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  • 2023-02-01

    Magnetic paint that protects against pathogens and cleans itself

    The paint fights bacteria, removes stains and cleans the air from harmful compounds, and on top of that it replaces the magnetic board – such hybrid paint is new to the market. It is complemented by a biocidal and self-cleaning finish coat. In tandem, they will provide protection against the growth of pathogens inside a building. The invention can prove to be effective i.a. in hospitals,...

  • 2023-01-03

    Monika Śmiełowska, PhD, Eng., is the winner of the Prime Minister's Award!

    Mrs. Monika Śmiełowska, PhD, DSc, was granted the Prime Minister's Award for an outstanding doctoral dissertation. Monika Śmiełowska completed her doctoral thesis at the Department of Analytical Chemistry. The thesis was entitled: "New solutions in the analytics of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) for samples with a complex matrix composition". The defense of the dissertation took...

  • 2022-11-24

    More energy, less waste. Innovative biodegradable waste management solutions

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology are working on an innovative system to enhance the energy efficiency of small wastewater treatment plants and agricultural biogas plants. The researchers are currently developing a system demonstrator, which will operate in one of the Pomeranian wastewater treatment plants. Small wastewater treatment plants in Poland struggle with many...

  • 2022-11-22

    Unmanned surface vessel to enhance security of Polish ports and offshore wind farms

    A team of researchers managed by Prof. Łukasz Kulas from Gdańsk University of Technology is working on an innovative, unmanned, new generation vessel - „Hornet”. It will be a first vessel of such type in Poland: with options of autonomous and semi-autonomous operation. Ultimately, the vessel can serve to inspect ship canals and offshore wind farms patrol – e.g. to detect objects which...

  • 2022-11-16

    The first defended PhD thesis in the new education system

    Mohammad Malikan was the first person who defend his doctoral thesis in the new system of doctoral education (Doctoral School) at Gdańsk University of Technology. It took him only 2.5 years to complete his doctoral studies and write his thesis.   Mohammad Malikan, PhD, was educated in the discipline of Civil Engineering and Transportation. The promoter of his doctoral thesis was prof....

  • 2022-11-09

    Silver medal received at international trade fair

    Probe for measuring the corrosion rate, developed by a team of researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Kazimierz Darowicki and in cooperation with PKN ORLEN, won a silver medal at the international iENA fair in Nuremberg.  „iENA „Ideas –  Inventions – New Products”, an event devoted to presentation of innovative solutions in various areas of...

  • 2022-11-08

    Gdańsk Tech expert on atom: "There is no risk of Fukushima disaster repeat”

    Following the announcement of the decision to build nuclear power plants in Poland, the voices of opponents of this form of power production returned. However, nuclear power expert of Gdańsk University of Technology convinces and reassures that the reactors to be installed in a power plant in Pomerania are the highest world class in terms of safety technology. Pursuant to the resolution of...

  • 2022-11-03

    How to detect a virus in immediate surroundings? An early warning system is developed at Gdańsk Tech

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology are working on an innovative technology for detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other influenza viruses in wastewater. Due to a simple and inexpensive solution, it is possible to increase the safety of institutions such as schools, kindergartens, or nursing homes. The project will receive almost PLN 800 thousand as part of the “Science for Society”...