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Ryszard Wycisk

Research Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Intellectual Neighborhoods

Research Focus

Energy conversion and storage; membranes and separators from functional polymers and composites.


J. Slack, B. Halevi, G. McCool, J. Li, R. Pavlicek, R. Wycisk, S. Mukerjee, and P. Pintauro, “Electrospun Fiber Mat Cathode with Platinum-Group-Metal-Free Catalyst Powder and Nafion/PVDF Binder,” ChemElectroChem, 5, 1537 (2018).

E.C. Self, M. Naguib, R.E. Ruther, E.C. McRen, R. Wycisk, G. Liu, J. Nanda, and P.N. Pintauro, “High Areal Capacity Si/LiCoO2 Batteries from Electrospun Composite Fiber Mats”, ChemSusChem, 10(8),1823 (2017).

C. Shen, R. Wycisk, and P.N. Pintauro, High performance electrospun bipolar membrane with a 3D junction, Energy and Environmental Science, 10, 1435 (2017).

J.W. Park, R. Wycisk, P.N. Pintauro, V. Yarlagadda, and T.V. Nguyen, “Electrospun Nafion/Polyphenylsulfone Composite Membranes for Regenerative Hydrogen Bromine Fuel Cells” Materials, 9(3), 143 (2016).

M. Litt and R. Wycisk, “Poly(arylenesulfonic acids) with Frozen-In Free Volume as Hydrogen Fuel Cell Membrane Materials”, Polymer Reviews, 55(2) 307 (2015).

R. Wycisk, D. Barpaga, S. Pintauro, M.D. LeVan, and P.N. Pintauro, “Electrospun zirconium hydroxide nanoparticle fabrics as sorptive/reactive media”, Adsorption, 20(2-3), 261 (2014).

M. Brodt, R. Wycisk, and P. N. Pintauro, “Nanofiber Electrodes with Low Platinum Loading for High Power Hydrogen/Air PEM Fuel Cells” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160, F744 (2013).

K.M. Lee, R. Wycisk, M. Litt, and P.N. Pintauro, “Alkaline fuel cell membranes from xylylene block ionenes”, Journal of Membrane Science, 383(1-2), 254 (2011).

J.Choi, K.M.Lee, R.Wycisk, P.N.Pintauro, and P.T.Mather, “Nanofiber Network Ion-Exchange Membranes”, Macromolecules, 41, 4569 (2008).

J. Lin, R.Wycisk, P.N.Pintauro, and M.Kellner, “Stretched Recast Nafion for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 10(1), B19 (2007).

R. Wycisk, J. Chisholm, J. Lee, J. Lin, and P.N. Pintauro, “Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Membranes from Nafion-Polybenzimidazole Blends”, Journal of Power Sources, 163, 9-17 (2006).

R. Wycisk, R. Pozniak and A. Pasternak, “Conductive polymer materials with low filler content”, Journal of Electrostatics, 56(1), 55 (2002).

R. Wycisk and P.N.Pintauro, “Sulphonated polyphosphazene ion-exchange membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science, 119, 155 (1996).

R. Wycisk and W. Trochimczuk, “Percolation in a system with excluded volume; Influence of crystallinity on transport properties of interpolymer membranes”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B, 32, 585 (1994).