Prof. Stanisław Grundas was born in 1944 in Majdanek, commune of Tomaszów Lubelski, Poland. In 1971 he graduated as a Master of Engineering from the Department of Agricultural Technology of the Agricultural University in Lublin and began working at the Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences in that city. In 1977 he obtained PhD, Technical Sciences, at this Department, and in 1988 the degree of DSc, Agricultural Sciences of that University. In 1994 he was granted the title of Professor of Agricultural Sciences. Since the beginning of his work he held the positions of, initially, the Deputy Head and then the Head of the Department of Physical Properties of Plant Materials at the Institute. The list of his publications amounts to a total of 250, including articles in several encyclopaedias on the cereal grain. After returning from a sabbatical at the Institute of Agrophysics, Leningrad, Russia in 1986, he developed the roentgenography of plant materials. He is a member of the AACC, and of the Committee of Agrophysics of the PAS.