Łukasz Wolański


My name is Łukasz Wolański and I am a chemist interested in modern methods of computational chemistry, photochemistry of biochromophores and chemical compounds with ultra-high oxidation states.

I am a passionate of teaching – at both: academic and school levels.

ORCID   Nauka Polska lukasz.wolanski.85 {[at]} gmail.com



Scientific Qualifications and Experience


Scientific Positions


  1. Ł. Wolański, D. Grabarek, T. Andruniów, Is the choice of a standard zeroth‐order hamiltonian in CASPT2 ansatz optimal in calculations of excitation energies in protonated and unprotonated schiff bases of retinal?, J. Comput. Chem. 39 1470–1480 (2018). DOI
  2. D. Tuna, D. Lefrancois, Ł. Wolański, S. Gozem, I. Schapiro, T. Andruniów, A. Dreuw, M. Olivucci, Assessment of Approximate Coupled-Cluster and Algebraic-Diagrammatic-Construction Methods for Ground- and Excited-State Reaction Paths and the Conical-Intersection Seam of a Retinal-Chromophore Model, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 11 5758–5781 (2015). DOI



  1. Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials, Polanica-Zdrój, Poland, 2018
  2. Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials, Trzebnica, Poland, 2016
  3. Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials, Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland, 2014
  4. LVI Scientific Congress of Polish Chemical Society, Siedlce, Poland, 2013
  5. Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials, Wrocław, Poland, 2012
  6. EURASNET Interdisciplinary Focus Meeting “Frontiers in Structural Biology of RNAs and RNPs”, Poznań, Poland, 2010
  7. Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials, Wrocław, Poland, 2010
  8. Modeling Interaction in Biomolecules IV, Hruba Skala, Czech Republic, 2009
    [3rd place in the poster competition for PhD Students]

Oral contributions:

  1. 8-th Students’s Science Conference, Szklarska Poręba, Poland, 2010 [Prize for the best paper/oral contribution in section ‘Biocivilization’]
  2. 7-th Students’s Science Conference,Wrocław, Poland, 2009


Teaching Qualifications and Experience


  • 2016-2018 – Non-degree Postgraduate Qualification Studies: Teaching of Mathematics at Schools of All Types, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Wrocław
  • 2014 – Teacher’s professional degree “Nauczyciel kontraktowy”.
  • 2012-2014 – Non-degree Postgraduate Qualification Studies: Pedagogics for Teachers (Teaching qualifications for all non-academic schools: primary, middle and secondary/high schools), University School of Physical Education in Wrocław
  • 2011-2012 – Qualification Course: University Didactics (Teaching qualifications for higher education/universities), Wrocław University of Technology
  • 2006-2012 – Master of Science (MSc), Eng in chemistry (analytical and bioinorganic chemistry), Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Technology

Teaching Positions

  • 10.2015-08.2017 – Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics Teacher, H. Steinhaus Middle School No. 1 in Wrocław [Gimnazjum nr 1 we Wrocławiu im. H. Steinhausa]
  • 10.2015-05.2017 – Chemistry and Physics Teacher (Preparing students for Matura exam (extended level), `Symposio` Educational Centre [Centrum Edukacyjne “Symposio”], Wrocław
  • 09.2014-08.2015 – Chemistry Teacher, Academic Secondary/High School of Wrocław University of Technology [Akademickie Liceum Ogólnokształcące Politechniki Wrocławskiej]
  • 02.2012-01.2013 – Chemistry Teacher, `Polishing diamonds – innovative programs to support gifted students` Project, Foundation for International Education [Fundacja Edukacji Międzynarodowej]
  • 11.2010-09.2015 – Research and Teaching Assistant (Conducting courses: Physics I – classes, Physics II classes, Physical Chemistry – classes & laboratory, Principles of Bioinformatics – computer laboratory , Data Processing and Visualisation – computer laboratory), Wrocław University of Technology
  • 09.2009-02.2011 – Chemistry Teacher, `Innovative education – remedial classes and extracurricular activities for students of Secondary School (Lyceum) No. VII in Wroclaw (WND-POKL.09.01.02-02-282/08)` Project, Secondary School No. VII in Wrocław [VII Liceum Ogólnokształcące we Wrocławiu]

Other activities


Other Professional Activities

  • 11.2010-09.2015 – Advisor of Vice-Rector for Education, Wrocław University of Technology (WUT)
  • 09.2012-08.2014 – Member WUT Academic Senate,
  • 11.2011-11.2012 – Vice-President, WUT Graduate Student Government
  • 04.2011-12.2011 – Vice-President, `Manus` Foundation
  • 10.2008-09.2010 – Vice-President for Teaching and Material Assistance (Student representative and spokesman; management and co-organization of events including mass events; teamwork and human resources management; financial aid advisor for students), WUT Student Government
  • 09.2006-08.2010 – Member of WUT Faulty of Chemistry Council
  • 09.2008-08.2010 – President of WUT Faculty of Chemistry Students Government
  • 10.2008-09.2010 – Member of supervisory board of `Manus` Foundation
  • 2010-2016 – Organizing Committee Member of `Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials` Scientific Conferences.