Marcin Marek Kamiński

Chair of Structural Reliability, Technical University of Łódź 

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering

Al. Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, POLAND

Marcin.Kaminski@p.lodz.pl

cell: +48669001636

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Scientific degrees and titles

*      M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, 06.01.1994, Chair of Mechanics of Materials, Technical University of Łódź, Numerical and mathematical modelling of composite materials.

*      Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, 19.06.1997, Chair of Mechanics of Materials, Technical University of Łódź, Stochastic problem of the fiber-reinforced composite with interface defects (summary published as: M. Kamiński, Stochastic problem of fiber-reinforced composite with interface defects. Engineering Computations: Int. J. Computer-Aided Engineering 19(7): 854-868, 2002. 

*      Postdoctoral stay in academic year 1999/2000 at the Department of Civil Engineering, George Brown School of Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, 77005-1892 TX, USA; cooperation with prof. P.D. Spanos.

*      D.Sc. in Civil Engineering, 08.11.2006, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Wrocław University of Technology, (II, IV and VII chapters in: M. Kamiński, Computational Mechanics of Composite Materials. Sensitivity, Randomness and Multiscale Behaviour. Series on Engineering Materials and Processes, Springer Verlag, London-New York 2005).

*      Full professor of Technical Sciences, since 31.12.2014.

 

Current Position

Professor, Head of Chair of Structural Reliability, Department of Structural Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland, since 2010.

 

 

Research interests:

·         probabilistic computational mechanics and engineering;

·         mathematical and numerical modelling of composite materials;

·         homogenization and sensitivity methods for composites;

·         multiresolutional wavelet-based and multiscale modelling;

·         stochastic methods and reliability in mechanics;

·         MAPLE applications;

·         Python programming;

 

Books and monographs:

 

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[1] M. Kamiński, Computational Mechanics of Composite Materials. Sensitivity, Randomness and Multiscale Behaviour. Series on Engineering Materials and Processes, Ed. B. Derby, Springer Verlag, London-New York 2005.

 

 

 

 

[2] B. Rogowski, M. Kamiński, Technical Mechanics. Technical University of Łódź, 2009 (2nd ed., 2013).

 

 [3] M. Kamiński, Fundamentals of Technical Mechanics (in Polish), Konin, 2008.

 

 [4] M. Kamiński, Fundamentals of Applied Computer Science (in Polish), Konin, 2009.

 

 [5] M. Kamiński, J.B. Obrębski, edrs., Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering – Contemporary Problems. Proc. XVII International Seminar of IASS Polish Chapter LSCE 2011, Micro-Publisher, Warsaw, 2011.

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[6] M. Kamiński, The Stochastic Perturbation Method for Computational Mechanics. Wiley, Chichester, 2013.

 

 

 

More than 260 publications – 101 reports in conference proceedings, 142 papers in the international journals and 25 as the books’ chapters. 

 

Professional courses

*      Pedagogical course, Technical University of Łódź, Łódź, 1993; 

*      Environmental geomechanics, International Center for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Italy, 1999;

*      Stability of structures: modern problems and unconventional solutions, International Center for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Italy, 2001;

*      Preparation and realization of the new courses as the answer to the needs of the workplace market and the knowledge-based manufacturing, International Faculty of Engineering, Łódź, 2010.

 

Academic courses 

*      Theoretical Mechanics; 

*      Strength of Materials;

*      Foundations of Computer Science;

*      Reliability and Statistics; 

*      Steel Structures I, II, III;

*      Modern Steel Structures;

 

Fellowships, prizes and biographees

*      Rector’s Awards of Technical University of Łódź for the scientific research (1994, 1997, 2004, 2007-2011);

*      First prize in the competition organized by the Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics for the best paper dealing with mechanics of solids and structures, 1995;

*      Award for the best paper in the field of civil engineering, XVII. and XIX. International Conferences of Students and Young Scientists, Zielona Góra, 1995 and 1997;

*      Scholarship from The Foundation for Polish Science in 1996;

*      Award of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the whole scientific research and activity in the field of computational mechanics of composite media, May 1998;

*      Polish Bronze Cross of Merit, July 1998;

*      1st Group Award of the Technical University of Warsaw for the Science Research in 1999;

*      Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Elsevier Inc., New Providence, New Jersey, USA, since 2000;

*      W. Białkowski, ed., Who's Who in Science and Technology in Poland 1999. ASET Promotion, Warszawa 1999.

