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Slawomir J. Grabowski

Slawomir J. Grabowski

Ikerbasque Research Professor
(Poland)

  • Doctor in chemistry 1986 from the University of Warsaw, Poland
  • More than 20years of research experience in ETH, Zurich (Switzerland), University of Uppsala (Sweden), University of Grenoble (France), Jackson State University (USA), Fukuoka University (Japan) , universities in Poland
  • Research line: Theoretical chemistry, chemical physics, intermolecular interactions, hydrogen bonding
  • Comes from the Department of Chemistry, University of Lodz, Poland

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Publications

2016

Slawomir J. Grabowski and Fernando Ruiperez (2016)
Dihydrogen bond interactions as a result of H2 cleavage at Cu, Ag and Au centres
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2016)
Complexes of carborane acids linked by strong hydrogen bonds: acidity scales
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Slawomir J. Grabowski, Jesus M. Ugalde, Diego M. Andrada and Gernot Frenking (2016)
Comparison of Hydrogen and Gold Bonding in [XHX]¢, [XAuX]¢, and Isoelectronic [NgHNg]+, [NgAuNg]+ (X=Halogen, Ng=Noble Gas)
Chem. Eur. J

Rafael Grande-Aztatzi, Elena Formoso, Jose M. Mercero, Jon M. Matxain, Slawomir J. Grabowski, and Jesus M. Ugalde (2016)
Structural and optical properties of the naked and passivated Al5Au5 bimetallic nanoclusters
The Journal of Chemical Physics

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2016)
[FHF]- -The Strongest Hydrogen Bond under the Influence of External Interactions
Crystals

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2016)
Analysis of Hydrogen Bonds in Crystals
Crystals

2015

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
Lewis acid–Lewis base interactions: From NFH3 ...NCH and NF4 ...NCH complexes to NFH3 ...(NCH)n and NF4 ...(NCH)n clusters
Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Ibon Alkorta, Jose Elguero and Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
Pnicogen and hydrogen bonds: complexes between PH3X+ and PH2X systems
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
Cleavage of hydrogen by activation at a single non-metal centre – towards new hydrogen storage materials
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
Pi-Hole Bonds: Boron and Aluminum Lewis Acid Centers
ChemPhysChem

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
Triel Bonds, pi-Hole-pi-Electrons Interactions in Complexes of Boron and Aluminium Trihalides and Trihydrides with Acetylene and Ethylene
Molecules

Elena Formoso, Jon I. Mujika, Slawomir J. Grabowsk, Xabier Lopez (2015)
Aluminum and its effect in the equilibrium between folded/unfolded conformation of NADH
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry

2014

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Tetrel bond–sigma-hole bond as a preliminary stage of the SN2 reaction
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Pawel Lipkowski and Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Could the lithium bond be classified as the sigma-hole bond? – QTAIM and NBO analysis
Chemical Physics Letters

Esmail Alikhani, Franck Fuster, Bruno Madebene and Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Topological reaction sites – very strong chalcogen bonds
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Boron and other Triel Lewis Acid Centers: From Hypovalency to Hypervalency
ChemPhysChem

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Clusters of Ammonium Cation - Hydrogen Bond versus Sigma-Hole Bond
ChemPhysChem

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2014)
Halogen bond with the multivalent halogen acting as the Lewis acid center
Chemical Physics Letters

2013

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Sigma-Hole Bond Versus Hydrogen Bond: From Tetravalent to Pentavalent N, P, and As Atoms
Chemistry - a European Journal

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Non-covalent interactions – QTAIM and NBO analysis
Journal Molecular Modeling

Slawomir J. Grabowski, Ibon Alkorta and Jose Elguero (2013)
Complexes between Dihydrogen and Amine, Phosphine, and Arsine Derivatives. Hydrogen Bond versus Pnictogen Interaction
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Dihydrogen bond and X–H. . .sigma interaction as sub-classes of hydrogen bond
Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry

Ayorinde Hassan, Tandabany C. Dinadayalane, Slawomir J. Grabowski and Jerzy Leszczynski (2013)
Structural, energetic, spectroscopic and QTAIM analyses of cation–pi interactions involving mono- and bi-cyclic ring fused benzene systems
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Robert W. Gora, M. Maj and Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Resonance-assisted hydrogen bonds revisited. Resonance stabilization vs. charge delocalization
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Hydrogen and halogen bonds are ruled by the same mechanisms
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
Cooperativity of hydrogen and halogen bond interactions
Theoretical Chemistry Accounts

2012

Slawomir J. Grabowski and Roald Hoffmann (2012)
Stabilizing H3- Or Are we Stabilizing a Proton?
ChemPhysChem

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2012)
QTAIM Characteristics of Halogen Bond and Related Interactions
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2012)
Non-covalent interactions in NH4+...(C2H2)n ammonium cation–acetylene clusters
Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Ibon Alkorta and Slawomir J.Grabowski (2012)
Non covalent interactions
Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

