The detailed program of the Festival, presented before the event, included:


September 28, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. The world of sensors and the Internet of things in the context of an aging society

    Marcin Lewandowski, Ph.D.

    We introduce sensor technology and the Internet of things, which in a short time may completely change the approach to preventive health care and ensuring well being.


September 26, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. And yet…nano, why really small things are important than really big ones

    Tomasz Kowalczyk, Ph.D.

    Materials made of nanofibers are modern and useful for medical applications. During lecture I’ll present their use; in laboratory I’ll present their synthesis and use in non-clinical trials.

September 27, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. Porosity in the nature – from atom to bone and concrete

    Przemysław Ranachowski, Ph.D., Dr Habil.; Daria Jóźwiak-Niedźwiedzka, Ph.D., Dr Habil., Eng; Ryszard Wojnar, Ph.D., Eng.

    The Festival lesson has character of the lesson about the nature. It has two chief motifs: theoretical one concerning the fascinating problem of porous media in different scales of nature and technology, and practical – concerning the determination of the concrete properties by optical and acoustical methods. The lesson will be complemented by concise introduction to the subject.

  1. Macro, micro and nano layers - their role in nature and technology

    Grzegorz Starzyński, Ph.D.; Dariusz Jarząbek, Ph.D. Eng.; Neonila Levintant-Zayonts, Ph.D.

    Each object has a surface and its status affects the efficiency of the functioning of the whole. For many years, engineers are working on new ways to create and study the properties getting thinner layers.

September 28, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. The world of sensors and the Internet of things

    Marcin Lewandowski, Ph.D.

    We explain the principle of operation of selected sensors and their applications. We will show how you can control lights using sensors as well as how sensors communicate with the Internet.

  1. Safety in modern rail transport?

    Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Szolc, Ph.D., Dr. Habil., Eng., Robert Konowrocki, Ph.D., Eng.

    Safe travelling, importance of the modern railway, reasons of disasters and accidents, experimental methods of investigations of crash consequences, methods of computer simulations of crashes, base of the research of rail vehicle traffic in virtual world.

September 29, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. Small is beautiful – thing about polymer crystals

    Assoc. Prof. Paweł Sajkiewicz, Ph.D., Dr. Habil., Eng.; Arkadiusz Gradys, PhD. Eng.

    Demonstration of crystallization and melting of polymers with help of microscopy and calorimetry. Microscopic investigation reveals fantastic variety of polymer morphologies.

  2. Can technology be intelligent?

    Łukasz Jankowski, Ph.D., Dr Habil., Eng.; Andrzej Świercz, Ph.D. Eng.; Grzegorz Mikułowski, Ph.D. Eng.; Grzegorz Suwała, Ph.D., Eng.; Rafał Wiszowaty, Ph.D., Eng.; Krzysztof Kaźmierczak, Ph.D. Eng.; Anita Orłowska Ph.D., Rami Faraj, Błażej Popławski

    The classes are divided into two parts: a lecture and experimental demonstrations. In the first part, we will discuss several functional (or smart) materials. Such materials can change their properties in a controlled manner due to certain external factors. Their controllability allows them to be the key factors in innovative technological solutions. The second part will focus on experimental demonstrations, including selected smart materials. Functional or smart materials change their properties under external factors, which allows them to be applied in innovative technological solutions (lecture and demonstrations).

September 30, 2016, IPPT PAN

  1. The invisible world: look through the scanning electron microscope

    Judyta Dulnik (and Assoc. Prof. Paweł Sajkiewicz, Ph.D., Dr. Habil., Eng.).

    During the meeting there will be presented the possibilities of scanning electron microscopy in comparison to light microscopy. We will take a look at some small organisms as well as cell culture on nanofibers.

  2. Regeneration of knee ligaments and cartilage using three-dimensional polymer structures

    Dorota Kołbuk-Konieczny, Ph.D.

    Overview of ligaments and cartilage damages- treatment and regeneration using three-dimensional electrospun scaffolds.