Dr. Andrzej  Komosa

Dr. Andrzej Komosa

Assistant Professor
Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin

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Biography

Dr. Andrzej Komosa is currently working as Associate Professor at Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin. He obtained his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from same University. His main area of interest related to Environmental Sciences, Radiochemistry, and Radioecology. His area of expertise includes Analytical Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Environmental Pollution, Radioecology, Radioisotope, Radionuclide, Artificial Radionuclide, Plutonium, Americium, Soil Contamination, Heavy Metals, Gamma Spectrometry, Alpha Spectrometry, Liquid Scintillation, Radiochemical Procedure, Natural Radiation, Radioactivity, Radiation Dose, Food Contamination, and Radon. He has published 33 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Analytical Chemistry
62%
Radio Chemistry
90%
Nuclear Chemistry
75%
Environmental Chemistry
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Orzel, J. and A. Komosa, 2014. Study on the rate of plutonium vertical migration in various soil types of Lublin region (eastern Poland). J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 299: 643-649.
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  2. Kitowski, I., R. Kowalski, A. Komosa, J. Lechowski and G. Grzywaczewski, 2012. Diversity of Total Mercury Concentrations in Kidneys of Birds from Eastern Poland. Ekologia (Bratislava), 31: 12-21.
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  3. Rudzinski, W. and A. Komosa, 2011. History and current research in the field of radiochemistry at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 400: 1593-1604.
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  4. Ziembik, Z., A. Dolhanczuk-Srodka, A. Komosa, J. Orzel and M. Waclawek, 2010. Assessment of 137Cs and 239,240Pu distribution in forest soils of the Opole Anomaly. Water Air Soil Pollut., 206: 307-320.
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  5. Komosa, A. and M. Piekarz, 2010. Optimization of plutonium extraction with methyltrioctylammonium chloride preceding its determination by liquid scintillation spectrometry. Nukleonika, 55: 137-141.
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  6. Komosa, A. and K. Slepecka, 2010. Effect of liquid scintillating cocktail volume on 3H and 14C measurement parameters using a Quantulus spectrometer. Nukleonika, 55: 155-161.
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  7. Komosa, A., I. Kitowski, S. Chibowski, J. Solecki, J. Orzel and P. Rozanski, 2009. Selected radionuclides and heavy metals in skeletons of birds of prey from Eastern Poland. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 281: 467-478.
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  8. Komosa, A., I. Kitowski, R. Kowalski, G. Pitucha, Z. Komosa and J. Grochowicz, 2009. Total mercury concentration in kidneys of birds of prey from different part of Poland-some interspecies and geographical differences. Ecol. Chem. Eng., 16: 19-28.
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  9. Komosa, A. and M. Piekarz, 2009. Study on Migration Rate of Beta-Radiating 241Pu in Soils using Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry. In: LSC 2008: Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Eikenberg, J., M. Jaeggi, H. Beer and H. Baehrle (Eds.). 1st Edn., Radiocarbon, Tucson, USA., ISBN-13: 978-0963831460, pp: 321-329.
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  10. Komosa, A. and K. Slepecka, 2009. Study on Quenching Effect for 14C and 3H Measurement Parameters using a Quantulus Spectrometer. In: LSC 2008: Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Eikenberg, J., M. Jaeggi, H. Beer and H. Baehrle (Eds.). 1st Edn., Radiocarbon, Tucson, USA., ISBN-13: 978-0963831460, pp: 161-172.
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  11. Komosa, A., E. Madej and M. Piekarz, 2008. Determination of a supported radon activity concentration in bottled mineral waters. Chem. Anal., 53: 835-843.
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  12. Komosa, A. and I. Kitowski, 2008. Elevated lead concentration in skeletons of diurnal birds of prey Falconiformes and owls Strigiformes from Eastern Poland-ecological approach and review. Ecol. Chem. Eng., 15: 349-358.
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  13. Komosa, A., J. Orzel and S. Michalik, 2007. Study on plutonium distribution between sequentially extracted phases of arable soils. Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Radioactivity: From Measurements and Assessments to Regulation, April 23-27, Vienna, pp: 1-4.
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  14. Komosa, A., I. Kitowski and K. Slepecka, 2007. Research on radioisotope and heavy metal accumulation levels in bones and eggshells of selected wetland birds from Lublin region (South-Eastern Poland). Ecol. Chem. Eng., 8: 805-818.
