Research page of Prof. Michał Daszykowski

Institute of Chemistry, University of Silesia in Katowice
9 Szkolna Street
40-006 Katowice, Poland

tel.: (+48) 32 359 11 28
e-mail: mdaszyk at us.edu.pl
Room 45

Scientific keywords

chemometrics (exploratory data analysis, clustering, data mining, data modeling), hyperspectral imaging, chemical fingerprints, fraud detection, authentication, process analytical technology (PAT)

Research topics

applications and development of chemometric methods for chromatographic problems (chemometrics in chromatography), preprocessing of instrumental signals (denoising, baseline correction, and alignment of chromatographic signals), exploring and modeling chromatographic data obtained from hyphenated chromatographic techniques (HPLC-DAD, LC-MS, GC-MS, CE-MS, etc.), hyperspectral imaging, chemometric-supported detection of different type of counterfeiting, clustering, projection methods applied in chemistry, robust methods, calibration and classification, software development, modifications and optimizing speed of algorithms

Curriculum vitae

June 2000: MSc in Chemistry granted after five years at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

09.2000-06.2003: Ph.D. student in chemistry at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

09.2000-09.2003: Training period with the Chemometrics group of Prof. D.L. Massart at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

06.2003: Ph.D. summa cum laude in Chemistry granted by University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, based on the thesis entitled: "Exploration of multidimensional chemical data; methods of compression and visualization".

06.2003: The adjunct position in the Department of Chemometrics, Institute of Chemistry, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

09.2003-10.2004: The postdoc stay at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, with the Chemometrics group of Prof. D.L. Massart

06-09.2005: scientific stay at the Department of Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

05-08.2009: scientific stay at Laboratory for Chemometrics, Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, with Prof. Peter Wentzell

September 2009: scientific stay at Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden, with Prof. Rolf Danielsson, founded by the UPGOW project

10.2009-9.2012: Vice Head of the Institute of Chemistry, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

26.11.2009: doctor of science in chemistry granted by Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

1.09.2012-31.08.2016: Head of the Institute of Chemistry, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

since 1.10.2017: Head of Department of General Chemistry and Chromatography, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

1.09.2016-31.08.2020: Vice-Rector for Finance and Development, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

since 1.09.2020: Vice-Rector for Science and Finance, the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Awards

2003: PhD summa cum laude

2004: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2005: The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) award - a one-year scholarship granted each year to the outstanding young scientists of Polish nationality, upon evaluation of their academic achievement

2005: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland for the outstanding PhD thesis entitled: "Exploration of multidimensional chemical data; Methods of compression and visualization"

2006: The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) award - a one-year extension of the FNP scholarship granted to the outstanding young scientists of Polish nationality, upon re-evaluation of their scientific activities in 2005

2006: conference grant provided by The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) for attending The 10th International Conference on Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry - CAC 2006 in Brazil

2006: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2007: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2007: A Team award granted by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Poland (The Medical University of Gdańsk: R. Kaliszan, A. Nasal, T. Baczek, M. Markuszewski, P. Wiczling, M. Marszall, K. Kawczak; The University of Silesia: M. Daszykowski)

2008: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2009: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2010: Scholarship of Ministry of Science RP for outstanding young scientists

2010: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2012: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

2014: Individual award granted by the Rector of University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland

Selected scientific activities

Editor of the special issue of Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems entitled "Analytical Platforms for Providing and Handling Massive Chemical Data" (vol. 108, 2011)

Until 2011: Editor of Acta Chromatographica

Member of Editorial Board of Acta Chromatographica

Member of Editorial Board of Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems

Member of Editorial Board of Molecules (Section Board for 'Applied Chemistry')

Member of the Scientific Board of the 4th conference "Chemometrics - Methods and Applications", Zakopane 2008, Poland

Member of the Commission of Chemometrics and Metrology in Chemistry, Committee of Analytical Chemistry of Polish Academy of Sciences

Co-organizer of the special session devoted to applications of chemometrics in separation sciences (the 31st conference on "Chromatographic methods of investigating the organic compounds", Szczyrk 4.06.2007, Poland)

Member of the Organizing Committee of the 31st conference on "Chromatographic methods of investigating the organic compounds", Szczyrk 4-6.06.2007, Poland

On an everyday basis, acts as a referee for several journals devoted to chemistry and chemometrics: Analytical Chemistry, Analytica Chimica Acta, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, PLOS One, Metabolomics, Acta Chromatographica, Journal of Chemometrics, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, Talanta, Journal of Chromatography A, Journal of Planar Chromatography - Modern TLC (JPC), Vibrational Spectroscopy, Journal of Molecular Liquids, Electrophoresis, Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (JNIRS), Journal of Separation Science, Analytical Methods, Pattern Recognition, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Chemical Engineering & Technology, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Central European Journal of Chemistry, Food Analytical Methods, Energy & Fuels, Meat Science, Spectrochimica Acta Part A:Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Forensic Science International, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Applied Sciences, Food Chemistry, and Molecules.

Publications

/*this work received financial support from the Foundation for Polish Science/

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