April 23, 2021

Gabriel Borowski received the title of professor

By the decision of the President of the Republic of Poland of February 26, 2021, Gabriel Borowski received the title of professor in the field of engineering and technical sciences, in the discipline of environmental engineering, mining and energy.

The application was submitted at the end of May 2020, and the positive decision of the Presidium of the Scientific Excellence Council to apply to the President of the Republic of Poland for the title of professor was made at the end of October 2020. The entire promotion procedure proceeded very smoothly, with all the deadlines being met, despite the ongoing pandemic.

Prof. Gabriel Borowski is a graduate of Lublin University of Technology and its employee since 1991, currently at the Faculty of Environmental Engineering. In 2005 he obtained a doctorate in technical sciences, in the discipline of construction and operation of machines at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Lublin University of Technology. In 2013 he received his postdoctoral degree in the field of technical science, in the scientific discipline of environmental engineering at the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.

In his research work, he deals with the processing and management of industrial waste aimed at recovery and use of materials and raw materials, including energy recovery.

He is the author of 106 scientific publications, including 5 monographs and 2 patents.

He also worked in foreign research institutions where, during long-term research internships, he conducted research and didactic classes for students from the University of Padova (Italy, 2019) and Tafila Technical University (Jordan, 2018). Moreover, he conducted lectures within the frames of Erasmus + program for students and doctoral students in countries such as Portugal, Norway, Italy and Turkey.

Prof. Gabriel Borowski participated actively in 65 national and international scientific conferences, often serving as a member of the Scientific Committee and the Organizing Committee. In 2019, he chaired the first International Scientific Conference entitled "Forum of Ecological Engineering", which took place in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland. Its participants represented research centers from 14 countries around the world.

For many years, Professor Borowski has been known for professional editorial and publishing activity of monographs and scientific journals. In the years 1994-1999 he was the editor-in-chief of the scientific and technical journal "Ekoinżynieria". From 2000, he was the editor-in-chief of the journal “Inżynieria Ekologiczna”. Since 2013, he has been the editor-in-chief of the international journal entitled "Journal of Ecological Engineering". He was the editor-in-chief of the journal "Postępy Nauki i Techniki", which was transformed into the international journal "Advances in Science and Technology Research Journal", where he is now the managing editor. In turn, the journal "Inżynieria Ekologiczna" was transformed in 2020 into the international journal "Ecological Engineering & Environmental Technology", where Prof. Borowski is the editor-in-chief.

Professor Gabriel Borowski is the founder and long-term president of the Lublin Branch of the Polish Society of Ecological Engineering, where he has  been working actively for environmental protection by disseminating the knowledge and achievements of ecological engineering.

For 30 years, he has been married to Małgorzata, Doctor of Medical Sciences, a dentist. Prof. Borowski has two sons, Piotr and Krzysztof. He spends his free time walking his dog, he loves traveling, a good book and movie.