Dr. Sebastian Koziolek is a faculty in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Wrocław University of Science and Technology in Poland. Presently, he is an Associate Professor in Department of Machine Design and Research working in the area of inventive engineering. His present research is focused on the development of a new method for building a formal design representation space and a new inventive design method incorporating elements of various heuristics methods and the principles of big thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Genrich Altschuller, and others.
Dr. Koziolek is a global scholar of Stanford University, George Mason University and the University of Sydney in the area of Inventive Engineering as applied to complex mechanical engineering problems. Dr. Koziołek has published over 60 scientific articles, and participated in 85 sponsored research projects.
Professor Koziolek’s current research and teaching interests are:
- Inventive Design and Engineering Creativity
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial, Biological, and Computer Engineering
- Knowledge Acquisition, International Networking and Cooperation
- Quality Assessment and Management