Piotr Korczyk

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Ph.D., habilitation, Assistant Professor
Piotr Korczyk


e-mail at ippt.pan.pl: pkor
tel.: +48 22 8261280 ext. 413
room: 312

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research
Polish Academy of Sciences
Pawińskiego 5B, 02-106 Warsaw, Poland

Job opportunity

We are seeking to fill a student position in biotechnology and microfluidics. An announcement can be found here.



  • Zaremba D, Błoński S, Korczyk PM. Integration of capillary–hydrodynamic logic circuitries for built-in control over multiple droplets in microfluidic networks, Lab Chip 21:1771 (2021) PubMed CrossRef


  • Blonski S, Zaremba D, Jachimek M, Jakiela S, Wacławczyk T, Korczyk PM. Impact of inertia and channel angles on flow distribution in microfluidic junctions, Microfluid Nanofluid 24:14 (2020) CrossRef


  • Korczyk PM, van Steijn V, Blonski S, Zaremba D, Beattie DA, Garstecki P. Accounting for corner flow unifies the understanding of droplet formation in microfluidic channels, Nat Commun 10:2528 (2019) PubMed CrossRef | PDF SuppInfo-PDF
  • Zaremba D, Blonski S, Marijnissen MJ, Korczyk PM. Fixing the direction of droplets in a bifurcating microfluidic junction, Microfluid Nanofluid 23:55 (2019) CrossRef


  • Skłodowska K, Dębski PR, Michalski JA, Korczyk PM, Dolata M, Zając M, Jakiela S. Simultaneous measurement of viscosity and optical density of bacterial growth and death in a microdroplet, Micromachines 9(5):251 (2018) PubMed CrossRef
  • Debski PR, Sklodowska K, Michalski JA, Korczyk PM, Dolata M, Jakiela S. Continuous recirculation of microdroplets in a closed loop tailored for screening of bacteria cultures, Micromachines 9(9):469 PubMed CrossRef
  • Zaremba D, Błoński S, Jachimek M, Marijnissen MJ, Jakieła S, Korczyk PM. Investigations of modular microfluidic geometries for passive manipulations on droplets, Bull Polish Acad Sci–Tech Sci 66(2):139–149 (2018) CrossRef


  • Korczyk PM, Dolega ME, Jakiela S, Jankowski P, Makulska S, Garstecki P. Scaling up the throughput of synthesis and extraction in droplet microfluidic reactors, J Flow Chem 5(2):110–118 (2015) CrossRef


  • Kor M, Korczyk PM, Addai-Mensah J, Krasowska M, Beattie DA. Carboxymethylcellulose adsorption on molybdenite: The effect of electrolyte composition on adsorption, bubble–surface collisions, and flotation, Langmuir 30(40):11975–11984 (2014) PubMed CrossRef


  • Guzowski J, Jakiela S, Korczyk PM, Garstecki P. Custom tailoring multiple droplets one-by-one, Lab Chip 13:4308–4311 (2013) PubMed CrossRef
  • Korczyk PM, Derzsi L, Jakiela S, Garstecki P. Microfluidic traps for hard-wired operations on droplets, Lab Chip 13:4096-4102 (2013) PubMed CrossRef
  • Churski K, Nowacki M, Korczyk PM, Garstecki P. Simple modular systems for generation of droplets on demand, Lab Chip 13:3689-3697 (2013) PubMed CrossRef
  • van Steijn V, Korczyk PM, Derzsi L, Abate AR, Weitz DA , Garstecki P. Block-and-break generation of microdroplets with fixed volume, Biomicrofluidics 7(2):024108 (2013) PubMed CrossRef
  • Węgrzyn J, Samborski A, Reissig L, Korczyk PM, Błoński S, Garstecki P. Microfluidic architectures for efficient generation of chemistry gradations in droplets, Microfluid Nanofluid 14(1-2):235–245 (2013, e-pub 2012) CrossRef | PDF


  • Jakiela S, Korczyk PM, Makulska S, Garstecki P. Discontinuous transition in a laminar fluid flow: A change of flow topology inside a droplet moving in a micron-size channel, Phys Rev Lett 108(13):5 (2012) PubMed CrossRef
  • Guzowski J, Korczyk PM, Jakiela S, Garstecki P. The structure and stability of multiple micro-droplets, Soft Matter 8:7269–7278 (2011) CrossRef
  • Korczyk PM, Kowalewski TA, Malinowski SP. Turbulent mixing of clouds with the environment: Small scale two phase evaporating flow investigated in a laboratory by particle image velocimetry, Physica D 241:288-296 (2012) CrossRef
  • Sikora M, Adam D, Korczyk PM, Prodi-Schwab A, Szymczak P, Cieplak M. Geometrical and electrical properties of indium tin oxide clusters in ink dispersions, Langmuir 28(2):1523–1530 (2012) PubMed CrossRef


  • Korczyk PM, Cybulski O, Makulska S, Garstecki P. Effects of unsteadiness of the rates of flow on the dynamics of formation of droplets in microfluidic systems, Lab Chip 11:173–175 (2011, e-pub 2010) CrossRef
  • Guzowski J, Korczyk PM, Jakiela S, Garstecki P. Automated high-throughtput generation of droplets, Lab Chip 11:3593–3595 (2011) PubMed CrossRef
  • Jakiela S, Makulska S, Korczyk PM, Garstecki P. Speed of flow of individual droplets in microfluidic channels as a function of the capillary number, volume of droplets and contrast of viscosities, Lab Chip 11(21):3603–3608 (2011) PubMed CrossRef
  • Szymborski T, Korczyk PM, Hołyst R, Garstecki P. Ionic polarization of liquid-liquid interfaces; dynamic control of the rate of electro-coalescence, Appl Phys Lett 99:094101 (2011) CrossRef


  • Churski K, Korczyk P, Garstecki P. High-throughput automated droplet microfluidic system for screening of reaction conditions, Lab Chip 10:816 (2010) PubMed CrossRef


  • Kowalewski TA, Błoński S, Korczyk P. Eksperymentalna analiza przeplywów w skali mikro i nano, in Wybrane zagadnienia przeplywów i wymiany ciepla, Oficyna Wyd. Polit. Warsz. 6:127–149 (2008)
  • Malinowski SP, Andrejczuk M, Grabowski W, Korczyk P, Kowalewski TA, Smolarkiewicz PK. Laboratory and modeling studies of cloud–clear air interfacial mixing: anisotropy of small-scale turbulence due to evaporative cooling, New J Phys 10:075020 (2008) CrossRef


  • Błoński S, Korczyk PM, Kowalewski TA. Analysis of turbulence in a micro-channel emulsifier, Int J Therm Sci 46:1126–1141 (2007) CrossRef


  • Korczyk P, Malinowski SP, Kowalewski TA. Mixing of cloud and clear air in centimeter scales observed in laboratory by means of Particle Image Velocimetry, Atmospheric Res 82:173–182 (2006) CrossRef