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Antimicrobial handrail demo system

The AGH University of Science and Technology has developed an antimicrobial handrail demo system consisting of a railing and a staircase handrail. What is unique about the solution created by the AGH UST’s Faculty of Non-Ferrous...[more]


Innovative mobile heat store tests are under way

AGH UST in co-operation with innogy Polska and PEC Geotermia Podhalańska has designed and built a mobile heat store based on phase-change materials. This innovative and non-standard solution will enable storage and transfer of...[more]


AGH UST is launching its own mobile network

On 13 April 2018 the Department of Telecommunications at the Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications saw the official launch of the first fully functional, university-operated mobile telephone network in...[more]


Ice cave soundscapes

As part of a larger research project, a group of researchers from the Department of Mechanics and Vibroacoustics of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics carried out a comprehensive acoustic study of ...[more]


LED-based smoothness of traffic

Road signs capable of reacting to external conditions such as the current weather or volume of traffic are quite possibly every driver’s dream – why should you wait for the green light when the road is empty? And how about speed...[more]


AGH UST Scientists will contribute to landing on Mars' moon

A team of scientists from the Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, in cooperation with the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences have undertaken a project called ‘LOOP – Landing Once on Phobos’. The research...[more]


Robot designed by AGH UST students will deliver parcels – on its own

AGH UST students designed an autonomous transport and delivery robot, whose function is to deliver parcels to specified addresses without human assistance. The device comes as a response to the needs of the quickly expanding...[more]


Eco-friendly energy right in the city centre – wind turbines launched at AGH UST site

AGH UST Energy Centre has launched the Rooftop Wind Turbines Lab. Housed on levels 7 and 8, the turbines produce power which in an emergency can be fed into the university power grid. Vertical and horizontal axis turbines,...[more]


Students of AGH UST designed the first Polish liquid-propellant rocket engine

Members of AGH Space Systems Student Research Association have successfully conducted a complete test of the first Polish full-scale liquid-propellant rocket engine. Officially called Zawisza, the engine constructed by AGH UST...[more]


Presentation of E-Moto AGH UST Motocross Electric Motorbike

E-Moto AGH UST motocross electric bike is the first of its kind to be constructed in the AGH University of Science and Technology. The use of alternative sources of energy to power it gives a definite advantage over the vehicles...[more]

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