Hackathon BrainCode Mobi#1

We would like to invite everyone interested in mobile development to BrainCode Mobi#1 hackaton, organized by Faculty of Computing and by company Allegro. It will take place on 17th of January 2014 and you will be able to compete in two categories:
Open – all submissions will be accepted
Allegro – application should be using API of Allegro

The competitors will have 24 hours to create the applications and the best of them will be awarded.

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Prof. Piotr Formanowicz has been awarded by Section IV of Polish Academy of Sciences in the field of computer science

We are pleased to inform that prof. Piotr Formanowicz has been awarded by Section IV of Polish Academy of Sciences in the field of computer science. The award has been granted for his series of articles on bioinformatics. Congratulations!

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Prof. Jacek Błażewicz has been chosen as VP of IFORS

Prof. Jacek Błażewicz has been chosen as v-ce president of International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS). He will perform the duties of VP during the forthcoming cadence in years 2014-2016. Congratulations!

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Golden Hipolit for Prof. Jan Węglarz

The laureates of Golden Hipolit has been announced – it is our great pleasure to inform that Prof. Jan Węglarz has been awarded the Golden Hipolit. It is the most important award granted by Towarzystwo im. Hipolita Cegielskiego (Hipolit Cegielski Association), and it is worth mentioning that the first Golden Hipolit was awarded to the Pope John Paul II. We would like to congratulate Professor this honourable award! More information can be found on the website of the Association.

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Prof. Roman Słowiński became a member of The Academia of Europe, „Academia Europaea”

The Academia of Europe, “Academia Europaea”, recognized prof. Roman Słowiński as a member of Academia in the section of INFORMATICS. Membership is by invitation only and is confirmed by the Council of the Academia based on the excellence of the individual in his chosen field of science. Currently there are 58 members from Poland. Congratulations!

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Game Developers Convention visits Poznań, 19-20th October

Game Developers Convention will be hosted this year in Poznań again! The event, which is organized by Faculty of Computing, will take place on 19-20th October in parallel to Poznań Game Arena. There are 54 sessions in total, divided into seven theme blocks. There are also 7 foreign guests, who will have their own talks and they will take part in discussion panels. GDC is a mandatory event for every computer games passionate. See you at the event!

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Students of Bioinformatics will represent PUT at iGEM contest

Three students of Bioinformatics: Jakub Bartosiewicz, Melania Nowicka and Weronika Krzynowek, will represent Poznan University of Technology at prestigous european contest organized by MIT called iGEM – International Genetically Engineered Machine, in the field of synthetic biology. Their project has a potential to revolutionalize the research on E.coli bacteria. Bioinformatics is a macro-faculty conducted in cooperation between the Faculty of Computing from Poznan University of Technology and the Faculty of Biology from Adam Mickiewicz University. We keep our fingers crossed for their success!

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Young scientists from PUT earned their degrees at the University of Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg inaugurated a new academic year on 26th September 2013. There were 67 newly graduated doctors, two of them come from Institute of Computer Science at Poznan University of Technology. Piotr Gawron, Ph.D. and Jędrzej Musiał, Ph.D. worked on their theses on both universities simultanously, which granted them international Ph.D. degrees certified by diploma from Poznan University of Technology and University of Luxembourg. Congratulations!

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“Labor omnia vincit” award for prof. Jerzy Nawrocki

Towarzystwo im. Hipolita Cegielskiego (Hipolit Cegielski Association) awarded a silver medal “Labor omnia vincit” to prof. Jerzy Nawrocki, Dean of Faculty of Computing. The award is given for “promoting the idea of organic work”. We would like to congratulate Professor and wish great new achievements in the future!

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Scholarships for outstanding young scientists for our employees

The employees of our Institute, Miłosz Kadziński, Ph.D. and Wojciech Jaśkowski, Ph.D., were granted a scholarship for outstanding young scientists for the next 3 years from Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

The information with the list of awarded scientists can be found on the website of the ministry.

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