Short CV/Education and training


  • 1993
    PhD degree in physical chemistry

  • 2000
    Habilitation in physical chemistry


  • 1988 – 1989
    UNESCO Scholarship, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

  • 1992 – 1993
    Fulbright Scholarship, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent, Ohio, USA

  • 2000 – 2001
    TFR Scholarship (program "Women in the Engineering Sciences"), Chalmers Technical University

Visiting professor:

  • 1994 – 1995
    Czech Academy of Science, Institute of Physics, Prague, Czech Republic

  • 1999 – 2000
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • 2000 – 2001
    Chalmers Technical University, Sweden

  • 2001 – 2002
    Institute of Physics and Material Chemistry, Strasbourg, France

  • 2004
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • 2007
    2008, 2009, Penang University, Malaysia

Selected publications

  • A. Zep, M. Wojcik , W. Lewandowski, K. Sitkowska, A. Prominski, J. Mieczkowski, D Pociecha, E. Gorecka, Phototunable Liquid-Crystalline Phases Made of Nanoparticles Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53,13725, (2014)

  • W. Lewandowski, D. Constantin, K. Walicka, D. Pociecha, J. Mieczkowski, and E. Gorecka, 'Smectic mesophases of functionalized silver and gold nanoparticles with anisotropic plasmonic properties' Chem. Commun., 49, 7845, (2013)

  • H. Takezoe, E. Gorecka, M.Cepic, 'Antiferroelectric liquid crystals: Interplay of simplicity and complexity' Rev.Mod.Phys. 82, 897 (2010)

  • E. Gorecka, D. Pociecha, J. Mieczkowski, J. Matraszek, D. Guillon, and B. Donnio, 'Axially Polar Columnar Phase Made of Polycatenar Bent-Shaped Molecules' J. Am. Chem. Soc.;(Communication); 126, 15946 (2004)

  • A.D.L.Chandani, E.Gorecka, Y.Ouchi, H.Takezoe, and A.Fukuda, 'Antiferroelectric chiral smectic phase responsible for tristable switching in MHPOBC' Jpn.J.App.Phys.28, L1265 (1989)


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