A three-day training and meeting took place between September 26, 2023 and September 28, 2023 at the Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering within the framework of the Erasmus+ Capacity Building for Higher Education (https://bgk.uni-obuda.hu/en/dgtrans-eng/). The purpose of the training is primarily to share educational methods and best practices with the instructors of the participating partner institutions.
The event was opened by Prof. Dr. László Gulácsi, vice rector for research, who emphasized the internationalization efforts of Óbuda University and welcomed the representatives of the participating Higher Education Institutions from Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Greece and Poland. Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Arsic, the rector of the University of Pristina in Kosovska Mitrovica, the professional leader of the DGTRANS project, expressed his great pleasure that close cooperation is realized with Óbuda University in the implementation of several successful international projects. The professional leader of the project on behalf of Óbuda University is Dr. Ágota Drégelyi-Kiss, associate professor at the Department of Manufacturing Technology, OE BGK.
The series of professional presentations began with the presentation about Data centre for disaster prevention by Prof. Dr. Zoltán Rajnai, dean of Bánki Faculty. Two presentations were showed related to the transport of dangerous materials and their preparations from Institute of Disaster Management, University of Public Service: Dr. habil. By Lajos Kátai-Urbán and Csaba Almási.
On the second day of the training, Dr. Arnold Őszi, assistant professor at ÓE Bánki Faculty presented how drones can be called to assist during the detection of accidents involving hazardous materials. Georgina Nóra Tóth pointed out the correct assessment of risks related to transport of dangerous goods, and Dr. Gabriella Farkas, head of the Department of Manufacturing Technology, gave a longer presentation on the quality requirements of the packaging of dangerous materials.
On the last day of the Budapest meeting of the DGTRANS project, we visited the LEAN laboratory, where the methods of our practical training were presented. Finally, representatives of the Óbuda University Racing Team (https://ourteam.hu/) held a short presentation about the Formula Student single-seater car construction competition and their achievements so far.
During the training, we hosted nearly forty people at the Bánki Faculty, and they watched the professional materials prepared by our colleagues with great interest. We closed the first year of the DGTRANS project with this training, further the focus will be on the development of curricula and subjects by Higher Educational Institutions of the Western Balkan countries.
Dr. Ágota Drégelyi-Kiss
the leader of the DGTRANS project at ÓE