2011

Franck Fuster and Slawomir Grabowski (2011)
Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonds: the QTAIM and ELF Characteristics
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Swati Panigrahi, Anuradha Bhattacharya, Debashree Bandyopadhyay, Slawomir J. Grabowski,| Dhananjay Bhattacharyya, Sangam Banerjee (2011)
Wetting Property of the Edges of Monoatomic Step on Graphite: Frictional-Force Microscopy and ab Initio Quantum Chemical Studies
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Ibon Alkorta, Jose Elguero, Mohammad Solimannejad, and SÅ‚awomir J. Grabowski (2011)
Dihydrogen Bonding vs Metal-σ Interaction in Complexes between H2 and Metal Hydride
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Sławomir J. Grabowski and Paweł Lipkowski (2011)
Characteristics of X-H...pi Interactions: Ab Initio and QTAIM Studies
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

S.J.Grabowski (2011)
What Is the Covalency of Hydrogen Bonding?
Chemical Reviews

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2011)
Halogen Bond and Its Counterparts: Bent’s Rule Explains the Formation of Nonbonding Interactions
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2011)
Red- and Blue-Shifted Hydrogen Bonds: the Bent Rule from Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules Perspective
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Slawomir J. Grabowski (2011)
THE HYDROGEN BOND AND THE OTHER LEWIS ACID–LEWIS BASE INTERACTIONS (article in polish)
Wiadomosci Chemiczne (polish journal)

2010

A.T.Dubis, M.Domagala, S.J.Grabowski (2010)
Spectroscopic and theoretical studies on some new pyrrol-2-yl-chloromethyl ketones
NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY

S.J.Grabowski, J.M.Ugalde (2010)
Bond Paths Show Preferable Interactions: Ab Initio and QTAIM Studies on the X-H...pi Hydrogen Bond
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A

S.J.Grabowski, J.M.Ugalde (2010)
High-level ab initio calculations on low barrier hydrogen bonds and proton bound homodimers
CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS

B.Bankiewicz, S.Wojtulewski, S.J.Grabowski (2010)
Intramolecular Double Proton Transfer from 2-Hydroxy-2-iminoacetic Acid to 2-Amino-2-oxoacetic Acid
JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

M.Domagala, S.J.Grabowski (2010)
Hydrocarbons as proton donors in C-H...N and C-H... S hydrogen bonds
CHEMICAL PHYSICS

S.J.Grabowski, J.M.Ugalde (2010)
Ab initio calculations on C6H6···(HF)n clusters — X–H···π hydrogen bond
Canadian Journal of Chemistry

Books and book chapters

Published

  • Slawomir J. Grabowski (2016)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Applications of Topological Methods in Molecular Chemistry
    Chapter: What Can Be Learnt from a Location of Bond Paths and from Electron Density Distribution
    Page numbers: 399-433
    ISBN: 978-3-319-29020-1 | Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2016 | Editors: R. Chauvin, C. Lepetit, B.Silvi, E.Alikhani
  • Slawomir J. Grabowski (2016)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry IV
    Chapter: Hydrogen Bond and Other Lewis Acid – Lewis Base Interactions – Mechanisms of Formation
    Page numbers: 245-278
    ISBN: 978-1-4899-7697-0 | Springer Science+Business Media, New York 2016 | Editors: J. Leszczynski, M.K.Shukla
  • Slawomir J. Grabowski - Editor (2016)
    Type: book
    Book: Analysis of Hydrogen Bonds in Crystals
    Chapter:
    Page numbers: 305 pages
    ISBN: 978-3-03842-245-7 | Basel-Beijing-Wuhan-Barcelona | Editors: Slawomir J. Grabowski
  • Slawomir J. Grabowski (2015)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Noncovalent Forces
    Chapter: What is Common for Dihydrogen Bond and H· · ·sigma Interaction—Theoretical Analysis and Experimental Evidences
    Page numbers: 159-187
    ISBN: ISBN 978-3-319-14162-6 ISBN 978-3-319-14163-3 (eBook) | Springer Cham Heidelberg NewYork Dordrecht London | Editors: Steve Scheiner
  • Slawomir J. Grabowski (2013)
    Type: chapters
    Book: 8th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (ESPA 2012)
    Chapter: Cooperativity of hydrogen and halogen bond interactions
    Page numbers: 59-68
    ISBN: 978-3-642-41271-4; 978-3-642-41272-1 | Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg | Editors: Juan J. Novoa and Manuel F. Ruiz-López
  • Slawomir Grabowski (2011)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry I
    Chapter: X –H...pi and X –H...sigma Interactions – Hydrogen Bonds with Multicenter Proton Acceptors
    Page numbers: 497-516
    ISBN: ISBN 978-94-007-0918-8 | Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York | Editors: Jerzy Leszczynski, Manoj K.Shukla

