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
Type Public
Established 1945 (1945)
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 departments:

  • Institute of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Institute of Machine Tools and Production Engineering
  • Institute of Turbomachinery
  • Department of Vehicles and Fundamentals of Machine Design
  • Department of Strength of Materials
  • Department of Dynamics
  • Department of Manufakturing Engineering
  • Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics
  • Department of Materials Engineering 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 Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering

The Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering is one of the largest faculties of Lodz University of Technology. It came into existence in 1945. The faculty educates students in the fields of Automation and Robotics, Electronics and Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering, Information Technology, Occupational Safety Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics and Transport.

Organisational units

The faculty comprises the following units:

  • Institute of Electrical Engineering Systems
  • Institute of Automatic Control
  • Institute of Mechatronics and Information Systems
  • Institute of Electrical Power Engineering
  • Institute of Electronics
  • Institute of Applied Computer Science
  • Department of Electrical Apparatus
  • Department of Microelectronics and Computer Science
  • Department of Semiconductors and Optoelectric Devices
Fields of study

The Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering offers full-time and part-time, first and second cycle studies in the following fields of study:

  • Automation and Robotics
  • Electronics and Telecommunications (both in Polish and English)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Information Technology (in Polish and English)
  • Occupational Safety Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering (in Polish and English)
  • Mechatronics
  • Transport

The faculty also offers postgraduate courses and trainings for persons who want to improve their skills.

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
  • Department of Design Theory and Textile Design History
  • Department of Woven Fabrics
  • Department of Visual Arts
  • Department of Clothing Technology and Textronics
  • Department of Man-Made Fibres
  • Department of Knitting Technology
  • Department of Material and Commodity Sciences and Textile Metrology
  • Department of Material and Commodity Sciences and Textile Metrology
  • Department of Physical Chemistry of Polymers
  • Department 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

The 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
    • Department of Technology of Sugar Production
    • Department of Technology of Confectionery and Starch
    • Department of Technology of Food Refrigeration
    • Department of Food Analysis and Technology
    • Sugar Technology Laboratory
    • Quality Management
  • Institute of Fermentation Technology and Microbiology
    • Department of Technical Microbiology
    • Department of Technology of Fermentation
    • Department 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 Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering

The Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering is one of the departments of Lodz University of Technology educating in the following fields: architecture and urban planning, construction, engineering and environmental protection. It was established on May 11, 1956.

Organisational units

The faculty consists of two institutes and six departments:

  • Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Institute of Environmental Engineering and Building Installations
  • Department of Mechanics of Materials
  • Department of Building Physics and Building Materials
  • Department of Structural Mechanics
  • Department of Concrete Structures
  • Department of Geotechnics and Engineering Structures
  • Department of Geodesy, Environmental Cartography and Descriptive Geometry
Fields of study

The faculty offers full-time and part-time studies in the following fields of study:

  • Construction
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Spatial Economy

The faculty also offers third cycle studies.

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

Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics

The Faculty of Technical Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics is one of the nine of faculties of Lodz University of Technology. It was established in 1976.

Organisational units

The faculty comprises the following units:

  • Institute of Computer Science:
    • Department of Intelligent Systems and Software Engineering
    • Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia
    • Department of Systems and Information Technology
  • Institute of Mathematics
    • Department of Mathematical Modelling
    • Department of Contemporary Applied Mathematical Analysis
    • Department of Insurance and Capital Markets
  • Institute of Physics
Fields of study

The faculty offers full-time and part-time, first and second cycle studies in the following fields of study:

  • Technical Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics

Faculty of Organization and Management[edit]

Faculty of Organization and Management

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
    • Department of Management Systems
    • Department of Innovation and Marketing
  • Institute of Social Sciences and Management of Technologies
    • Department of Technology and Industrial Ecology Fundamentals
    • Department of Humanities
    • Department 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
  • Department of Numerical Modelling
  • Department of Safety Engineering
  • Department of Molecular Engineering
  • Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Department 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
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (ST) – in cooperation with the Faculty of Technical Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (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]

  • 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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