Dr hab. inż. Katarzyna Bernat

+48 89 523 41 18
Research area: 

Biological nitrogen removal from wastewater, reject water and landfill leachate. Biological stabilization of sewage sludge, municipal solid waste, agro-food waste and lignocellulosic biomass.

Teaching activity: 

Municipal Solid Waste Disposal, Biotechnological Waste Treatment, Waste Recycling, Process Engineering, Water and Wastewater Treatment

Research papers: 
  • Bernat K., Kulikowska D., Drzewicki A., Microfauna community during pulp and paper wastewater treatment in a UNOX system, European Journal of Protistology 58: 143-151, 2017
  • Zielińska M., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Bułkowska K., Bernat K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Treatment of bisphenol A-containing effluents from aerobic granular sludge reactors with the use of microfiltration and ultrafiltration ceramic membranes, Water, Air & Soil Pollution 228: 282, 2017
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Zielińska M., Bernat K., Bułkowska K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Tlenowy osad granulowany jako efektywna technologia usuwania bisfenolu A (BPA), Gaz, Woda i Technika Sanitarna 5: 242-244, 2017
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Bernat K., Zielinska M., Bułkowska K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Aerobic granular sludge for bisphenol A (BPA) removal from wastewater, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 122: 1-11, 2017
  • Bernat K., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Karczewska M., Physicochemical properties and biogas productivity of aerobic granular sludge and activated sludge, Biochemical Engineering Journal 117: 43-51., 2017
  • Bernat K., Kulikowska D., Godlewski M., Crude glycerol as a carbon source at a low COD/N ratio provides efficient and stable denitritation, Desalination and Water Treatment 57(42): 19632-19641, 2016
  • Zielińska M., Bułkowska K., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Bernat K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Removal of bisphenol A (BPA) from biologically treated wastewater by microfiltration and nanofiltration, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 13: 2239-2248, 2016
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Rusanowska P., Zielińska M., Bernat K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Microbial structure and nitrogen compound conversions in aerobic granular sludge reactors with non-aeration phases and acetate pulse feeding, Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23(24): 24857-24870, 2016
  • Kulikowska D., Bernat K., Parszuto K., Sułek P., Efficiency and kinetics of organics removal from landfill leachate by adsorption onto powdered and granular activated carbon, Desalination and Water Treatment 57/10: 4458-4468, 2016
  • Bernat K., Zielińska M., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A. Wojnowska-Baryła I., Biogas production from different size fractions separated from solid waste and the accompanying changes in the community structure of methanogenic Archaea, Biochemical Engineering Journal 100: 30-40, 2015
  • Bernat K., Kulikowska D., Żuchniewski K., Glycerine as a carbon source in nitrite removal and sludge production, Chemical Engineering Journal 267: 324-331, 2015
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Rusanowska P., Zielińska M., Bernat K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Structure of nitrogen-converting communities induced by hydraulic retention time and COD/N ratio in constantly aerated granular sludge reactors treating digester supernatant, Bioresource Technology 154: 162-170, 2014
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Bernat K., Zielińska M., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Cycle length and COD/N ratio determine properties of aerobic granules treating high-nitrogen wastewater, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 37: 1305-1313, 2014
  • Zielińska M., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Bernat K., Bułkowska K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Removal of bisphenol A (BPA) in a nitrifying system with immobilized biomass, Bioresource Technology 171: 305-313, 2014
  • Bernat K., Kulikowska, D., Zielińska M., Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in an SBR with a modified cycle during reject water treatment, Archives of Environmental Protection, 390: 83-91, 2013
  • Cydzik-Kwiatkowska A., Zielińska M., Bernat K., Wojnowska-Baryła I., Truchan T., Treatment of high-ammonium anaerobic digester supernatant by aerobic granular sludge and ultrafiltration processes, Chemosphere 90: 2208-2215, 2013
  • Kulikowska D., Bernat K., Nitritation-denitritation in landfill leachate with glycerine as a carbon source, Bioresource Technology 142: 297-303, 2013