Maciej Motyka serves as an Associate Professor at Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics of the Rzeszow University of Technology. He graduated from Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metals in AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow in 1998 and earned his PhD degree in 2004 and DSc degree in 2015. Scientific interests of Dr. Motyka cover relationships between processing, microstructure and mechanical properties of advanced structural materials, mainly titanium alloys. His activity is focused on hot plasticity and fine-grained superplasticity phenomena. He is also working on characterization of ultrafine-grained materials – submicrocrystalline aluminium alloys and nanocrystalline titanium – obtained by plastic consolidation and severe plastic deformation methods. Dr. Motyka is an author and co-author of over 90 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings.