Planck satellite team and mission managers received the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. Polish scientist Prof. Krzysztof Górski has an important role in the team. The $500,000 prize is awarded by the Gruber Foundation at Yale University in the U.S.
The team from the University of Warsaw took 14th place in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) in Beijing. As the best team from the European region, they received the title of European Champions. The team from the Moscow State University won the competition.
Konrad Adler, Bartosz Biesiadecki and Oliwia Krzemień, and Filip Wylęgała are the winners of three equal first prizes in the Polish edition of the 30th EU Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS). They will represent Poland in the international EUCYS finals in Dublin in September.
The team from the Academic Aviation Club of Poznan University of Technology won three gold medals at SAE Aero Design West 2018 in Los Angeles. Wrocław University of Science and Technology students won six medals (5 silver and 1 bronze), and three medals (gold and two bronze) went to the team from Warsaw University of Technology.
Eleven gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal were awarded to Polish scientists and engineers during the 21st Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies ARCHIMEDES 2018. Nearly 700 inventions from 28 countries were presented at the event.