Inter-disciplinary Student Research Group “Engineer of XXI Century”

Honorary patronage:

Minister of Science and Higher Education
Jarosław Gowin

Polish Academy of Sciences
Komitet Budowy Maszyn
Polish Academy of Sciences
Komitet Inżynierii Produkcji
IFToMM – International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science

Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science
Prof. ATH dr hab. inz. Jacek Nowakowski

We would like to inform that “Engineer of XXI Century” – the VIII Inter University Conference of Students, PhD Students and Young Scientists will be held on 07 December 2018 at the University of Bielsko-Biała (ATH) in Bielsko-Biała, Poland.

The conference is organized by the “Engineer of XXI Century” Inter-disciplinary Student Research Group at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science of ATH.

The goals of the Conference are as follows: presentationof the most interesting works performed within a framework of different additional student activities as well as integration of students of our region. The conference is open also for Erasmus students who study at the University of Bielsko-Biala.

Scope of the Conference covers the topics related to the following fields of knowledge:

  • mechanics and machine building,
  • automation and robotics,
  • mechatronics,
  • production engineering and management,
  • informatics/computer science.

Poster session will be organized for presentation of the submitted papers.
The submitted papers will be rewieved by the members of the Scientific Committee.

However, this year we have two opportunities of printing the conference papers:

  • as previously i.e. in the Monograph (volumes of Proceedings) printed by the Publishing Office of the University of Bielsko-Biala –  free of charge;
  • new possibility – in the book of proceedings printed by SPRINGER in the well-known series MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science) which, till now, has over 50 volumes. The Editor of the series is Professor Marco Ceccarelli from University in Casino, Italy. The Editors of the Conference Proceedings are Stan Zawislak, PhD, D.Sc. and Jacek Rysiński, PhD. This option should be prepaid by 90 Euro (390 zl) / per item. After positive approval, payment has to be done via a bank transfer onto the bank account given in the conference webpage. Performance of the payment is the compulsory condition for printing.

Therefore, besides the anterior volume printed by the University of Bielsko-Biala, the SPRINGER publication is now available for the papers of the highest level. Other papers, also after the review procedure, will be published in traditional manner.

All the submitted works/papers will be evaluated by the independent rewievers nominated by the Journal.

Solely the original papers could be published. The final approval of any paper for printing depends on submission of the signed declaration of originality signed by the main author – in both cases: for SPRINGER and University based publication, in both cases the special standard declaration forms will be utilized and collected by the Editors.

Registration of Participants

All information are available and registration can be done by means of the internet website:
Therefore, we kindly ask Prospective participants for on-line registration as early as possible.

Confirmation of participation in the Conference, submission of the papers, information on the reviewing process and Conference Announcements (Circulars) will be delivered via this service.

Submission of papers

The papers should be delivered only in electronic form using the MS Word wordprocessor. They have to be formatted according to the guidelines and the template available from the above mentioned website:

  • SPRINGER – series Mechanism and Machine Science – templates
  • Conference Proceedings – templates

All correspondence connected with participation in the Conference should be viewed via the official web-address of the Conference

The papers which obtain the positive evaluation during the reviewing process are accept for publication and presentation.

The papers will be published as separate chapters.

Due to SPRINGER requirements, other deadlines have to be introduced as well as a fee (for the volume and its preparation) should be paid in case of positive review process.
Other offered services are continually free of charge: i.e. participation in the Conference as well as the volume edited by the University and printed by the University Publishing Office in Bielsko-Biala.

Due to the publishing process the deadlines for submission of papers as well as submission of reviewed versions (corrected) should be held.

Important Dates:

  • 30.06.2018 – registration of Participants (registration form) and submission of the full text of a paper (SPRINGER)
  • 25.08.2018 – submission of the corrected text of a paper (SPRINGER)
  • 31.10.2018 – registration of Participants (registration form) and submission of the full text of a paper
  • 17.11.2018 – submission of the corrected text of a paper
  • 07.12.2018 – Conference


Every participant should prepare a poster summarizing the submitted paper. The poster should be prepared according to the template which is available from the Conference webpage (plakat2018.pptx)

