Dr Zbigniew Brytan, PhD and MSc in Engineering, is an assistant professor in the Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland. His scientific interests include corrosion resistant alloys, stainless steel, sintering, surface engineering, laser processing of metals, welding of stainless steels. He is an author and coauthor of ca. 50 scientific publications worldwide, including 1 book and more than 20 publications in the Philadelphia list., he is and/or was a main contractor or contractor of more than 5 research and didactic projects in Poland in the field of stainless steels. He is known as expert in stainless steel processing, providing technical expertise to more than 30 stainless steel producers. He is also a trainer for product managers, sellers and process engineers of stainless steels.