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Autonomous car from AGH UST

The scientists and students of the AGH UST Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering have built an autonomous vehicle, capable of recognising road signs and obstacles. The role of...[more]


AGH UST researcher develops cheaper optical encoder

Encoders “translate” information regarding the position of a construction into an electrical signal. They can be used, for example, in lifts, robotic manipulators or optical computer mice. Thanks to encoders, machines can be...[more]


AGH UST carries out experimental 3D seismic tests in order to find and recognise shale gas deposits in Lublin Voivodeship

In mid-October 2015, in the Lublin Voivodeship, the Department of Fossil Fuels at the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection began seismic works connected with experimental 3D seismic tests within the...[more]


Ambulances will arrive more quickly (scientific blog)

Thanks to a geoinformation system developed at the AGH University of Science and Technology, the time of ambulance arrival in the Małopolska region will be shorter. It is the first application of this type in Poland....[more]


Can we reverse time? – scientific blog

The title question is definitely not new and, depending on the context, it may have different answers. This article shows an engineering perspective on the problem. As we all know, engineers are very creative people (especially...[more]


Renewable sources of energy at home – is this cost-effective? (scientific blog)

A reason to write this article was the last hot summer, one of the hottest summers for a number of decades. If someone did not believe that global warming was a fact and thought it was just an ecologists’ way to threaten people,...[more]


AGH UST develops information system supporting decisions of emergency services dispatchers

Scientists and researchers from the AGH UST Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection have developed the first Polish geoinformation system, commissioned the Małopolska Voivodeship Office. The main developer of...[more]


Tiny is lovely – development trends of metallurgy in 21st century

“(…) followed by an escort of wheelchairs, manoeuvring skilfully. The sun is shining on nickel-plated spokes. Anyway, we are already producing nickel and we will be producing more of it.”Sławomir Mrożek “Żal” (story collection...[more]


Computer programmers and geologists present intelligent flood bank

On 30th September, 2015, Czernichów near Krakow hosted a presentation of the measurement capabilities of one of Europe’s most advanced experimental flood banks. The leader of the project is the AGH University of Science and...[more]


Prometheus ranked 49th on the world’s list of most powerful computers

Prometheus, the fastest supercomputer ever built in Poland, owned by ACC CYFRONET AGH was ranked 49th on the world’s TOP 500 list of fastest computer systems, which was published on 13th July this year. The ranking list of the...[more]

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