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Dr. BRZOZOWSKA Agata Maria

Scientist II


Soft Materials (SOF) Department

+65 6319 4741

#08-03, 2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis

Research Details

  • Adsorption processes
  • Molecular self-assembly
  • Encapsulation
  • Industrial (anti)fouling
  • Polymer brushes
  • Langmuir films
  • Molecular (self)assembly
  • Complex coacervation
  • Adsorption processes
  • Encapsulation of active compounds
  • Particles characterization (SEM, ellipsometry, reflectometry, dynamic/static light scattering)
  • Langmuir films
  • Fouling control
  • 2018 - Ongoing: Development of Multiplex Disposable Film Sensor Towards In Vitro Portable Diagnostic Technology to Improve Wound Monitoring in Community Care
  • 2018 - 2019: Development of Solvent Tolerant Stable Immobilized Enzyme for Biocatalysis
  • 2018: Fabrication of Textile with Hydration Effect Using a Microencapsulation Technology
  • 2017: Investigating the Molecular Interactions in the Formation of Ionomer Complexes Loaded with Active Compounds
  • 2016 - 2017: Molecular Self-Assembly for Encapsulation of Active Compounds - Formation, Loading, Releas
  • 2015 - 2016: Characterization and Optimization of Layer-by-Layer Encapsulation of Active Ingredients for Targeted Delivery and Improved Biological Efficacy
  • 2014 - 2015: Layer-by-Layer Encapsulation of R0064930A for Targeted Delivery to Skin
  • 2014 - 2017: Antibody-Targeted Microcarriers for Lung Cancer Therapy
  • 2013 - 2014: Process Development for Fabrication of Moulds with High Aspect Ratio, Non-Cylindrical Surface Topologies for Application in Antifouling Surface Coatings
  • 2011 - 2014: Nature-inspired Anti-biofouling and Fouling Release Surface Coatings (Innovative Marine Antifouling Solutions for High Value Applications - IMAS)
  • Apr 2018 - Present: Scientist II, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)
  • Nov 2011 - Mar 2018: Scientist I, Institute of Material Research and Engineering (Singapore)
  • Jun 2010 - Oct 2011: Researcher, Physics of Complex Fluids group, University of Twente (The Netherlands)
  • PhD. (Physical Chemistry), Laboratory of Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science, Wageningen University and Wetsus, centre of excellence for sustainable water technology, The Netherlands (2006 - 2010)
  • M.Sc., Ir. (Chemical Engineering), Institute of Chemical Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland (2000 - 2005)

HSE Committee member

Brzozowska A.M., Maassen S., Goh Z.R., Benke P.I., Lim C.-S, Marzinelli E.M., Jańczewski D., Teo S.L.-M., Vancso J.G., Effect of Variations in Micropatterns and Surface Modulus on Marine Fouling of Engineering Polymers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 (2017) 17508-17516.

Jiang S., Sreethawong T., Lee S.S.C., Low M.B.J., Win K.Y., Brzozowska A.M., Teo S.L.M., Vancso G.J., Janczewski D., Han M.Y., Fabrication of Copper Nanowire Films and their Incorporation into Polymer Matrices for Antibacterial and Marine Antifouling Applications. Advanced Functional Materials 2 (2015): 483-490.

Brzozowska A.M.
, Parra-Velandia F.J., Quintana R., Zhu X., Lee S.C., Lim C.-S, Jańczewski D., Teo S. L.-M., Vancso J.G., Biomimicking Micropatterned Surfaces and Their Effect on Marine Biofouling. Langmuir 30 (2014) 9165–9175.

Brzozowska A.M., Mugele F., Duits M.H.G., Stability and Interactions in Mixed Monolayers of Fatty Acid Derivatives on Artificial Sea Water. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 433 (2013) 200-211.

Brzozowska A.M., Duits M.H.G., Mugele F., Stability of Stearic Acid Monolayers on Artificial Sea Water. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 407 (2012) 38-48.

Brzozowska A.M., Leermakers F.A.M., Keesman K.J., de Keizer A., Formation and Structure of Ionomer Complexes from Grafted Polyelectrolytes. Colloid and Polymer Science 289 (2011) 889-902.

Brzozowska A.M., Spruijt E., de Keizer A., Cohen Stuart M. A., Norde W., On the Stability of Polymer Brushes Formed by Adsorption of Ionomer Complexes on Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 353 (2010) 380-391.

Brzozowska A.M., Detrembleur C., de Keizer A., Cohen Stuart M.A., Norde W., Grafted Ionomer Complexes and Their Effect on Protein Adsorption on Silica and Polysulfone. Colloid and Polymer Science 228 (2010) 1621-1632.

Brzozowska A.M., de Keizer A., Norde W., Detrembleur C., Cohen Stuart M.A., Grafted Block Complex Coacervate Core Micelles and Their Effect on Protein Adsorption on Silica and Polystyrene. Colloid and Polymer Science 288 (2010) 1081-1095.

Brzozowska A.M., Zhang Q., de Keizer A., Norde W., Cohen Stuart M.A., Protein Adsorption on Silica and Polysulfone Surfaces Coated with Complex Coacervate Core Micelles with Poly(vinyl alcohol) as a Neutral Brush Forming Block. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 368 (2010) 96-104.

Brzozowska A.M., Hofs B., de Keizer A., Fokkink R., Cohen Stuart M.A., Norde W., Reduction of Protein Adsorption on Silica and Polystyrene Surfaces Due to Coating with Complex Coacervate Core Micelles. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 347 (2009) 146-155.

Hofs B., Brzozowska A., de Keizer A., Norde W., Cohen Stuart M.A., Reduction of Protein Adsorption to a Solid Surface by a Coating Composed of Polymeric Micelles with a Glass- like Core. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science: 325 (2008) 309-315.

Brzozowska A.M., Janczewski D., Teo L.M.S., Parra-Velandia F.J., Vancso J.G., "Biomimicking hierarchical surface microtopographies for antifouling applications - design and fabrication", filing date: 20 June 2013, Singapore patent application No.: 10201403479P

Brzozowska A.M., Antipina M.N., "Encapsulation of water soluble, low molecular weight, uncharged active compounds for targeted delivery using block ionomer complexes", filing date: 22 December 2016

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