Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzański, DSc, PhD, MSc, Eng, Hon. Prof., M Dr HC is currently a Full Professor of Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biomaterials, Medical, Dental and Manufacturing Engineering, Management and Organisation and the Director of the Science Centre ASKLEPIOS of the Medical and Dental Engineering Centre for Research, Design and Production ASKLEPIOS Ltd in Gliwice, Poland and Principal Investigator and the Supervisory Council Chairman of the Centre. 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, and a Member of several Sections of the Metallurgy Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and Committee of Machine Design of the Polish Academy of Sciences. 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 a foreign Fellow of 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 scientific society – the 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” supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland. He is a member of the Interdisciplinary Team for Programme of research infrastructure support within the framework of Polish Science and Technology Fund of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland, he is a Chairman of the Working Group for Country Smart Specialisation No 13 for engineering materials and nanotechnology in the structure of the Ministry of Development of Poland. He is an expert in European Commission in Coal and Steel Fund and officially represents Poland in COST Action in the area of nanotechnology. Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzański is also VicePresident of the Industrial Association – Polish Cluster of Innovative Forging Technologies “Hephaestus”.
Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzański, DSc, PhD, MSc, Eng, Hon. Prof., M Dr HC, was born on 4th September 1947 in Gliwice, Poland, where he resides permanently. He graduated from 5th Secondary School in Gliwice in 1965. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice on 15thMarch 1971, being awarded with the diploma with a distinction. He completed his PhD thesis under the supervision of Prof. Jan Adamczyk, Honorary Professor of the Silesian University of Technology and then distinguished with the Award of Minister, and defended it in 1977. He completed his DSc dissertation and defended it in 1990. The President of Republic of Poland conferred to him the title of professor in 1995. He was conferred abroad a title read Authors Honorary Professor at the National University „Lviv Polytechnic” in Lviv in Ukraine and 3 times a titles of Doctor Honoris Causa in 1999 at the University of Ruse in Bulgaria, and in 2007 at the Khmelnitsky National University in Khmelnitsky in Ukraine and again in 2016 at the Miskolc University in Miskolc in Hungary. He is an academician –since 1992 he is a foreign Fellow of the Ukrainian Academy of Engineering Sciences, since 1999 of the Slovak Academy of Engineering Sciences, since 2005 he is a Fellow and President of the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, and since 2012 is a Fellow and since 2016 he is a Vice President of the Academy of Engineering in Poland. Permanently, in 1971-2017, he worked at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland being already since 1967 a junior assistant – as a holder of the scientific scholarship. Having got a job, he used to work as an assistant in 1971-1972, as a senior assistant in 1972-1977, as an assistant professor in 1977-1990, as a docent in 1990-1991, and in 1991-1998 as an associate professor.