FACULTY OF CYBERNETICS

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • design­ing and improv­ing of com­put­er and infor­ma­tion sys­tems
  • bat­tle­field mod­el­ing and sim­u­la­tion
  • mod­el­ing of cri­sis and con­flict sit­u­a­tions
  • design­ing and imple­men­ta­tion of ear­ly warn­ing and cri­sis man­age­ment sys­tems
  • design­ing and imple­men­ta­tion of sys­tems for com­put­er aid­ed deci­sion mak­ing
  • meth­ods of design­ing dis­trib­uted com­put­er sys­tems
  • real time sys­tems
  • intel­li­gent robots and com­put­er vision
  • arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence and expert sys­tems
  • com­put­er graph­ics and vir­tu­al real­i­ty sys­tems
  • com­put­er net­works
  • com­put­er sys­tems
  • diag­nos­tics and secu­ri­ty of com­mu­ni­ca­tion net­works
  • com­put­er sys­tems in auto­mat­ics and robot­ics
  • con­trol and sys­tems the­o­ry
  • mod­els and meth­ods for design­ing cryp­to­graph­ic sys­tems
  • oper­a­tion research
  • meth­ods and tools for analy­sis, design and diag­nos­tic of micro­pro­cess­ing sys­tems
  • quan­tum infor­ma­tion pro­cess­ing and the­o­ry
  • par­al­lel and dis­trib­uted cal­cu­la­tions
  • numer­i­cal mod­el­ling
  • appli­ca­tion of com­put­er sci­ence meth­ods in med­i­cine.

The results achieved in the above­men­tioned areas find their use most­ly in the department’s research and devel­op­ment projects car­ried out for nation­al defence and secu­ri­ty. Among oth­ers, with­in the Fac­ul­ty of Cyber­net­ics there is an accred­it­ed Cryp­tog­ra­phy Research Lab­o­ra­to­ry spe­cial­ized in cryp­to­graph­ic algo­rithms and sys­tems. In addi­tion, the depart­ment con­ducts the train­ing pro­gramme under the aus­pices of Cis­co Net­work­ing Acad­e­my.

FACULTY OF ELECTRONICS

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • radar tech­nol­o­gy, dig­i­tal pro­cess­ing, syn­the­sis and com­press­ing of com­plex radar sig­nals
  • syn­the­sized aper­ture radars (SAR) and ground pen­e­trat­ing radars
  • auto­mat­ed sys­tems for radio-elec­tron­ic infor­ma­tion man­age­ment
  • radio sur­veil­lance and elec­tron­ic war­fare sytems
  • mod­ern algo­rithms for sig­nal pro­cess­ing in radio com­mu­ni­ca­tion and dig­i­tal sig­nal pro­cess­ing for com­mu­ni­ca­tion and elec­tron­ic war­fare
  • new gen­er­a­tion radio com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tems
  • anten­nas sys­tems and radio wave prop­a­ga­tion, microstrip anten­nas for mobile phones and elec­tron­ic com­pat­i­bil­i­ty sys­tems
  • use of satel­lite nav­i­ga­tion sys­tems GNSS in mil­i­tary and civil­ian appli­ca­tions
  • inter­op­er­abil­i­ty of com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tems and devices, engi­neer­ing and secu­ri­ty of telecom­mu­ni­ca­tion and infor­ma­tion sys­tems
  • microwave ther­mog­ra­phy for med­ical and mil­i­tary pur­pos­es
  • meth­ods and devices for time-inter­val mea­sure­ment with picosec­ond res­o­lu­tion
  • uni­ver­sal dig­i­tal demod­u­la­tors
  • meth­ods and equip­ment sup­port­ing diag­nos­tic and reha­bil­i­ta­tion process­es in med­ical appli­ca­tions
  • automa­tion sys­tems and sig­nal con­vert­ers
  • diag­nos­tics of semi­con­duc­tor mate­ri­als and devices
  • hydro­log­i­cal threats mon­i­tor­ing
  • local pow­er sup­ply sys­tems
  • elec­tron­ic pro­tec­tion sys­tems and mul­ti-bio­met­ric meth­ods for peo­ple authen­ti­ca­tion.

