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  • 2022-09-13

    The Ventus competition in the Redivivus area has been resolved

    Our big success! Almost PLN 3 million was awarded in the first edition of the Ventus Hydrogenii Redivivus program in the REDIVIVUS area, which is an element of supporting the implementation of the tasks of the IDUB program in the field of research and implementation activities. According to the rules of the competition, the maximum amount of co-financing for a project financed from the...

  • 2022-07-29

    Faculty of Chemistry with the best scientific categories!

    The results of the evaluation of scientific units, i.e. the assessment of the quality of their scientific activity, have been announced. The Faculty of Chemistry received high categories for the disciplines: in the discipline of Chemical Sciences - Category A +, in the discipline of Chemical Engineering - Category A. The received categories are a spectacular success for all employees of...

  • 2022-07-05

    Mayor of Gdańsk Fahrenheit Scholarship for International PhD Students

    Are you a PhD student conducting interdisciplinary research? Would you like to undertake a year’s internship in one of the best universities in northern Poland? This proposal is for you. The Mayor of Gdańsk in cooperation with the Fahrenheit Universities have created Fahrenheit scholarships for the best three PhD students from abroad. The Gdańsk-born world class physicist, engineer and the...

  • 2022-07-05

    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...

  • 2022-06-08

    From waste tires to flame retardant conductive materials – project for PLN 5 million

    Researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology, supervised by Prof. Mohammad Reza Saeb, conduct research on inexpensive, fireproof and electrically conductive materials made of used car tires and carbon fillers. 3D printed thermoplastic composites can be used, among others, in electronics, automotive and construction industries. The research team from Gdańsk University of Technology are...

  • 2022-06-03

    Four awards for DPT employees at INTARG 2022

    On the 12th of May, at the International Congress Center in Katowice, the 15th jubilee International Fair of Inventions and Innovations INTARG® 2022 ended. This event is devoted to the international presentation and promotion of the potential and achievements of technological thought and science, i.e. inventions, technologies, and innovative services directed to industry. Thanks to its high...

  • 2022-05-31

    Green chemistry - a chance for alternative CO2 sequestration

    Carbon sequestration technologies are still being modified and scientists worldwide are working on improving them or introducing new ideas. While fulfilling their main function of absorbing carbon dioxide, many of the CO2 absorbents currently used have various disadvantages, and some of them, at the same time, are harmful to the natural environment. Researchers from Gdańsk University of...

  • 2022-05-26

    Probe for measuring the corrosion rate with Grand Prix INTARG 2022

    We are pleased to inform you about the award for the invention of the team of scientists from the Gdańsk Tech Faculty of Chemistry, under the supervision of prof. Kazimierz Darowicki, composed of: Juliusz Orlikowski, PhD, DSc, Eng., Grzegorz Lentka, PhD, DSc, Eng., Mateusz Cieślik, MSc, Andrzej Dul, Eng. The team was supplemented by employees of the PKN ORLEN concern, Iwona Łuksa, MSc and...

  • 2022-04-13

    Professor Jacek Namieśnik is the best chemist in the Research.com ranking

    We are pleased to note that, according to Research.com, Prof. Jacek Namieśnik ranks first in the ranking of the best chemists affiliated with Polish Universities. As of December 6, 2021, his H-index is 77, the number of citations is 23,822 and the number of publications is 548. The full ranking is available on the website: https://research.com/scientists-rankings/chemistry/pl

  • 2022-03-15

    Structural Research Laboratories at the Faculty of Chemistry

    Structural Research Laboratories (SRL) is a new unit established within the organizational structure of the Faculty of Chemistry at the end of 2021 (ZR 79/2021 of 21/12/2021). Structural Research Laboratories operate on the basis of the equipment already working in the departments and laboratories of the Faculty of Chemistry. The instruments provide essential knowledge about the structures of...

  • 2022-03-10

    Sustainable Development Goals in the scientific publications of Chemical Faculty employees

    Gdańsk University of Technology is classified in the "Timer Higher Education" ranking, which is based on the implementation of sustainable development goals. One of the evaluation criteria is the use of appropriate keywords in publications. It is worth to keep in mind these keywords during the preparation of the publications so that they coincide with the list of keywords describing the goals...

  • 2022-02-25

    In solidarity with Ukraine – donate your items

    Gdańsk Tech International Relations Office encourages staff and students to participate in the collection of items for refugees from Ukraine. In this difficult time, let us show our solidarity with the Ukrainian nation as an academic community. All the collected items will be transferred to the Students Affairs Office/Students Houses, which is preparing dormitory number 11 in Brzeźno for the...

