Citations by Google Scholar: 1003, H-index 17 (February 2019)
ORCID: 0000-0003-4041-055X


  1. P. Latos, A. Szelewicka, S. Boncel, S. Jurczyk, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and A. Chrobok,* Highly efficient synthesis of alkyl levulinates from α-angelica lactone, catalysed with Lewis acidic trifloaluminate ionic liquids supported on carbon nanotubes, ASC Sus. Chem. Eng., 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b06066. invited
  2. K. Matuszek, A. Brzeczek-Szafran, D. Kobus, D. R. MacFarlane*, M. Swadzba-Kwasny, A. Chrobok,* Protic ionic liquids based on oligomeric anions [(HSO4)(H2SO4)x](x = 0, 1, or 2) for a clean ε-caprolactamsynthesis, Aus. J. Chem., 2019, 72, 130. invited


  1. M. Gilmore, E. McCourt, F. Connolly, P. Nockemann, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny* and J. D. Holbrey*, Hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents incorporating trioctylphosphine oxide: Advanced liquid extractants, ACS Sus. Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 17323.
  2. P. Latos, A. Culkin, N. Barteczko, S. Boncel, S. Jurczyk, L. C. Brown, P. Nockemann, A. Chrobok* and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny*, Water-Tolerant Trifloaluminate Ionic Liquids: New and Unique Lewis Acidic Catalysts for the Synthesis of Chromane, Front. Chem., 2018, 6, 535. invited
  3. L. C. Brown, J. M. Hogg, M. Gilmore, L. Moura, S. Imberti, S. Gaertner, H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne, R. J. O’Donnell, N. Artioli, J. D. Holbrey* and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Ionic Liquids and Molecular Solvents – A Neutron Scattering and NMR Study of Encounter Complexes, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 8689. invited, cover
  4. L. Aldous, M. Bendova, M. Gonzalez Miquel and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Highlights from the Faraday Discussion on Ionic Liquids: From Fundamental Properties to Practical Applications, Cambridge, UK, September 2017, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 5261. invited
  5. M. Gilmore, L. M. Moura, A. H. Turner, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, S. K. Callear, J. A. McCune, O. A. Scherman and J. D. Holbrey,* A comparison of choline: urea and choline: oxalic acid deep eutectic solvents at 338 K, J. Chem. Phys., 2018, 148, 193823.
  6. M. Addicoat, R. Atkin, J. N. Canongia Lopes, M. Costa Gomes, M. Firestone, R. Gardas, S. Halstead, C. Hardacre, L. J. Hardwick, J. Holbrey, P. Hunt, V. Ivaništšev, J. Jacquemin, R. Jones, B. Kirchner, R. Lynden-Bell, D. MacFarlane, G. Marlair, H. Medhi, M. Mezger, A. Pádua, I. Pantenburg, S. Perkin, J. ESJ Reid, M. Rutland, S. Saha, K. Shimizu, J. M. Slattery, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, S. Tiwari, S. Tsuzuki, B. Uralcan, A. van den Bruinhorst, M. Watanabe and J. Wishart, Structure and dynamics of ionic liquids: general discussion, Faraday Discuss., 2018, 206, 291.
  7. A.H. Turner, S. Imberti, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and J.D. Holbrey,* Applying neutron diffraction with isotopic substitution to the structure and proton-transport pathways in protic imidazolium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide ionic liquids, Faraday Discuss., 2018, 206, 247.


