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  • 2024-01-18

    The world's first small, unmanned ground-effect plane is being created at Gdańsk University of Technology

    Ekranoplan (ground-effect vehicle) is a type of unmanned aircraft that flies low over the water, using the near-surface effect. The aircraft being built at Gdańsk University of Technology will be the first unit of this size and type in the world, and its main purpose is to support the activities of maritime troops. The project is being developed as part of the consortium of Gdańsk University...

  • 2023-10-26

    Gdańsk Tech scientists ranked among the World’s TOP 2% most influential people in science

    62 scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology were featured in the World’s TOP 2% Scientists 2022 ranking, which includes most cited scientists worldwide. The ranking was compiled by Stanford University in cooperation with Elsevier. The World’s TOP 2% Scientists is developed based on the sicentific output of researchers and adopts evaluation criteria such as the number of citations,...

  • 2023-08-16

    Miłosz Wieczór, PhD co-authored an article in the "Science" magazine on new isoforms of MFN2 protein

    Miłosz Wieczór, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Chemistry is a co-author of an article on newly identified variants of mitofusin 2, a protein that takes part in metabolic processes occurring in the mitochondria of cells. It was presented in the American scientific magazine "Science". This is the second publication in this prestigious scientific journal with an affiliation of Gdańsk University...

  • 2023-06-29

    Cellulose-based meats? The future of vegan cured meat dependent on bacteria

    Agata Sommer, PhD, from the Faculty of Chemistry, is working on a solution for production of vegan cured meat based on bacterial cellulose. Bacterial cellulose is a biopolymer synthesized by non-pathogenic bacteria, naturally present in the environment. Its chemical composition is the same as that of plant cellulose. The fibers of bacterial cellulose, however, are a thousand times thinner than...

  • 2023-06-22

    Gdańsk Tech architect in Science journal on nocturnal light pollution

    Karolina Zielińska-Dąbrowska, PhD, Eng. Arch. Faculty of Architecture, is the first author of the article about the effects of nocturnal light pollution on humans, published in the latest issue of the American Science journal. This is the first publication of its kind affiliated with Gdańsk University of Technology  to be included in this prestigious journal. This special issue of Science...

  • 2023-06-13

    The best chapter in the world led by prof. Krzysztof Nyka

    A branch of the international organization Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) lead by prof. Krzysztof Nyka from Gdańsk University of Technology was recognized by this organization as the best in the world. A Chapter is the basic unit of the largest international organization associating specialists in the broadest field of electronics, electrical engineering, computer...

  • 2023-05-29

    Marcin Wekwejt, PhD, Eng. with the Jan Uphagen award

    Marcin Wekwejt, PhD, Eng., from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology became the laureate of the 20th edition of the Jan Uphagen City of Gdańsk Award for Young Scientists in the category of natural and exact sciences. He received the award for "significant scientific achievements in the field of biomaterials engineering, in particular for the development of innovative...

  • 2023-05-16

    Next-generation, eco-friendly piezoelectric materials

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology are working on new piezoelectric nanomaterials using the so-called electrostriction effect, which will be harmfuless to the environment and will be used e.g. in the production of new generation biocompatible ultrasonic transducers. The research is carried out as part of the international project, together with partners from Denmark and...