  • 2022-02-04

    Announcement for new international students

    International Relations Office invites newly admitted international students to participate in two important events: Registration Week (February 14-18) and Welcome Meeting (February 22). In February, more than 100 international students from Europe, Asia and Africa will join the group of students at Gdańsk University of Technology. Most of them, as many as 90, are students who will come...

  • 2022-01-05

    HumMilkPres project - obtained funding in the Small Grant Scheme 2020 competition

    The research project entitled. " Storage of human milk in unfrozen state under high pressure-subzero temperature conditions – new method of preservation" received funding in the Small Grant Scheme 2020 competition, announced by the National Centre for Research and Development under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 and the Applied Research Programme. The Principal Investigator is...

  • 2021-12-22

    Dean's wishes for Christmas and New Year

    Ladies and Gentlemen. Unable to meet you and personally express my wishes, I pass them on in the hope that, despite the form, they will reach your hearts. {English subtitles}

  • 2021-12-21

    PV recycling

    Gdańsk University of Technology has concluded a license agreement with a company that intends to implement the developed technology of recycling silicon photovoltaic cells. The subject of the license is the technology included in the invention "Device for the recovery of silicon materials from photovoltaic cells" developed at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Gdańsk University of Technology,...

  • 2021-12-20

    Innovative polymer composition from potato flour commercialized

    On December 17, 2021, we have signed a license agreement for an invention developed by a team of scientists from the Department of Polymer Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdańsk University of Technology, composed of prof. dr hab. Eng. Helena Janik, dr inż. Maciej Sienkiewicz, dr hab. Eng. Justyna Kucińska-Lipka, senior technician Leszek Stelmasik, mgr inż. Katarzyna Bożek and MSc. Aneta...

  • 2021-12-13

    International Christmas Tree

    International Relations Office invites students and staff to a cinnamon-scented, singing and beautifully decorated Christmas meeting - International Christmas Tree (Wednesday, December 15th, at 11:00 a.m. next to Hydromechanika building no. 11). On International Relation Office Facebook fanpage, you can find photos from the Christmas meeting, which took place in 2019 at the Fahrenheit...

  • 2021-12-10

    Postdoctoral fellowship awarded

    The postdoctoral fellowship announced on 20 Jan 2020 within the Sonata Bis 7 project (contract no.: UMO-2017/26/E/NZ2/00472, project manager: Dr. Jacek Czub) has been awarded to Dr. Krzysztof Bojarski.

  • 2021-12-01

    Professor Żaneta Polkowska has become a member of the International ImPACT Group

    Professor Żaneta Polkowska, DSc, Eng. has become in 2021 a member of the International ImPACT Group (Input pathways of persistent organic pollutants to Antarctica), which focuses on the impact of chemical pollution upon the Antarctic and is led by the SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research). The activity of the group aims at coordinating the monitoring of four known emission and...

  • 2021-12-01

    Erasmus Days

    Would you like to study for a few months in another country? Have you found an interesting training abroad? Well, but what about the pandemic and related restrictions? International Relations Office invites students and staff interested in mobility under the Erasmus+ program to participate in Erasmus Days (December 6-10). Every year, International Relations Office in together with the Erasmus...

  • 2021-11-09

    Cafe Lingua meeting - 10.11.2021

    Cafe Lingua is a weekly event organized by the Language Centre together with the Academic Sport Centre and Mathematics Centre. Polish and international students meet to socialise and communicate in different languages in a relaxed atmosphere. In Café Lingua you will have a chance to meet new people, speak any language you wish, take part in quizzes, team games and activities. You can also...

  • 2021-11-03

    A student from our Faculty at the European competition EuRoC 2021 in Portugal

    On 11-17.10.2021 Julia Godlewska, a student of the Faculty of Chemistry, together with the SimLE interdepartmental scientific association, took part in the 2nd edition of the European Rocketry Challenge (EuRoc) - a university rocket competition, promoted by the Portuguese Space Agency. The event was attended by about 400 students from all over Europe gathered in 20 teams, including three groups...

  • 2021-10-27

    Research internship in Brazil

    Doctor Natalia Łukasik from the Department of Chemistry and Technology of Functional Materials received a scholarship for the implementation of the project entitled: "Nanostructured catalysts for hydrogen production from small organic molecules" under the CAPES PRINT program announced by the Ministry of Education in Brazil. The six-month research internship has been carried out since September...

