Maria Mrówczyńska is an employee of the University of Zielona Góra, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture. In 1999, she graduated from the Faculty of Land Reclamation and Environmental Engineering at the Agricultural University of Wrocław in the field of geodesy and cartography. In 2006, at the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography of the Warsaw University of Technology, she defended her doctoral dissertation on the subject of "Investigating the accuracy and effectiveness of terrain mapping using neural networks". Also, at the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography of the Warsaw University of Technology in 2013, she obtained the degree of habilitated doctor of technical sciences, in the discipline of geodesy and cartography, based on the habilitation thesis being a cohesive series of publications entitled "Study on the selection of numerical intelligence methods for solving problems in engineering surveying" and the evaluation of scientific achievements.

She started working at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering of the University of Zielona Góra in 1999 as an assistant trainee and later assistant (1999-2006), assistant professor (2006-2013), and since 2014 she has been employed as a university professor. She was the head of the Department of Geotechnics and Geodesy, in the years 2016-2019 she was deputy dean for science and head of doctoral studies carried out at the Faculty. In the years 2004-2019, she was a member of the Scientific and Didactic Council of the Civil Engineering Institute, a member of the UZ Senate and the University Council of Scientific Disciplines. Currently, she is of the Institute of Civil Engineering director of the University of Zielona Góra and chairman of the scientific discipline council of civil engineering and transport.

She is the author or co-author of monographs and textbooks, as well as over 130 publications thematically related to scientific research, in the field of using artificial intelligence to solve engineering surveying issues and research carried out in interdisciplinary teams that concern the use of artificial intelligence in construction, spatial planning and environmental engineering. She is a reviewer of several dozen scientific articles and a member of the scientific council of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports journal. She participated in numerous international and national scientific conferences and a member of conference scientific committees. She is the chairman of the jury of the Geodesy and Cartography Knowledge Olympiad.

From the beginning of her professional career, she has been cooperating with the socio-economic environment. As a result of the implementation of work commissioned by business entities, she is the author and co-author of several dozen expert opinions, as well as managed and took part in projects implemented mutually with the industry. She is a co-author of patent applications and national and European utility designs.