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BNTU Lecturer Visits the University of Zielona Góra

On December 12-19, 2016, Olga L. Verbitskaya, Associate Professor at the the BNTU Department of Strength of Materials and Elasticity Theory, did internship at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland.

University of Zielona Góra is a young and rapidly growing edcational institution. It was founded as an engineering college in 1965. University of Zielona Góra was established on September 1, 2001. Nowadays it comprises 12 faculties and makes the largest public university in Lubuskie province. University of Zielona Góra is one of the major universities in the region in Poland with a strong scientific potential.

Olga L. Verbitskaya's internship was held at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering.

BNTU Lecturer Visits the University of Zielona Góra

Petr V. Alyavdin, Doctor of Science (Engineering), Professor, Head of Building Construction Department, supervised the internship.

BNTU Lecturer Visits the University of Zielona Góra

Peter V. Alyavdin organized a meeting with Andrzej Greinert, Dean of the Faculty, Professor, and Maria Mrówczyńska, Associate Dean for Research, Professor, as well as the professors of the structural unit. The participants discussed the training organization, specialties and respective curricula, as well as research areas. 

As part of the internship, Mrs. Verbitskaya delivered a lecture on the stability of compressed bars (Strength of Materials) for the 2nd year students.

BNTU Lecturer Visits the University of Zielona Góra 

During the internship, Mrs. Verbitskaya got acquainted with the Institute laboratory equipment. Halina Jasik, Head of the Laboratory, gave an overview of instruments and test machines, which are used both in training and in research activities.

Laboratory building comprises a number of laboratories, namely:

  • Laboratory of Building Materials;
  • General Construction Laboratory;
  • Laboratory for Roads and Bridges;
  • Geotechnical Laboratory;
  • Laboratory of Geodesy;
  • Laboratory Construction Equipment;
  • Laboratory of Strength of Materials;
  • Computer Laboratory.

All laboratories are equipped with modern machines and devices that offer high-quality training opportunities for students and provide facilities for conducting cutting-edge research for the staff of the Institute.

The internship resulted quite fruitful, as Mrs. Verbitskaya reviewed various curricula for the relevant specialities, explored the laboratory facilities of the institution, and signed a Joint Action Plan between the University of Zielona Góra and the BNTU for  2016-2020.

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