Dr. Artur Kurnyta

Head, Aircraft Lift Structure Integrity Assurance Laboratory, Air Force Institute of Technology

Doctor of Engineering in the field of mechanical engineering, specialising in integrated measurement systems and structural health monitoring. Graduate of the Jarosław Dąbrowski Military University of Technology in Warsaw.

Since 2011, he has been associated with the Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw, currently serving as the head of the Aircraft Carrier Structure Integrity Assurance Laboratory. He has participated as a contractor, stage manager or project manager in numerous research, development and implementation projects in national and international scientific and industrial consortia. In addition, he has provided support as a specialist in individual collaborations with stakeholders from the business environment.

He has authored and co-authored more than 40 publications in international scientific journals, mainly in the field of damage detection and monitoring (SHM - Structural Health Monitoring. He has presented his research results at national and international scientific conferences, seminars and specialist group meetings, including the NATO Science & Technology Organization, of which he is a member. In addition, he has held a total of 4 internships abroad, 2 each at the Mechanical Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Milan and at the Department of Chemical Sciences and Materials Technology of the National Research Council (CNR) in Padua.

He has been awarded for his scientific and research activities, receiving, among others, the silver "Laurel of Innovation 2020" awarded by the Chapter of the Stanislaw Staszic Competition for "Implementation of a prototype Condition Monitoring System for the Mi-8 helicopter". He also won a silver medal at IENA 2017 in Nuremberg, a bronze medal and a diploma from Europe France Inventeurs at the Concours Lepine International Paris Invention Fair 2017 for his solution 'System for the detection and monitoring of damage to a composite structure, especially with a non-conductive core'.