Since 1973 S. Legutko has been working at the Poznan University of Technology, Poland. Moreover he worked as scientific – technical advisor and as a manager in industry. His main research interests are technology and exploitation of cutting tools, gears teeth technology, maintenance of machines and industrial logistics.
Most important research concerns adhesive wear of cutting tools. In the last period his interests are guided into an exploitation and technological problems of cutting tools for High Speed Cutting (HSC), environmentally friendly machining, precision machining, additive manufacturing, Industry 4.0. He is an author or co-author of more than 530 published research works. H index – 28 according to WOS. He was the tutor 8 PhD thesis. Currently, he is the scientific supervisor of 7 doctoral students. He has strong scientific cooperation with many European universities in the frame of CEEPUS programme. He is very active as the participant of many international conferences. Prof. S. Legutko is also the reviewer in many scientific journals and worked as visiting professor at Technical University in Kosice (Slovakia). He is currently a member of the Committee of Mechanical Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is a board member of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the JE Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem (Czech Republic).