The Department of Manufacturing Processes and Production Engineering is an organizational unit of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics of Rzeszow University of Technology.
The Department conducts classes in full-time and part-time studies. The Department also offers several postgraduate studies as well as courses for students and employees of the industrial sector.
In 1999, the Department obtained the Quality Management System certificate in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard, which ensures the conduct of didactics at the appropriate level.
The Department conducts research in the field of mechanics and manufacturing processes as well as production engineering. The Department has laboratory facilities used both for research and teaching support.
The Department's employees also perform organizational tasks related to, among other things, with the organization of scientific and technical conferences or meetings with the industry.
The Lean Learning Academy Poland operates within the structure of the Department, the aim of which is to disseminate knowledge in the field of lean manufacturing, both among students and employees of the industrial sector.
The staff of the Department are authors of many publications, scripts, books and academic textbooks.
History of the Department of Machine Technology and Production Engineering
The beginnings of teaching Machine Technology date back to 1951, when on September 15, 1951, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Evening School of Engineering was established, which from 1952 was subordinate to the Evening School of Engineering in Krakow and was later incorporated into Krakow University of Technology.
As a result of the development of the Faculty units and the construction of a number of facilities, on June 18, 1963, an independent Higher School of Engineering was established in Rzeszów, transformed into Rzeszów University of Technology in 1973.
On October 1, 1974, the Division of Manufacturing Processes was separated. The name of the unit was changed in 1993 to the Division of Manufacturing Processes and Production Management, and then to the Department of Manufacturing Processes and Production Management. From July 1, 2012, the unit was named Department of Manufacturing Processes and Production Engineering.