Dr. Marcin Staszuk obtained a doctoral degree from the Silesian University of Technology in 2010, in Technical Sciences in the field of Materials Engineering. He works as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomedical Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology. His scientific interests include surface engineering, tool materials, light metal alloys and modern materials investigation methods. He is the author and co-author of numerous international scientific works, including 22 publications from the Philadelphia list. He has completed numerous scientific and didactic internships in Portugal, Greece and the Czech Republic. At the International Inventions and Innovation Exhibitions, he won three gold medals. He is the supervisor of numerous MA theses and the auxiliary supervisor in the PhD thesis.