Courses given

  • 2012
    a. Physical Chemistry Laboratory, 3rd year undergraduate students,
    2011/2012 academic year (Prof. Xabier Lopez - organizer of the course)

Prizes and Honours

  • the member of the Editorial Board of the following journals: Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, Computational Theoretical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry - An Indian Journal (2015)

Congresses, Proceedings & Scientific meetings

  • Tetrel bond as a preliminary stage of SN2 reaction. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials 2016 (2016) Congress
    Technical University of Wroclaw; Wroclaw, Poland (Invited talk)
  • Activation and cleavage of dihydrogen at a single sulphur and other non/metal centres. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, ICCC2016 (2016) Congress
    University of Brest, Brest, France (Talk)
  • Tetrel bond - towards hypervalency. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    15th International Conference on the Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry of Germanium, Tin and Lead, GTL2016 (2016) Congress
    University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic (Invited talk)
  • Splitting of hydrogen by activation at a single non-metallic center. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    EuCheMS – 2015 – Inorganic Chemistry Conference (2015) Congress
    Faculty of Chemistry, University of Wroc?aw/ Wroclaw, Poland (Talk)
  • Protonation of alkanes by carborane superacids - towards the topological acidity scale. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Modeling Interactions in Biomolecules VII (2015) Congress
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (Invited talk)
  • From hypovalency to hypervalency – boron and other triel Lewis acid centers. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    IMEBORON XV meeting (2014) Congress
    Czech Technical University/ Prague (Czech Republic) (Talk)
  • sigma-hole bond versus hydrogen bond in simple complexes and large clusters. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    VI-th conference on “Modeling and Design of Molecular Materials 2014? (2014) Congress
    Technical University Wroclaw, Kudowa Zdroj (Poland) (Invited talk)
  • Non-covalent interactions: characterstics and mechanisms of formation – the topological approach. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Workshop on Topological Approaches to Intermolecular Interactions (2013) Congress
    Paris, Faculte de Chimie – UPMC Univ. Paris (Invited talk)
  • Non-covalent interactions – theoretical insights and experimental evidences. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    XX Conference of the Serbian Crystallographic Society (2013) Congress
    Avala, Belgrade, Serbian Crystallographic Society (Invited talk)
  • The Description of Non-Covalent Interactions in Terms of Bent´s Rule. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    8th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (2012) Congress
    CosmoCaixa Auditorium Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, June 26-29 2012 (Talk)
  • The Hydrogen and Halogen Bond Interactions in Terms of Bent´s Rule. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    ICPOC21: 21st IUPAC International Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (2012) Congress
    Durham University, UK, Durham, United Kindom, September 9-13 2012 (Talk)
  • The Categories of Hydrogen Bonding. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Facets of Weak Interactions in Chemistry (2011) Congress
    University of Calcutta (Invited talk)
  • Non-bonding Interactions; from model systems to biomolecules. Slawomir Grabowski
    Modeling Interactions in Biomolecules V (2011) Congress
    Charles University in Prague/ Kutna Hora (Invited talk)
  • Ab Initio Calculations on NH4 +...(C2H2)n Ammonium - Acetylene Clusters. Slawomir Grabowski
    9th Triennial Congress of the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (2011) Congress
    University of Santiago, Santiago de Compostela (Poster)
  • Chairman of the session: Hydrogen bonds/Non-covalent Interactions. Slawomir Grabowski
    9th Triennial Congress of the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (2011) Congress
    University of Santiago, Santiago de Compostela (Organization and management)
  • chairman of the 3rd session. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Facets of Weak Interactions in Chemistry (2011) Congress
    University of Calcutta, Calcutta India, January 13-15, 2011 (Organization and management)
  • Categories of hydrogen bonds - ELF, QTAIM and other approaches. Slawomir J. Grabowski
    Twenty Years ELF - Paris2010 (2010) Congress
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) (Talk)
  • Ab Initio and QTAIM Studies on the X-H...pi Hydrogen Bond. Slawomir J. Grabowski, Jesus Ugalde
    7th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications (2010) Congress
    Universidad de Oviedo (Talk)

Other merits and matters

  • Popularization of science Articles for Mapping Ignorance; Mapping Ignorance is an initiative of the Chair of Scientific Culture of the University of the Basque Country under the Project Campus of International Excellence – Euskampus, http://mappingignorance.org/ Titles of articles which appeared in the section science (chemistry): 1. The halogen bond – that interaction similar to the hydrogen bond 2014) 2. ?-hole bond as a preliminary stage of SN2 reaction (2014) 3. Boron and other triel elements as strong Lewis acid centers (2014) 4. Strange molecular systems in the atmosphere of Titan (2014) * 5. The strongest acid yet gentlest – how could it be? (2015) * there was the program in the Basque Country radio about this article, see: http://norteko.elhuyar.org/entzun.asp?atala=orokorra&Kodea=1003 (2015)
 
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