Elec­tro­mag­net­ic Com­pat­i­bil­i­ty Lab­o­ra­to­ry is locat­ed in the Fac­ul­ty of Elec­tron­ics. It ful­fills the require­ments of PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025 and have Accred­i­ta­tion Cer­tifi­cate of Pol­ish Cen­tre for Accred­i­ta­tion (No. AB 693) in the field of EMC and tech­niques anten­na and the Cer­tifi­cate of Accred­i­ta­tion in the field of Defence and Secu­ri­ty (No. 28/MON/2014). This lab­o­ra­to­ry is equipped with an ane­choic cham­ber and a mea­sur­ing device oper­at­ing in the fre­quen­cy range from 10 kHz to 20 GHz.

FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND GEODESY

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

civ­il engi­neer­ing:

  • mil­i­tary shel­ters, shel­ters and hide­outs for the pop­u­la­tion pro­tec­tion and civ­il defense of the coun­try
  • exper­i­men­tal inves­ti­ga­tions and numer­i­cal mod­el­ling of the destruc­tion mech­a­nism of mate­ri­als, struc­tur­al ele­ments and build­ing struc­tures under explo­sive load
  • new sys­tems of par­ti­tions and build­ing objects of high abil­i­ty to absorb impact ener­gy and explo­sion
  • exper­i­men­tal inves­ti­ga­tions and numer­i­cal mod­el­ling of soil rein­forc­ing under explo­sive load
  • mod­el­ling of dynam­ic inter­ac­tion of a build­ing object with the ground
  • opti­miza­tion of ther­mal insu­la­tion and study of ener­gy effi­cien­cy of build­ings
  • fold­ed struc­tures of bridges, road and air­field sur­faces
  • haz­ard iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of the func­tion­ing and eval­u­a­tion of the exploita­tion process of trans­port infra­struc­ture
  • expert sys­tems of the sus­tain­abil­i­ty assess­ment of build­ing objects
  • resis­tance test­ing of the build­ing infra­struc­ture and trans­port infra­struc­ture in the cri­sis sit­u­a­tions
  • test­ing of the con­struc­tion­al, tech­no­log­i­cal and mate­r­i­al solu­tions for the rapid con­struc­tion, recon­struc­tion as well as for repairs of build­ing objects and of spe­cial con­struc­tions in cri­sis sit­u­a­tions

geo­desy and car­tog­ra­phy:

  • dig­i­tal map­ping
  • dis­place­ment and defor­ma­tion stud­ies
  • par­tic­i­pa­tion in „Open Skies”
  • low alti­tude pho­togram­me­try
  • GIS data­bas­es
  • geo­det­ic and pho­togram­met­ric net­works
  • real estate man­age­ment
  • design and imple­men­ta­tion of spa­tial infor­ma­tion sys­tems for com­plex man­age­ment with­in nation­al and local admin­is­tra­tive divi­sions
  • ter­rain analy­ses using aer­i­al and satel­lite imagery togeth­er with DTM’s
  • opto­elec­tron­ic recon­nais­sance sys­tems
  • archi­tec­tur­al doc­u­men­ta­tion using ter­res­tri­al close range pho­togram­me­try meth­ods
  • pho­togram­met­ric pro­cess­ing of aer­i­al and satel­lite imagery
  • using ter­res­tri­al laser scan­ning for pho­togram­met­ric pur­pos­es
  • dig­i­tal imagery pro­cess­ing
  • remote sens­ing stud­ies of the envi­ron­ment
  • mul­ti­spec­tral image acqui­si­tion and pro­cess­ing tech­niques
  • pro­cess­ing GNSS satel­lite obser­va­tions
  • mon­i­tor­ing GPS ref­er­ence sta­tions and the analy­sis of inter­fer­ence in nav­i­ga­tion sys­tems
  • GNSS ref­er­ence sta­tions
  • imple­men­ta­tion of the ASG-EUPOS sys­tem
  • imple­men­ta­tion of the mesoscale COAMPS and WRF mod­els
  • using SLR and VLBI in sur­vey­ing
  • time chronom­e­try and dis­tri­b­u­tion in sur­vey­ing sys­tems
  • numer­i­cal mod­el­ing and weath­er pre­dic­tion
  • weath­er phe­nom­e­non mod­el­ing, focus­ing on dan­ger­ous weath­er phe­nom­e­na
  • con­t­a­m­i­na­tion prop­a­ga­tion mod­el­ling
  • remote sens­ing of the atmos­phere for mete­o­ro­log­i­cal sup­port
  • study of prop­er­ties and para­me­ter­i­za­tion of mesoscale numer­i­cal weath­er pre­dic­tion mod­els
  • meth­ods of analy­sis and fore­cast­ing of haz­ardous atmos­pher­ic phe­nom­e­na.

