The Silesian University of Technology received the Intelligent Development Forum awards
As many as six scientists of the Silesian University of Technology received this year the Polish Intelligent Development Award in the category "Scientist of the Future." Among the employees of the University, there are also two winners of these jubilee awards of the 5th Intelligent Development Forum "Meritorious for Intelligent Development". In the category "studies of the future", the field of cognitive technologies was distinguished. The initiator of the concept, which was awarded the Polish Intelligent Development Award 2020, is Professor Aleksandra Kuzior.
Distinguished for the Intelligent Development
The title was conferred upon the Professors of the Silesian University of Technology: Tomasz Tanski and Przemysław Data. This award is a form of unique recognition for selected winners of the Polish Intelligent Development Award from 2016-2019, as well as other orders of merit for the contribution of a unit or a person to the introduction of innovative solutions to the market. Professor Tomasz Tański and Professor Przemysław Data received this award in December 2019 in the category of Scientist of the Future.
Polish Intelligent Development Award 2020
As many as four employees of the Silesian University of Technology who are involved in basic research in science and technology received the title of "Scientist of the Future". They are: Professor Mieczysław Łapkowski, Professor Adam Grajcar, Zbigniew Buliński PhD, DSc, Eng. and Adrian Radoń, MSc.
Moreover, among the "Scientists of the future" conducting research in the field of natural sciences, there was Mateusz Tomczyk, MSc. Further, among the persons representing applied research, the winner was Professor Paweł Karasiński.
The Cognitive technologies field of study ("Cognitive technologies - second-cycle studies in English") was recognised as a "study of the future". The project started in the academic year 2019/2020 at the Faculty of Organization and Management of the Silesian University of Technology. The initiator and the head of the project conducted in cooperation with the Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture from Ukraine was Professor Aleksandra Kuzior, Vice Dean for Cooperation and Development at the Faculty of Organization and Management. The project was prepared within the framework of the KATAMARAN programme run by the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). Professor Aleksy Kwilinski from the London Academy of Science and Business also participated in the preparation.
About the Smart Growth Forum
The Awards ceremony will be held in spring 2021 during the 5th Intelligent Development Forum in Uniejów. The event was initially planned for the end of November 2020, but due to the safety of participants, it was postponed. The topics of the Forum are related to new technologies, innovations, inventions and innovative investments changing the country. The main organiser and initiator of the Intelligent Development Forum is the Centre for Intelligent Development. The agenda and lists of winners have been published on the website.