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Katarzyna Harazna, MSc, Eng.

PhD Student
Phone: +48 12 6395 156
Room: 236
E-mail: katarzyna.harazna@ikifp.edu.pl

Research Topics:

  • Physicochemical characteristics of polyesters
  • Biocatalytic and chemical modification of polyhydroxyoctanoate (PHO)
  • Use of polyhydroxyalkanoates in the preparation of biomedical materials
  • Bio (nano) polymer composites
  • Deep eutectic solvents (DES) based on polyhydroxyalkanoates

Methods:

  • Chromatography (gas, liquid) coupled with mass spectrometry
  • Bacterial fermentation
  • Infrared spectroscopy (IR)

  • Thermal analysis: Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermigravimetric analysis (TGA)

  • X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD)

  • Measurement of contact angles and determination of surface energy

  • Eukaryotic cell cultures on cell scaffolds