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Prof. Ph.D., D. Sc., Eng. Arch. Lucyna Nyka

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Dean of Faculty of Architecture

date of birth
1962

education

  • Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture (1987)
  • Ayuntamiento de Sabadell, Hiszpania (1986) – professional internship

degree/scientific title

  • professor (2016),
  • habilitation (DSc) – Wroclaw University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture (2007), 
  • doctoral degree (PhD) – Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture (1995), with distinction  

employment

  • Gdańsk University of Technology: internship (1986–1987) assistant (1987–1995), assistant professor (1995–2007); associate professor (2007–2017); full professor (since 2017) 

academic positions

  • Dean of the Faculty of Architecture (since 2016),
  • Vice-dean for research at the Faculty of Architecture (2008–2016),
  • Head of the Department of Urban Architecture and Waterscapes (since 2009),
  • Dean’s representative for doctoral studies at the Faculty of Architecture (2004–2008)

institutional functions

  • member of the Committee of Architecture and Urbanism of the Polish Academy of Science PAN (2011–2015, 2016–2020, 2020–2023), 
  • vice-president of the World Institute for Engineering and Technology Education International Academic Advisory Committee (WIETE-IAAC), Melbourne, Australia (since 2019),
  • member of the Research Committee for Valencia International Biennial of Research in Architecture, VIBRArch, Valencia, Spain (since 2018), 
  • member of the Research Center in Planning, Architecture and Design (CITAD), Lisbon (since 2014),
  • elected Council Member of the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) (2013–2015),
  • member of the Research Committee by the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) (2010–2013), 
  • Baltic Sea Cultural Center Advisory Board appointed by the Marshal of Pomorskie Province (2010–2014, 2015–2019)

external scientific placements

  • Vienna University of Technology, Austria (2012), 
  • Reykjavik University (2011),
  • invited guest lecturer at many European universities. e.g.: University of Kassel, Universidad da Beira Interior, Lusófona University Lisbon, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, La Sapienza University Rome, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul, HafenCity University Hamburg, Bauhaus University Weimar, Eindhoven University of Technology

scientific interests

  • architecture and climate change, resilience of cities,
  • city and water, historical hydrographies,
  • floating architecture and amphibious architecture,
  • urban strategies for waterfront areas and public spaces, 
  • parametric design in architecture, 
  • blue-green grids, water urbanism, 
  • green architecture, bio-architecture, re-naturalization of cities, 
  • cultural strategies for urban renewal,
  • architecture and art,
  • theories of contemporary architecture

publications/scientific profile 

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awards and distinctions

  • Award of the Minister of Infrastructure for the habilitation (DSc) (2007),
  • Award of the Minister of Spatial Development and Civil Engineering for the doctoral dissertation (PhD) (1995),
  • Rector’s Awards for scientific, didactic and organizational achievements