Jaromin-Gleń Katarzyna

Jaromin-Gleń Katarzyna

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PhD Eng Jaromin-Gleń Katarzyna
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Department and laboratory

Department: Department of Natural Environment Biogeochemistry


  • greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment and agricultural waste management
  • composition of active sludge depending on the waste water treatment technology
  • e-nose to study various aspects of emissions of odors as well as to determine the moisture content of the soil
  • drilling fluids with the wastewater treatment process and the activated sludge

Other Information

Education (dates, degrees, universities):

  • 2011 engineer (Eng.), specialization: Sanitary systems and networks
    Title: Project of a multi-chamber reactor of SBR type for laboratory studies of the properties of active sludge and the course of purification process
  • 2012 Master of science engineer (MSc Eng.), specialization: Water, Sewage and Waste Technology
    Title: Analysis of municipal wastewater purification efficiency conducted in laboratory scale sequencing batch  reactor with activated sludge method
  • 2013 Master of science engineer (MSc Eng.), specialization: Computer Science in Environmental Engineering
    Title: The use of GPS-X simulator for modeling the laboratory sequencing batch reactor
  • 2013 Master of science engineer (MSc Eng.), specialization: Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment
    Title: Evaluation of the Bystrzyca river waters quality and storm water discharges to the river
  • 2016 PhD in Agricultural Sciences (Agronomy-Agrophysics) Institute of Agrophysics PAS, Lublin, Poland
    Title: Methane and carbon dioxide emission during wastewater treatment with activated sludge inside an SBR bioreactor (a model experiment)

Scholarships and Internships:

  • 2008 Hungary, University of Miskolc, Depatment of Analysis of the Institute of Mathematics, Program: “CEEPUS Summer University”
  • 2008-2012 Scholarship from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for academic achievement
  • 2015/2016 Scholarship from the “Municipal scholarship program for students and PhD students”
  • 2015-2017 Ukraina, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NAS. Stays within the framework of scientific cooperation PAS –NANU (Polish Ukraine Joint Research Project „Ecological analysis of activated sludge and periphyton communities in wastewater treatment”)

Selected projects:

  • 2012-2014 Diamond Grant 0013/DIA/2012/41. Research bioindicative selected parameters of urban wastewater treatment process based on pektonu communities, biofilm and activated sludge – Project Manager
  • 2013-2015 BLUE GAS-BG1/SOIL/2013 „Optymalizacja metod zagospodarowania odpadów powiertniczych” – Contractor
  • 2014/2015 Hackathonbridge. Poland to Ukraine. Implementation of the two-game business for entrepreneurs in the field of waste management in Poland and Ukraine, and adaptation to climate change. The project created Polish-Ukrainian business  plan development cooperation rainfall – Coordinator of the Polish project site
  • 2015-2017 Polish – Ukrainian joint research project PAS – Institute of Agrophysics, Lublin, Poland and NANU -Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NAS Kiev, Ukraine: „Ecological analysis of activated sludge and periphyton communities in wastewater treatment „ – from 2017 Project Manager
  • 2016-2018 Preludium 9 2015/17/N/ST10/02194 Seasonal changes in greenhouse gas emission (methane, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide) depending on the technological stages of the treatment process in laboratory model of the SBR type wastewater treatment plan – Project Manager


  • 2014, Hackathon Bridge. Poland to Ukraine. Winner in the BUSINESS category.
  • 2013, 2nd place in in the stage nationwide Competition for the best student “Student Nobel” and 1st place in branch of science: Technical Sciences and Engineering – under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  • 2012, special award – Competition “Girls of the Future. Footsteps of Marie Curie “-, under the patronage of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
  • 2012, The winner of the “Diamond Grant”, under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
  • 2011, Ukraine. 3rd place for the presentation of scientific work in the thematic water on National Technical University of Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.


