He was born on December 26, 1968 in Gdynia. Graduate of the High School at the Consulate of the People's Republic of Poland in Benghazi, Libya (1987), student at the Gdańsk University of Technology (uniform master's studies, 1987-1991 and 1992-1993), University of Sheffield, England (engineering studies, 1991-1992), University of Roskilde, Denmark (Master's course, 1993) and University of Tokyo, Japan (doctoral studies, 1994-1997).
From the beginning of his professional career associated with the Gdańsk University of Technology: assistant-trainee (1992-1993), assistant (1993-1994), assistant professor (1998-2010), associate professor of PG (2010-2017), full professor of PG (from 2018). At the Gdańsk University of Technology he also obtained the degree of habilitated doctor (2007) and the title of professor of technical sciences (2014).
His research interests are related to seismic and paraseismic engineering and the dynamics of metal structures. He is the author / co-author of nearly 300 scientific publications, and his Hirsch index is: 21 (Web of Science - Core Collection), 25 (Scopus), 28 (Google Scholar). He also has 2 patents granted. He participated in the implementation of 10 research projects financed from domestic and foreign sources (including twice as project manager, once as deputy manager and once as team leader). He promoted 8 doctors (including 2 times as a co-promoter abroad), currently he is a promoter in 3 open doctoral dissertations and a supervisor of 1 doctoral student. He is a member of the editorial committees of 11 scientific journals and a member of 5 expert teams and committees.
He held a number of functions at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Gdańsk University of Technology: dean's representative for vocational studies (2002-2005), dean's representative for the implementation of teaching in foreign languages (2008-2012), deputy dean for education (2012-2016), deputy Head of the Department of Metal Structures and Construction Management (2016-2017). Currently, he is the head of the Department of Management in Construction and Seismic Engineering and the head of Doctoral Studies. He was also a member of the Rector's Commission for ECTS (2002-2003), the University Recruitment Commission (2000-2005) and the Senate Committee on Education (2012-2016). In addition, the chairman, vice-chairman and member of the Board of the Gdańsk Branch of the Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2018),
He was awarded 20 individual prizes by the Rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology for scientific and didactic activities. He received the award of the Minister of Environmental Protection, Natural Resources and Forestry (1994), the award of the Gdańsk Scientific Society (1998), the scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science (1999), the award of the IV Department of Technical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2008), the prize of W. Nowacki for outstanding scientific achievements of the Warsaw Branch of the Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2015). He was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit (2006) and the Medal of the National Education Commission (2011).
Privately, husband of Monika, father of two sons: Kacper and Kajetan. His hobbies are sports (volleyball, cycling, tennis, skiing).
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