Assoc. Prof. Dorota BURCHART-KOROL, D.Sc., Ph.D.

Assoc. Prof. Dorota BURCHART-KOROL, D.Sc., Ph.D.

Silesian University of Technology, Katowice, Poland, EU


Position: Associate Professor at Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Transport, Department of Automotive Vehicle Construction (Poland, EU).


Education and Career Accomplishments:
Dorota Burchart-Korol is an Associate Professor at the Silesian University of Technology in Poland (EU), where she works in Department of Automotive Vehicle Construction of Faculty of Transport.  She received her M.Sc. degree (1999) in management and production engineering from Silesian University of Technology - Faculty of Organization and Management (Poland, EU), her Ph.D. (2004) in metallurgy from Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy and D.Sc. (2014) in environmental engineering from Central Mining Institute (Poland, EU). She was a lecturer in Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy in Silesian University of Technology (Poland, EU) from 2004-2011 and in the meantime in 2009 she started to work at the Central Mining Institute (Poland, EU), where she worked to September 2017.

From 2003 she was a member of Technical Working Groups of Best Available Techniques (BAT) for field: “Ferrous metals production and processing” in Ministry of Environment. She was graduated postgraduate studies “Lean Manufacturing” and participated in the scientific intership at the Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH (DBFZ) in Leipzig in Department of the Bioenergy Systems (Germany, EU) and the scientific intership at the VSB – Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic, EU). She had a lectures at the Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus (Germany, EU) and she was invited for lectures in VSB - Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic, EU).


Research interests:
Her research activities are focused on environmental and production engineering, the sustainability assessment of production systems. She uses the newest sustainability assessment methodologies, associated with life cycle approach (Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment) and eco-efficiency. She is author of the eco-efficiency methodology as a new criterion for production system assessment. Besides her research activities she is working as an reviewer for scientific research projects and articles.

She is a leader or contractor of several scientific projects, including international (supported by the Grant Agency of the Poland, Central Europe Programme and7th Framework Programme, Interreg V-A Czech Republic-Poland, Microprojects Fund 2014-2020).

Summary of publication activity:
She has published more than 180 scientific papers and she is the co-author of three academic handbooks. So far she participated in 68 conferences (national and international).


She received the Rector’s Award for achievements in organizational area and two Rector’s Awards for educational activity (Silesian University of Technology).

She was a member of the Section of Economy and Organization of Mining in the Committee of Mining at the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) and a member of the Scientific Council of the GIG. Actually she is a member of the Faculty Council in the Faculty of Transport (Silesian University of Technology).

She received Director's Award for publication activity for 2016 (Central Mining Institute).

She was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit for achievements in economic development and science at the request of the Ministry of Economic Development.

She was awarded the Mining Director third Degree.