  • Association of Diamond Grant Laureates


  1. 2024, Interactions between surface properties of pristine coals and the intrinsic microbial communities involved in methane formation, International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 282, 104422; DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2023.104422
  2. 2023, Rapid Method of Wastewater Classification by Electronic Nose for Performance Evaluation of Bioreactors with Activated Sludge †, Sensors, 3(20), 8578; DOI:10.3390/s23208578
  3. 2023, FCH HVAC Honeycomb Ring Network—Transition from Traditional Power Supply Systems in Existing and Revitalized Areas, Energies, 16(24), 7965, DOI: 10.3390/en16247965
  4. 2023, The use of plants for purification of wastewater from pharmaceutical factories, Environmental Problems, 8 (4): 199-204; DOI: 10.23939/ep2023.04.199
  5. 2022, Isotope-ratio mass spectrometry – method of the future in WWTPs, 5th International Conference "Environmental Engineering and Design"; Zielona Góra, 13-14.10.2022 , str. 55
  6. 2022, Rapid on-line method of wastewater parameters estimation by electronic nose for control and operating wastewater treatment plants toward Green Deal implementation, Desalination and Water Treatment , 275: 56–68; DOI: 10.5004/dwt.2022.28638
  7. 2021, Impact of steppe plowing on small mammal diversity, 13th International Conference on Agrophysics: Agriculture in changing climate 15-16 November 2021, Lublin, Poland, str. 83
  8. 2021, Emission of CO2 caused by eucariota in wastewater treatment process in relation to the whose emission, 13th International Conference on Agrophysics: Agriculture in changing climate 15-16 November 2021, Lublin, Poland, str. 119
  9. 2021, Relevance of eukaryote in CO2 emission during wastewater treatment process, VII International Scientific and Technical Conference “Pure Water 2021”; Kiev, 25-26.11.2021, str. 32
  10. 2021, Sewage sludge from an IRMS perspective, 14th International Conference on Agrophysics (ICA 2023); Lublin, Polska, 11-13 września 2023 r., 145-145
  11. 2020, Contribution of prokaryotes and eukaryotes to CO2 emissions in the wastewater treatment process, PeerJ, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9325
  12. 2020, Short-term response of methane oxidation to biofertilizer treatments in sandy and clay soil, Konferencja EGU General Assembly 2020: 4-8.05.2020, Wiedeń, Austria, EGU2020-13514
  13. 2020, Wpływ uprawy bezorkowej na metanotrofię gleby, XII Interdyscyplinarna Konferencja Naukowa TYGIEL 2020 "Interdyscyplinarność kluczem do rozwoju"; Lublin, 21-22.03.2020 r., str. 231-232
  14. 2019, Effect of encapsulated and free-living cells of Chlorella vulgaris L. on nitrogen retention in soils, International Agrophysics, 33(1), str. 127-136, DOI: 10.31545/intagr/104415
  15. 2019, Natural heterogeneity of industrially degraded soil, EGU General Assembly 2019, Wiedeń, Austria 7-12.04.2019 r, Vol. 21, EGU2019-18028
  16. 2018, The Effect of Bioaugmentation with Archaea on the Oxygen Uptake Rate in a Sequencing Batch Reactor, Water, 10(5), 575, DOI: 10.3390/w10050575
  17. 2018, Carbon dioxide emissions during wastewater treatment in the context of climate change, 12th International Conference on Agrophysics: Soil, Plant & Climate, Lublin 17-19.09.2018 r., str. 173
  18. 2017, Division of methods for counting helminths’ eggs and the problem of efficiency of these methods, Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 24(1): 1-7
  19. 2017, Short-term Influence of Drilling Fluid on Ciliates from Activated Sludge in Sequencing Batch Reactors, Journal of Environmental Quality, 46(1): 193-200
  20. 2017, Short-Term Influence of Drilling Fluids of Two Types on Wastewater Treatment Rate and Eukaryotic Organisms of Activated Sludge in Sequencing Batch Reactors, Journal of Environmental Quality, 46:714-721
  21. 2017, Redox potential during the laboratory sbr stable work stage, 16th International Workshop for Young Scientists „BioPhys Spring 2017”, Lublin, Poland, 1-3.06.2017, str. 51-52
