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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...

  • 2023-08-16

    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...

  • 2022-12-13

    Quick and cheap pesticide detection. Cooperation with researchers from India

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology and Shiv Nadar University in India, the largest food producer in the world, intend to produce and study cheap, elastic diamond sensors for detection of pesticides in the agricultural and food industry. In November, a research team from the Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and...

  • 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...

  • 2022-11-03

    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”...

  • 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...