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Łukasz Jan Kapusta

Assistant Professor

Head of Laser Diagnostics Laboratory


email: Lukasz.Kapusta@itc.pw.edu.pl
tel. +48 22 234 52 41
Room 309


Principal Investigator

  • Knocky - Knock prevention and increase of reliability and efficiency of high power gaseous internal combustion engines” Horizon 2020 MSCA-RISE-2015 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE), project number: 691232 - read more

Selected publications

  • Kapusta Ł.J., “Spray measurements in SCR systems development,” in DIPSI Workshop 2018 on Droplet Impact Phenomena & Spray Investigation, 2018, no. May, pp. 13–16. full paper
  • Kapusta Ł.J.; LIF/Mie Droplet Sizing of Water Sprays from SCR System Injector Using Structured Illumination, in Proceedings of ILASS2017 - 28th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, 2017, pp. 580–587. full paper
  • Niedzielska U., Kapusta L.J., Savard B., and Teodorczyk A.; Influence of water droplets on propagating detonations, J. Loss Prev. Process Ind., vol. 50, pp. 229–236, 2017. publisher web page
  • Kapusta, Ł.J. and Teodorczyk A.; Laser diagnostics for urea-water solution spray characterization, MATEC Web Conf., vol. 118, no. 00029, pp. 1–6, 2017 - full paper
  • Kapusta ŁJ, Pielecha I, Wisłocki K, Teodorczyk A. Autoignition and combustion of n-hexane spray in subcritical and supercritical environments. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry  2016;123:819–28.  doi: 10.1007/s10973-015-4927-z  full paper
  • Kapusta Ł.J., Jaworski P., Kowalski J.; Jet and Droplet Breakup Modeling Approaches; Journal of KONES. Powertrain and Transport 2015; 22(3); 83-90
  • Kapusta Ł.J., Jaworski P., Kowalski J., Teodorczyk A.; Laser Based Diagnostic System for Spray Measurements; Journal of KONES. Powertrain and Transport 2015; 22(3); 91-98
  • Jaworski P., Kapusta Ł.J., Jarosiński S., Ziółkowski S., Capetillo A. C., Grzywnowicz R.; SCR Systems for NOx Reduction in Heavy Duty Vehicles; Journal of KONES. Powertrain and Transport 2015; 22(4); 139-146
  • Kapusta Ł.J., Teodorczyk A.; Numerical simulations of dual fuel combustion in a heavy duty compression ignition engine. Combustion Engines 2015;163:36–43.
  • Kapusta Ł.J., Teodorczyk A.; Numerical Study On In-cylinder Blending by Means of a Simultaneous Direct Injection of Two Liquid Fuels in a Heavy Duty Compression Ignition Engine; Transactions of IFFM 2015; 128:5–18
  • Cieślik W, Pielecha I, Kapusta ŁJ. The concept of combustion system with use of recirculated exhaust gas in the spark ignition engine. Combustion Engines 2015;162:257–63.
  • Kercheva B., Kapusta Ł. J., Teodorczyk, A. LES numerical study on n-hexane injection in a compression ignition engine. Archivum Combustionis, Vol. 34 - 2014 - No. 2.
  • Kapusta, Ł. J., Teodorczyk, A. (2012). Numerical Simulations of a Simultaneous Direct Injection of Liquid And Gaseous Fuels Into a Constant Volume Chamber. Journal of Power Technologies, 92(1), 12–19.
  • Kapusta, Ł. J., Sundell, J. P., & Teodorczyk, A. (2011). Liquid Biofuels-promising energy source for a small scale power plants. Combustion Engines, 3(146), 1–6. full paper


  • Polish Section of the Combustion Institute award for the best PhD dissertation on combustion related topic in 2015  read more
  • Distinction of PhD dissertation by the Board of Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
  • Best poster awards: VI International Congress on Combustion Engines 2015, Modelling of Multiphase Flows in Thermo-Chemical Systems 2011


  • Certificate CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) issued by Project Management Institute, certificate number 1494575