 alkylenedioxythiophene)s – part 1: PEDOT”
    Domagala, B. Pilawa, M. Lapkowski Electrochimica Acta 53, 2008, 4580-4590
  4. „In situ EPR spectroelectrochemical studies of paramagnetic centres in poly(3,4 ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and poly(3,4 butylenedioxythiophene) (PBuDOT) films” A. Zykwinska, W. Domagala, A. Czardybon, B. Pilawa, M. Lapkowski;
    Chemical Physics 292, 2003, 31-45
  5. „ESR spectroelectrochemistry of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT)”
    Zykwinska, W. Domagala, M. Lapkowski; Electrochemistry Communications 5, 2003, 603-608


  1. Projects


  • “Cooperation with the industry for the development of advanced material technologies” – a joint industry – academia Ph.D. course instrument “Applicative Doctorate”, 01.10.2017-30.09.2021, Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland),
  • „Multicoloured ambipolar conducting polymers for single polymer optoelectronic devices” – AmbiPOD, FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IRSES-612670, 01.01.2014-31.12.2017, 7th Framework Programme of the European Union,
  • “Novel alternating donor-acceptor pi-conjugated polymers – electronic structure engineering and comprehensive spectroelectrochemical characterisation of tailored multielectrochromic systems targeted for organic optoelectronics”, 2011/03/D/ST5/06042, 03.09.2012-02.09.2017, National Science Centre (Poland)
  • “Complex spectroelectrochemical characterisation of new condensed heterocycle based polymer materials for application in molecular organic optoelectronics”, N N507 326936, 25.06.2009-24.08.2012.


  1. Scientific awards


  • Team scientific awards of the Rector of Silesian University of Technology in the years 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2017