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Krzysztof Kuciński

Krzysztof Kuciński was born in Inowrocław, Poland and received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, where he worked with Prof. dr. Bogdan Marciniec. In 2014, he began his doctoral studies with Professor Grzegorz Hreczycho at the same University, before undertaking a postdoctoral position with Professor Lutz Ackermann at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany in 2020. He continues his career at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań as the assistant professor.

In 2022, Krzysztof starts his independent project entitled “Synthesis of Organosilicon Compounds - From Classical Catalysis to Electrocatalysis” within National Science Centre Grant.

His research interests include organoboron and organosilicon chemistry with a strong emphasis on the sustainability of the processes. During his scientific career, he was an intern for eminent scientists such as Dr. Giuliano Giambastiani (ICCOM-CNR, Florence, Italy), Dr. Yujiro Itami (FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe B.V., The Netherlands), Professor Claudio Palomo (Universidad Del Pais Vasco San Sebastian, Spain) and Professor Lutz Ackermann (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany).

His recent awards and distinctions include the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Fellowship for best PhD students (twice, 2016 and 2017), a START Scholarship given by Foundation for Polish Science for Best Young Researchers (2018), Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Fellowship for best young researchers (2019), a Bekker Scholarship from NAWA (2019), and the NCN Grants (Preludium – 2015, Etiuda – 2017, Sonata – 2022).