Professor of Czestochowa University of Technology in Poland, currently Head of Welding Department. His academic areas of interest: mechanics, thermomechanics, thermomechanical states (temperature field, phase changes, strains and stresses, modelling, analytical and numerical methods) in technological processes of metals and their alloys. He received his MSc Eng in 1983, PhD in 1994 and DSc in 2013. He is the author of monographs and 87 publications in international and national peer-reviewed journals and proceedings of conferences. He is a member of numerous Polish and international societies, the editorial boards of the journals, scientific committees of conferences. Prof. Winczek participated in many research projects funded from national central programs. For his scientific achievements, he was awarded Silver Cross of Merit by President of the Republic of Poland (2016).