Dr. Wojciech Borek, Ph.D. and MSc in Engineering, is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland, and a member of the association of Polish Cluster of Innovative Forging Technologies “HEFAJSTOS.” His scientific interests include materials science, heat treatment, thermomechanical treatment, plastic deformations, and Gleeble simulations, especially Gleeble welding simulation. He is also a specialist in steels, stainless steel, high-manganese austenitic steels, and light metal alloys. He is an author and coauthor of around 100 scientific publications worldwide including ten chapters in books and more than thirty publications in the Web of Science database. He has won ten national and international awards and honors. Dr. Borek has served, or is currently serving, as a contractor for more than eight research and didactic projects in Poland and abroad, a reviewer of numerous scientific publications, and a co-promoter of two doctoral dissertations.