At this year’s Symposium, the keynote speaker will be Marcin Opałło, He is professor and director of the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.
At present his research group “Modified electrodes for potential application in sensors and cells” is mainly focused on electrochemical behaviour of suspended nanoobjects and reactions at liquid-liquid interfaces. Nanoparticles suspensions are studied in forced convection conditions: at rotating disc electrode and in flow. For their detection electrocatalytic, electrodissolution and redox reactions are employed. Studies of liquid-liquid interface are focused on oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). New methods of determination of efficiency of there reactions, mainly based Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy were developed.
Marcin Opallo research was published in more than 170 articles cited 3800 times.
Professor will deliver a lecture entitled: “ORR and HER at liquid-liquid interface”