Leszek Adam Dobrzanski is a Full-time Professor of Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering , Nanotechnology, Medical and Dental Engineering in the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland and a Supervisory Board Chairman, Project Manager and Principal Investigator in the Medical and Dental Engineering Centre for Research, Design and Production ASKLEPIOS Ltd in Gliwice, Poland. He is a Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Ukraine. He is a Fellow of the Materials Science Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences PAS and the President of the Metallic Materials Section of this Committee. He is a Vice President and a Fellow of the Academy of Engineers in Poland. He is a foreign Fellow of the Ukrainian Academy of Engineering Sciences and the Slovak Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is the President of the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, and a President of the International Association of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Archives of Materials Science and Engineering and Open Access Library.
The scientific interests of Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzanski include materials science and materials engineering, design and operation of machines, organisation and management, within the specialisation: metal and non-metal engineering materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites) including raw materials, functional materials, photovoltaics and materials for renewable energy, metal and ceramic tool materials, light metals alloys, biomedical and dental engineering and materials, nanotechnology and nanostructural materials, gradient technologies and materials, fundamentals of production engineering, engineering materials manufacturing and processing technologies, plastic forming, thermal and thermomechanical treatment of metal alloys, powder metallurgy, surface engineering, including PVD and CVD coatings, as well as laser alloying and remelting, automation and robotisation of engineering materials processing, investigation methodology of structure and properties of engineering materials, materials design methodology, computational materials science, computer assistance of engineering tasks and didactics, applied computer science, technical and computer science education and e-learning, industrial management and foresight research.
Mirosław Kwiatkowski in 2004 obtained Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Fuels and Energy, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, in the discipline: technology of chemistry. Currently he is working an assistant professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology, at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels. His published work includes more than 40 papers in international journals and 72 conference proceedings. He is a member of the editorial board of internationals journals as well as a member of the Organizing Committee international conferences, and a regular reviewer in a reputable scientific scientific journals. Apart from scientific work also does some teaching. Runs classes on computer science, numerical methods, chemistry and is a tutor of a student scientific society called “Green Energy”.
Main field of interests is mathematical modelling of the adsorption process, description of the porous structure, practical aspects of adsorption, an analysis of the influence of the production method on the formation of the porous structure of carbon adsorbents, numerical analysis, computer science, energy efficiency, renewable energies and problems connected with municipal waste management.