Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management, Poznan University of Technology, Poland


Olaf Ciszak received an MSc degree in mechanical engineering in the field of machine technology in 1994, four years later he completed his Ph.D. thesis “Modern issues of machinery construction and operation and technical systems” at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management of Poznan University of Technology. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Director for scientific research of Institute of Mechanical Technology. He was awarded the degree of habilitatus doctor of technical sciences in 2013. From 2013 to 2014 he was a Vice Dean for research at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management. Since 2014 he has been the Dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management at Poznan University of Technology. He serves as an Editor-in-chief of a scientific journal Archives of Mechanical Technology and Materials, published by De Gruyter.

His research interests cover the area of machinery construction and operation, particularly robotization of technological processes, assembly technology and Industry 4.0. He is the author of publications, monographs, academic scripts and patent applications. He has implemented a number of research projects co-financed by the European Union, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, and the National Centre for Research and Development.

He was awarded the bronze medal for Long Service conferred by the President of Poland for long and honorable service for Poland. He was also awarded by the Rector of Poznan University of Technology for his scientific, educational and organizational achievements. He was awarded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland for the international invention achievements.