Public defence of doctoral dissertation by Paweł Burdziakowski, MSc Eng took place on 5th November 2014. His thesis in geodesy and cartography explored the topic of "Methods of using image data received from a single non-metric digital camera with the objective to define the trajectory of an autonomous flying platform".
The academics from the Navigation Faculty at the Maritime University of Szczecin succeeded in winning a European research and development competition commissioned by the European Space Agency. Their task now is to investigate and improve the applicability in maritime environment of the EGNOS navigation system which until now was mainly used in aviation.
An exhibition "From a solar compass to the DECCA system - history of hyperbolic navigation" was launched on 4th October in the National Museum of Szczecin, located in a building in the nearest vicinity of the Maritime University of Szczecin. It is an interactive exhibition where every visitor - aged 5 to 105 - may try to navigate as a Viking from the 11th century.
The Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin directed by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch began the academic year and the art season 2014/2015 with a success. Two days ago the ensemble returned from the International Choral Festival in Derry, Northern Ireland, where they managed to land 2nd place. This is yet another success of the Szczecin choir on the musical map of European art events.
HYPACK software training was held in the Institute of Geoinformatics between 13-15 October 2014. Its participants had an opportunity to attend a lecture on editing and modelling data received from single- and multi- beam sounders and side-sonar.
On 13th October 2014, an agreement was signed between Maritime University of Szczecin, represented by the Rector Prof. Stanisław Gucma, Master Mariner, DSc. PhD. Eng. and MUS Innovation Centre LLC, represented by its CEO Konrad Frontczak.
The first ESABALT(Enhanced Situational Awareness to Improve Maritime Safety in the Baltic) project meeting was held in FGI, Masala near Helsinki on September 26th. The project is performed by partners from Finland Sweden and Poland.
International Mobility office is proud to inform you that the Maritime University of Szczecin received funding to carry out the MELES project within the framework of the ERASMUS+ programme, action Strategic Partnerships.
IMO's Sub-committee on Safety of Navigation, Communication, Search and Rescue held its first session in London between 30.06 - 4.07.2014. The new sub-committee is a merger of the NAV Sub-committee on Safety of Navigation and the COMSAR Sub-committee on Communication and Search and Rescue.
The Maritime University of Szczecin was awarded the title of Business & Science Cooperation Leader. The award was granted by the Marshall of the West Pomeranian region during the 10th Forum of Self-governments as a token of recognition of effective and business-oriented investment and research undertaken by the University.
Between 19th – 20th May 2014 a scientific international conference Green Cities 2014- Green Logistics for Greener Cities was held in Szczecin. It was devoted to urban logistics with particular emphasis on issues connected with environmental protection and reducing negative effects of urban transport of goods on the environment.