Piotr Kisielewski studied at the Transport Engineering Faculty at Cracow University of Technology, Poland, from 1978-1983. He obtained his Master of Science degree with distinction in 1983, specializing in Railway Engineering. In 1983 he started his scientific career as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Rail Vehicles.
In 1992 he gained his PhD at the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics. Since then he has specialized in transport logistics, railway transportation and city transit logistics. Since 1993, he has been working as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Logistics Systems in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Cracow University of Technology.
Piotr is the author of over 50 scientific publications on transport engineering, with over 20 publications on transport logistics. He has been the project manager of many engineering projects for railway transport, including on most Polish railways. He has been the consultant, R&D director and co-author of city transit logistics systems for a number of cities, including Warsaw, Cracow, and others across the world including in Europe and Asia.
He has been the scholarship fellow of the British Council and a scholarship fellow at the Institute of Fundamental Research at the Polish Academy of Science. He is a member of the British Alumni Society. He is a founder and the current president of DPK System Group, a board member of the Polish Association of Computer Simulation, and a member of organisations including the Polish Association of Mechanical Engineers, the Polish Association of Transport Engineers, and the Polish Association of Safety Management Engineers.