FACULTY OF LOGISTICS

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

mil­i­tary logis­tics:

  • mod­el­ing of mil­i­tary logis­tics sys­tems for Pol­ish Army
  • ana­lyt­i­cal stud­ies of products/systems life cycle
  • devel­op­ing of arrange­ments, analy­sis and exper­tise in the range of acqui­si­tion of mil­i­tary equip­ment
  • opin­ions on draft doc­u­ments on HNS and CIMIC
  • logis­tics report­ing in nation­al and allied oper­a­tions (NATO LogRep)

logis­tics in enter­prise:

  • design logis­tics process­es
  • sched­ul­ing deliv­er­ies in the enter­prise
  • design and assess­ment of the effec­tive­ness of logis­tics sys­tems
  • design and equip­ment of logis­tics facil­i­ties
  • mod­el­ing of logis­tics sys­tems and process­es
  • con­fig­u­ra­tion of logis­tics chains and net­works

secu­ri­ty and nation­al defence:

  • func­tion­ing and coor­di­na­tion of the state defence sys­tem in times of peace, cri­sis and war times
  • improve­ment of nation­al defence man­age­ment sys­tems
  • for­eign pol­i­cy and nation­al secu­ri­ty strat­e­gy
  • func­tion­ing, train­ing and tech­no­log­i­cal advance­ment of the armed forces
  • inter­nal and exter­nal mil­i­tary threats of nation­al secu­ri­ty
  • func­tion­ing of the state in the polit­i­cal-mil­i­tary alliances
  • the devel­op­ment of the eco­nom­ic poten­tial and defence indus­try
  • the nation­al econ­o­my in cri­sis and war times
  • emer­gency man­age­ment and crit­i­cal infra­struc­ture pro­tec­tion
  • logis­tics in time of cri­sis
  • the pro­tec­tion of cyber­space in nation­al defence area
  • social ecol­o­gy in cri­sis and war sit­u­a­tions
  • civ­il-mil­i­tary coop­er­a­tion
  • nation­al insti­tu­tions in defence and pro­tec­tion areas
  • sub­jects sup­port­ing the nation­al defence sys­tem.

Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion offer:

  • cer­ti­fi­ca­tion of qual­i­ty man­age­ment sys­tems, envi­ron­ment, occu­pa­tion­al safe­ty and health, food safe­ty, infor­ma­tion safe­ty, inter­nal con­trol sys­tems, etc.
  • ver­i­fi­ca­tion of EMAS.

FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • inves­ti­ga­tion and elab­o­ra­tion of tele­con­trol sys­tems of mobile, unmanned plat­forms
  • mod­el­ling, design, mod­ern­iza­tion inves­ti­ga­tions of engi­neer­ing machines with spe­cial atten­tion giv­en to hydro­sta­t­ic and hydro­ki­net­ic pow­er trans­mis­sion sys­tems, automa­tion and con­trol, as well as oper­a­tion in extreme weath­er con­di­tions
  • tri­bo­log­i­cal research of fatigue prob­lems ded­i­cat­ed to new mate­ri­als with a spe­cial focus on the phe­nom­e­na occur­ring in these mate­ri­als, as well as, laser pro­cess­ing meth­ods of sur­face lay­ers
  • inves­ti­ga­tion and test­ing of new struc­tur­al mate­ri­als sub­ject­ed to dynam­ic con­di­tions
  • inves­ti­ga­tions, mod­ern­iza­tion and devel­op­ment of com­bat vehi­cles and means of trans­porta­tion, as well as, devices for stor­age, trans­port and dis­tri­b­u­tion of POL prod­ucts and alter­na­tive fuels
  • devel­op­ment of main­te­nance sys­tems with tak­ing into account eco­log­i­cal aspects
  • inves­ti­ga­tions of vehi­cles under low tem­per­a­tures
  • inves­ti­ga­tions of engines and hybrid propul­sion sys­tems, as well as, imple­men­ta­tion of fuel cells
  • design, exper­i­men­tal inves­ti­ga­tions and numer­i­cal mod­el­ling of pro­tec­tive struc­tures against bal­lis­tic and cumu­la­tive mis­siles, as well as, ener­gy absorb­ing shields sub­ject­ed to shock waves induced by IED devices
  • mod­el­ling and devel­op­ment of guns and pro­tec­tive vests
  • con­cep­tu­al and tech­ni­cal design, exper­i­men­tal inves­ti­ga­tions, numer­i­cal mod­el­ling and sim­u­la­tion of com­plex engi­neer­ing struc­tures and vehi­cles
  • advanced sta­t­ic and dynam­ic numer­i­cal and exper­i­men­tal inves­ti­ga­tions includ­ing crash tests, assess­ment of crash­wor­thi­ness of mate­ri­als and struc­tures
  • research and devel­op­ment of new ener­gy tech­nolo­gies (shale gas extrac­tion, coal deposits methane drainage, geot­her­mal and geo­plu­ton­ic ener­gy extrac­tion)
  • mechan­i­cal prop­er­ties inves­ti­ga­tion and numer­i­cal mod­el­ling of advanced mate­ri­als
  • bio­med­ical engi­neer­ing.

