Zoia Duriagina , Sc.D., Prof., Head of the Department of Applied Materials Science and Materials Engineering, NULP, Ukraine. She is a professor, dr.hab. of the Lublin Catholic University, Poland. Her scientific and research interests include: stainless steels and functional alloys, surface engineering: application of functional coatings, creating new thermoelectric materials, and investigation the properties of Ti-powders alloys. She has authored and co-authored 268 scientific publications, including 52 articles in journals indexed in Scopus and Web of Science (Author ID: 6507291021, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2585-3849, h-index:6), 8 scientific monographs, 4 textbooks, and 16 patents. Awards received included the Golden Medal of Scientific Society of Materials Science and Diploma of International expert in the field of materials science, China. Sh is a member of the Academy of Higher Education of Ukraine and a member of the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering.