Witold A. Pleskacz was born in Warsaw, Poland. He received the M.Sc. degree, the Ph.D. degree (with honors) and D.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, in 1983, 1995 and 2011 respectively.

Since 1984, he has been with the Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics (VLSI Engineering and Design Automation Division), at the same university. He is an Associate Professor and Head of Warsaw ASIC Design Education Center (ADEC).
He spent one and half years as a Post Doctoral Researcher of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (USA). He has authored or coauthored 6 books and over 100 papers published in conference proceedings and journals. His research interests include: methods of designing integrated circuits in submicron and nanometer CMOS technologies, computer-aided design methods and algorithms, layout-oriented manufacturing yield modeling, defect-based approaches to fault modeling, and design for manufacturability of ICs, defect oriented testing methodologies. He gave 20 invited talks and seminars in USA, Russia and 9 European countries. He has been a member of 9 international conference program committees: IEEE DFT, IEEE DDECS, IEEE YOT, CADSM, MEMSTECH, ECS, DSD-SS, ADEPT, MIXDES.
Prof. Pleskacz has received various awards including: Medal of National Education Commission in 2013, Ministry of National Education Award for teaching achievements in microelectronics in 1993, Ministry of Science and Higher Education Award for education achievements in microelectronics in 2006, 5 awards for scientific and teaching achievements from Rector of Warsaw University of Technology (in 1989, 1996, 2010, 2012 and 2013), and 3 Golden Chalks – Student Council of the Faculty Teaching Awards (in 2000, 2008 and 2012).