  1. J.M. Hogg, L.C. Brown, K. Matuszek, P. Latos, A. Chrobok and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Liquid coordination complexes of Lewis acidic metal chlorides: Lewis acidity and insights into speciation, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 11561. cover
  2. M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Comment on “Lewis acidic ionic liquids of crown ether complex cations: preparation and applications in organic reactions” by Y. Liang, J. Wang, C. Cheng and H. Jing, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 93546, RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 51907.
  3. L.C. Brown, J.M. Hogg and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Lewis acidic ionic liquids, Top. Curr. Chem. (Z), 2017,375, 1. invited book chapter
  4. M. Lijewski, J. M. Hogg, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* P. Wasserscheid and M. Haumann,* Coating of Pd/C catalysts with Lewis-acidic ionic liquids and liquid coordination complexes – SCILL induced activity enhancement in arene hydrogenation, RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 27558.
  5. K. Matuszek, S. Coffie, A. Chrobok* and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Borenium ionic liquids as catalysts for Diels–Alder reaction: tuneable Lewis superacids for catalytic applications, Cat. Sci. Tech., 2017, 7, 1045.
  6. Y. M. Delavoux, M. Gilmore, M.P. Atkins, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and J.D. Holbrey,* Intermolecular structure and hydrogen-bonding in liquid 1, 2-propylene carbonate and 1, 2-glycerol carbonate determined by neutron scattering, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 2867.


  1. R. Boada, G. Cibin, F. Coleman, S. Diaz-Moreno, D. Gianolio, C. Hardacre, S. Hayama, J.D. Holbrey,* R. Ramli, K.R. Seddon, G. Srinivasan and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Mercury capture on a supported chlorocuprate(II) ionic liquid adsorbent studied using operando synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 18946.
  2. K. Matuszek, A. Chrobok,* P. Latos, M. Markiton, K. Szymańska, A. Jarzębski and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Silica-supported chlorometallate(III) ionic liquids as recyclable catalysts for Diels–Alder reaction under solventless conditions, 2016, Cat. Sci. Tech., 2016, 6, 8129.
  3. M. Markiton, A. Chrobok,* K. Matuszek, K. R. Seddon and M Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Exceptional activity of gallium(III) chloride and chlorogallate (III) ionic liquids for Baeyer–Villiger oxidation, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 30460.


  1. S. Coffie, J.M. Hogg, L. Cailler, A. Ferrer-Ugalde, R.W. Murphy, J.D. Holbrey, F. Coleman* and Małgorzata Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Lewis superacidic ionic liquids with tricoordinate borenium cations, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 14970. hot paper
  2. S.J. Osborne, S. Wellens, C. Ward, S. Felton, R.M. Bowman, K. Binnemans, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, H.Q.N. Gunaratne and P. Nockemann,* Thermochromism and switchable paramagnetism of cobalt(II) in thiocyanate ionic liquids, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 11286.
  3. J.A. McCune, A.H. Turner, F. Coleman, C.M. White, S.K. Callear, T.G.A. Youngs, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and J.D. Holbrey,* Association and liquid structure of pyridine–acetic acid mixtures determined from neutron scattering using a ‘free proton’ EPSR simulation model, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  2015, 17, 6767.
  4. K. Matuszek, A. Chrobok,* J.M. Hogg, F. Coleman and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Friedel-Crafts alkylation catalysed by GaCl3-based liquid coordination complexes, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 4255.
  5. J.M. Hogg, F. Coleman, A. Ferrer-Ugalde, M.P. Atkins and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Liquid coordination complexes: a new class of Lewis acids as safer alternatives to BF3in synthesis of polyalphaolefins, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 1831.
  6. M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Lead: Inorganic Chemistry, in Encyclopaedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, ed. R.A. Scott, 2015, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0111.pub2. Published 14 September 2015. invited book chapter

