Artur Kuligiewicz


Institute of Geological Sciences Polish Academy of Sciences
Research Centre in Cracow
Senacka 1, 31-002 Kraków, Poland

 +48 12 3705 232 (Office)
+48 12 422 19 10 (Switchboard)

Scientific interests:

Clay minerals chemistry, structure, and thermal transformations; Infrared spectroscopy of clay minerals; K-Ar and Ar-Ar isotope dating

June 2017 – Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow (Poland)
July 2011 – M.Sc. in geology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków (Poland)


1. Kuligiewicz, A., Derkowski A., Środoń J., Gionis V., Chryssikos G.D. (2018) The charge of wettable illite-smectite surfaces measured with the O-D method, Applied clay Science, 161, 354-363.
2. Kuligiewicz A., Derkowski A. (2017) Tightly bound water in smectites. American Mineralogist, American Mineralogist, 102, 1073-1090.
3. Derkowski A., Kuligiewicz A. (2017) Rehydroxylation in smectites and other clay minerals observed in-situ with a modified thermogravimetric system. Applied Clay Science, 136, 219-229.
4. Szczerba, M., Kuligiewicz, A., Derkowski, A., Gionis, V., Chryssikos, G.D., i Kalinitchev, A.G. (2016) Structure and dynamics of water-smectite interfaces: Hydrogen bonding and the origin of the sharp O-Dw/O-Hw infrared band from molecular simulations, Clays and Clay Minerals, 64, 452-471.
5. Kuligiewicz A., Derkowski A., Emmerich K., Christidis G.E., Tsiantos V., Gionis V., Chryssikos G.D. (2015) Measuring the layer charge of dioctahedral smectite by O-D vibrational spectroscopy, Clays and Clay Minerals, 61, 443-456.
6. Kuligiewicz A., Derkowski A., Szczerba M., Gionis V., and Chryssikos G.D. (2015) Revisiting the infrared spectrum of the water-smectite interface, Clays and Clay Minerals, 61, 15-29.
7. Szymański W., Skiba M., Nikorych V.A., and Kuligiewicz A. (2014) Nature and formation of interlayer fillings in clay minerals in Albeluvisols from the Carpathian Foothills, Poland, Geoderma, 235-236, 396-409.