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Łukasz Kruszewski, adjunct

Date of birth: 19.11.1981

Address:
Instytut Nauk Geologicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
Ośrodek Badawczy w Warszawie
Research Centre in Warsaw
Twarda 51/55, 00-818 Warszawa, Poland

Position: adjunct
Phone (Office)  (48-22) 6978 717; (48-22) 6978 708
E-mail:  lkruszewski@twarda.pan.pl

Personal website:  
www.ing.pan.pl/str_prac/Kruszewski_L/Kruszewski.htm
Research interest:

  • mineralogy and geochemistry of burning dumps, secondary minerals;
  • Powder X-Ray Diffraction;
  • Rietveld method;
  • thermal chamber experiments;
  • trace element mobilization and enrichment;
  • mineral systematics;
  • new mineral species;
  • coal fires;
  • microprobe analysis (EPMA), SEM-EDS.
Academic degrees
2000–2003: three-year bachelor’s degree studies at the Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw; thesis topic:
„Minerały Chibin” [in Polish; Minerals of Khibiny];
Promoter: Andrzej Kozłowski, prof. UW
2003–2005: two-year M.Sc. studiem at the Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology (Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw); thesis topic:
„Minerały powstające w wyniku podziemnych pożarów składowiska odpadów pogórniczych w Łaziskach na Górnym Śląsku” [in Polish; Minerals forming due to the underground fires of the mine-waste bingstead in Łaziska, Upper Silesia”
Promoter: Jan Parafiniuk, D.Sc. (M.Sc. title gained on 05.10.2005)
2005–2009: four-year Ph.D. studies at the Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology (Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw); Ph.D. thesis title:
„Zespoły mineralne powstające na objętych pożarami hałdach pogórniczych Górnego Śląska”
[in Polish; Mineral associations forming on burning post-mining dumps of the Upper Silesia”];
Promoter: prof. UW dr hab. Jan Parafiniuk, D.Sc.; Ph.D. title gained in June of 2010
Professional career
  • 26.10.2006 – 31.10.2007 and 10.12.2007 – 29.02.2008:
    stand-alone technician, operation of Bruker axs D5005 powder X-Ray diffractometer, clay mineral fraction separation, soil-derived mineral samples preparation, data interpretaion (EVA v.3 software), at the Department of Soil Environment Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Biology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences;
  • 01.06.2009 – spring of 2010:
    operations of a JEOL JSM-6380LA scanning electron microscope with EDS microprobe, Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw
  • 01.07.2010 – recent: adjunct at the present unit
Publications
Regular papers:
Fabiańska M.J., Ciesielczuk J., Misz-Kennan M., Kruszewski Ł., Kowalski Ł., 2016. Preservation of coal-waste geochemical markers in vegetation andsoil on self-heating coal-waste dumps in Silesia, Poland. Chemie der Erde,76: 211-226;
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemer.2016.04.001
Gatel, P., Žáček, V., Kruszewski, Ł., Devouard, B., Thiéry, V., Eytier, C., Eytier, J., Favreau, G., Vigier, J. and Stracher, G., 2015. Combustion Mineralogy and Petrology of Oil-Shale Slags in Lapanouse, Sévérac-le-Château, Aveyron, France: Analogies with Hydrocarbon Fires. In: Stracher, G.B., Prakash, A., and Sokol E.V.: Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 3 Case Studies-Coal Fires, pp. 681-742. Elsevier, Amsterdam, ISBN 978-0-444-59509-6.
Ciesielczuk J., Kruszewski Ł., and Majka, J., 2014. Thermally-changed coal waste as an analogue of natural-environment rocks - a comparative study of dump and experimental materials. International Journal of Coal Geology [upon review]
Słaby E., Domonik, A., Śmigielski, M., Majzner, K., Motuza, G., Götze, J., Simon, K., Moszumańska, I., Kruszewski, Ł., and Rydelek, P., 2014. Protomylonite evolution potentially revealed by the 3D depiction and fractal analysis of chemical data from a feldspar. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167: 995 [DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-0995-5]
Fabiańska M., Ciesielczuk J., Kruszewski Ł., Misz-Kennan M., Blake D.R., Stracher G., Moszumańska I. 2013: Gaseous compounds and efflorescences generated in self-heating coal-waste dumps – A case study from the Upper- and Lower Silesian Coal Basins (Poland). International Journal of Coal Geology 116-117, 247 – 261;
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2013.05.002
Kruszewski Ł. 2013: Supergene sulphate minerals from the burning coal mining dumps in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, South Poland. International Journal of Coal Geology, 105, 91–109 [Accepted 18.12.2012;
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2012.12.007]
Siuda, R., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2013. Recently formed secondary copper minerals as indicators of geochemical conditions in an abandoned mine in Radzimowice (SW Poland). Geological Quarterly 57(4), 583–600 [doi: 10.7306/gq.1114]
