Tomasz has 20 years of international academic and engineering experience gained at leading research institutions in the UK, France, Canada and Poland. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in London, where he acts as a Chair of the Tribology Group Committee. Tomasz is studying, teaching and communicating engineered surfaces. His main research interest is in manipulating surface properties for best performance in challenging technological environments. Current research projects include surface engineered surfaces for automotive electrical connectors, deposition of composite DLC coatings, and nano-mechanical testing of PVD coatings.