Ph.D., D. Sc., Eng. Marek Szkodo, Gdańsk Tech professor | Gdańsk University of Technology

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Ph.D., D. Sc., Eng. Marek Szkodo, Gdańsk Tech professor

 

 

Vice-Dean for Development

date of birth
1961

education

Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Machine Technology and Production Organization, (1990)

degree/scientific title

  • habilitation – Częstochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Production Engineering and Materials Technology, (2005),
  • PhD – Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Machine Technology and Production Organization (1990)

employment

  • Gdańsk University of Technology: assistant professor (1991–2010); associate professor (2010–present),

academic positions

  • Vice-dean for Development (since 2021),
  • Vice-dean for Science at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2008–2016),
  • Head of the Institute of Mechanical and Material Technologies (2021),
  • Head of the Department of Materials Science and Welding, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (from 2012-2020)
  • Head of the Environmental Doctoral Study at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2016-2020),
  • Head of the Department of Materials Science and Technology (from 2021)

institutional functions

  • Member of the Board of the National Society of Materials Science (from 2012),
  • Member of the Polish Society of Biomaterials,
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Advances in Materials Science journal (until 2016)
  • Editor of scientific journals "Mechanik" - Publishing House of the Gdańsk University of Technology from 2008 to 2016),
  • Membership in the "Topic Editor" of the magazine "Materials"
  • Membership in the "Reviewer Board" of the journal "Minerals"

external scientific placements

  • Heat and Mass Transfer Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2016),

membership in scientific institutions

  • Member of International Institute of Refrigeration, IIB (since 2019),
  • Member of Editorial Board of Multiphase Science and Technology (since 2018),
  • Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Thermodynamics (since 2014)

scientific interests

  • using the laser beam to shape the mechanical properties of the surface layer of engineering materials,
  • joining materials using the Friction Stir Welding method,
  • "green technologies" in the manufacturing of machine and device elements,
  • characterizing the mechanical properties of the surface layer in the nanoindentation test,
  • XRD diffractogram analysis,
  • research on the mechanisms of environmental degradation of engineering materials: (cavitation erosion, fatigue, fretting, electrochemical corrosion, metal dusting),
  • research on the impact of material technologies on material properties (heat treatment, Micro Arc Oxidation coatings, production and processing of bionanocellulose, grinding),
  • modeling the mechanisms of environmental degradation of materials,
  • issues related to the technology of cementing boreholes

publications/scientific profile

awards and distinctions

  • Silver Cross of Merit (2006),
  • Heweliusz Medal for scientific achievements (2011),
  • Rector Awards for scientific achievements: (10),
  • Rector Awards for didactic achievements: (2)
  • Rector Awards for organizational achievements (2)
  • Recognition diploma awarded by the Rector for a significant contribution to the categorization of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2018)