On 22 February 2019 IPPT PAN held the ALKALINE REACTIVITY OF DOMESTIC AGGREGATES workshop. It was organized as part of the Development of Road Innovations programme, supported by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) and the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Autostrad - GDDKiA).

Chris Trombley and Maria Ekiel-Jeżewska from IPPT PAN discovered theoretically stable configurations of charged microparticles in a viscous fluid. The results have been published in Physical Review Letters.

IPPT PAN will participate in a new European Union Horizon 2020 project (funding scheme: Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions – COFUND).

Karol Golasiński, a PhD student at the Department of Experimental Mechanics, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, obtained a scholarship for outstanding achievements in the academic year 2018/2019 according to the decision of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences made on the 20th of November 2018.

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an opportunity for all to take a stand for girls and women in science. IPPT PAN encourages women and girls with inquisitive minds to join us on this fascinating journey of scientific discovery and to conduct high quality research in the areas which are the focus of the world's science and technology.

IPPT PAN begins the implementation of a new project titled "International cooperation on complex systems and modern technologies - THACA". Funds for financing the project have been granted by the National Agency for Academic Exchange as part of the first competition in the International Academic Partnerships program.

We are pleased to announce a monograph "Diffusion and migration of nano particles and filaments suspended in oscillating flow", Sylwia Pawłowska (IPPT Reports 2/2018).

National Science Centre (NCN) has approved and subsidized four projects at IPPT PAN. Principal investigators: Prof. Tomasz Lipniacki, Prof. Stanisław Stupkiewicz, Beata Maria Niemczyk oraz Damian Zaremba

On January 17, 2019, newly elected members of the Institute’s Research Council gathered on their first meeting in the new 2019-2022 term of office.

November 28, 2018 saw the official award ceremony of Michał Życzykowski Committee on Mechanics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The ceremony was held during an open part of the plenary assembly of the Committee, presided by Prof. Tadeusz Burczyński – Chairman of the Committee on Mechanics and Director of IPPT PAN.