Lodz University of Technology

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Lodz University of Technology
Politechnika Łódzka
Rektorat Politechnika L.jpg
The Rector's Office of Lodz University of Technology
Former names
Technical University of Lodz
Established 1945 (1945)
Type Public
Rector Stanisław Bielecki
Students 20 078
Location Łódź, Poland
51°45′11″N 19°27′00″E / 51.75306°N 19.45000°E / 51.75306; 19.45000Coordinates: 51°45′11″N 19°27′00″E / 51.75306°N 19.45000°E / 51.75306; 19.45000
Affiliations Campus Europae,
ECIU,
Erasmus,
Leonardo da Vinci,
SEFI
Website www.p.lodz.pl/en/

Lodz University of Technology (TUL) was created in 1945 and has developed into one of the biggest technical universities in Poland. Originally located in an old factory building, today covering nearly 200,000 sq. meters in over 70 separate buildings, the majority of them situated in the main University area. Approximately 21,000 students are currently studying at the University. The educational and scientific tasks of the University are carried out by about 3,000 staff members.

Faculties[edit]

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering[edit]

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is one of the first departments of the Lodz University of Technology conducting research activity and teaching. The Faculty offers full-time, part-time, doctoral and postgraduate studies. It educates students in seven study areas being part of technical sciences, both full-time and part-time.

Organizational units

The faculty comprises 3 institutes and 6 divisions:

  • The Institute of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Division of Surface Engineering and Heat Treatment
  • Division of Biomedical Engineering and Functional Materials
  • Division of Plastic Metal Composites and Ceramics
  • Division of Numerical Methods in Science of Materials
  • Division of Biophysics
  • Division of Coatings Engineering and Non-metallic Materials
  • Institute of Machine Tools and Machine Building Technology
  • Division of Machining and Tools
  • Division of Machine Tools
  • Division of Robotics and Automation
  • Division of Management, Economics and Legal Sciences
  • Institute of Turbomachinery
  • Division of Water Engineering and Fluid Mechanics
  • Division of Turbines and Compressors
  • Division of Medical Instrumentation
  • Division of Diagnostics and Control-Flow Devices
  • Division of Flow Metrology
  • Division of Thermal Engineering and Refrigeration
  • Department of Vehicles and Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Division of Vehicles
  • Division of Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Division of Machines, Drives and Controls
  • Department of Strength of Materials and Structures
  • Department of Machine Dynamics
  • Department of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Department of Control Engineering, Biomechanics and Mechatronics
  • Department of Materials and Production Systems
Fields of study

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offers full-time and part-time, first and second cycle studies in seven fields of study:

  • Automation and Robotics
  • Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Transportation

The faculty also offers third cycle studies in the following fields of study:

  • Construction and Operation of Machines
  • Mechanics
  • Materials Engineering

Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering[edit]

Faculty of Chemistry[edit]

The Faculty of Chemistry is one of the faculties of Lodz University of Technology educating in the field of chemical science and technology.

Organizational units
  • Institute of General and Ecological Chemistry
  • Institute of Organic Chemistry
  • Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry
  • Institute of Polymer and Dye Technology
  • Department of Molecular Physics
Fields of study

The faculty offers the following full-time studies:

  • Chemistry – 3,5-year first cycle studies, 1,5-year second cycle studies and 4-year third cycle studies
  • Chemical Technology – first, second and third cycle studies
  • Environmental Protection – first cycle studies
  • Materials Engineering – first cycle studies
  • Nanotechnology – first and second cycle studies
  • Construction Chemistry (since 2011 in cooperation with AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow and Gdansk University of Technology)
  • Chemistry and Special Purpose Material Engineering (since March 2015, interdisciplinary, the field shared with the second degree studies of the Faculty of Chemistry of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Department of New Technologies and Chemistry at Military University of Technology in Warsaw)

Faculty of Material Technologies and Textile Design[edit]

Faculty of Material Technologies and Textile Design
Organizational units
  • Institute of Architecture of Textiles
  • Division of Design Theory and Textile Design History
  • Division of Woven Fabrics
  • Division of Visual Arts
  • Division of Clothing Technology and Textronics
  • Department of Man-Made Fibres
  • Department of Knitting Technology
  • Department of Material and Commodity Sciences and Textile Metrology
  • Division of Material and Commodity Sciences and Textile Metrology
  • Division of Physical Chemistry of Polymers
  • Division of Yarn, Non-Woven Fabrics and Fibriform Composites Technology
  • Department of Technical Mechanics and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Textile Machine Mechanics
Fields of study

The faculty offers the following full-time courses in 5 fields of study:

  • Education of Technology and Information Engineering (1st cycle studies; 2nd cycle studies)
  • Material Engineering (1st cycle studies; 2nd cycle studies)
  • Occupational Health (1st cycle studies)
  • Textile Engineering (1st cycle studies; 2nd cycle studies)
  • Pattern Design (1st cycle studies; 2nd cycle studies)

The faculty also offers the following postgraduate courses:

  • Postgraduate Studies in Science of Commodities– 1 year (2 semesters)
  • Postgraduate Studies “Occupational Health”– 1 year (2 semesters)
  • Inter-faculty Postgraduate Studies in Biomaterial Engineering – 1 year (2 semesters)
  • Postgraduate Studies in Clothing Technology– 1,5 year (3 semesters)
  • Postgraduate Studies in Fashion and Design "Université de la Mode"– 2 years (4 semesters)

The Faculty provides full-time PhD courses lasting 4 years in the field of textile mechanical engineering and textile chemical engineering.

