Professor Zbigniew Kowalewski has been nominated as the vice-president of the Council of the European Society for Experimental Mechanics on July 5th, 2016.

Paweł Jarzębski has been awarded a scholarship by the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service) for research project at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

The entrance exam for the Doctoral Studies at the IPPT PAN in the new Academic Year 2016/17 will be held on the 20th of June, 2016 (Monday) at 11:00 a.m. in Audytorium (Room 228, Ist floor). The interested candidates are welcome.

We deeply regret to have to inform that on 28 May 2016 after a period of serious illness Professor Eligiusz Wajnryb passed away. He was an acclaimed researcher who made progress in the fields of fluid mechanics and neuroinformatics and the author of many significant scientific papers. He will always be our sorely missed colleage, collaborator and friend.

Director and Staff of IPPT PAN

The funeral of Professor Eligiusz Wajnryb will take place on 7 June 2016 at 13:00 in the funeral home at Wojskowe Powązki. At 14:00 the urn will be interred at Cmentarz Wolski, ul. Wolska 180/182.

We would like to encourage all of his friends and colleagues to share their thoughts and feelings here or here.

On the 11th May 2016, Olga Urbanek M.Sc. has been awarded the Kościuszko Foundation Grant for young researchers. Thanks to this grant Ms. Urbanek will have an opportunity to undergo a 3-month internship at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA.

IPPT PAN offered educational program on SHAPE MEMORY EFFECTS IN ADVANCED MULTIFUNCTIONAL MATERIALS and MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS. A lot of visitors took part in it.