Miłosz Kadziński, PhD, awarded for distinguished doctoral thesis

Miłosz Kadziński, PhD, was awarded for his distinguished doctoral thesis in 10th edition of contest for the best doctoral thesis organized by city of Poznan. The award ceremony was held on 25th March 2014 in the White Room of Town Council. Congratulations!

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IV EURO WG Conference on Operational Research in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine

IV EURO WG Conference on Operational Research in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine will be held on 26– 28 June in Biedrusko. We would like to invite everyone who is interested to register, the conference program is available on its website.

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Poznan Game Jam 2014

Poznan Game Jam 2014, which is a part of Global Game Jam 2014, will take place on 24th-26th of January 2014. People from all around the world take part in GGJ creating games together and having a lot of fun. You can join them – this year the local edition in Poznan is hosted in Conference Center of Poznan University of Technology and the competition is open for everyone.

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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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