The employees of the University, its students and doctoral students form a community of Gdańsk University of Technology. Many generations of employees, students and graduates have passed through its walls since its establishment. For over a hundred years, Gdańsk University of Technology has been led by many experienced engineers who served as rectors and deans. The community includes also a noble group of honoris causa doctors, Emeritus Professors and Honorary Emeritus Professors. These are the people of merit for the University, along with Gdańsk Tech Personality and persons honored with an entry in the Gdańsk Tech Golden Book. Their history provides wisdom to meet the challenges of the future.