Parafiniuk J. i Kruszewski Ł. 2010: Minerals of the ammonioalunite-ammoniojarosite series formed on a burning coal dump at Czerwionka, Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Poland. Mineralogical Magazine, 74(4), 731-745
Parafiniuk, J., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2009: Ammonium minerals from burning coal-dumps of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland). Geological Quarterly, 53(3), 341–356 [data from the Ph.D. thesis of Ł. K.]
Conference abstracts:
Majka J., Kruszewski Ł., Rosén, A., and Klonowska, I., 2016. Peculiar Ba- and Ti-rich dark mica from the UHP metasedimentary rocks of the Seve Nappe Complex, Scandinavian Caledonides. Mineralogia - Special Papers, 45, 73
Fabiańska M., Ciesielczuk, J., Misz-Kennan, M., Kruszewski, Ł., 2015. Rare organic minerals on self-heating coal waste dumps - the Wełnowiec case. Mineralogia - Special Papers, 444, 116
Porowski, A., Kruszewski, Ł., and Lewandowski, M., 2015. Development of geochemical studies of water and wastes with commercial potential: the ING PAN experience [poster]. International Congress on Water, Waste and Energy Management Porto (Portugal), 16-18 July 2014, Abstracts Book, nstituto Politécnico de Portalegre, Portugalnstituto Politécnico de Portalegre, Portugal
Fabiańska M., Misz-Kennan M., Ciesielczuk J., Żurek M., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2015. Migration of organic compounds to soils from self-heating coal waste dumps (Lower and Upper Silesia, Poland) [poster no. C09]. 27th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Prague, September 13 - 18, 2015 (IMOG 2015 Prague), Book of abstracts, pp. 171-172
Fabiańska, M. J., Ciesielczuk, J., Misz-Kennan, M., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2014. Geochemical markers found passive biomonitoring in the waxes of plants growing on self-heating coal waste dumps (Lower Silesia, Poland) [poster no. E1209]. 27th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry September 13-18, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic (IMOG 2015 Prague), Book of Abstracts, pp. 902-903
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., Misz-Kennan, M. and Fabiańska, M., 2014. Chemical composition of glasses and associating mineral species in various pyrometamorphic rocks from coal-mining dumps of the Lower Silesia. Mineralogia - Special Papers 42, 70-71.
Ciesielczuk J., Kruszewski Ł., Fabiańska M., Misz-Kennan M., Kowalski A., and Mysza B., 2014. Efflorescences and gas composition emitted from the burning coal - waste dump in Słupiec, Lower Silesian Coal Basin, Poland.
4th Central-European Mineralogical Conference - CEMC 2014 (Proceedings of the international symposium CEMC 2014; ISBN 978-80-210-6832-2), 26.
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., and Misz-Kennan, M., 2014. Mineralogy of some metacarbonate rocks from burned coal-mining dump in Przygórze (Lower Silesian Coal Basin) and its analogy to "olive" rocks from the Hatrurim Formation. 4th Central-European Mineralogical Conference - CEMC 2014 (Proceedings of the international symposium CEMC 2014; ISBN 978-80-210-6832-2), 77.
Majzner, K., Słaby, E., Karwowski, Ł., Muszyński, A., Simon, K., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2014. Raman spectra of coexisting graphite and feldspar crystals from the Morasko meteorite. The 21st General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA 2014), Johannesburg, RSA, 01-05 Sept.
Słaby, E., Wirth, R., Förster, H.-J., Moszumańska, I., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2014. TEM and chemical composition study of phosphates from NWA 2795 shergottite: equilibrium or sequential crystallization? The 21st General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA 2014), Johannesburg, RSA, 01-05 Sept.
Kruszewski, Ł., and Ciesielczuk, J., 2013. Anthropogenic analogues of geological processes – a case of burning post-mining dumps as shown by natural samples and thermal experiment. 30th TSOP Meeting, Sosnowiec, Poland, September 1 – 4, Abstract Book, 32
Ciesielczuk J., Kruszewski Ł., and Majka, J, 2013. Experimental study of the thermal transformation of siderite from the coal waste dump in Katowice-Wełnowiec, Poland. Mineralogia – Special Papers, 36,  74
Kruszewski, Ł. 2013. Możliwości i ograniczenia metody Rietvelda – odpowiedź na podstawie użytkowania programu TOPAS. IV Spotkanie Użytkowników Systemów Firmy Bruker, Poznań 03-04.10.2013 r., Conference Materials, W13, 30 – 31.[in Polish] [Capabilities and constraints of the Rietveld method – an answer basing on the use of the TOPAS software; presented on: 4th Meeting of the Users of the Bruker Systems]
