Agnieszka Bigos Ph.D.


Phone.: (012) 2952842, room 226, fax: (012) 2952804

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Employment and positions:
Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences: assistant professor (since 2014), Deputy Head of Testing Laboratories (since 2015).

Scientific Career:
M.Sc.: Jagiellonian University, 2009
Ph.D.: Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences/Jagiellonian University, 2014

Scientific achievements:


  1. P. Bobrowski, M. Faryna, A. Bigos, M. Homa, A. Sypień, M. Bieda, Three-dimensional investigations of finely grained materials, Archives of metallurgy and materials, 2014, 59, 4 1319-1325

  2. K.P. Mroz, A. Bigos, S. Kucharski, K. Dolinski, E. Bełtowska-Lehman, Ni-W Electrodeposited Coatings on Low Carbon Steel Substrate: Fatigue Observations, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23(10) (2014) 3459-3466

  3. P. Indyka, E. Bełtowska-Lehman, L. Tarkowski, A. Bigos, E. Garcia-Lecina, Structure Characterization of Nanocrystalline Ni-W Alloys Obtained by Electrodeposition, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 590 (2014) 75-79

  4. A. Bigos, E. Bełtowska-Lehman, B. Kania, M.J. Szczerba, Ni-Mo alloys electrodeposited under direct current from citrate-ammonia plating bath, Inżynieria Materiałowa, 3 (2013) 135-139

  5. A. Bigos, E. Bełtowska-Lehman, P. Indyka, M.J. Szczerba, M. Kot, Electrodeposition and properties of nanocrystalline Ni-based alloys containing refractory metal obtained from citrate baths, Archives of Metallurgy and Materials 58(1) (2013) 247-253

  6. P. Indyka, E. Beltowska-Lehman, A. Bigos, Microstructural characterization of electrodeposited coatings of metal matrix composite with alumina nanoparticles, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 32 (2012) 012010 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/32/1/012010

  7. A. Bigos, E. Beltowska-Lehman, P. Indyka, Microstructure and mechanical properties of nanocrystalline Ni-Mo protective coatings, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 32 (2012) 012002 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/32/1/012002

  8. E. Beltowska-Lehman, P. Indyka, A. Bigos, M. Kot, L. Tarkowski, Electrodeposition of nanocrystalline Ni-W coatings strengthened by ultrafine alumina particles, Surface & Coatings Technology, 211 (2012) 62-66

  9. E. Beltowska-Lehman, A. Bigos, P. Indyka, M. Kot, Electrodeposition and characterization of nanocrystalline Ni-Mo functional coatings, Surface & Coatings Technology, 211 (2012) 67-71

  10. A. Bigos, E. Beltowska-Lehman, P. Indyka, J. Morgiel, Electrodeposition of nanocrystalline matrix Ni-Mo/Al2O3 composites, Composites, 11(2) (2011) 157-162

Research Projects:

Participation in another European Union projects:

Fellowships and trainings:

SIMS - Science Infrastructure Management Support - Warsaw, Dresden, Leipzig, New York - 2014 (6 weeks)

ERASMUS Staff Training Mobility - University of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Bucharest, Romania - 2013 (1 month)

The bilateral exchange in the frame of project No. P27: The use of advanced electron microscopy techniques in materials studies, Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science; Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary -2010 (1 week)

ERASMUS Staff Training Mobility - Vilnius University, Department of Physical Chemistry, Vilnius, Lithuania - 2010 (1 month)

Membership in professional societies:

Polish Chemical Society (PTChem) (from 2012)

European Microbeam Analysis Society (EMAS) (form 2011)

Main scientific interest:

Electrodeposition and characterization of metallic and composite coatings.