For the first time, Poland is taking part in the global F1 in Schools competition, under the patronage of Formula 1. The Polish finals, F1 in Schools Poland, are scheduled to take place this Sunday, May 14, at the TUL Sports Bay (Zatoka Sportu). The competition, the organizers say, is the largest and most exciting STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) event of its kind in the world. It will kick off at 9:30 a.m. and is expected to end at 4:30 p.m.
If you have ever wondered how better to motivate schoolchildren and university students to actively engage in their learning, you might be interested in the discussion rounding up the international project led by Lodz University of Technology in partnership with three highly regarded European universities: Universidad de Alcalá in Spain, HTW Saar in Germany, and Universidade de Aveiro in Portugal.
On Saturday, on January 28th, the first edition of The School of Competences for the Industry of the 21st Century began, which is an unprecedented educational event to be attended by 40 international students.
The President of the Republic of Poland has awarded the title of professor to two researchers from Lodz University of Technology.
Emila Brancewicz-Steinmetz, a doctoral candidate at Lodz University of Technology, was announced a winner of the Talents of Tomorrow funding program. In addition, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego recognized the junior researcher for popularizing the importance of the 3W Idea that focused on water, hydrogen, and carbon as these resources will have a tremendous impact on our future.
Expanding international cooperation networks, synergies between business and science, or development through the Erasmus+ programme are just some of the challenges facing the innovation centre soon to be opened in Lodz. The agreement announcing the establishment of the Erasmus+ InnHUB Lodz was signed on 5 October as part of the ceremonial inauguration of the academic year at Lodz University of Technology.
Two programmes conducted in English: Computer Science (at the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering in cooperation with the International Faculty of Engineering) and Information Technology (at the Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics in cooperation with the International Faculty of Engineering) at Lodz University of Technology have been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Professor Łukasz Albrecht from Lodz University of Technology was awarded the Stanisław Kostanecki Medal during the 64th Congress of the Polish Chemical Society in Lublin. This prestigious award is granted for outstanding achievements in organic chemistry and is only given to one scientist each year.
Lodz University of Technology is the leader of a project implemented together with business partners from Poland and Turkey. The aim of the consortium is to develop a home-based wind turbine capable of cooperation and integration with other Renewable Energy Sources.
In the new edition of the Erasmus+ programme for activities with non-affiliated (non-EU) third countries, Lodz University of Technology will receive funding to carry out exchanges with universities in 18 countries on almost all continents.
Technologies of innovative bioproducts, such as biochar or biofuels, are the goal of research institutions and companies associated with the BioTrainValue project. The funds for the widely planned activities come from the EU, from the Horizon Europe Maria Skłodowska-Curie Staff Exchange programme. The originator and coordinator of the project is Dr Eng. Szymon Szufa, a young scientist from the Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering at TUL.
LIFE MERCURY-FREE is a pro-ecological project coordinated by Lodz University of Technology, for which the university obtained almost EUR 1.4 million from the LIFE - European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency - Programme, financing only activities related to environmental protection.
Representatives of 15 European accreditation committees authorized to grant the European quality certificate EUR-ACE Label chose Prof. Jacek Kucharski from Lodz University of Technology as a representative of KAUT (Accreditation Committee of Technical Universities) in the Label Committee (LC) European Network for Engineering Education.
A little over a year ago, the Rector of Lodz University of Technology, Prof. Krzysztof Jóźwik, and the President of the Management Board of Whirlpool Company Poland, Fabio Pommella, signed a letter of intent to initiate cooperation with the world's leading appliance manufacturer. Today, the next step in the integration of the two partners has been taken.
Students from Lodz University of Technology's Raptors team took first place at the European Robotics League rescue robot competition. Robots and drones constructed by the young engineers took part in simulated rescue operations.