Traditionally, at the beginning of December, the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, prof. Jerzy Duszyński, distinguished personalities with the most outstanding scientific achievements in the past year. Among the winners is Professor Jan Węglarz, co-founder and long-time Director of the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center.
Five outstanding Polish scientists representing various spheres and fields of science were awarded:
- Prof. dr. hab. Michał Tymowski, Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, for his research achievements in the field of history with particular emphasis on the history of pre-colonial Africa and political anthropology.
- Dr Tomasz Podgórski from the Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences for a series of studies on the mechanisms of the spread of African swine fever (ASF) in the wild boar population in Poland.
- Prof. dr. hab. Lidia Dzierzbicka-Głowacka from the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the use of mathematical models and computer simulations as new methods of recognizing the processes taking place in the marine environment.
- Prof. dr. hab. Grzegorz Opolski, Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, deputy chairman of the Board of Curators of the 5th Department of Medical Sciences, for research on heart diseases, in particular, compensated coronary disease, acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, among others in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof. Jan Węglarz, received an award for establishing a scientific school in the field of operational research and its applications in computer science.
Congratulations to all the Laureates.
The next version of the SSH Open Marketplace website has been launched. At this stage, the project, for which the graphic design and implementation of backend services is the responsibility of the PSNC Digital Libraries Department, received a positive opinion.
The activities in the eDWIN project (Internet Platform for Consulting and Decision Support in Integrated Plant Protection) have already passed the halfway point, involving IT and agriculture specialists. On this occasion, we recall the context of the project and its planned results.
The SESAR JU project "GOF 2.0 Integrated Urban Airspace Validation", with a consortium of 13 members, including PSNC, will focus on the safe, secure, and sustainable integration of unmanned aerial vehicle operations in urban airspace and kicked-off at the end of January.
NLPQT project: the laboratory was equipped with a system for advanced modeling and simulation of GNSS signals/systems
As part of the work carried out by PSNC in the NLPQT project, the laboratory was equipped with a system for advanced modeling and simulation of GNSS signals/systems. The environment will allow for to study various scenarios of the GNSS signals application, in particular its integration with other systems - autonomous vehicles, sensors, etc.
Thanks to the service prepared in cooperation between the Digitisation and Cybersecurity Bureau, the Plenipotentiary of the Mayor of Poznan for Smart City and PSNC, passengers of public transport in the Poznan agglomeration will receive information about the exact time of arrival of a bus or tram. The implementation of the GTFS Realtime system is the next step in the digital transformation of the capital of Wielkopolska region.
As part of the activities carried out in the NLPQT project, PSNC equipped its laboratories with advanced sets of measurement and transmission devices. The equipment was purchased to build a quantum key distribution network. It is a practical application of quantum communication technology to set up encrypted connections secured by the laws of quantum mechanics.
XII edition of "Surgery 2021 - What's New?" Conference will be held on February 25-27, 2021 fully online. The main conference studio will be located in the headquarters of PSNC.
On February 19, 2021, a meeting of the DARIAH-PL project took place, initiating activities of individual laboratories. The substantive assumptions for the planned software were presented, and the links between individual activities within the laboratories as well as the formats of collaboration between them were also discussed.
On February 23, 2021, another session of otolaryngological surgery will be organized in cooperation with the Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology of the Medical University in Poznan, PSNC and medVC. Three surgeres are scheduled to be followed during the live broadcast.
On Saturday, February 6, 2021, a concert will take place to celebrate the 73rd birthday of Father Jan Góra - the originator and organizer of the National Youth Meeting "Lednica 2000" in the Lednica Fields. This year's event will be held online, and the live broadcast will be conducted by PSNC.
The premiere of an interactive educational application “People of Wielkopolska Region in the Polish-Bolshevik War 1920”
We invite you to the launch of an interactive educational application based on Internet technologies entitled: "People of Wielkopolska Region in the Polish-Bolshevik War 1920", created to commemorate the people of Wielkopolska Region who took part in the fight for independence. This event will take place in the form of a videoconference on January 26 at 12:00, via social media channels. The project was co-financed by the Multiannual Program "Niepodlegla" 2017-2022. PSNC is responsible for the technological implementation, digitization of materials and the multimedia of the project.
On January 14-17, 2021, Teatr Wielki in Poznan will stage again performances as part of the experimental opera project "ISOLATION: Carmen/Don Giovanni/Don Pasquale" directed by Krzysztof Cichenski in the theater foyer. PSNC will record and broadcast the event on the Internet
8K Live Streaming over the Internet Showcased by a Group of Industry Leaders. In a significant milestone for the adoption of 8K, Intel, NHK Technologies, PSNC, Spin Digital, and Globo collaborate to deliver a live 8K program to multiple locations worldwide.
We invite you to read the report (available only in Polish version) containing an overview of the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center activities in 2020. Digital science, industry and society are the areas in which we present our exemplary R&D and implementation achievements.
After the success of last year's CLAW (Crisis Management Workshop), organized for the NREN community (National Research and Education Network) at PSNC headquarters, this year's edition was held online. The coronavirus pandemic did not allow to organize the meeting in the capital of Wielkpolska Region once again, but this exceptional situation did not prevent the development and organization of the next interactive crisis management classes.
Interview for TOK FM: The magic of science is going online this year. Researchers Night takes place on November 27
This year's edition of the Researchers' Night, which is a very popular event among the children and adults in Poznan, will be held entirely on-line. On November 27, the organizers invite the participants to a virtual studio to a "live" broadcast, and viewers will have access to 8 thematic channels. Damian Niemir (PSNC) talks about this unique event on Radio TOK FM.
The second episode of the ITM_talks online discussion, organized by the MTP Group, was devoted to the autonomy of robots and the digital transformation of the industry. The panel was attended by dr Krzysztof Kurowski - Technical Director of PSNC.
In the weekly "Polityka" you can read an article about technologies that help to monitor apiaries. The author mentions the EU project DEMETER, which is to promote the use of IoT sensors in agriculture. PSNC is the partner of this project.