Awards from PTBI

During 10th Workshop on Bioinformatics organized by Polish Bioinformatics Society Szymon Wąsik, M.Sc. received Best Presentation Award for presenting paper S. Wasik, 
P. Jackowiak, 
M. Figlerowicz, 
J. Blazewicz, Enhancing HCV infection modelling using multi-agent approach. During the workshop results of the competition for the best master thesis in bioinformatics where also announced. The distinction in this competition was awarded to Tomasz Żok, M.Sc. The thesis was supervised by Marta Szachniuk, Ph.D.

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Scholarships for Ph.D. students

Krystyna Napierała, M.Sc., the Ph.D. student in the Laboratory of IDSS and Tomasz Głowacki, M.Sc. and Szymon Wąsik, M.Sc., Ph.D. students in the Laboratory of ADPS received the scholarship for the year 2011/2012 within the project “Scholarship support for PH.D. students specializing in majors strategic for Wielkopolska’s development”, Sub-measure 8.2.2 Human Capital Operational Programme, co-financed by European Union under the European Social Fund.

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Success in Hackfest Contest

The application implemented by Michał Kleszcz, Artur Gutkowski and Zbigniew Czarnecki students of the Computing Science was awarded in the Hackfest contest with the first prize in “Best design” and “Most creative UI” categories and the second prize in the “Best application” category.

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Award for professor Jacek Błażewicz

Professor Jacek Błażewicz from the Institute of Computing Science and Professor Erwin Pesch from the University of Siegen become the winners of the forth edition of the Polish-German Scientific Award “Copernicus”. The distinction was awarded for the outstanding contribution to Polish-German scientific cooperation and the joint research achievements especially in the field of algorithms used in task scheduling and bioinformatics.

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Distinction for article submitted by Ph.D. student

During the conference “7th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems”, Salamanca, Spain, 28-30 March 2012 the Ph.D. student Krystyna Napierała, M.Sc. and Prof. Jerzy Stefanowski received the distinction for one of the best articles submitted by Ph.D. students for paper “Identification of Different Types of Minority Class Examples in Imbalanced Data”.

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Awards from Foundation for Polish Science

This year two employees of the Institute received awards from the Foundation for Polish Science. Wojciech Jaśkowski become a laureate of the program for young researchers START and Krzysztof Dembczyński become a laureate of the program HOMING PLUS.

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Award for Wojciech Jaśkowski

Wojciech Jaśkowski, Ph.D. received a distinction in the contest for the best doctoral dissertation in Artificial Intelligence for the work entitled “Algorithms for Test-Based Problems” awarded by the Polish Artificial Intelligence Society. The dissertation was supervised by professor Krzysztof Krawiec.

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Polish Olympiad in Informatics

On February, 7-9 Institute of Computing Science organized the regional stage of the 19th Polish Olympiad in Informatics. During this three-day event the best high school students competed to advance to the national final of the contest.

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Advancement to the world final of ICPC contest

This year Poznan University of Technology advanced to the world finals of the ACM ICPC competition. It is one of four teams that will represent Polish universities and the only one that will represent Polish, technical university. The team consisting of Tomasz Żurkowski, Konrad Baumgart and Piotr Żurkowski, students of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, mentored by Szymon Wąsik will compete with 80 teams from all over the world. More information can be found on faculty’s web page.

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Success in Polish Collegiate Chess Championship

During this year’s Polish Collegiate Chess Championship Marcin Szeląg, the employee of the Institute of Computing Science received the gold medal in technical universities category. Also during this championship the team representing Poznan University of Technology which member was Marcin Szeląg received the gold medal in technical universities category.

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