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Date added: 2020-10-13

Prof. Lucyna Nyka awarded for achievements in the globalization of engineering education

prof. Lucyna Nyka
Prof. Lucyna Nyka, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, has been elected Fellow of the World Institute for Engineering and Technology Education (WIETE) based in Melbourne, Australia. 13 scientists from around the world enjoy such status in WIETE organization, including Australia, Canada, India and European countries.

The Fellow status for prof. Lucyna Nyka was awarded in recognition for "outstanding contribution to engineering and technical education, outstanding achievements in the globalization of engineering education and for extensive activity at the institute".

Professor Lucyna Nyka's research focuses on the historical issues of hydrography, public spaces and buildings as well as urban landscapes. She is involved in a series of transdisciplinary scientific research on the ecology of the urban environment and the processes of urban renaturalization. She is a scientist involved in many European research projects. Currently she is involved, among others in the H20202 project ‘SOS Climate Waterfront’, which combines research and innovation in the study of waterside areas in the context of climate change.

Professor Lucyna Nyka is a member of the Presidium of the Architecture and Town Planning Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, in 2013-15 she was an elected member of the board of the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE Council) based in Brussels and a member of the Research Committee of this organization. In 2014-2017 she was a member of the Research Center in Planning, Architecture and Design (CITAD) in Lisbon. She is currently one of the vice-chairmen of the WIETE International Academic Advisory Committee (WIETE-IAAC) and a member of the Valencia International Biennial of Research in Architecture (VIBARrch) Scientific Committee. She gives lectures at many European universities.

Each year, WIETE awards scientists from around the world who contribute to the improvement of the quality of engineering and technological education. The main strategy of the institute is to create an independent and friendly international environment, where scientists and practitioners cooperate, which favors the creation of innovations and good practices in engineering and technological education.