The part of the Fac­ul­ty of Mechan­i­cal Engi­neer­ing is the research lab­o­ra­to­ry accred­it­ed by the Pol­ish Cen­tre for Accred­i­ta­tion (cer­tifi­cate num­ber No. AB 733) ded­i­cat­ed to such research areas like: inves­ti­ga­tions of vehi­cles under dif­fer­ent cli­mat­ic con­di­tions, test­ing of engine com­bus­tion process­es, inves­ti­ga­tion of vehi­cle dynam­ics and tri­bo­log­i­cal liq­uids.

FACULTY OF MECHATRONICS AND AVIATION

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • robot­ics, mechan­ics, con­trol the­o­ry, automa­tion, micro­proces­sor tech­nique
  • pro­gram­ming and design of mecha­tron­ic devices for mil­i­tary and indus­tri­al appli­ca­tions
  • the­o­ry of anti-air­craft mis­sile guid­ance
  • radar and tele­vi­sion sys­tems deter­min­ing the coor­di­nates of tar­gets and mis­siles
  • dig­i­tal sig­nal fil­ter­ing
  • the con­trol and pro­cess­ing sys­tems in real time
  • design of microwave devices and sig­nal proces­sors
  • a com­pre­hen­sive exper­i­men­tal study of ener­getic and bal­lis­tic prop­er­ties of sol­id pro­pel­lants
  • research and mod­el­ing of inter­nal, exter­nal, inter­me­di­ate and final bal­lis­tics
  • numer­i­cal study of prop­a­ga­tion and the impact of blast waves
  • design of new clas­si­cal weapon sys­tems ( small arms and artillery) and new pat­terns of ammu­ni­tion, tak­ing into account the require­ments of the mod­ern bat­tle­field and the pro­tec­tion of the envi­ron­ment
  • study of the tech­ni­cal and oper­a­tional-tac­ti­cal prop­er­ties of weapons and ammu­ni­tion
  • man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­nol­o­gy of ele­ments pro­duced by pow­der met­al­lur­gy
  • analy­sis of phe­nom­e­na in mate­ri­als sub­ject­ed to shock loads
  • endurance test of arms, fore­cast­ing the state and man­age­ment the process of oper­a­tion of tech­ni­cal equip­ment and sys­tems
  • tech­ni­cal ther­mo­dy­nam­ics, ther­mal metrol­o­gy
  • inves­ti­ga­tions of ther­mo-phys­i­cal prop­er­ties of mate­ri­als
  • math­e­mat­i­cal mod­el­ing of com­plex heat-mass exchange phe­nom­e­na
  • mate­r­i­al engi­neer­ing in terms of the ther­mo-phys­i­cal prop­er­ties of mate­ri­als
  • com­put­er-aid­ed mea­sure­ment process
  • inverse prob­lem relat­ed to esti­ma­tion of the ther­mo-phys­i­cal para­me­ters of solids
  • aero­dy­nam­ic char­ac­ter­is­tics of the ground and fly­ing objects
  • the dynam­ics of move­ment of fly­ing objects
  • inves­ti­gat­ing the effect of icing on the aero­dy­nam­ic char­ac­ter­is­tics and flight safe­ty of air­crafts
  • design of air­crafts
  • inte­grat­ed struc­tur­al and aero­dy­nam­ic mod­el­ing of aero-elas­tic load-car­ry­ing sys­tems
  • eval­u­a­tion of strength, dura­bil­i­ty and safe­ty of dam­aged struc­tur­al com­po­nents
  • study of oper­at­ing process­es of tech­ni­cal sys­tems in terms of their reli­a­bil­i­ty, effi­cien­cy and safe­ty
  • mod­el­ing dynam­ics of release of ener­gy and the move­ment of phys­i­cal­ly inho­mo­ge­neous ener­getic media for fore­cast­ing safe­ty risks.