  22. 2017, Wskaźniki fizyko-chemiczne podczas badań emisji gazów cieplarnianych z reaktora SBR, X Sympozjum Doktorantów "Współczesne Problemy w Naukach o Życiu", Lublin, 26.10.2017, str. 11
  23. 2017, Laboratoryjny SBR jako źródło gazów cieplarnianych, IX Interdyscyplinarna Konferencja Naukowa TYGIEL "Współczesne zagadnienia inżynierii środowiska" Poland, Lublin 18-19.03.2017 , str. 7-16
  24. 2017, Bakterie metanotroficzne – wybrane korzyści w biotechnologii środowiskowej, I Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa „Biotechnologia - Energia Jutra”, Lublin 19-20.10.2017, str. 57
  25. 2017, Laboratory sequencing batch reactor – greenhouse gas emitter, Proceeding of the V International Scientific and Technical Conference: Pure Water. Fundamental, Applied and Industrial Aspects, Kiev, Ukraine, 26-27.10.2017 , str. 31
  26. 2017, Potencjał redox jako wskaźnik zakończenia etapu adaptacji osadu czynnego w reaktorze SBR, Ogólnopolska Konferencja Doktorantów i Młodych Naukowców pt. "Adaptacja do zmian klimatu w rolnictwie" na 25-lecie Studiów Doktorankich w IUNG-PIB, 14-15.09.2017, str. 46
  27. 2016, Assessment of batch bioreactor odour nuisance using an e-nose, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(3): 1327-1335
  28. 2016, Evaluating Soil Moisture Status Using an e-Nose, Sensors, 16(886): 1-13
  29. 2016, Periphyton Communities In Wastewater Treatment In Lublin (Poland) – Case Study., Book of abstracts. 15th International Workshop for Young Scientists, BioPhys Spring 2016, May 5-6, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 24-25
  30. 2016, Effect of drilling mud addition on activated sludge and processes in sequencing batch reactors, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(3): 1490-1498
  31. 2016, Biofilm communities in the successive stages of municipal wastewater treatment, Environmental Engineering Science, 33, 5, 306-316
  32. 2016, Using on-line measurement by electronic nose and computer simulations for real-time control at WWTP, Proceedings of 8th Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference, 773-779
  33. 2015, Оцінка стабільності функціонування активного мулу., 2015, 47-48
  34. 2015, The effect of temperature changes on process efficiency in bioaugmented SBR treating reject water., 2015, 47-48
  35. 2015, Use of the GPS-X simulator for planning experiments in a laboratory-scale SBR bioreactor., 2015, 19-20
  36. 2015, Modelling of different aeration modes influencing processes in SBR bioreactor., 2015, 496-504
  37. 2015, The Experimental Evaluation and Modeling of SBR Removing Nutrients under Varied Aeration Conditions., 2015, 734-740
  38. 2015, Дослідження адаптації активного мулу до анаеробно-аеробних умов біореакторів для очищення стічних вод., Вода і водоочисні технології. Науково- технічні вісті/ Water & Water Purification Technologies.Scientific and Technical News, 1(16): 40-49
  39. 2015, The periphyton commynities of a municipal wastewater treatment plant, Proceedings of ECOpole, 9(1): 13-17
  40. 2015, Effect of “Hajdow” wastewater treatment plant modernization on wastewater purification process, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering A, 22(3): 297-311
  41. 2015, Modelowanie SBR oraz ocena efektywności usuwania związków zanieczyszczeń w różnych warunkach tlenowych., 2015, 16-16
  42. 2015, Sustainable Development of One of the Poorest Province of the European Union: Lublin Voivodeship, Poland – Attempt of Assessment / Rozwój zrównoważony jednego z najbiedniejszych regionów Unii Europejskiej, Województwa Lubelskiego – próba oceny., Problemy Ekorozwoju - Problems of Sustainable Development, 10(2): 137-149
  43. 2015, The Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) methods in the wastewater treatment plant in Lublin., 2015, 30-31
  44. 2015, Application of Gas Sensor Arrays in Assessment of Wastewater Purification Effects., Sensors, 15(1): 1-21
  45. 2014, Моделирование процесса очистки стоков в реакторах типа SBR . Сучасні технології у промисловому виробництві., 2014, 70-71
  46. 2014, Формирование биологической пленки в условиях SBR. Сучасні технології у промисловому виробництві., 2014, 25-26