  • 2021-10-13

    Protection of inventions in Poland and worldwide - JWP Foundation and Careers Office of Gdańsk Tech invite for webinar

    Date and time: 2021-10-19 | 15:00 Place: Webinar - Online For whom: We would like to invite students of polytechnic faculties, doctoral students, academic staff of universities, but also entrepreneurs and innovators from start-ups . Description: Free webinar on 19th Oct’21 for all people interested in protection of innovations not only in Poland but worldwide as well. Please...

  • 2021-09-27

    Prof. Janusz Rachoń becomes a member of the Historical and Program Board of the ESC

    Prof. Janusz Rachoń, rector of Gdańsk University of Technology in 2002-2008 and senator of the Republic of Poland of the 7th term, was appointed by Aleksandra Dulkiewicz, President of Gdańsk, to the Historical and Program Board of the European Solidarity Center for the term 2021-2025. The Historical and Program Board of the ESC appointed prof. Janusz Rachoń "with gratitude for taking up...

  • 2021-09-21

    Welcome Meeting for the newcomers

    Over 470 students from 42 countries - from Singapore, China, Russia, EU countries, the USA and Brazil - have been accepted this year to study at Gdańsk University of Technology. On Thursday, September 30th at 10:00 a.m. there will be an online Welcome Meeting for all newly admitted international students. Every year, the International Relations Office organizes an information meeting for...

  • 2021-09-14

    Research visit in the framework of the Europium Short-Term Outgoing Visits programme

    In the framework of the Europium Short-Term Outgoing Visits program, Dr Karol Parchem from the Department of Chemistry, Technology and Biotechnology of Food received a scholarship for a 4-week research visit in the Mass Spectrometry Center of the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, led by Professor Rosário Domingues. For over 25 years, the Mass Spectrometry Center UA has been conducting...

  • 2021-09-13

    Jubilee of the 90th birthday anniversary of Professor Zdzisław E. Sikorski

    On 1 - 2 July 2021, the Gdansk University of Technology (Gdańsk Tech) hosted the XLV Session of the Committee on Food and Nutrition Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, organized by the Department of Chemistry, Technology and Biotechnology of Food (DChTBF) of the Faculty of Chemistry, in cooperation with the Gdańsk Branch of the Polish Society of Food Technologists. The session was a...

  • 2021-08-05

    Postdoc position available at the Department of Physical Chemistry

    The Departament of Physical Chemistry at Gdansk University of Technology is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral researcher to work within the group of Dr. Jacek Czub on the project "Molecular mechanism of mechanochemical coupling in the ATP synthase as a conceptual framework for the development of novel antimicrobial drugs" funded by the National Science Center, Poland, within the Sonata Bis...

  • 2021-06-23

    Over one million zlotys for increasing the transfer of knowledge and technology

    Eight projects in the area of ​​increasing the transfer of knowledge and technologies dedicated to the development of new or increasing the attractiveness of existing research services provided by the Gdańsk University of Technology received funding under the Palladium Supporting New R&D Services program for a total value of over PLN 1 million. The following projects received...

  • 2021-06-21

    Master's degree (MSc) exams

    Dear Students, I would like to remind you that students of the 3rd semester of second-cycle (MSc) studies are required to submit their master's theses together with the relevant documents by 30 September 2021. Master's diploma exams take place within two months from the date of submitting the diploma thesis. I would like to inform you that this academic year the "first round" of MSc...

  • 2021-06-09

    The Foundation for Polish Science has announced a list of 100 Laureates of the START competition

    The Foundation for Polish Science has announced a list of 100 Laureates of the START competition in the year 2021. The main motto of FNP is "Support the best to become even better". From the Gdansk University of Technology three people received scholarships, including one from the Faculty of Chemistry, and she is Paulina Parcheta, PhD, from the Department of Polymer...

  • 2021-06-08

    Honorable Mention of the PAS for young scientists for the best creative work published in 2020

    We are pleased to announce that Joanna Pilch, MSc.,Eng. carrying out her doctoral thesis at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biochemistry (supervisor Dr. Ewa Augustin), received an Honorable Mention in the field of biological and agricultural sciences in this year's competition of the Polish Academy of Sciences for young scientists for the best creative work published in...

  • 2021-06-08

    Cooperation of the Faculty of Chemistry at Gdańsk Tech with Port Czystej Energii Sp. z o.o.

    Port Czysta Energii Sp. z o.o. is responsible for the construction of the Municipal Waste Thermal Transformation Plant in Gdańsk, where a modern installation for the production of electricity and heat from municipal waste will be launched at the end of 2023. On June 1, 2021, a meeting starting the cooperation between our Faculty and Port Czystej Energii Sp. z o.o. was held. During the...

