Habilitated doctor of agricultural sciences in the discipline of food and nutrition technology, specializing in food chemistry and analysis and food technology. Employed as a university professor at the Faculty of Food Science at the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM) in Olsztyn. Scientific interests concern health-promoting ingredients present in food raw materials and changes that are affected by technological processing of food and its storage. The research conducted for many years covers, first of all, the characteristics, properties and occurrence of antioxidant compounds, especially polyphenols and some minerals, as well as the analysis of consumer preferences and behavior. An academic teacher with many years of experience, a supervisor of over 120 diploma theses (including an assistant supervisor in the doctoral procedure), two-time faculty finalist in the Belfer UWM competition.