  47. 2014, Bioindication assessment of activated sludge adaptation in a lab-scale experiment., Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, 2014, 21((4): DOI: 10.1515/eces-2014-0043): 605-616
  48. 2014, Wykrywanie zakłóceń procesu oczyszczania ścieków w bioreaktorze SBR przy wykorzystaniu e-nosa, Proceedings of ECOpole, 8(1): 147-152
  49. 2014, Modelowanie pracy bioreaktora typu SBR za pomocą symulatora dedykowanego GPS-X., Proceedings of ECOpole, 8(1): 173-179
  50. 2014, The bioaugmentation of sequencing batch reactor treating reject water., 2014, 32-33
  51. 2014, The carbon isotopes ratio ( 12C to 13C) on the input and outputs of the municipal wastewater treatment plant in Lublin (Poland)., 2014, 22-22
  52. 2014, Analiza wybranych wskaźników zanieczyszczeń w reaktorze typu SBR, VII Sympozjum Doktorantów, „Cztery Żywioły – współczesne problemy w naukach o życiu”, Warszawa, 23.10.2014 r., str. 16
  53. 2014, Modeling of sewage purification in SBR reactors using a dedicated simulator., 2014, 62-63
  54. 2014, Comparison of the dynamics of natural biodegradation of petrol and diesel oil in soil., Desalination and Water Treatment, 2014, 52(19-21): 3690-3697
  55. 2013, Assessment of river water and discharged storm water quality for a selected catchment of the Bystrzyca river, Lublin, Poland, 2013, 131-131
  56. 2013, Porównanie szybkości rozkładu wybranych ropopochodnych w glebie, 2013, 74-74
  57. 2013, Efficiency of removal of some physical and chemical pollution in SBR, 2013
  58. 2013, The effect of bioaugumentation on oxygen uptake rate in sequencing batch reactor, 2013, 510-516
  59. 2013, The quality of rainwater from basin of Muzyczna st. in Lublin at the background of receiver water – the Bystrzyca river, 2013, 18-23
  60. 2013, The method of determining diatoms and green algae communities biodiversity of the Zemborzycki backwater periphyton, 2013, 9-17
  61. 2013, Respiration activity in bioaugmented and non-bioaugmented activated sludge under adverse condition, 2013, 130-131
  62. 2013, Application of algae (Chlorella vulgaris) to improve chemical parameters of wastewater, 2013, 126-127
  63. 2013, Parameters of Czechówka river water quality determined in the selected sampling points localized at the area of open air village museum in Lublin, 2013, 125-126
  64. 2013, Różnorodność organizmów eukariotycznych osadu czynnego w warunkach laboratoryjnego bioreaktora SBR, 2013, 123-124
  65. 2013, Studies on transformations of monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in municipal wastewater treatment plants, 2013, 109-109
  66. 2013, SBR bioreactor modelling with the GPS-X simulator, 2013
  67. 2013, Performance evaluation of the laboratory scale SBR on the background of project assumptions, 2013, 41-42
  68. 2013, Changes of physical parameters and structure of protozoa communities during disturbances of aeration process at the SBR reactor, 2013, 43-43
  69. 2013, Переваги застосування порційного реактора змінної дії (ІИА) для очищення стічних вод, Матеріали науково-технічної конференції викладачів, співробітників, аспірантів і студентів факультету технічнх cистем та енергоефективних технології: Сучасні технології у промисловому виробництві, 2013, II207-208
  70. 2013, Biotechnological methods as mean to determine microbial contamination in drinking water, 2013
  71. 2013, Sprawność usuwania wybranych zanieczyszczeń ze ścieków miejskich w laboratoryjnym bioreaktorze typu SBR Proceedings of Ecopole, Proceedings of ECOpole, 2013, 7(1): 357-363
  72. 2013, Community composition and abundance of protozoa under different concentration of nitrogen compounds at “Hajdow” Wastewater Treatment Plant, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, 2013, 20(1): 127-139
  73. 2013, Physiological properties and application of sodium alginate microcapsules, 2013
  75. 2013, Assembly composition and abundance of protozoa under different concentration of nitrogen compounds at “Hajdow” WWTP devices, 2013, 91-91
  76. 2012, Stężenia zanieczyszczeń w ściakch deszczowych dla wybranej zlewni miasta Lublin, Proceedings of ECOpole, 2012, (DOI: 10.2429/proc.2012.6(2)099)