  15. Komosa, A., A. Debczak and A. Kitowski, 2007. Chernobyl fallout in the environment of South-Eastern Poland-A review. Global J. Environ. Res., 1: 63-68.
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  16. Komosa, A., St. Chibowski, I. Kitowski, R. Krawczyk, J. Orzeł and M. Reszka, 2006. Transfer of selected heavy metals and radionuclides from calcareous peat to saw sedge (Cladium mariscus) in eastern Poland. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 269: 195-201.
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  17. Komosa, A., I. Kitowski and K. Slepecka, 2006. Research on radioisotope and heavy metal accumulation levels in bones and eggshells of selected wetland birds from Lublin region (South-Eastern Poland). Proceedings of 15th Central European Conference, Oct. 19-21, Hradec Kralove, pp: 109-112.
  18. Komosa, A., C. Gasco, A. Alvarez, N. Navarro, M. P. Anton, J. Orzel and S. Michalik, 2006. Intercomparison Study on 241Pu Determination in Sequentially Extracted Fractions of Transuranics in Samples arising from decommisioning activities. In: LSC 2005, Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Chalupnik, S., F. Schoenhofer and J. Noakes (Eds.). Radiocarbon, Tucson, ISBN-13: 978-0963831453, pp: 285-296.
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  19. Komosa, A., St. Chibowski, M. Klimek and St. Chalupnik, 2005. Attempts on determination of radon exhalation rate from a waste-dump of Bogdanka coal mine with use of the Picorad detectors. Naturally occuring radioactive materials (NORM IV). Proceedings of the International Conference, May 17-21, 2005, Szczyrk, Poland, pp: 548-554.
  20. Komosa, A., St. Chibowski and M. Reszka, 2005. Natural radioisotope level differentiation in arable and noncultivated soils at Łęczna-Włodawa lake district. Naturally occuring radioactive materials (NORM IV). Proceedings of the International Conference, May 17-21, 2005, Szczyrk, Poland, pp: 117-126.
  21. Komosa, A., 2003. Study on the Method of Determining 241Pu in Environmental Samples. In: LSC 2001, Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Mobius, S., J. Noakes and F. Schonhofer (Eds.). Radiocarbon, Tucson, ISBN-13: 9780963831446, pp: 363-371.
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  22. Komosa, A., 2003. Preliminary studies on the determination of vertical migration rate of beta-emitting 241Pu in soil profiles. Ann. Polish Chem. Soc., 2: 761-764.
  23. Komosa, A., 2002. Study on geochemical association of plutonium in soil using sequential extraction procedure. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 252: 121-128.
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  24. Komosa, A. and St. Chibowski, 2002. , Determination of plutonium in ground-level air aerosols collected on petrianov filters. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 251: 113-117.
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  25. Chibowski, S., A. Komosa, M. Reszka, J. Solecki and J. Zygmunt, 2002. Migration of radionuclides in soils and their accumulation in sediments of superficial waters. Radionuclide Transport Dyn. Freshwater Resour., 2002: 105-126.
  26. Komosa, A., St. Chibowski and J. Orzel, 2001. Study on analytical procedure of plutonium separation from air aerosols collected on petrianov filter. Nukleonika, 46: 151-153.
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  27. Chibowski, St. and A. Komosa, 2001. Radon concentration in basements of old town buildings in the Lublin region, Poland. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 247: 53-56.
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  28. Chibowski, St., A. Komosa, M. Reszka, J. Solecki and J. Zygmunt, 2000. Study on the horizontal transport of some radionuclides in the Wieprz River Valley. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 246: 199-206.
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  29. Komosa, A., 1999. River sediment contamination with plutonium isotopes and heavy metals in lublin agglomeration (Poland). Polish J. Environmental Studie, 8: 155-160.
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  30. Komosa, A., 1999. Migration of plutonium isotopes in forest soil profiles in lublin region (Eastern Poland). J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 240: 19-24.
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  31. Komosa, A., 1996. Study on plutonium isotopes determination in soils from the region of lublin (Poland). Sci. Total Environ., 188: 59-62.
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  32. Byrne, A.R. and A. Komosa, 1993. Possibilities for determination of 241Am in environmental samples by gamma counting, with and without radiochemistry. Sci. Total Environ., 130-131: 197-206.
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