We hereby inform, that the quarterly Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie, Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin following Decision No. 790/P-DUN /2016 of 17 June 2016 received funding for the years from 2016 to 2017 from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland for the activities of promoting science.
On 29th June 2016, the Council of the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin conferred the scientific degree of habilitated doctor in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport to Wojciech Ślączka, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin.
In 2015, the scientific and research team of employees from the Marine Traffic Engineering Centre developed an e-learning application for K-Bridge and K-Nav ECDIS systems for Konsberg Maritime AS. Information concerning this topic has been widely spread in the navigation environment by the popular magazine and website - Marine Electronics.
On 23rd March 2016, at the Faculty of Navigation Łukasz Lemieszewski, MSc successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport, entitled "A Method of Detecting Spoofing of Global Satellite Navigation Systems in the Aspect of Transport Security". The dissertation was written under supervision of Professor Evgeny Ochin, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Navigation, Maritime Academy of Szczecin
The closing meeting of the project ESABALT (Enhanced Situational Awareness to Improve Maritime Safety in the Baltic) was held on 10 February 2016 in Helsinki, at the headquarters of the National Land Survey of Finland, organized by the Finish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI). The project has been carried out by partners from Finland, Sweden and Poland. The Maritime University of Szczecin is a project partner: a Navigation faculty team of scientists is headed by prof. Zbigniew Pietrzykowski.
On January 11, 2016, Director of the Institute of Marine Technologies Janusz Uriasz PhD. Eng., professor of the Maritime University was appointed a member of the Polish Accreditation Committee (PAK) for the 2016-2019 period.
On December 11th (Monday) 2015, experts of the National Sub-committee for human factor, vocational training and Watch-keeping responsibilities (HTW) held their fifth meeting at the Centre for International Maritime Organization at Polski Rejestr Statków S.A.
This year, the Maritime University of Szczecin organised again workshops developing creative problem solving during the national Design Thinking Week 2015 organised under the auspices of the Top 500 Innovators Association, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the National Centre for Research and Development, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development and the USA Embassy in Poland. The local patronage of the event was taken by the Rector of the Maritime Academy of Szczecin, Prof. DSc. PhD. Eng. Master Mariner Stanisław Gucma. Moreover, our local partners were the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin, the District Office in Police, the Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the West Pomeranian University of Technology, Business Link Szczecin as well as PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A.
On 2 October 2015 in the Maritime University of Szczecin another (third) meeting of the ESABALT (Enhanced Situational Awareness to Improve Maritime Safety in the Baltic) project took place. The project is carried out by partners from Finland, Sweden and Poland.
The ESABALT project implemented by the Faculty of Navigation (under Prof. Zbigniew Pietrzykowski) has been granted the flagship project of the EUSBSR - European Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and was added to the strategy's Action Plan announced in June.
After a whole year of learning and gathering experience the students decided to ... continue the process also during their summer holidays. Combining pleasure and business they set out to the Greek island of Chios where, within the project MELES-More Entrepreneurial Life at European Schools, they will attend a two-week course on Entrepreneurship.
In the period 4th-8th May 2015, a group of 3rd year Computer Science students made a study visit to a partner university - Hochschule Furtwangen University (http://www.hs-furtwangen.de/) in Furtwangen in Schwarzwald, Germany. The students were guests at the Faculty of Computer Science (http://www.hs-furtwangen.de/studierende/fakultaeten/informatik.html). As a part of the visit, the students got acquainted with the specifics of education at the university, attended a series of lectures and visited laboratories. They also took part in Job Fair. On the last day, they visited one of leading IT companies - Double Slash (https://www.doubleslash.de/).
Another project partner meeting was held between 12-14 May 2015 in Białystok. The most important objective of the visit to the local academic centre of Białystok University of Technology - the project partner, was to finalise the draft version of Entrepreneurship syllabus and to define methods and forms of classes to be delivered during the summer school which is to be held on the Chios island, Greece in July.