Izabela Tekielak-Skałka graduated at the Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering with MSc degree. Currently, she pursued a doctoral dissertation at Warsaw University of Technology, the subject: “The study of air flow resistance in separate staircases during the operation of smoke control ventilation system”. She is working at SMAY since 2009. She specializes in numerical analysis, mainly related to the operation of the smoke control ventilation systems. At SMAY she is holding the position of the Head of Research and CFD Analysis Department.