  • 2021-06-04

    Wishes on the Chemist's Day

    Dear All! In connection with the Chemist's Day, which will be held on Sunday, June 6, this year, I wish you the best. First of all, I wish you good health and cheerfulness.  In relation to what has actually happen in life, I only wish both the user and myself to return (at least in part) to meetings that build friendly relations, needed to overcome communication in interpersonal...

  • 2021-05-27

    Competition of the Polish Academy of Sciences

    Dear readers, The Polish Academy of Science (3rd Department for Exact Sciences and Earth Sciences) has announced a competition for the Faculty award, which will be awarded in the field of ‘astronomy and physics, chemistry, mathematics, geology and mineralogy’ for distinctive and creative scientific achievements. In the field of chemistry, it is the Włodzimierz Kołos prize. The award...

  • 2021-05-26

    Hydrogen Technologies Center

    It is the first unit of this type in Poland to offer research services related to hydrogen. It concentrates on competences in the field of processing, storing and combustion of hydrogen as well as processing energy obtained in fuel cells. The Center is a unit dedicated to cooperation with the industry, including the practical application of scientific achievements, and deals with comprehensive...

  • 2021-05-21

    Projects of Faculty of Chemistry researchers obtain funding from the National Science Center

    Six scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology received funding for the implementation of research projects under the OPUS and PRELUDIUM BIS competitions of the National Science Center. The funds granted to Gdańsk Tech amount to over PLN 6.21 million. Below we present the projects carried out by researchers from Faculty of Chemistry, which received funding: "Cleavable conjugates...

  • 2021-04-29

    Iconic Scholars - first grants for the most promising researchers of Gdańsk Tech

    Prof. Krzysztof Wilde, rector of Gdańsk University of Technology, awarded the first grants under the Iconic Scholars program. Financial support was given to: PhD, DSc, Eng. Justyna Płotka-Wasylka, professor at Gdańsk Tech and PhD, DSc, Eng. Grzegorz Boczkaj, professor at Gdańsk Tech from the Faculty of Chemistry. PLN 350,000 were allocated to each of the distinguished scientists for the...

  • 2021-04-15

    Professor Wanda Szczepuła is the patron of the new Gdańsk tram

    Another Gdańsk tram is named after a scientist from Gdańsk University of Technology. The patron of the new vehicle is Professor Wanda Szczepuła, a microbiologist and the first woman in the history of Gdańsk University of Technology with the title of professor. Another Gdańsk tram is named after a scientist from Gdańsk University of Technology. The patron of the new vehicle is Professor...

  • 2021-03-19

    PG was classified in the discipline of Chemistry for the first time

    In this year's edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, Gdańsk University of Technology was classified in two disciplines out of five broad scientific areas: Chemistry and Engineering - Electrical & Electronic. The authors of the ranking analyzed over 3 800 study programs at over 1 440 universities. They considered among others opinions about the universities in the...

  • 2021-03-05

    A unique platform for the production of proteins using psychrotolerant yeast

    Another license agreement was signed for an invention in the field of biotechnology created by scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology and Łódź University of Technology. It is a platform that enables the production of proteins based on the gene expression system in a selected yeast species adapted to growth at low temperatures. This unique solution can be used, among others in the...

  • 2020-12-10

    New pro-environmental chemical engineering solutions

    PhD, DSc, Eng. Grzegorz Boczkaj, professor of the university from the Department of Process Engineering and Chemical Technology conducts research on new solutions that fit into the idea of the so-called green chemistry - reducing the environmental impact of chemical processes. Prof. Grzegorz Boczkaj achieves the highest publication results (200 points) at the Faculty of Chemistry and is in...

  • 2020-12-10

    Winners of the Miniatura competition

    Six projects from Gdańsk University of Technology have been qualified for funding under the Miniatura 4 competition for scientific activities organized by the National Science Center. The total value of the winning projects from GUT is over PLN 240 000. Co-financing from the National Science Center will be awarded to four projects from the Faculty of Chemistry and one each from the Faculty of...

  • 2020-11-25

    Almost PLN 7 million from the NCN for the implementation of projects at GUT

    Scientists from Gdańsk University of Technology will receive almost PLN 7 million (PLN 6 768 102) for the implementation of 13 projects as part of basic research. The National Science Center has just announced the results of the OPUS and PRELUDIUM competitions. Projects from Gdańsk University of Technology, co-financed under the OPUS19 competition: ‘Modeling of injuries of the...