Dr Pawel Kudela, is associate Professor at Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences obtained his PhD in 2009 and habilitation in 2016. He has participated in 5 international projects and 9 national projects, in 2011/2012 he pursued a scholarship at Stanford University funded by Foundation for Polish Sciences. He is co-author of one monograph, two chapters in textbooks, 94 publications listed in Web of Science database, and has over 1700 citations in SCI, H-index=21 (Orcid: 0000-0002-5130-6443). He is an expert in the field of elastic wave propagation modelling in composite structures using the Time Domain Spectral Element Method. He specializes in signal processing and machine learning for SHM and NDT.