Dr Krzysztof Kudłacz


Employment and positions

Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences - metallurgist (2008 - 2014), assistant professor (from 2014)

Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada - Early Stage Researcher (2009 -2012)

Scientific Career

M.Sc.: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, 2006
M.Sc.: Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada, 2011
Ph.D.: Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada, 2013

Scientific achievements

  1. Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Kudłacz, K., Cizer, Ö. & Ruiz-Agudo, E. (2015). Formation of amorphous calcium carbonate and its transformation into mesostructured calcite. CrystEngComm. 17, 58-72

  2. Kudlacz, K. & Rodriguez-Navarro, C. (2014). The Mechanism of Vapor Phase Hydration of Calcium Oxide: Implications for CO2 capture. Environmental Science & Technology. 48, 12411-12418

  3. Ruiz-Agudo, E., Kudlacz, K., Putnis, C., Putnis, A., Rodriguez-Navarro, C. (2013). The dissolution and carbonation of portlandite [Ca(OH)2] single crystals. Environmental Science & Technology. 47, 11342-11349

  4. Paul, H., Baudin, T., Kudłacz, K. & Morawiec, A. (2012). Recrystallization in Ultra-Fine Grain Structures of AA3104 Alloy Processed by ECAP and HPT. Materials Science Forum. 715 - 716, 346-353.

  5. Rodriguez-Navarro, A. B., Kudlacz, K. & Ortega-Huertas, M. (2012). Automatic sample changer for the analysis of powder samples on an X-ray single-crystal diffractometer equipped with an area detector. Journal of Applied Crystallography. 45, 135-137.

  6. Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Kudlacz, K. & Ruiz-Agudo, E. (2012). The mechanism of thermal decomposition of dolomite: new insights from 2D-XRD and TEM analyses. (2012). American Mineralogist. 97, 38-51.

  7. Ossowska-Chruściel, M. D., Kudłacz, K., Sikorska, A., Chruściel, J., Marzec, M., Mikułko, A., Wróbel, S., Douali, R., Legrand, Ch. (2007). Ferroelectric properties of achiral banana-shaped and calamitic - chiral thioesters. Phase Transitions. 80, 781-790.


Research Projects

"Increasing the accuracy of determination of local elastic strains by Kossel microdiffraction", (Project No. UMO-2012/06/M/ST8/00449), IMMS PAS, contractor (2013-2015)
„Identification of nanostructural effects in aluminum and aluminum alloy that result from reversibly die oscillating extrusion (KoBo method)", (Project No. UMO-2012/07/B/ST8/04025), IMMS PAS, contractor (2014-2015)

Experience gained abroad
Marie Curie Fellowship, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada, 2009-2013


Main scientific interest
Methods of characterization of materials by means of electron diffraction (orientation imaging microscopy) and X-ray diffraction (1D and 2D). Numerical and computational aspects of experimental data analysis.