Slawo Lomnicki headshotSlawomir Lomnicki

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences; LSU Superfund Research Materials Core Leader

Phone: 225-578-8147


Office: 1251 Energy Coast & Environment 

Research Interests

Homogeneous catalysis; Combustion processes; Reactivity  and properties of nanoparticles; Biological interactions of nanoparticles


Selected Publications

Ghimire, A., dela Cruz, Albert Leo N., Wong, R., Navasumrit, P., Cormier, S., Lomnicki, S. (2019). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in ambient air samples at the electronic waste (e-waste) reclamation site. Waste Disposal & Sustainable Energy.

Guan, X., Ghimire, A., Potter, P. M., Lomnicki, S. (2019). Role of Fe2O3 in fly ash surrogate on PCDD/Fs formation from 2-monochlorophenol. Chemosphere, 226, 809-816.

Potter, P. M., Al-Abed, S. R., Lay, D., Lomnicki, S. (2019). VOC Emissions and Formation Mechanisms from Carbon Nanotube Composites during 3D Printing. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(8), 4364-4370.

Vejerano, E. P., Rao, G., Khachatryan, L., Cormier, S. A., Lomnicki, S. (2018). Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals: Insights on a New Class of Pollutants. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(5), 2468-2481.

Noel, A., Verret, C. M., Hasan, F., Lomnicki, S., Morse, J., Robichaud, A., Penn, A. L. (2018). Generation of Electronic Cigarette Aerosol by a Third-Generation Machine-Vaping Device: Application to Toxicological Studies. Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments(138). <Go to ISI>://WOS:000444913100106

Bennadji, H., Khachatryan, L., Lomnicki, S. (2018). Kinetic Modeling of Cellulose Fractional Pyrolysis. Energy & Fuels, 32(3), 3436-3446.

Potter, P. M., Guan, X., Lomnicki, S. (2018). Synergy of iron and copper oxides in the catalytic formation of PCDD/Fs from 2-monochlorophenol. Chemosphere, 203, 96-103. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000432235000012

Oyana, T., Lomnicki, S., Guo, C., Cormier, S. (2017). A scalable field study protocol and rationale for passive ambient air sampling: a spatial phytosampling for leaf data collection, Formation. Environ Sci Technol, 51(18), 10663-10673.

Lomnicki, S. (2017). EPFRs Formation/Emission from Waste Burning. Austin Environmental Sci, 2(2), 1020.

Xu, M., Khachatryan, L., Kibet, J., Lomnicki, S. (2017). Lumped kinetic modeling of isothermal degradation of lignin under conventional pyrolytic and oxidative conditions. J Anal Appl Pyrol, 127(377-384).

Al-Abed, S. R., Pinto, P. X., McLernan, J., Feld-Cook, E., Lomnicki, S. (2017). Mechanisms and effectivity of sulfate reducing bioreactors using a chitinous substrate in treating mining influenced water. Chem Eng J, 323, 270-277.

Oyana, T. J., Podila, P., Wesley, J. M., Lomnicki, S., Cormier, S. (2017). Spatiotemporal patterns of childhood asthma hospitalization and utilization in Memphis Metropolitan Area from 2005 to 2015. Journal of Asthma, 54(8), 842-855. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000415983400009

Nganai, S., Lomnicki, S. (2017). Surface catalysed PCDD/F formation from precursors – high PCDF yield does not indicate de novo mechanism. Int. J. Environment and Pollution, 61(3-4), 208-222.

Feld-Cook, E., Bovenkamp-Langlois, G. L., Lomnicki, S. (2017). The Effect of Particulate Matter Mineral Composition on Environmentally Persistent Free Radical (EPFR) Formation. Environ Sci Technol, 51(18), 10396-10402.

Dugas, R. T., Lomnicki, S., Cormier, A. S., Dellinger, B., Reams, M. A. (2016). Addressing Emerging Risks: Scientific and Regulatory Challenges Associated with Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals. Int. J. Environ. Res. Pub. Health, 13(6).

Potter, P. M., Dellinger, B., Lomnicki, S. (2016). Contribution of aluminas and aluminosilicates to the formation of PCDD/Fs on fly ashes. Chemosphere, 144, 2421-2426.

Assaf, N. W., Altarawneh, M., Oluwoye, I., Radny, M., Lomnicki, S., Dlugogorski, B. Z. (2016). Formation of Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals on alpha-Al2O3. Environ Sci Technol, 50(20), 11094-11102.

Mosallanejad, S., Dlugogorski, B. Z., Kennedy, E. M., Stockenhuber, M., Lomnicki, S., Assaf, N. W., Altarawneh, M. (2016). Formation of PCDD/Fs in Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol on Neat Silica Surface. Environ Sci. Technol, 50, 1412-8.

Buekens, A., Dlugogorski, B. Z., Lomnicki, S., Lu, S. Y., Olie, K., Takaoka, M. (2016). Special Issue on Dioxins, Sources and Effects, Formation and Abatement: Part I. Int J Environ Pollut, 60(1-4), 1-9.

Reed, J. R., dela Cruz, A., Lomnicki, S., Backes, W. L. (2015). Environmentally persistent free radical-containing particulate matter competitively inhibits metabolism by cytochrome. Toxicol Appl Pharm, 289, 223-230.

Jaligama, S., Chen, Z. L., Saravia, J., Yadav, N., Lomnicki, S., Dugas, T. R., et al. (2015). Exposure to deepwater horizon crude oil burnoff particulate matter induces pulmonary inflammation and alters adaptive immune response. Environ Sci Technol, 49, 8769-8776.

Sussan, T. E., Gajghate, S., Thimmulappa, R. K., Ma, J., Kim, J., Sudini, K., Consolini, N., Cormier, S. A., Lomnicki, S., Hasan, F., Pekosz, A., Biswal, S. (2015). Exposure to Electronic Cigarettes Impairs Pulmonary Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Viral Defenses in a Mouse Model. PLoS ONE, 10(2), e0116861.

Reed, J. R., dela Cruz, A., Lomnicki, S., Backes, W. L. (2015). Inhibition of cytochrome p450 2b4 by environmentally persistent free radical-containing particulate matter. Biochem Pharmacol, 95, 126-132.