TADEUSZ UHL

AGH, Head of Mechanics and Robotics Department

Founder of EC Group, the leading ingeering Group in Poland. Creator of mechatronics in Poland. He manages a group of 22 researchers and 50 PhD students. His research interests focus on mechatronics, structural dynamics, monitoring and diagnostics of the structure. He is a manager of many national and international research projects and author of more than 700 scientific publications. Author and co-author 44 patents pending in area of robotics, sensor design for different application, mechanical structure of vehicles and rail vehicles, electronic devices for measurements and monitoring of structures. He started up 14 spin – off companies based on research projects, this companies operates successfully in area of R&D and employing 500 engineers today. The largest one is EC Engineering, which is one of the largest engineering company active in rail vehicle design in Europe.