FACULTY OF TRANSPORT
The Faculty employs 16 professors and associate professors, as well as 52 PhDs. The Faculty conducts scientific research in the following areas: transport nets optimization, transport logistics, microprocessor technique and simulation tests in transport, mathematical modelling of combustion processes in engines, alternative fuels usage, wearing out of transport machines’ elements, supporting computer design of transport machines’ units, vibroacoustic diagnosis of machines and vehicles, dynamics of vehicles’ suspensions, applying numerical methods in designing and optimizing wheel units and wheel-rail systems, telematics and transport safety.
Every year the Faculty employees carry out approximately 90 scientific projects, including grants financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the European Commission. Employees carry out the implementation activities, as well as service work. They also participate in designing new communication solutions in the region. The Faculty also organises 11 cyclic international conferences.
A number of scientific works conducted by our employees have been awarded prizes by the Polish Prime Minister, the Minister of Education and Sport and companies, such as Fiat and ABB. Faculty of Transport cooperates with numerous foreign universities: e.g. Technical University of Ostrava, Glasgow Caledonian University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chalmers University of Technology, State Transport University in Sankt Petersburg, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Kaunas University of Technology, Lviv Polytechnic National University, East-Ukrainian National University.
Our Faculty also cooperates with various Polish universities, institutes and scientific research centres, especially in Silesia, and cooperates with many firms and companies in Poland and abroad: Fiat Auto Poland, Opel, Alstom, Bombardier, Lucchini, Siemens and other.
- Department of Automotive Vehicle Exploitation
- Department of Automotive Vehicle Construction
- Department of Logistics and Industrial Transportation
- Department of Railway Engineering
- Department of Transport Systems and Traffic Engineering
FIELDS OF STUDY:
Faculty of Transport
- Krasińskiego 8
- 40-019 Katowice
Tel.: +48 32 6034108
Dean: Professor Piotr Folęga PhD, DSc
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