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  • 2022-08-04

    Researchers from Gdańsk Tech creating a germicidal chamber

    Researchers from the Institute of Energy at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology are building a germicidal chamber under a project funded by the National Science Center.  Photothermal ablation of gold particles enabling elimination of bacteria and viruses. Project under the name: „Optimization of gold nanostructure shape and size in the germicidal chamber, using the...

  • 2022-07-20

    Digital twin – assistant to the pregnant woman

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology plan to develop an innovative assistance system for pregnant women, which uses artificial intelligence. This will allow to anticipate risks related to pregnancy complications before the symptoms occur. The research team is planning to develop i.a. „a digital twin”, which will support monitoring the state of the patient at home and at a...

  • 2022-06-27

    A new method of corrosion monitoring

    Metal elements of ocean engineering structures are exposed to corrosion damage caused by contact with salt water. Corrosion can cover the entire surface of the tested structure, but it can also take the form of point damage, i.e. pits. Beata Zima, PhD, Eng. from the Institute of Ocean Engineering and Ship Technology is working on creating such a method of monitoring the progress of destruction...

  • 2022-06-23

    Polymers – from algorithm to personalized medical therapy

    Biodegradable implant supporting treatment and disappearing from the organism. Special, multi-layered dressing, not only covering the wound, but also releasing healing substances that induce the healing effects. Tissue scaffold allowing burnt tissue to regenerate and then dissolving.  All of this is possible due to specially-designed properties of polymers, investigated by the researchers from...

  • 2022-04-07

    Bioactive glass – in search of synthetic alternatives

    Natalia Wójcik, PhD, from the  Institute of Nanotechnology and Materials Engineering, is seeking alternative materials, more precisely modified bioactive vitreous materials for the production of composites used in bone implants. This research can contribute to development of more advanced implants in the future, which will regenerate bone defects and will not interfere with the biochemical...

  • 2022-01-24

    The same fins on the boards, a different way of sailing. Scientists are studying the problem

    Although they look the same, can windsurfing boards, and more precisely their fins, sail completely differently? The answer is: yes. But can it be checked before we buy such a fin? Scientists from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology are working on this issue.   – The Polish Yachting Association approached us with various issues related to the interpenetration of...

  • 2021-12-17

    Prof. Dariusz Mikielewicz, corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences

    Prof. Dariusz Mikielewicz, vice-rector for organization and development, was elected the corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The Professor will represent the Division IV – Engineering Sciences.   Ordinary and corresponding members as well as members of the Academy of Young Scholars of PAN were elected during the general assembly on 3 December. PAN members are elected...

  • 2021-12-09

    Quantum materials simply explained! Professor Wiewei Xie from Rutgers University at FAP&M.

    Professor Wiewei Xie, the holder of a great number of awards and recognitions, called “a leader in the design and discovery of quantum materials at Louisiana State University”, currently, a faculty member of the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, will run on-line classes for the students of the Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics. Professor Xie received her Bachelor’s degree in...