Prof. Eugeniusz KODA, Ph.D. (Eng.) – geotechnical engineer and professor at Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Director of the Institute of Civil Engineering, Warsaw, Poland. He has gained his professional and research experience since 1984. He was awarded Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Hab.) at Gdańsk University of Technology. Areas of his principal research interest and expertise embrace remedial works on brownfields and contaminated sites; groundwater flow and transport modelling of pollutants and assessment of protection systems; environmental risk assessment; soil and groundwater environmental protection systems. He has been involved in international scientific cooperation, e.g. Geoenvironmental Engineering Infrastructure Co-operation Network in Europe “GeoEnvNet”; active member of Technical Committee 215 on Environmental Geotechnics of ISSMGE and International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). He has published more than 270 scientific articles and conference papers. He was the supervisor of six doctors in in the scope including slope stability analysis, soft soils reinforcements, geotextiles durability, remedial works and landfill engineering. He is a Member of Management Committees of COST Action TU1202 “Impact of climate change on engineered slopes for infrastructure” and COST Action CA18135 “Fire in the Earth System: Science & Society”. Frequently awarded for scientific achievements in the field of engineering, investment projects and construction processes.