Dr. Błażej Tomiczek, Ph.D. and MSc in Engineering, is an assistant professor in the Laboratory of Nanotechnology and Materials Technologies at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland. His scientific interests include materials science, metal matrix composites, powder metallurgy, heat treatment, laser sintering and joining methods, mechanical alloying, and pressure infiltration techniques. He is an author and co-author of around forty scientific publications worldwide, including two book chapters and more than twenty papers in the Web of Science database. He has won more than fifteen national and international awards and honors. He has experience as a manager and contractor for more than ten research projects and a co-supervisor of two doctoral dissertations.