FACULTY OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND CHEMISTRY

The fac­ul­ty con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

advanced pho­ton­ic mate­ri­als:

  • liq­uid crys­talline mate­ri­als – design, syn­the­sis, purifi­ca­tion, their appli­ca­tions and essen­tial prop­er­ties char­ac­ter­i­za­tion
  • inor­gan­ic crys­tals, glass­es and com­pos­ites – design, syn­the­sis, purifi­ca­tion and essen­tial prop­er­ties char­ac­ter­i­za­tion
  • com­plex semi­con­duc­tor struc­tures – pho­to­di­odes as well as uncooled and mul­ti­spec­tral detec­tors of elec­tro­mag­net­ic radi­a­tion
  • pho­ton­ic fibres and opti­cal struc­tures — non-telecom­mu­ni­ca­tion appli­ca­tions and sen­sors

haz­ardous mate­ri­als and pro­tec­tion against chem­i­cals and chem­i­cals weapons:

  • new explo­sives – tech­nol­o­gy, analy­sis, char­ac­ter­i­za­tion of prop­er­ties and the mod­el­ling of explo­sive phe­nom­e­na
  • instru­men­tal tech­niques of reveal­ing and the analy­sis of haz­ardous mate­ri­als (includ­ing indus­tri­al chem­i­cals and chem­i­cal weapons)
  • nanoporous car­bon and sil­i­ca mate­ri­als — syn­the­sis and char­ac­ter­i­za­tion of their absorp­tion prop­er­ties

struc­tur­al and mul­ti­func­tion mate­ri­als:

  • stud­ies of metal­lic pow­ders, sin­ter met­als and ultra­nanograined metal­lic alloys
  • stud­ies of alloys defor­ma­tion process
  • inter­metal­lic gra­di­ent mate­r­i­al tech­nol­o­gy for ele­ments of bal­lis­tic light armour
  • prepa­ra­tion and char­ac­ter­i­za­tion of nano­ma­te­ri­als for hydro­gen stor­age.

INSTITUTE OF OPTOELECTRONICS

The Insti­tute con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • laser tech­nolo­gies, new laser, opti­cal and opto­elec­tron­ic mate­ri­als, diode pumped sol­id state laser, tun­able sol­id state lasers, gas lasers, semi­con­duc­tor lasers, laser appli­ca­tions
  • ther­mal tech­nolo­gies, includ­ing ther­mal detec­tion, ther­mal equip­ment for mil­i­tary use, ther­mal metrol­o­gy
  • elec­tro-opti­cal con­trol sys­tems: fire con­trol sys­tems, deck sys­tems for data analy­sis, track­ing heads
  • laser range find­ers, des­ig­na­tors and sim­u­la­tors
  • point and stand­off detec­tion of explo­sives, chem­i­cal and bio­log­i­cal agents
  • tar­get recog­ni­tion, iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and track­ing
  • opto­elec­tron­ic metrol­o­gy
  • high ener­gy laser mat­ter inter­ac­tions
  • THz tech­nol­o­gy
  • nan­otech­nolo­gies
  • plas­mon­ics
  • fiber optic tech­niques
  • opti­cal and opto­elec­tron­ic tech­nolo­gies
  • bio­pho­ton­ics
  • bio­med­ical engi­neer­ing.

The Insti­tute of Opto­elec­tron­ics has Accred­it­ed Research Lab­o­ra­to­ry, accred­it­ed by the Pol­ish Cen­tre of Accred­i­ta­tion, work­ing in the field of opto­elec­tron­ics.