On the eve of the World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (Engineers’ Day), 3 March 2023, a scientific and technical conference on the contribution of Polish engineers to the development of civilisation, taking into account humanistic aspects, was held at the Warsaw House of Technician,
organised by the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations. Janusz Cieslak, President of the European Business Club Poland, participated in the celebrations.
The celebration the World Engineering Day was honoured with the presentation of state awards. From the hands of Andrzej Dera, the Secretary of State in the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland, they were awarded to: President of NOT Ewa Mańkiewicz-Cudny – the Commander’s Cross Order of Polonia Restituta, and Adam Wiśniewski – Officer’s Cross of Polonia Restituta.
The World Engineering Day is a celebration of the creators of technology. During the conference, outstanding creators of technology were honoured with the titles: Distinguished, Silver, Gold and Diamond Engineer of Przegląd Techniczny (Technical Review) – the oldest magazine on technical topics in Poland and Europe that has been published since 1866. For 29 years, the readers of the Przegląd Techniczny have been awarding these highly respected titles to the technical community.
Richly illustrated with presentations documenting innovative solutions, the papers were delivered by:
• dr hab. inż. Mariusz Sochacki, Ph.D., D.Sc Microsystem and Electronic Material Technology Division Director in the Institute of Microelectronics and Optoeletronics at Warsaw University of Technology, with a presentation “Contribution of Polish technology developers to sustainable development. Modern semiconductor technologies – optimising the use of electricity”.
• prof. dr hab. inż. Piotr Wolański from Institute of Heat Engineering, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering and Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation with a presentation “Polish Contribution to Space Research”.
• prof. dr hab. inż. Janusz Wojtkowiak, Director of Institute of Environmental Engineering and Building Installations in the Faculty of Environmental Engineering And Energy at Poznań University of Technology with a presentation “The Future of Polish Energy: atom, renewable energy sources and hydrogen”.
• mgr inż. Wiesław Paluszyński, President of the Polish Information Processing Society, who addressed the topic of “Artificial intelligence – threat or development”.