*      Fellowship from The Foundation for Polish Science in 1999/2000 for postdoctoral research at George Brown School of Engineering, Rice University, Houston,Texas, USA;

*      John Argyris Award in Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, ECCOMAS Conference, Kraków, Poland, 2001;

*      R. Hübner, ed., Who is Who in Poland, Zug, Switzerland, 2003-2011;

*      J.T. Oden Research Faculty Fellowship in Applied Mathematics to visit the Insitute of Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, July/August 2004;

*      J. Tait, ed., Who’s Who in Computational Engineering and Science, Saxe-Coburg Publ., UK, since 2004;

*      IASS Memorial Medal for 10th Anniversary of Polish Chapter, Warsaw, 2005;

*      K. Pikoń, ed., The Chronicle of Polish Science 2003-2006, Helion, Gliwice, Poland, 2007;

*      R. Docherty, edr., Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders, 1st ed., Elsevier Inc., New Providence, New Jersey, USA, 2007;

*      E. McGuinness et al., eds., Who’s Who in the World in 2007. 27th ed., Elsevier Inc., New Providence, New Jersey, USA, 2007;

*      Visiting Professor in Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, GERMANY, August 2009, July-September 2011; 

*      Professor fellowship from the Rector of Technical University of Łódź, Łódź, 2011;

*      K. Pikoń, red., Złota Księga Nauk Technicznych 2011. Polski Instytut Biograficzny oraz Polskie Towarzystwo Biograficzne. Wydawnictwo Helion, Gliwice, 2011.

*      Visiting Professor in Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, GERMANY, July-October 2012, July-September 2013, July-September 2014;

 

Membership in professional organizations

Polish Association for Composite Materials; Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (affiliated to the International Association for Computational Mechanics); Polish Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics; Polish Association of Civil Engineers and Technicians; New York Academy of Sciences; International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures; Gesselschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik; Stowarzyszenie Stypendystów Fundacji Na Rzecz Nauki Polskiej. 

 

Research grants

*      Doctoral research Project 8T11F01009, State Committee for the Scientific Research, under direction of prof. M. Kleiber, IFTR PAS, Warsaw, 1995-1996.

*      Research Project 8T11F 008 12 PO 2, State Committee for the Scientific Research, Faculty of Naval Research, Technical University of Szczecin, 1997-1999.

*      Supporting fellowship for J. Szafran, „Innovative Research of PhD Students”, Research Project, European Social Fund 2009/178.

*      Research grant NN 519 386 636, Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Polish National Science Center), 2009-2011.

 

Editorial boards member in international journals

*      Mechanics Research Communications;

*      Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture;

*      ICE Proc. Engineering and Computational Mechanics;

*      International Journal of Mechanics;

*       International Journal of Soft Computing;

*      Asian Journal of Information Technology;

*      Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences;

*      Research Journal of Applied Sciences;

*      Journal of Modern Mathematics and Statistics;

*       International Journal of Systems Signal Control and Engineering Applications;

 

Membership in editorial and scientific committees

*      Organizing Committee of the International Colloquium of IASS, Warsaw, Poland, 1998;

*      International Scientific Advisory Committee, CADCOMP 2000 Conference, Bologna;

*      Organizing Committee of the International Colloquium of IASS, Warsaw, Poland, 2002;

*      Editorial Board of Ninth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Egmond-aan-Zee, The Netherlands, 2003;

*      Scientific Committee of International Conference on Composites Engineering ICCE/10, New Orleans, USA, 2003;

*      Editorial Board of Seventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, 2004;

*      Scientific Committee of International Conference on Composites Engineering ICCE/11, Hilton Island, USA, 2004;

*      Scientific Committee of the X Seminar LSCE on Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering, Częstochowa, Poland, 2004;

*      Scientific Committee of International Conference on Composites Engineering ICCE/12, Tenerife Island, Spain, 2005;

*      Editorial Board of The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Computing, Rome, Italy, 2005;

*      Scientific Committee of the International Conference on ‘Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering – Contemporary Problems’ LSCE 2005, Warsaw, 12-14 September, 2005;

*      Editorial Board of The Eight International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2006.

