Prof. Jacek Błażewicz was distinguished by the Chinese Academy of Sciences!

We are pleased to announce that prof. Jacek Blazewicz received the title of Distinguished Scientist of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

This title is a part of CAS President’s International Fellowship (PIFI) program, it is awarded to foreign scientists who are respected figures in their own fields with outstanding scientific accomplishments. Continue reading


Our student, Damian Horna, has received the Scholarship of Minister of Science and Education!

Every year, polish Minister of Science and Education selects a handful of gifted young people based on their scientific, artistic or sport achievements. This is an important distinction which comes with a sum of money to support the further development of one’s talents. We are pleased to inform that this year one of our students (Damian Horna) is among the awardees. Congratulations!


Prof. Jan Weglarz has got the President of PAN’s Science Award!

We are pleased to announce that prof. Jan Węglarz has received the President of PAN’s (Polish Academy of Sciences) Science Award. This distinction was given “for the foundation of a science school teaching the subject of Operations Research and its applications in Computer Science”.

Congratulations to the awardee!


Most innovative thesis in Polish League of Champions IEEE 2020

We are glad to announce that in the first edition of League of Champions IEEE which is an extension of the national thesis competition under the auspices of IEEE

1st place in the category “MOST INNOVATIVE” and
3rd place in the category “MOST SCIENTIFIC” got


Authors: Michal Bien, Michal Gilski, Martyna Maciejewska, Wojciech Taisner

Supervisor: dr. Agnieszka Lawrynowicz

University: Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Computing and Telecommunications

Field: Computer Science

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Faculty of Computing got a distinction for the quality of education!

The Presidium of Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) closely evaluated the “Computer Science” subject at the Faculty of Computing at Poznan University of Technology (PUT). The faculty was given the distinction for the quality of education offered, as a result of the resolution passed 24th October 2019. The certificate was sent to the university much later, because of the pandemy.


Maciej Antczak got the Award for outstanding scientific achievements granted by the Polish Academy of Sciences – Division IV

We are pleased to inform that a member of our Institute – dr. Maciej Antczak has received the award for outstanding scientific achievements granted by Polish Academy of Sciences – Division IV (Technical Sciences).  This distinction was given for Maciej’s set of articles describing effective algorithms and methods for structural bioinformatics challenges.

Congratulations! We wish you further success!


Marta Szachniuk nominated for Polish Intelligent Development Award!

We are pleased to inform, that a member of our group – prof. Marta Szachniuk, has been nominated for the 6th edition of Polish Intelligent Development Award in the category “Scientist of the Future”. The nomination was given in recognition of Marta’s scientific project, RNApolis. The awardees will be chosen in 2021.

Official website of the prize (in Polish)

Nomination letter (in Polish)


dr. Jedrzej Musial becomes an external expert in Horizon Europe!

Jedrzej Musial

As a part of the preparation for the next European research and innovation program – Horizon Europe, one of its key elements is currently being put together –  European Partnerships. There are 49 of them in total, first partnerships are planned to be launched in the following year. It’s crucial to take advantage of this project in order to increase Polish contribution.

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Poznan University of Technology has been selected for European Universities Initiative!

We are pleased to announce that Poznan University of Technology with EUNICE (European University for Customised Education) project has been selected for the second edition of European Universities Initiative and became the leader of the whole group (no other university in Poland received this distinction). This initiative was started as a response to the call of the European Council for strengthening the cooperation between European universities and creating a new generation of specialists. Participation in this program is a great success for a university.

It’s also worth mentioning that among the group working on EUNICE project, there are two members of our Institute – Pawel Sniatala and Jedrzej Musial.

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Two of our Institute members have been elected to hold posts in PIPS

At the end of June the XIII Meeting of PIPS (Polish Information Processing Society) Delegates took place, one of the main goals was to elect a new management. It’s worth noting that because of the current epidemy, the election was held remotely, for the first time in organisation’s history. The results were published on June 29th and among the elected members, there were two people from our Institute:

  1. Maciej Drozdowski – vice-president of PIPS Board of Directors (source, in Polish)
  2. Anrzej Marciniak – vice-president of PIPS Science Committee (source, in Polish)