Prof. Dariusz Piesik studied at the PBS Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology (present name). He received his PhD degree in 2000 at the same institution. After two postdoctoral fellowships at Montana State University, USA (1,5 year) and INRA Versailles, France (2 years) he received D.Sc. in 2009 and obtained the position of an Associate Professor at the PBS. Finally, he received Full Professor in 2018. He has published 70 research articles in SCI(E) journals and hid h-index is 18.