Professor, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
D.Sc. Eng. Janusz Cwiek graduated from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Technical University of Gdansk in 1988. Since 2009 he has been working at Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials, where he was employed as professor. Since 2014 he has organized a new unit Educational and Scientific Center of Railway Transport, and serves as its Acting Director. Since November 2016 he has been working at the Faculty of Transport of the Silesian University of Technology, where he is the Head of the Department of Rail Transport. He is interested in metallic and composite materials, mechanisms of degradation, and surface engineering. He has published over 80 research articles and prepared 100 expertise and R&D works for industry.