Professor at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences. Director of the Combined Prehistoric Expedition - the internationally based archaeological expedition that carried out archaeological research in Northeastern Africa since the early 60ties. Author or co-author of ca. two hundred scientific publications including several books and papers in high impact journals.
Main areas of research: (1) Stone Age Archeology of the Northern European Plain; (2) Stone Age and the Early Dynastic archaeology of Egypt and Sudan