Who Is Who : Prof. Marian Michał Szczerek DSc PhD MSc Eng

Who Is Who Prof. dr hab. inż. Marian Michał Szczerek

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    Prof. Marian Michał Szczerek DSc PhD MSc Eng
    Born 1950, Sanok.


    MSc - TU Cracow (1974),
    PhD - TU Warsaw (1981),
    DSc - Institute of Transport, Moscow (1996),
    Titular Prof - President of Republik of Poland (2003).

    Positions held

  • Director for Scientific Research - Institute for Terotechnology - National Research Institute, Radom, Poland,
  • Technical University of Radom - Full Professor,
  • President of Polish Tribology Society,
  • Editor in Chief of the Polish Tribological Journal TRIBOLOGIA,
  • Expert of European Commission - 5th and 6th Framework Programmes, Brussels.
S&T fields of work:

Machine Engineering. Physical aspects of the technical systems reliability and durability. Materials Science and Engineering. Theoretical and experimental investigations of friction, wear and lubrication. Repeatability and reproducibility of scientific and test experiments. Anti-wear surface coatings.
Author and co-author about 300 scientific papers, seven books and about 100 unpublished works.

R&D achievements: co-author of computerized testing systems that have been applied in more than 70 laboratories in Poland and abroad (USA, Germany, Mexico, Vietnam, Israel, Hungary, China, Russia). Co-author of control systems applied in several branches in national industry (metallurgy, machine building industry, electrical industry).
Author of several inventions (18 patents), awarded (13 gold medals), on many world exhibitions (Geneva, Pittsburgh, Brussels, Nürnberg, Casablanca, Poznań, London, Budapest).

Research management and strategy activities: managing of scientific and R&D project realized in the whole Institute for Terotechnology, Radom (about 80 per annum), Poland including national R&D programs supported by government. These projects cover following areas: surface physics, tribology, nanotechnology of anti-wear PAPVD and CVD coatings, composite materials for repair of worn machine parts, ecology (biodegradable oils and greases), dissipated multilevel control system (including fuzzy logic operation, testing and measurement systems for mechanical engineering, professional education of technicians, quality systems standardization. Head of many tens of realized of research projects.

International experience - consultation and scientific co-operation: TU Uppsala, Sweden (2005), Austrian Center of Competence for Tribology (2003), Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France (2002), Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium, (2001), Foundation TEKNIKER, Spain, 1999, Finish Technological Institute, Helsinki, Finland (1998), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (1998), Virginia State University, Blacksburg, USA (1997), Institute of Rail Transport, Moscow, Russia (1996), Bundsanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Berlin, Germany (1995), Centre Technique des Industries Mechaniques, Senlis, France (1994).

National co-coordinator from Poland in European Virtual Tribology Institute (created in framework of 5.FP), national co-coordinator in International Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards "VAMAS" (since 1994), Member of Management Committee of COST 532 Action TRIBOSCIENCE AND TRIBOTECHNOLOGY, head of working group (since 2002), coordinator of Polish Project in COST 516 Action TRIBOLOGY (1998-2000), Member-corresponding of International Tribology Council (London), Member of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, USA (1994), Member of Gesselschaft für Tribologie, Germany (1991), Member of European Materials Research Society, Strasbourg (1995).

Other science activities: Full Member of Academy of Engineering in Poland, Member of the Section for Exploitation Problems - Polish Academy of Science, Member of Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers, Plenipotentiary for Quality Systems EN ISO/IEC 17025:2001 and ISO 9001 in Institute for Terotechnology.

Editorial activities: Deputy Editor in Chief of the Scientific Journal EXPLOITATION PROBLEMS OF MACHINES (Polish Academy of Science), Deputy Editor in Chief of the Scientific Journal MAINTENANCE PROBLEMS (Institute for Terotechnology), Member of the Board of the International Scientific Journal FRICTION AND WEAR.

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