2014 and earlier

  1. J.A. McCune, P. He, M. Petkovic, F. Coleman, J. Estager, J.D. Holbrey, K.R. Seddon and M. Swadzba-Kwasny,*Brønsted acids in ionic liquids: how acidity depends on liquid structure, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 23233.
  2. K. Matuszek, A. Chrobok,* F. Coleman, K. R. Seddon and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Tailoring ionic liquid catalysts: structure, acidity and catalytic activity of protonic ionic liquids based on anionic clusters, [(HSO4)(H2SO4)x]
  3. (x= 0, 1, or 2), Green Chem., 2014, 16, 3463. 
  4. S. Tyrrell, M. Swadzba-Kwasny and P. Nockemann,* Ionothermal, microwave-assisted synthesis of indium(III) selenide,
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 2616. 
  5. J. Estager, J. D. Holbrey and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Chlorometallate ionic liquids – revisited,Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 847. (cover)
  6. F. Coleman, G. Srinivasan and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Liquid coordination complexes formed by the heterolytic cleavage of metal halides, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 12582. 
  7. F. Coleman, G. Feng, R.W. Murphy, P. Nockemann, K.R. Seddon and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Lead(II) chloride ionic liquids and organic/inorganic hybrid materials – a study of chloroplumbate(II) speciation, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 5025. 
  8. M. Currie, J. Estager, P. Licence, S. Men, P. Nockemann, K.R. Seddon, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny* and C. Terrade, Chlorostannate(II) ionic liquids – speciation, Lewis acidity and oxidative stability, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 1710. (cover)
  9. K.R. Seddon, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, G. Srinivasan* and A.R. Wilson, Buffered chlorogallate(III) ionic liquids and electrodeposition of gallium films, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 4318. 
  10. J. Alvarez Vicente, A. Mlonka, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and Peter Nockemann,* Phosphine oxide functionalised imidazolium ionic liquids as tuneable ligands for lanthanide complexation, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 6115. 
  11. J. Estager, P. Nockemann, K.R. Seddon, G. Srinivasan and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Electrochemical synthesis of indium(0) nanoparticles in haloindate(III) ionic liquids, ChemSusChem., 2012, 5, 117. 
  12. M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* L. Chancelier, S. Ng, H.G. Manyar, C. Hardacre and P. Nockemann,* Facile in situ synthesis of nanofluids based on ionic liquids and copper oxide clusters and nanoparticles, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 219. (hot paper)
  13. J. Estager, P. Nockemann, K.R. Seddon,* M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and S. Tyrrell, Validation of speciation techniques:  a study of chlorozincate(II) ionic liquids, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 5258. 
  14. M.P. Atkins, K.R. Seddon* and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny,* Oligomerisation of linear 1-olefins using a chlorogallate(III) ionic liquid, Pure Appl. Chem., 2011, 83, 1391. 
  15. J. Estager, A.A. Oliferenko, K.R. Seddon and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Chlorometallate(III) ionic liquids as Lewis acidic catalysts – a quantitative study of acceptor properties, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 11375. 
  16. D.C. Apperley, C. Hardacre, P. Licence, R.W. Murphy, N.V. Plechkova, K.R. Seddon, G. Srinivasan, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny and I.J. Villar-Garcia, Speciation of chloroindate(III) ionic liquids, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 8679. 
  17. C. Hardacre, R.W. Murphy, K.R. Seddon,* G. Srinivasan and M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, Speciation of chlorometallate ionic liquids based on gallium(III) and indium(III), Aust. J. Chem., 2010, 63, 845.
  18. M. P. Atkins, M. Earle, K. R. Seddon, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny* and L. Vanoye; Selective homogeneous synthesis of dimethyl ether from methanol, Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 1745.
  19. M. Blesic, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, T. Belhocine, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, J.N.C. Lopes, M.F.C. Gomes, A.A.H. Padua, K.R. Seddon, L.P.N. Rebelo;* 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium alkanesulfonate ionic liquids, [CnH2n+1mim][CkH2k+1SO3]: synthesis and physicochemical properties, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 8939. 
  20. M. Blesic, M. Swadźba-Kwaśny, J.D. Holbrey,* J.N.C. Lopes, K.R. Seddon, L.P.N. Rebelo;* New catanionic surfactants based on 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium alkylsulfonates, [CnH2n+1mim][CmH2m+1SO3]: mesomorphism and aggregation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 4260. 
  21. A. Chrobok,* M. Swadźba, S. Baj; Oxygen solubility in ionic liquids based on 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium cations, Pol. J. Chem., 2007, 81, 337


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