Opening of the Conference – room L128
0845 – 0900 Opening Ceremony Opening of the Conference by the Rector and the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science
0845 – 0945 Idea Industry 4.0 – how the digital revolution can change industry and economic relationships Luk Palmen, InnoCo Sp. z o.o
0945 – 1100 Poster session. Evaluation of posters (papers) by the commission HALL in front of room Auditorium Maximum
Session 1 – room L231
0945 – 1010 BIM – standard of our projects mgr inż arch. Jan Piziak, mgr inż. arch. Marcin Nagórski, mgr inż. arch. Krzysztof Szal, KRAFTHOUSE
1010 – 1035 New trends in civil engineering design mgr inż arch. Jan Piziak, mgr inż. arch. Marcin Nagórski, mgr inż. arch. Krzysztof Szal, KRAFTHOUSE
1035 – 1100 Bio-climatical fasade – union of management of solar protection with a natural sun light can improve the energetical conditions of buildings Waldemar Niedziela, Business Developer CBS, SOMFY
1100 – 1200 Intelligent/Smart home systems: comfort, security, saving energy – open your home for smart technologies – Waldemar Niedziela, Business Developer CBS, SOMFY
Session 2 – room L128
1100 – 1130 Control of integrated avionics systems on the board of aircrafts dr inż. Andrzej Pazur, Instytut Techniczny Wojsk Lotniczych
1130 – 1200 Investigations of dynamical properties of aviation fire protection systems considering their false activation dr hab. inż. Andrzej Szelmanowski prof. ITWL, Instytut Techniczny Wojsk Lotniczych
Session 3 – room L131
1100 – 1130 Innovations within the fields of lighting – historical view Janusz Chmielniak, owner of private collection “Lost Light”, Czechowice-Dziedzice
1130 – 1200 TPM – Total Productive Maintenance in Automotive Industry Kamil Sobik, maintenace engineer
Dariusz Sekuła, maintenance engineer – Eaton Automotive Systems Sp. z o.o.
Session 4 – room L120
1030 – 1100 Trends in the development of vehicle structures as an example of the implementation of Industry 4.0 in the automotive Wojciech Nowak, POLMOTORS
1100 – 1130 Professional Training in Relation to Modern Technologies in Power Engineering Paweł Kubica, Manager of Professional Training Centre, ZIAD
1130 – 1200 Protection against electric shocks – juridical demands, importance and measurements methods utilizing gauges SONEL S.A. Eligiusz Skrzynecki, SONEL S.A.
WORKSHOPS – Room L143 – registration is required
1030 – 1200 What is a standard? What does it do? What can we achieve? Mateusz Niedziela – Shiloh Industries
1200 – 1230 Coffee Break
Session 5 – room L128
1230 – 1300 Application of computer simulation for aid of the innovative engineer projects dr inż. Maciej Ginalski, mgr inż. Piotr Buliński, SYMKOM
1300 – 1330 Effective exchange of information in engineering projects dr inż. Maciej Ginalski, SYMKOM
Session 6 – room L131
1230 – 1300 ESI GROUP – Experts in Virtual Engineering for the Industrial World Marek Slowacek, MESCAS
1300 – 1330 Aplikacje VR – Virtual Reality in practice of automotive industry Paweł Ziobro, ZPT
Session 7 – room L120
1230 – 1330 1. Competences of engineers and managers Industry 4.0

2. Autonomic transport systems

3. Applications of industrial robots

1. Paweł Wróbel, ASTOR

2. Przemysław Litwin, ASTOR

3. Marcin Bydak, ASTOR

Auditorium Maximum L128
1330 – 1400 Granting of Prizes for the Best Papers  and diplomas

Scientific Committee

CZECH Piotr – Silesian University of Technology, Poland
CZEKAJ Edward – Foundry Research Institute, Krakow Poland
ČUBOŇOVÁ Nadežda – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
DOUGLAS Timothy  – Lancaster University, United Kingdom
DREWNIAK Józef – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
DROBINA Robert – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
DULINA Ľuboslav – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
FOMIN Aleksey – École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, Switzerland
GREGOR Milan – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
GRYŚ Sławomir – Czestochowa University of Technology
HOMIŠIN Jaroslav – Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
HOLUB Sephii – Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy, Ukraine
JĘDRZEJCZYK Dariusz – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
KARPIŃSKI Mikołaj – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
KAZAKOVA Nadiia – Odeska Państwowa Akademia Regulacji Technicznej i Jakości, Ukraina
KŁOSIŃSKI Jacek – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
KNEFEL Tomasz – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
KRAJČOVIČ Martin – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
KURIC Ivan – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
LUZHETSKYI Volodymyr – Vinnytsia National Technical University, Ukraine
MADEJ Jerzy – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
MARTSENYUK Vasyl – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
MIČIETA Branislav – Žilinská Univerzita v Žiline, Slovakia
NOWAKOWSKI Jacek – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
PARKHUTS Lyubomyr – University of Lviv, Ukraine
PEZDA Jacek – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
PLINTA Dariusz – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
RAJZER Izabella – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
ROTAR Corina – „1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania
RYSIŃSKI Jacek – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
SKOŁUD Bożena – Silesian University of Technology, Poland
STADNICKI Jacek – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
VASILIU Yerhen  – Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications Named after O. S. Popov, Ukraine
VLASYUK Anatoliy – International University of Economics and Humanities Named After Stepan Demianchuk, Rivne, Ukraine
WIĘCEK Dariusz – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
WIĘCEK Dorota – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland
WOJNAR Grzegorz – Silesian University of Technology
ZAWIŚLAK Stanisław – University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland

Organizing Committee

RYSIŃSKI Jacek – Chairman
JANUSZ Jarosław
RAJZER Izabella
WIĘCEK Dariusz
ZARĘBSKA Małgorzata

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