Kruszewski, Ł. 2013. Komora termiczna jako narzędzie do zrozumienia procesów przeobrażenia materiałów odpadowych. IV Spotkanie Użytkowników Systemów Firmy Bruker, Poznań 03-04.10.2013 r., 59 – 60 [poster] [in Polish] [Thermal chamber as a tool for understanding the processes of trasformation of waste materials; presented on: 4th Meeting of the Users of the Bruker Systems]
Kruszewski, Ł., 2013. Synthesis of diverse chemically and structurally unique substances from coal-mining heap waste during experiments in diffraction-coupled thermal chamber. “Science for Industry: Necessity is the mother of invention: Second Networking Event in the field of modern techniques in geosystem exploration”, Warszawa
Kruszewski, Ł., 2012. Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogia – Special Papers 40, 90–92.
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., and Misz-Kennan, M., 2012. Geochemia pierwiastków śladowych w środowisku płonących hałd górnictwa węglowego – przykłady z Górnośląskiego Zagłębia Węglowego. II Polski Kongres Geologiczny, Warszawa [in Polish] [Geochemistry of trace elements in the environment of burning dumps of coal mining – examples from Upper Silesian Coal Basin]
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., and Misz-Kennan, M., 2012. What have meteorites to do with coal fires? A case of Upper and Lower Silesian Coal Basins. Mineralogia – Special Papers 40, 28–29.
Słaby, E., Karwowski, Ł., Muszyński, A., Simon, K., Majzner, K., Kruszewski, Ł., Moszumańska, I., and Wróbel, M., 2012. Composition and growth morphology of feldspar crystals from the Morasko meteorite: LA-ICP-MS and Raman – SEM EDS imaging study. Mineralogia – Special Papers 40, 53.
Siuda, R., Kruszewski, Ł., and Borzęcki, R., 2008. Uranospinite from the abandoned Podgórze uranium mine in Kowary (The Karkonosze Mts, Poland). Mineralogia Special Papers, 32, 143
Kisiel M., Kruszewski Ł. 2008. Minerały ilaste gleb płowych w wieloletnim doświadczeniu polowym w Skierniewicach. Związki próchniczne i minerały ilaste w ekosystemach i ochronie środowiska, materiały konferencyjne (Wrocław 8-10.09.2008), 65 [in Polish] [Clay minerals of the … soils in multi-year field experiment in Skierniewice; in: … compounds and clay minerals in ecosystems and environment protection, conference materials]
Kruszewski, Ł., 2008: Apatite-ellestadite solid solution and associated minerals of metacarbonate slags from burning coal dump in Rydułtowy (Upper Silesia). Mineralogia Special Papers, 32, 100
Zagórski, Z., Stępień, W., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2007: Occurence of hydroxy-interlayer minerals in long-term nutrified soils from Skierniewice experimental field - preliminary report. Euroclay 2007 (22-27 July 2007 Aveiro Portugal) Abstract Book, 291–292
Siuda, R., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2006. New data on bayldonite, cornwallite, olivenite and phillipsburgite from Miedzianka (Rudawy Janowickie Mts., Sudetes, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica, 28, 202–204
Kruszewski Ł. 2006. Oldhamite-periclase-portlandite-fluorite assemblage and coexisting minerals of burnt dump in Siemianowice Śląskie – Dąbrówka Wielka area (Upper Silesia, Poland) – preliminary report. Mineralogia Polonica, 28,  118–120
Siuda r., Gál-Sólymos K., Kruszewski Ł. 2006. Agardite-(La)–duftite and scorodite–köttigite-like mineral paragenesis from supergenic zone of the Miedzianka deposit (Rudawy Janowickie Mts., Poland) – preliminary report. Mineralogia Polonica Special Papers, 29, 192–195
Siuda, R., and Kruszewski, Ł., 2005. Arsenate mottramite from the Stara Góra deposits (Kaczawa Mts., Poland) – preliminary report. Polskie Towarzystwo Mineralogiczne Prace Specjalne, 26, 260–263
Other articles:
Segit, T., Kruszewski, Ł., and Krajcarz, M., 2004. Podziemne pożary złóż węgla na przykładzie stanowiska Rawat w Tadżykistanie. Rocznik Studenckiego Ruchu Naukowego Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 4, 86-93 [in Polish] [Underground coal-bed fires exemplified by the Ravat locality in Tajikistan]
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., and Misz-Kennan, M., 2012. Geochemia pierwiastków śladowych w środowisku płonących hałd górnictwa węglowego - przykłady z Górnośląskiego Zagłębia Węglowego. II Polski Kongres Geologiczny, Warszawa [in Polish, poster, unpublished] [Geochemistry of trace elements in the environment of burning dumps of coal mining - examples from Upper Silesian Coal Basin]
Kruszewski Ł. 2010: Wulkany Śląska. Academia, 4(24), 16-19 [in Polish] [Volcanoes of Silesia]
Segit, T., Kruszewski, Ł., and Krajcarz, M., 2004. Podziemne pożary złóż węgla na przykładzie stanowiska Rawat w Tadżykistanie. Rocznik Studenckiego Ruchu Naukowego Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 4, 86-93 [in Polish] [Underground coal-bed fires exemplified by the Ravat locality in Tajikistan]