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences[edit]

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences is an interdisciplinary faculty where the conducted research is related to chemistry, engineering and biology. It is one of the most unique faculties at Polish technical universities.

Organizational units
  • Institute of General Food Chemistry
    • Food and Environmental Analysis
    • Chemical Biophysics
    • Bioorganic Chemistry and Cosmetic Raw Materials
    • Analytical and Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Institute of Technical Biochemistry
  • Institute of Chemical Technology of Food
    • Division of Technology of Sugar Production
    • Division of Technology of Confectionery and Starch
    • Division of Technology of Food Refrigeration
    • Division of Food Analysis and Technology
    • Sugar Technology Laboratory
    • Quality Management
  • Institute of Fermentation Technology and Microbiology
    • Division of Technical Microbiology
    • Division of Technology of Fermentation
    • Division of Technology of Spirit and Yeast
Fields of study

The faculty offers education in the following fields:

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Protection
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Environmental Biotechnology

The faculty, together with IFE (International Faculty of Engineering), offers first and second cycle full-time studies in Biotechnology in English.

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering[edit]

Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics[edit]

Faculty of Organization and Management[edit]

The Faculty of Organization and Management offers education in the field of organization and management combined with technical sciences, adopting a practical approach.

Organizational units
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Production Management and Logistics
  • Department of European Integration and International Marketing
  • Department of Management Systems and Innovation
    • Division of Management Systems
    • Division of Innovation and Marketing
  • Institute of Social Sciences and Management of Technologies
    • Division of Technology and Industrial Ecology Fundamentals
    • Division of Humanities
    • Division of Economy
Fields of study

The Faculty of Organization and Management offers the following fields of study:

  • European Studies
  • Occupational Safety Engineering
  • Management
  • Management and Production Engineering

Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering[edit]

Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering

The Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering is an organizational unit of TUL conducting research and teaching.

Organizational units
  • Department of Process Equipment
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Bioprocess Engineering
  • Department of Process Thermodynamics
  • Division of Numerical Modelling
  • Department of Safety Engineering
  • Department of Molecular Engineering
  • Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Division of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Division of Environmental Engineering Techniques
Fields of study

The faculty offers four areas of study:

  • Biochemical Engineering (first cycle, full-time studies)
  • Process Engineering (first and second cycle studies, full-time studies)
  • Environmental Engineering (first and second cycle studies, full-time and part-time studies)
  • Occupational Safety Engineering (first cycle studies, full-time and part-time studies)

The faculty also conducts studies of the third degree (PhD) lasting four years in full-time in the field of Chemical Engineering in Environmental Protection. Doctoral programmes prepare students to obtain a doctoral degree in the field of environmental engineering or chemical engineering.

The faculty offers the following postgraduate courses:

  • Safety and Occupational Health
  • Safety of Industrial Processes
  • Management of Municipal Waste

International Faculty of Engineering[edit]

International Faculty of Engineering of TUL

International Faculty of Engineering (IFE) is an interfaculty unit offering education in foreign languages (English and French) under the auspices of TUL.

IFE students can participate in 12 courses with English as a language of instruction and 1 offered in French:

  • Architecture Engineering (AE) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering
  • Biotechnology (BIO) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
  • Telecommunications and Computer Science (TCS) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering
  • Science and Technology (ST) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Technical Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science (CS) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering
  • Information Technology (IT) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Technical Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering (BME) - in cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering and Applied Computer Science (ME&ACS) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Business and Technology (BT) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Organization and Management
  • Gestion et technologie (GT) - in cooperation with the Faculty of Organization and Management
  • Mechatronics (Mech) - in cooperation with the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Management - in cooperation with the Faculty of Organization and Management
  • Management and Production Engineering - in cooperation with the Faculty of Organization and Management

Other Units[edit]

Rectors[edit]

  1. Bohdan Stefanowski (1945–1948)
  2. Osman Achmatowicz (1948–1952)
  3. Bolesław Konorski (1952–1953)
  4. Mieczysław Klimek (1953–1962)
  5. Jerzy Werner (1962–1968)
  6. Mieczysław Serwiński (1968–1975)
  7. Edward Galas (1975–1981)
  8. Jerzy Kroh (1981–1987)
  9. Czesław Strumiłło (1987–1990)
  10. Jan Krysiński (1990–1996)
  11. Józef Mayer (1996–2002)
  12. Jan Krysiński (2002–2008)
  13. Stanisław Bielecki (2008–)

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • joint publication, ed. Ryszard Przybylski: Lodz University of Technology 1945-1995. Lodz. Published by Lodz University of Technology, 1995, p. 160-183. ISBN 83-902081-9-9

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