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  • 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...

  • 2021-12-02

    NCN grants for Gdańsk Tech scientists

    Scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology obtained funding for the implementation of a total of 33 research projects under the MINIATURE 5, PRELUDIUM 20 and OPUS 21 competitions. The grant for Gdańsk Tech amounts to over PLN 11 million in total.   OPUS "New catalysts based on base metals for electro-oxidation of ammonia", project manager: Justyna Łuczak, PhD, DSc, Eng.,...

  • 2021-11-10

    CyberRadar. An innovative device for fighting Covid-19, developed by the scientists of Gdańsk Tech and MUG

    Scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology and the Medical University of Gdańsk developed a device that can increase the effectiveness of the fight against Covid-19 and the diagnosis of patients with respiratory and circulatory problems. CyberRadar is a touchless device enabling the medics to safely monitor the patients’ respiration. Two copies of the device have been produced so far. ...

  • 2021-09-09

    Let's take math to heart. Entropy in cardiac research

    More than 11 million new cases of cardiovascular disease are reported annually in Europe. Also in Poland, these diseases constitute a large social problem and are the greatest threat to the health of the inhabitants of our country. One of the basic diagnostic tools in cardiology is an ECG - a non-invasive test that shows the bioelectric activity of the heart. It is the ECG records that provide...

  • 2021-09-08

    Cosmetics based on carrot pomace extracts. This is how biomass can be used

    Natural cosmetics based on carrot pomace extracts or bioplastics from potato leftovers - such can be the use of biomass, so far considered useless waste. This is the result of the research carried out under the project BioBIGG: Bioeconomics in the South Baltic Area: Innovations based on the use of biomass and the development of green areas. Gdańsk University of Technology was one of the...