*      Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Warsaw, Poland 2006.

*      Organizing Committee of 17th Polish Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics, Spała-Łódź, Poland, 2007.

*      Editorial Committee of the 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, St. Julians, Malta, 18-21 September, 2007.

*      Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Warsaw, Poland 2007.

*      Committee of the External Experts for the National Program Foresight Poland 2020, since 2007.

*      Editorial Committee of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, 2-5 September 2008, Greece.

*      Scientific Advisory Committee, 1st International Conference on Underground Structures – Design, Engineering and Environmental Aspects, New Forest, UK, 2008.

*      Scientific Advisory Committee, 4th International Conference on High Performance Structures and Materials, Algarve, Portugal, 2008.

*      Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Warsaw, Poland 2008.

*      International Scientific Committee of ICCM-17, 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, 27-31 July 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

*      Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering”, Warsaw, Poland 2009.

*      The Eighteenth Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering ICCE 18, Ancorage, Alaska, USA, 2010.

*       International Scientific Committee of The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain, 2010.

*       Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Warsaw, Poland 2010.

*       International Scientific Committee of 16th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS16), Porto, Portugal, 2011.

*      International Scientific Committee of 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18), Jeju, South Korea, 2011.

*      The Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Chania, Crete, Greece, 2011.

*       Chairman and Scientific Committee of Local Seminar of Polish Chapter of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Łódź, Poland 2011.

*       International Scientific Committee of The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2012.

*      International Scientific Committee of 17th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS17), Porto, Portugal, 2013.

*      International Scientific Committee of 19th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-19), Montreal, Canada, 2013.

*      International Scientific Committee of 1st International Conference on Symbolic Computing SYMCOMP 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013.

*       The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Naples, Italy, 2014.

*       2014 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, & Materials Research (ACEM14), 24-27 August 2014, BEXCO, Busan, South Korea.

*       Scientific Committee of International Conference of International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures “Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems”, Warsaw, Poland 2014.

*        International Scientific Committee of 2nd International Conference on Symbolic Computing SYMCOMP 2015, Aveiro, Portugal, 2015.

*       International Scientific Committee of 20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM 20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.

*       International Scientific Committee of 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 18), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015.

*        International Conference on Recent Advances in Rehabilitation and Sustainability of Structures, Azores, Portugal, 2015.

*        Fifteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Civil-Comp, Prague, 2015.

 

Reviewer in international journals

*      European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids;

*      Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering;

*      Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements;

*      International Journal of Solids and Structures;

*      Archives of Mechanics;

*      International Journal in Numerical Methods in Engineering;

*      Proceedings of Royal Society in London/A;

*      Computers & Structures;

*      Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering;

*      Aerospace Science and Technology;

*      Journal of Computational Physics;

*      International Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics;

*      Journal of Fluid Mechanics;

*      Physics Letters A and B;

*      International Journal of Fatigue;

*      Engineering Fracture Mechanics;

*      International Journal of Mechanical Sciences;

*      Finite Elements in Analysis and Design;

*      Engineering Structures;

*      Applied Mathematical Modelling;

*      Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics;

*      Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics;

*      Journal of Composite Materials;

*      Journal of Reinforced Plastics.

