Malgorzata Czichy, PhD

Assistant Professor


Researcher ID: J-3552-2014


  1. Research interests


  • electrochemical properties of new functionalized rylene imides as precursors of donor-acceptor polymers
  • electrostatic interactions between C60 molecules substituted by self-assembly


  1. Expertise


  • characterization of organic and fullerene materials by electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical techniques (UV-Vis-NIR, ESR),
  • electrodeposition of metal nanoparticles,
  • study of deposition and doping processes by electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance (EQCM),
  • photoelectrochemical studies of sensitized solar cells.


  1. Publications (5 most important):


  1. M. Czichy,  P. Wagner, D.L. Officer, M. Łapkowski, Effect of π-conjugation on electrochemical properties of poly(terthiophene)s 3’-substituted with fullerene C60; Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 772 (2016) 103-109, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.04.009
  1. Czichy, P. Zassowski, T. Jarosz, E. Gońka, M. Stępień, M. Łapkowski  Mechanism of 3,4-diarylpyrrole electrooxidation; Electrochimica Acta 200 (2016) 296–304, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.03.066
  2. Czichy, P. Wagner, L. Grządziel, M. Krzywiecki, A. Szwajca, M. Łapkowski,
    J. Żak, D.L. Officer, Electrochemical and  photoelectronic studies on C60-pyrrolidine-functionalised poly(terthiophene); Electrochimica Acta 141 (2014) 51–60, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.06.100
  3. Czichy, A. Stolarczyk, P. Wagner, W. Domagala, M. Lapkowski, D.L. Officer, Electrochemical and UV-Vis/ESR spectroelectrochemical, properties of thienylenevinylenes substituted by a 4-cyanostyryl group, Electrochemica Acta 56 (2011) 4445–4450, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.02.019
  4. Jadamiec, M. Lapkowski, D. L. Officer, P. Wagner, K. C. Gordon, Raman frequency dispersion studies of substituted polythiophene films, Int. J. Nanotechnol. 6(3-4) (2009) 344-354, DOI: 10.1504/IJNT.2009.022924


  1. Projects


National Science Centre (NCN) SONATA project, no. 2011/01/D/ST4/04630, head of the project – grant addressed to scientists holding a doctoral degree starting their career in research   (12.2011 – 04.2015) – “Using of electrochemical methods for the obtaining of electron donor-acceptor systems on the basis of photoactive polymers”