Research activity
  • „Zróżnicowanie składu chemicznego gazów pożarowych i pochodnych kondensatów organicznych i zespołów mineralnych dla zrozumienia procesów mobilizacji, transportu i koncentracji związków i pierwiastków na hałdach górnictwa węglowego Górnego Śląska” – NCN grant awarded, to be run in 2014 [„Diversity of chemical composition of fire gases and derived organic condensates and mineral assemblages for understanding of the processes of mobilization, transport and concentration of compounds and elements in dump of coal mining of the Upper Silesia”
  • „Przeobrażenia skał na składowiskach odpadów powęglowych w Dolnośląskim Zagłębiu Węglowym” – NGN grant no. 2011/03/B/ST10/06331, managed by: Magdalena Misz-Kennan, D.Sc., Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland [„Transformations of rocks in post-coal waste bingsteads in the Lower Silesian Coal Basin”]
  • ATLAB – Action Towards LABoratories Enhancement and Know-How Exchange for Advanced Research on Geosystem (REGPOT-2011-1 EU FP7), in: the Institute of Geological Sciences PAS
  • „Przeobrażenia termiczne materiału odpadowego zachodzące na zwałowiskach powęglowych obszaru Śląska w świetle klasycznych i eksperymentalnych badań mineralogicznych” – NGN grant no. 2011/01/B/ST10/07588, managed by: Justyna Ciesielczuk, Ph.D., Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland [„Thermal transformations of waste material arising in post-coal bingstead of the Silesia area in terms of classical and experimental mineralogical research”]
Memberships
The Mineralogical Society of Poland
Awards
Distinction of the Ph.D. thesis
Other
Courses attended:
  • 20.11.2006 – 24.11.2006: TOPAS training course (evaluation EVA software, TOPAS PXRD data deconvolution software, including: unit cell parameters and crystallinity degree parameters calculation, microstrain calculation, Rietveld method including quantitative analysis), by: Geert Vanhoyland (Bruker, Karlsruhe)
  • „Crystallography B: (lectures and practice during Ph.D. studies: theory and practice of crystallography and crystal chemistry, laboratory monocrystalline diffraction measurements, structure refinement and results presentation using SHELLX software), by: prof. Krzysztof Woźniak (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw)
  • SIMS short (5-day) course: „Introduction to Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences”, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, 22.-26.10.2012, by: prof. Michael Wiedenbeck (manager of GFZ SIMS Laboratory at GFZ)

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