Artur Wolek is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Collective Dynamics and Control Laboratory at the University of Maryland (2018-2020) and with the Acoustics Division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (2015-2018). He taught undergraduate and graduate courses in robotics as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Catholic University (2017-2018). Wolek received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2010 and 2015, respectively, while working in the Nonlinear Systems Laboratory. His research interests are in the area of adaptive sampling with mobile sensor networks, robot path planning and decision-making, and marine and aerial robotics. His research emphasizes validation of fundamental research results through field experiments.