Scientific degree: Dr inż.
Position: Adiunkt

Institute: Techniki Lotniczej i Mechaniki Stosowanej
Division: Samolotów i Śmigłowców
Room: L309

Phone: (022) 234 5847
Phone 2:
E-mail: kkust@meil.pw.edu.pl

Function in WUT

Head of Design & Exploitation of Aircraft Research

Koordynator ds. praktyk studenckich


AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING: operation& maintenance O&M of aircraft • degradation of the airframe materials and airframe joints • assessment of durability • Thermographics • Non Destructive Evaluation NDE • Structural Health Monitoring SHM • Artificial Inteligence AI• Expert Systems ESs • Reliability of the Smart Airframe

  • research on evaluation of the non destructive tests NDT, mainly based on thermography
  • research on the applications SHM systems on and in the structure of airframes
  • research on the expert systems for assessments of the airframe durability in consideration of SHM&NDT systems

courses with students: materials, operation&maintenance of aeroplanes

Selected publications


  1. Kustroń K.: SHM Supporting Damage Tolerance Design Philosophy as a Challenge for Designers of Future Airframes. Journal of Konbin, Vol.6, No 3 / 2008, Versita, Warsaw, 2008.
  2. Lewitowicz J., Kustroń K.: Failures and damages of the aircraft. Procedings XXXIII Winter School of Reliability. ITE, Radom, 2005.
  3. Kustroń K.: Calculated durability and real durability for structure of aircraft. Zagadnienia Eksploatacji Maszyn Kwartalnik PAN nr 1 /2005. Wyd. ITE, Radom, 2005.
  4. Kustroń K.: DiagnostIc Ability - characteristics of aircraft. 8th International konference AIRPLANES & HELICOPLERS –AIRDIAG 2005, Proceedings. ITWL, Warsaw, 2005.
  5. Lewitowicz J., Kustroń K.: Computer System to Predict the State of Components Operating in a Fatigue Environment. Damage and Fracture. Mech.VIII. wyd. WIT PrESS, Boston, 2004.