 

Lectures, seminars & minisymposia

*      Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland: ‘Stochastic contact effects in periodic composite materials', 1995;

*      Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland: ‘Stochastic modeling of composite materials', 1998;

*      Technical University of Padua, Department of Engineering & Transportation, Italy: 'Stochastic computational methods in structural mechanics', 'Probabilistic thermomechanical phenomena in composite materials' 1999;

*      Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, Germany: 'Probabilistic computational analysis of composite materials', 1999;

*      Technical University of Aalborg, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Denmark: 'Computational methods in stochastic mechanics and probabilistic mechanics of composite materials', 1999;

*      Rice University, Houston, USA, 1999;

*      The University of Texas, Texas Institute of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austin, USA: 'Probabilistic analysis of composite materials with microdefects, 1999;

*      The University of Texas, Austin, USA: 'Stochastic problem of viscous incompressible fluid flow with heat transfer, International Conference Finite Elements in Flow Problems FEF2000;

*      University of Texas in Arlington, Center for Composite Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Arlington, USA: 'Stochastic computational modeling of composite materials', 2000;

*      Southern Methodist University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dallas, USA: 'Heat transfer phenomena in random composites', September 2000;

*      Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, Germany: 'Probabilistic fatigue and fracture of composite materials', October 2000;

*      Polish Association for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Lodz, Poland: 'Computational aspects of the homogenization method of composite materials', 2000;

*      Polish-French Seminar "Homogenization Methods in Civil Engineering" organized by ENTPE Lyon, France and Technical University of Lodz, Poland: 'Probabilistic Computational Homogenization of Composite Materials', 2001;

*      Department of Structural Engineering, Technical University of Milan, Italy, 2003: „Homogenization – Sensitivity, Probabilistic and Multiscale Problems”;

*      Special Session „Computational Modeling of Multiphase and Structural Composites” during Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 2003.

*      Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Institute of Computational Engineering and Science, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA: “Generalised Stochastic Finite Element Method”, 08-10-2004.

*      Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, Germany: 'Multiresolutional computational analysis of certain composite structures', February 2005;

*      Institüt für Polymerforschung e.V., Dresden, Germany: 'Composite materials with semi-elliptical interfaces defects', May 2005;

*      Risoe National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark: 'Composite materials with semi-elliptical interfaces defects', May 2005;

*      Special Session „Random Composites. From Theory to Computations” during Third MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 2005;

*      “Sensitivity, randomness and multiscale effects in composite materials”, Wrocław University of Technology, 28.09.2005, Wrocław, Poland;

*      “Generalized stochastic perturbation-based finite element method in flow problems”, Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems, Rheinishe-Westfalischen Technische Hohschule Aachen, Germany, 30.09.2005;

*      Special Session “Stochastic Computational Techniques in Engineering and Science” during International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, Loutraki, Greece, 2005;

*      Special Session „Computer Modeling of Composite Materials” during World Congress on Computational Mechanics WCCM VII, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2006;

*      “A unified approach to sensitivity and randomness in homogenization of the periodic composite materials”, Seminar at The Danish Center for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 31.05.2007, Copenhagen, Denmark;

*      Minisymposium “Computational Mechanics of Random Media” during US National Congress on Computational Mechanics IX, San Francisco, CA, USA,  2007 (co-organized with M. Ostoja-Starzewski);

*      Minisymposium “Computational Methods in Stochastic Mechanics”, Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics with EPMESC XI Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 2007;

*      Minisymposium “Computational Methods in Composite Materials and Structures” during 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics WCCM VIII and 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering ECCOMAS 2008, Venice, Italy, 2008;

*      Plenary Lecture during 12th WSEAS CSCC Multiconference, Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece, 2008;

*      Session “Probabilistic analysis and reliability”, 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, July 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK;

*      Invited lecture, Recent advances in stochastic finite element method, Politecnico di Milano, September 2009;

*      Symposium “Computational mechanics of composite materials”, World Congress on Computational Mechanics and APCOM, July 2010, Sydney, Australia (jointly with J. Fish, USA);

*      Symposium “Stochastic computational mechanics”, World Congress on Computational Mechanics and APCOM, July 2010, Sydney, Australia (jointly with S. Sakata, Japan);

*       Symposium “Stochastic computational mechanics”, World Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 2012, Sao Paulo, Brasil (jointly with S. Sakata, Japan);

*      ERASMUS lectures series, “The stochastic perturbation method for computational mechanics”, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, May 2013;

*      Invited lecture, “Symbolic computing in probabilistic and stochastic analysis” SYMCOMP 2013 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2013.

 

 

Dresden, Photo by MK, September, 2011