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Piotr SKOWRON
is a Polish scientist in the field of electrochemistry. He is focused on synthesis and characterization of carbon nanomaterials (nanoporous carbons or graphene) and their composites based on sulfur for use in electrochemical energy storage and sound absorbents. His domain is study with the use of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) coupled to other techniques to explain redox processes occuring at the electrode/electrolyte interface.

Contact:
Lark Institute, Department of Energy and Environment
piotr.skowron@larkinstitute.pl (scientific collaboration)


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Selected publications:

in Welcome-Ecolcap project:

L.Timperman, P. Skowron, A. Boisset, H. Galiano, D. Lemordant, E. Frąckowiak, F. Béguin, and M. Anouti, Triethylammonium bis(tetrafluoromethylsulfonyl)amide protic ionic liquid as an electrolyte for electrical double-layer capacitors Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 8199-8207 (2012).

P. Ratajczak, K. Jurewicz, P. Skowron, Q. Abbas, F. Béguin, Effect of accelerated ageing on the performance of high voltage carbon/carbon electrochemical capacitors in salt aqueous electrolyte, Electrochim. Acta 130:344–350 (2014)

P. Skowron, E. Frąckowiak, and F. Béguin, The carbon/iodide interface in protic ionic liquid medium for application in supercapacitors, ECS Trans. 61 (14): 21-30 (2014)

P. Kleszyk, P. Ratajczak, P. Skowron, J. Jagiello, Q. Abbas, E. Frąckowiak and F. Béguin, Carbons with narrow pore size distribution prepared by simultaneous carbonization and self-activation of tobacco stems and their application to supercapacitor, Carbon 81 (1) 148-157 (2015)


Selected oral and poster presentations

P. Skowron, Study of faradaic impedance at the carbon electrode/ionic liquid electrolyte interface on the performance of EDL-capacitor
Carbon for Energy Storage and Environment Protection (CESEP’17)
23-26 Oct 2017, Lyon, France (oral presentation)

from Welcome-Ecolcap project:

P. Skowron, F. Béguin, M. Anouti, E. Frąckowiak Surface modification of activated carbon by electrografting in protic ionic liquids, The Annual World Conference on Carbon 2012 (poster presentation- awarded)

P. Skowron, F. Béguin, E. Frąckowiak New and fast method for the determination of electrochemical potential window in AC/AC-symmetric supercapacitors by impedance spectroscopy, 65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Lausanne, Szwajcaria, 2014 (poster presentation)

P. Skowron, K. Fic, M. Anouti, E. Frąckowiak, F. Béguin The carbon/iodide interface in protic ionic liquid medium for application in supercapacitors, VII International Scientific and Technical Conference – Carbon Materials & Polymer Composites, 2012, Poland, Ustroń - Jaszowiec (oral presentation)

P. Skowron, E. Frąckowiak, F. Béguin Effect of faradaic processes on the performance of AC/AC capacitors in protic ionic liquid, Winter seminar „Latest Developments in Electrochemical Capacitors“ , Estonia, Tartu, 2013 (oral presentation)


Experience and education:

2006-2010 Poznan University Of Technology (Eng. degree) Faculty of Chemical Technology
2010-2011 Poznan University Of Technology (M. Sc. degree) Faculty of Chemical Technology (specialty: Organic Chemistry)
2011-2015 Development of high performance and ECOLogically friendly superCAPacitors for energy management, WELCOME-ECOLCAP project, Poznan University of Technology



Scientific exchanges, internship, memberships:

Member of The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
Member of the Polish Carbon Society

> Scientific internship (May-July 2011); François Rabelais University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Interfacial Physical Chemistry, Electrolytes and the Environment, France, Tours
> COST Training School (2012); University of Liege, Belgium, SPA

Skills

mostly working on electrochemical equipments.
Electrochamical techniques: Cyclic Voltammetry, Galvanostatic charging/discharging, Electrochemical Impedance spectroscopy (EIS)
laboratory equipments:Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) by Netzsch, Micromeritics ASAP 2020, Karl-Fischer titrator by Metrohm®, VMP3 Multipotentiostat/Galvanostat by Bio-Logic (France), densimeter Mettler Toledo®, UV/Vis spectrophotometer by Helios and Perkin-Elmer, GC Schimadzu supported by the Clarity software, TLC automatic applicator Camag Sampler, rotary evaporator and other
Other: synthesis of organic (mostly ionic liquids) and inogranic compounds, nanoporous carbons synthesis and its modyfications, analyzing data of FTIR, Raman Spectroscopy, XRD

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