Radosław Górecki

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow


Building 4 Level 3, 3288-WS06

Research Interests

My research interests include polymer science, particularly physical chemistry behind the self-assembly of block copolymers and use of the polymer materials for membrane technology. I also work with the upscaling and pilot production processes, bringing academia and the industry together. I am fascinated by advanced electron microscopy methods, especially transmission electron microscopy.

Selected Publications

  • Enhancing selectivity of novel outer-selective hollow fiber forward osmosis membrane by polymer nanostructures; Sanahuja-Embuena, V.; Lim, S.; Górecki, R.; Trzaskuś, K.; Hélix-Nielsen, C.; Kyong Shon, H.; Chemical Engineering Journal (2021)
  • Effect of Detergents on Morphology, Size Distribution, and Concentration of Copolymer-Based Polymersomes; Górecki, R.; Antennuci, F.; Norinkevicius, K.; Elmstrøm Christiansen, L.; Myers, S. T., Trzaskuś, K.; Hélix-Nielsen, C.; Langmuir (2021)
  • Employing the synergistic effect between aquaporin nanostructures and graphene oxide for enhanced separation performance of thin-film nanocomposite forward osmosis membranes; Akther, N.; Sanahuja-Embuena, V.; Górecki, R.; Phuntsho, S.; Helix-Nielsen, C.; Kyong Shon, H.; Desalination (2021)
  • Aquaporin-containing proteopolymersomes in polyelectrolyte multilayer membranes; Reurink, D. M.; Du, F.; Górecki, R.; Roesink, H. D. W.; De Vos, W. M.; Membranes (2020)
  • Improved reverse osmosis thin film composite biomimetic membranes by incorporation of polymersomes; Górecki, R.; Reurink, D.M; Khan, M. M.; , Sanahuja-Embuena, V.; Trzaskuś, K.; Hélix-Nielsen, C.; Journal of Membrane Science (2020)
  • Vesicle incorporating transmembrane protein; Spulber, M.; Tvermoes, D. C.; Gorecki, R.; Haugsted, F.; WO Patent 2019081371 (2020)
  • Preparation of super-hydrophilic polyphenylsulfone nanofiber membranes for water treatment; Wang, Y.; Górecki, R.; Stamate, E.; Norrman, K.; Aili, D.; Zuo, M.; Guo, W.; Hélix-Nielsen, C.; Zhang, W., Royal Society of Chemistry Advances (2019)


  • 07.2017 - 12.2020: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Biophysics, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 01.2019 - 06.2019: Ph.D. (visiting), Chemical Engineering and Biophysics, National Environmental Research Institute & Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 09.2014 - 06.2016: M.Sc. Eng., Sustainable Energy: Biofuels, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 09.2012 - 01.2013: B.Sc. Eng. (visiting), Environmental Science, Department of Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 10.2010 - 07.2014: B.Sc. Eng., Environmental Protection, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Professional Profile

  • 10.2020 - 08.2022: Senior Formulation Specialist, Aquaporin A/S, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 07.2017 - 09.2020: Industrial Researcher - PhD Fellow, Aquaporin A/S, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 01.2019 - 06.2019: Visiting Industrial Resarcher - PhD Fellow, Aquaporin Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • 01.2017 - 06.2017: Membrane Developer, Aquaporin A/S, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 07.2016 - 12.2016: Research Assistant, Aquaporin A/S, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • 01.2016 - 07.2016: Master Thesis Student, Aquaporin A/S, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

Scientific and Professional Membership

European Membrane Society


  • Innovation Fund Denmark - Industrial PhD Funding
  • Membrane Society Singapore - Best Poster Presentation Award at Membrane Science & Technology 2019 Conference
  • European Membrane Society - Best Poster Presentation Award at Euromembrane 2018 Conference

KAUST Affiliations

  • BESE - Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division
  • AMPM - Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center

Research Interests Keywords

Polymer science & Engineering Self-assembly Upscaling and Piloting Electron Microscopy membrane technology Biophysics